At the May PPAC meeting Ruschke deferred questions on issues relating to possible conflicts of interest and specifically indicated the topic of conflicts would be discussed at PPAC’s next quarterly meeting.The PPAC recently convened once again, th
The court granted defendant's motion for relief from a $30 million judgment because the Federal Circuit invalidated the patent in another case under 35 U.S.C. § 101.
In order to begin restoring patent rights and respect for the presumption of validity changes must be made to constrain the PTO post grant procedures...
Inherent obviousness cannot be based on what the inventor thought, and, in addition, the results in a particular case may not be inherently obvious depending on what was expected by a person of ordinary skill.
Immunotherapy has emerged as one of the most promising mechanisms to combat diseases like cancer and microbial infections.
What are SPCs? A Supplementary Protection Certificate (SPC) is an intellectual property right available for active ingredients of human and veterinary medicinal products requiring marketing authorisation1.
We are pleased to announce a call for applications for a number of exciting opportunities with IP Osgoode including IPilogue Editors and Innovation Clinic Fellows. See below for more information.
On Tuesday, August 8th, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) announced that it was opening up an investigation on claims that Cupertino, CA-based consumer electronics behemoth Apple Inc.
I was invited to attend the Canadian Bar Association Intellectual Property section’s IP Day 2017 and Judges’ Dinner, on May 11, 2017 in Ottawa.
The Federal Circuit issued a decision in Homeland Housewares, LLC v. Whirlpool Corporation, which ought to be completely unnerving to every owner of a U.S. patent grant.