The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) decided an appeal by Henny Penny Corporation (HPC) on September 12 involving HPC’s inter partes review (IPR) petition of U.S. Patent 8,497,691 (the ‘691 patent) at the U.S.
The normally staid world of intellectual property law was buzzing last year about one of the biggest trade secret cases and largest punitive damages awards in American history.
On August 30, a number of amicus briefs were filed in the FTC v. Qualcomm appeal in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
This week in the U.S.
In the wake of fraudulent IP applications from foreign nations—namely China—the United States has recently enacted or called for policies that require foreign entities to complete more thorough IP applications.
By Kevin E. Noonan -- Not unexpectedly, the State of Minnesota, as sovereign of the Regents of the University of Minnesota, filed on Thursday its petition to Supreme Court for certiorari.
September 17, 2019 - "Best Practices for Patenting Chemical and Material Compositions" (McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP) - 10:00 am to 11:15 am (CT) September 17, 2019 - "A Primer on the Laws of Cannabis, Marijuana and CBD" (Loeb &
The Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) will offer a one-hour webinar entitled "Federal Circuit v. USPTO: Chevron Deference?" on September 19, 2019 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm (ET). Gregory Castanias of Jones Day; Hon.
Last week during IPWatchdog’s Patent Masters Symposium, former Federal Circuit Chief Judge Paul Michel sat down with me to discuss the state of the U.S. patent system and best options/ predictions for moving forward.
Tesla recently filed two lawsuits for theft of trade secrets. In March, the auto maker sued several former employees and the two companies they joined, Zoox and Chinese EV automaker Xiaopeng.