Last week, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) issued 23 institution-phase decisions in inter partes review (IPR) proceedings, resulting in 14 IPR institutions and nine IPR denials.
Continental, the Avanci patent pool, and the Avanci members named as co-defendants (mostly Nokia and patent assertion entities that hold formerly Nokia-owned patents) yesterday filed a joint case management statement with Judge Lucy H.
Upon receipt of the fateful “love” letter from its fictitious IP client, the fictitious law firm was speechless—momentarily.
Just over 18 months ago, Andrei Iancu assumed control of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). As the Director of the USPTO, Iancu has changed the tone of the conversation over patents in America.
Alternatives to patent litigation are desirable now more than ever. Arbitration can help to resolve patent disputes more easily than the much more complex, expensive and timely endeavor of Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) proceedings.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a decision in an appeal from the U.S.
Despite failing to clarify several pressing issues, a new resolution from the Russian Supreme Court seeks to harmonise the diverse approaches taken by lower courts in IP cases, as Darya Ermolina and Dmitry Grachyov of Baker McKenzie explain
By Kevin E.
On October 25, the AIPLA Annual Meeting will host a Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) Inter Partes Review (IPR) trial to determine the fate of a pair of patents issued by the U.S.
The Supreme Court’s 2014 decision in Alice v. CLS Bank made it significantly more difficult to obtain patents for some computer-related technologies.