The Federal Circuit recently vacated and remanded a decision by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), finding that the PTAB applied the wrong legal standard for determining whether a reference was publicly accessible before the critical date o
Recently a group out of the University of Surrey provided a new challenge to the definition of inventor, asking “who what may be an inventor on a patent?” The group has created an artificial intelligence (AI) named DABUS.
Does an architect, as author of an artistic work in the form of a building covered by copyright, have a right to restrain the owner of the land to demolish the building and construct another in its place?
By Michael Borella -- On July 23, 2019, the Federal Circuit denied ChargePoint's request for panel rehearing and en banc review of its March 28, 2019 decision rendering four ChargePoint patents invalid under 35 U.S.C. § 101.
August 6, 2019 - "Section 101 Litigation After Cellspin" (Intellectual Property Owners Association) - 2:00 to 3:00 pm (ET) August 15, 2019 - Technology Center 2800 customer partnership meeting (U.S.
On Wednesday, July 31, Acting Chief Financial Officer of the USPTO Sean Mildrew posted an announcement on the USPTO’s blog explaining the Office’s reasoning for its proposal to raise patent fees in a number of areas.
The Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) will offer a one-hour webinar entitled "Section 101 Litigation After Cellspin" on August 6, 2019 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm (ET).
As we enter the August heat, it’s worth remembering some of the patents that have made summers more bearable through the years, for kids and adults alike.
Two Qualcomm antitrust appeals are pending with the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, awaiting three key decisions:
This week in Other Barks & Bites: The Federal Circuit issues several precedential decisions, including one reviving the patent claims in VirnetX and another determining that America Invents Act (AIA) validity trials don’t violate the Fifth Ame