In this issue:

- Trademark Litigators Should Take Care in Alleging “Use of Mark in Commerce" – The Split Between the Second and Sixth Circuits

- Patent Troll Did Not Activate Its Gift Card

- Patent Term Adjustment: It's Only A Matter of Time (Until the Federal Circuit Decides Exelixis)

- Venable Files Amicus Brief at the Federal Circuit on Behalf of BIO

- Announcements And Reminders

- Excerpt from: Patent Term Adjustment: It's Only A Matter of Time (Until the Federal Circuit Decides Exelixis):

Patent term adjustment (PTA) is awarded for essentially two kinds of delay during prosecution, which are based on two sub-sections in the America Invents Act (AIA). One guarantees prompt responses from the U.S. Patent and Trade Office (PTO) called A-delay. The other guarantees no more than three years of patent application pendency, excluding certain delays caused by the applicant which are called B-delays. Recently, a split developed regarding the correct way to calculate and award B-delays.

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Topics:  Patent Term Adjustment, Patent Trolls, Trademark Litigation, Trademarks

Published In: Civil Procedure Updates, General Business Updates, Conflict of Laws Updates, Intellectual Property Updates

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