Andrew Pratt

Andrew Pratt

Venable LLP

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IP Buzz - Post Grant Practice

In this issue: - IPR Spotlight Series: Preparing and Filing a Petition - AIA Trials By Fire: How to Protect Your Patent Portfolio Against PTAB "Death Squads" - Should I Stay or Should I Go [to the PTAB]...more

5/19/2014 - America Invents Act Covered Business Method Patents Design Patent Inter Partes Review Proceedings IPR Patent Portfolios Patent Trial and Appeal Board Patents USPTO

Open for Business: The PTO Offers a Fast and Low-Cost Shot at Invalidating Business Method Patents

Business method patents exploded in the mid-1990s, leaving companies vulnerable to patents that many felt never should have been issued. The expense of litigation and the high hurdle to invalidating issued patents caused many...more

5/16/2014 - Covered Business Method Patents Patent Litigation Patent Trial and Appeal Board Patents USPTO

IP Buzz - April 2014

In this issue: - Endo Pharmaceuticals v. Actavis: An Analysis from a Transactional Perspective - Supreme Court to Consider Federal Circuit De Novo Review of Claim Construction in Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc....more

5/2/2014 - Actavis Inc. America Invents Act Copyright E-Commerce Endo Pharmaceuticals Getty Images ITC Patent Infringement Patent Litigation Patents Post-Grant Review Sandoz Teva Pharmaceuticals

ITC: Data Transmissions from Abroad Are Importations Subject to Section 337

Unfair acts connected to imported "articles" are unlawful under Section 337. The U.S. International Trade Commission – the agency tasked with administering Section 337 – recently ruled that data transmissions from abroad are...more

5/1/2014 - Data Breach Data Protection ITC Section 337

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