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Fresh From the Bench: Latest Federal Circuit Court Case

CASE OF THE WEEK Treehouse Avatar LLC v. Valve Corp., Appeal No. 2022-1171 (Fed. Cir. Nov. 30, 2022) In the only precedential patent opinion issued by the Federal Circuit this week...

Female Entrepreneurs are Building Lifechanging Businesses. They Need Intellectual Property Protections to Do it.

As a woman who has spent her career as a serial entrepreneur and fighter for women entrepreneurs, I was appalled to read a recent letter from 100 members of Congress calling on Health...

Expert Testimony Inconsistent With Agreed-Upon Claim Construction Is Properly Stricken

Written by: Brianne M. Kingery & Jeremy Anapol TREEHOUSE AVATAR LLC v. VALVE CORPORATION Before Lourie, Reyna, and Stoll. Appeal from the U.S. District Court for the Western ...

Patent Experts Urge Kanter to Reject Calls to Scrap Avanci Business Review Letter

“The authors of the November 30 letter argue that the October 17 letter ‘perpetuates long-standing misunderstandings by some academics, policy activists, and companies, who ...

Patexia Insight 161: Top CAFC Law Firms of 2022

In late October, we released our second annual CAFC Intelligence Report. The report provided high-level statistics and insights and evaluated the stakeholders participating in the...

"They've Helped Themselves to My Artwork..." Banksy Accuses GUESS

  “Attention All Shoplifters…” Another guerrilla marketing strategy or unintentional (intentional) copyright infringement? This fall/winter 2022...

Feed tagged as "patent reform":
Bill Delayed for Stakeholder Feedback With June’s flurry of Senate hearings on the subject of patentable subject matter (i.e., 35 U.S.C. § 101), the... Read More »
2015, 2017, 2018, 2019… The Stronger Patents Act just wont go away. While the bill has been introduced several times over the years, it has never gotten... Read More »
Subcommittee to Tackle 101? Late last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee announced the formation of an Intellectual Property (IP) Subcommittee. The Senate... Read More »
Political Theater & Patent Reform The Stronger Patent Act has failed to gain traction for several years now. The Bill is deemed to one-sided, proposing... Read More »
    The Trump Administration  and the Republican led Congress have a mandate to get this economy moving again and if they want to maintain... Read More »
In my most recent post, I discuss a recent article in IAM by Unified Patents that shows data about how IPRs are used to settle patent infringement cases.  I ... Read More »
Over the past few years, patent reform has rapidly escalated from a niche debate to a hot topic making headlines in the US and around the world. Fervor surrounding... Read More »
With a number of reform options on the table in the House, the Senate proposed PATENT Act has been the hot topic over the past weeks. The PATENT Act was introduced by ... Read More »
Currently there are two competing patent reform bills making the rounds in Congress: Representative Goodlatte’s Innovation Act of 2015 and the Strong Patent Act ... Read More »
This articles is the second of a four-part series examining the USPTO’s role in administering the patent system. Other articles in this series: Part I... Read More »
Intellectual Ventures paints itself a champion of innovation and a liberator of inventors. More and more detractors consider the patent private equity firm steered by ... Read More »
In the first week of April 2011, the USPTO fused life into the much-awaited system of allowing prioritized and expedited examination of patent applications. On 4th... Read More »