B. Dell Chism

B. Dell Chism

Squire Patton Boggs

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Patent Assertion Entity Sues FTC, Agrees to Follow New York Attorney General Guidelines

A well-known “patent assertion entity” (PAE), MPHJ Technology Investment LLC, filed a declaratory judgment suit against the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and its Commissioners for the agency’s alleged “threats to bring...more

1/24/2014 - Abuse of Process FTC Patent Infringement Patent Litigation Patent Trolls

Eli Lilly Files NAFTA Arbitration Claim Against Canada for Allegedly Discriminating Against Specific Patented Technologies

Eli Lilly, the U.S. pharmaceutical company, is accusing the Government of Canada of violating its obligations to foreign investors under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) because its courts invalidated patents...more

9/25/2013 - Arbitration Canada NAFTA Patents Pharmaceutical Prescription Drugs

Federal Circuit Finds Online Purchasing System Patent is Invalid for Obviousness

In two decisions that the Supreme Court may be asked to review, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has reversed the decision of a District Court, which took the issue of invalidity away from the jury and...more

9/16/2013 - Internet Obviousness Patent Applications Patent Litigation Patents

Federal Circuit Potential for Indirect Infringement Liability Provides a Justiciable Controversy for Declaratory Judgment...

In Arkema Inc. v. Honeywell Int’l, Inc., the Federal Circuit reversed a District Court’s finding of no justiciable controversy under Article III for a declaratory judgment suit over indirect infringement liability. Arkema...more

2/11/2013 - Article III Declaratory Judgments Indirect Infringement Jurisdiction Justiciable Controversy Patents

New Patent Fees Finalized

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) has finalized new fees to take effect in March 2013. The PTO believes these fees will aid in reducing pendency of patent applications within the agency. The PTO is relying on...more

1/29/2013 - Inter Partes Review Proceedings Patent Fees Patent Term Adjustment Patents USPTO

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