Intellectual Property Quarterly - Winter 2012


In this issue: Patent Pilot Takes Shape; The Very Model of a Modern E-Discovery Order; Hatch-Waxman and the New Patent Office Post-Grant Review Procedures: A New Litigation Landscape?; and In re Ricoh Company, Ltd. Patent Litigation: Electronic Discovery Costs May Be Recoverable to Prevailing Parties in Patent Cases.

Welcome to the Winter issue of our Intellectual Property Quarterly Newsletter.

In this issue, we examine current topics involving patent law, including:

  • a summary of the national Patent Pilot Program;
  • an overview of the recently-released Federal Circuit Advisory Board e-discovery model order in patent disputes;
  • a look at Hatch-Waxman, the new U.S. Patent and Trademark Office post-grant review procedures, and resulting changes to the litigation landscape for the pharmaceutical industry;
  • a brief summary on recoverable electronic discovery costs in patent cases. We hope you find the articles interesting and helpful to you and your company.

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