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CASE OF THE WEEK Atlanta Gas Light Company v. Bennett Regulator Guards Inc., Appeal No. 2021-1759 (Fed. Cir. May 13, 2022) In this week’s Case of the Week, the Federal Circuit...

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  The design patents are the second most common type of patent after the utility ones. By obtaining a design patent you will... Read More »
It is known that not all patents make enough money to maintain their protection, actually the numbers show that the majority of them end... Read More »
In Re PERSONALWEB TECHNOLOGIES LLC Before Prost, Lourie, and Reyna. Appeal from the District Court for the Northern District of California. Summary: A patent... Read More »
FREE STREAM MEDIA CORP. v. ALPHONSO INC. Before Judges Dyk, Reyna, and Hughes.  Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of... Read More »
CXLOYALTY, INC. v. MARITZ HOLDINGS INC. Before Prost, Lourie, and Hughes.  Appeal from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Summary: A claim implementing... Read More »
C R BARD INC. v. ANGIODYNAMICS, INC. Before Reyna, Schall, and Stoll.  Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Delaware... Read More »
ILLUMINA, INC. v. ARIOSA DIAGNOSTICS, INC. Before Lourie, Moore, and Reyna. Modified opinion following Ariosa rehearing petition. Summary: The Federal Circuit ... Read More »
PACKET INTELLIGENCE LLC v. NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC. Before Lourie, Reyna, and Hughes.  Appeal from U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas... Read More »
This decision, Appeal No. 2019-1149 (Fed. Cir. April 17th 2020) should have required about 13 pages and could have ended after the first paragraph under Section A... Read More »
ERICSSON INC. v. TCL COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY Before Prost, Newman, and Chen. Appeal from the Eastern District of Texas. Summary:  The issue of patent... Read More »
CUSTOMEDIA TECHNOLOGIES, LLC V. DISH NETWORK CORPORATION, DISH NETWORK LLC.  Before Prost, Dyk, and Moore.  Appeal from the United States Patent and... Read More »
This morning, the Supreme Court denied the petitions for cert. filed in the Vanda, Berkheimer and Athena appeals. While the Court had requested and received amici... Read More »
KONINKLIJKE KPN N.V. v. GEMALTO M2M GMBH Before Dyk, Chen, and Stoll.  Appeal from the District of Delaware. Summary: Claims directed to improving the... Read More »
On Oct. 17th, the PTO published Guidelines intended to supplement the Jan. 2019 Subject Matter Eligibility Guidelines (“2019 PEG”). The Guidelines and... Read More »
On July 3rd, the Fed. Cir. denied Athena’s petition for rehearing en banc. The three-page order is a 7/5 denial accompanied by more than 80 pages of... Read More »
Term Act Seeks to Add New Bio/Pharma Litigation Hurdle It was easy to miss last week’s introduction of a new patent reform bill on the House side entitled... Read More »
In my first post on the Subcommittee Hearings held last week, I noted the absence of many witnesses from the life science industry, as opposed to groups such as IPO... Read More »
On Wednesday, Senators Tillis and Coons, along with Reps. Collins, Johnson and Stivers released a draft, bipartisan bill to amend ss.100 and 101 to void the... Read More »
Proposed Framework Isn’t Just About Fixing 101 Since Wednesday’s release of a proposed 101 framework, some have mistakenly dismissed its legislative... Read More »
Senate/House Outline Follows USPTO’s Top-Down Approach The USPTO released Revised Guidance on Patent Eligibility Under 35 U.S.C. § 101 back in January. ... Read More »
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