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Data Breach: No Injury-in-Fact, Case Dismissed

It well known that there are, unfortunately, many data breaches that frequently put private citizens’ data privacy in jeopardy.  States have passed a variety of statutes...

To Limit or Not to Limit: What Is the Basis of Your Prior Art Distinction During Prosecution?

VECTURA LIMITED v. GLAXOSMITHKLINE LLC Before Prost, Bryson, and Wallach.  Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Delaware Summary: Distinguishing...

PTAB Adds Online Interface for POP Related Amicus Requests

Online Form Will Simplify Request Procedure To date, in order to submit an amicus brief in a PTAB case selected for Precedential Opinion Panel (POP) consideration, an interested party ...

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Update: After publishing this article on October 7, 2020, several law firms reached out to confirm their actual patent prosecution revenue which helped us discover a... Read More »
Assigning a dollar amount to the entire patent prosecution market in the US has been something that kept our research team at Patexia quite busy for a while. Back in... Read More »
Since all the other commentators are posting about this Notification, I thought I should say a few words as well. The USPTO will eliminate the filing fees for... Read More »
A few weeks ago, for the first time, we compared the cost of patent prosecution for Apple’s top firms (Patexia Insight 77). One of our readers asked if we could ... Read More »
Last couple of weeks, we looked at the impact of COVID-19 and recession on IP, specifically patent prosecution. We concluded that there would be at least two to four... Read More »
Coronavirus and its global impact have affected almost every sector of the economy. With all of the job losses and the continued lockdown in more than 80% of US... Read More »
Earlier this month, we released our 2nd Annual Patent Prosecution Intelligence Report where we ranked the top patent firms based on their activity and performance... Read More »
In early March we released our 2nd Annual Patent Prosecution Intelligence Report, where we evaluated more than 3,500 patent firms over the last five years (Jan 1... Read More »
Burden of Persuasion to Demonstrate Unpatentability on Petitioner The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking ... Read More »
Predictably, the USPTO has proposed increasing fees for about every piece of “paper” they receive/require. While most of the increases are in the 5-10%... Read More »
On Wednesday, Senator Coon—of 101 hearings fame—and five co-sponsors introduced the Stronger Patents Act in the Senate (“Support Technology &... Read More »
After many years of continued decline, we observed for the first time, a significant reversal in the trend in the second quarter of 2019. In Q2, a total of 1,013... Read More »
The number of U.S. issued patents from 2014 to 2018 grew by 3.6%. In 2014, the U.S. patent office granted a total of 326,038 patents. This number grew to 337,699 in... Read More »
We released our first patent prosecution rankings for the top 1,000 patent firms back in March, which was based on the activity, efficiency and success rates of more... Read More »
Federal Register Notice Advertises Alternative PTAB Amendment Options Last Friday the USPTO published a notice in the Federal Register entitled: Notice Regarding... Read More »
First quarter of 2019 is behind us and patent litigation continues its downward trend, which was started back in 2015. In the first quarter of 2019, total of 825... 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 »
CASE OF THE WEEK Mark A. Barry v. Medtronic, Inc., Appeal No. 2017-2463 (Fed. Cir. Jan. 24, 2019) On Thursday, the Federal Circuit issued a significant... Read More »
A few weeks ago, we discussed how patent prosecution practice is becoming commoditized. Since then, a number of firms and attorneys have contacted us and explained... Read More »
Comments
Anonymous "we should expect an allowance rate of about 90% for him based on the stats we have from A1."
Feb 3, 2019
Anonymous I do not see what is useful about this information (maybe I am missing something).
Feb 3, 2019
As we prepare to release our first Patent Prosecution Intelligence Report, we have been hearing from many of practitioners that it is getting much harder to run a... Read More »
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