The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will be hosting a Semiconductor Customer Partnership Meeting from 1:00 to 5:00 pm (ET) on August 22, 2017 at the USPTO headquarters in Alexandria, VA.
I am frequently asked by inventors whether they should file a patent application before seeking to license their invention. Some even ask whether they should first obtain a patent before they submit the invention to a licensing company...
In order to keep operating under the “Pierogi Festival” name, the Edwardsville committee has filed a suit against the coordinators of the Whiting Pierogi Fest in the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
Despite going on with the protest after the USPTO denied a use permit application for the event, a source from the event reports that all planned aspects of the protest, including the burning of patents in clear view of the USPTO, occurred without
The court granted defendant's alternative motion to transfer plaintiff's patent infringement action to the District of Delaware because defendant did not have a regular and established place of business in the District of Nevada.
In an IPR brought by Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), Personal Audio appealed a Board determination that invalidated its patent for storing and distributing episodic media files.
The Board declined to provide a construction of “settling speed” and determined that the claims were not invalid as anticipated. Homeland appealed...
At the Federal Circuit, Honeywell argued that the Board erred in (1) finding a motivation to combine the references with a reasonable expectation of success, (2) rejecting Honeywell’s objective evidence of patentability, and (3) relying on a new g
By Andrew Williams -- In the third installment of the "Amgen v." trilogy of BPCIA Federal Circuit cases, the Court in Amgen Inc. v. Hospira, Inc.
US Inventor had planned on staging an event at which the organization would stage a peaceful protest of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). However, a decision by the U.S.