After the Federal Circuit found the parent patent to the patents-in-suit invalid, the court granted defendant's motion to dismiss because the asserted claims of plaintiffs’ cardiovascular disease diagnosis patent encompassed unpatentable subject
The court granted defendant's renewed motion to dismiss because the asserted claims of plaintiffs' neurotransmission disorder diagnosis patent encompassed unpatentable subject matter and found that the claims were directed toward a law of nature.
IPRs introduced an asymmetric component which particularly burdens the patent holder by requiring a very expensive ten-fold higher cost to defend the patent in the PTAB relative to the alleged infringer(s) cost of initiating an IPR.
Excluding any questions regarding the rare patentability of a cake recipe, cake designs, under certain circumstances, may be protected under the laws of copyright and trademark.
Boston, MA-based global digital industrial firm General Electric filed a complaint for patent infringement against Dutch wind turbine company Vestas Wind Systems A/S.
By Donald Zuhn -- Last week, in Enzo Biochem Inc. v. Applera Corp., the Federal Circuit determined that the District Court for the District of Connecticut accurately interpreted the Federal Circuit's decision in Enzo Biochem, Inc. v.
Following the Supreme Court decision in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC, 137 S. Ct.
Patent reformers argue that too many patents can hurt business, and low-quality patents cause problems. Their lobby activities have successfully persuaded the Congress to pass the AIA, with the primary purpose to raise patent quality....
Instead of using claims of trademark infringement and more expensive design patent infringement (if a design patent is even obtained), one can expect manufacturers of useful articles such as apparel manufacturers and designers to rely more often u