Post-Grant Insights: The Preparation and Pace of the PTAB
2014 IP Record Shows Continued Growth for Design Patent Filings
Controlling the Cost of Patent Litigation
Post-Grant Insights: The Impact of PTAB Appeals on the Federal Circuit
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Post-Grant Insights: Key Considerations in PTAB Oral Hearings
Post-Grant Insights: What claims to include in your PTAB petition
Polsinelli Podcasts - Removing Caps on Punitive Damages: What is the Impact on Business?
IP|Trend: Dust up After the Breach
Thinking Compliance When Protecting Your Ideas Internationally
What are the Implications of Alice v. CLS?
Protecting Trade Secrets During Business Collaboration
IP|Trend: Inter Partes Review: Is It Still Right For You?
IS THE A IN ANDA BEGINNING TO MEAN ANTITRUST?
What Does the Supreme Court Ruling in Alice v. CLS Mean to a Software Entrepreneur?
Bill Beutler on Editing Wikipedia
Inter Partes Review Appeals: What You Need to Know
The AIA Has Moved the Cheese
Emerging Markets: Opportunity, Risk, and What it Means for Brand Protection
How is Graphene Currently Used and What is the Hope for the Future?
Addressing whether the “sham” exception to Noerr-Pennington immunity is limited to sham litigation in courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit vacated a lower court’s summary judgment of no antitrust...more
X2Y Attenuators, LLC v. International Trade Commission -
Addressing the impact of an alleged disclaimer made in a patent on which asserted patents relied for priority, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit...more
According to a recent initial determination by an Administrative Law Judge of the International Trade Commission, a purely revenue-driven NPE cannot prove the existence of a domestic industry by relying solely on the...more
In Tyco Healthcare Group LP v. Mutual Pharmaceutical Co., Inc., the Federal Circuit remanded-in-part for the district court to determine whether Tyco’s citizen petition to the FDA gave rise to antitrust liability. Judge...more
Commission Affirms No Domestic Industry Based On Research And Development In 859 Investigation –
On July 21, 2014, the Commission issued a Notice To Affirm In Part, Reverse In Part And Vacate In Part The Final Initial...more
In Align Technology, Inc. v. International Trade Commission, the Federal Circuit held that ITC action that violated ITC’s own regulations warranted vacatur under the Administrative Procedures Act. While the case addresses...more
In an opinion dated July 18, 2014, in Align Technology, Inc. v. International Trade Commission (Fed. Cir. July 18, 2014, No. 2013-1240, -1363) 2014 U.S. App. Lexis 13717, the Federal Circuit vacated and remanded a decision of...more
Online Reviews Not Sufficient To Support Ad Claim, NAD Rules -
While recognizing the benefits of using new sources of information, the National Advertising Division (NAD) decided that an advertiser’s use of aggregated...more
After a hearing in an Investigation occurred between February 24 and March 7, 2014 and with the parties having submitted their opening post-hearing briefs on March 21, 2014 and their reply post-hearing briefs on March 28,...more
A federal court has endorsed the Federal Trade Commission’s authority to adopt regulations under the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act that target specific industries. In Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America v....more
While the United States and Canada share a border, common values and a strong commitment to international trade and security issues, many are surprised to learn that protection of intellectual property (IP) is a source of...more
The U.S. International Trade Commission has upheld an Administrative Law Judge’s determination that a Chinese company misappropriated its U.S. competitor’s rubber resin trade secrets, and has banned it from importing its...more
The United States International Trade Commission recently unveiled a new pilot program aimed at faster, less expensive resolution of 337 investigations. As part of the pilot program, the Commission “will identify, at...more
This European Competition Law Journal article reviews "The Global Limits of Competition Law," edited by Ioannis Lianos and D. Daniel Sokol. It is the first book in the Stanford University Press Series, Global Competition Law...more
Commission Notice In 874 Investigation Directing Early Determination Whether NPE Complainant Satisfied Domestic Industry Requirement –
On March 22, 2013, the Commission issued a Notice instituting Certain Products...more
In a statement likely to be influential with courts, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) on January 9 issued a joint Policy Statement urging limitations on remedies for infringement...more
The Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice recently held a workshop to discuss the effects of patent assertion entities (PAEs) on innovation and competition....more
On December 10, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) jointly presented the “Patent Assertion Entities (PAEs) Activities Workshop.” This publicly-held workshop signaled a recognition by...more
On Monday, December 10, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice held a joint workshop (Agenda) on the activities of patent assertion entities (“PAEs”). PAEs, sometimes...more
The term pioneer patent is often misapplied with hyperbole and exaggeration. When it comes to the shrimp peeling machine invented by Fernand and James Lapeyre, however, that blockbuster label is spot-on. Their automated...more
In This Issue:
- China Seeks Comments on Draft Patent Law
- China Requests WTO Consultations with United States Regarding PL 112-99, Certain AD/CVD Measures
- Taiwan Signs Agreements on Investment Protection...more
Essential Patents, FRAND Licensing and Abuse of Market Power
There has been a spate of antitrust complaints to the European Commission and other antitrust authorities of late, regarding the licensing of "essential...more
In an unusual turnabout, the Federal Circuit withdrew six pages of its precedential opinion in General Electric Co. v. International Trade Commission, 670 F.3d 1206 (Fed. Cir. Feb. 29, 2012), which had criticized the...more
The U.S. House, Senate and even a lone congressman are investigating changes to the U.S. International Trade Commission's (ITC) Section 337 proceedings.
The U.S. House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on July 18, 2012,...more
Recent testimony from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) before the Senate Judiciary Committee focused on issues relating to standard-setting activities and competition...more
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