IP Buzz - February 2013

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In this issue:

- New USPTO Patent Fees Take Effect March 19, 2013

- Federal Circuit Clears a Path for Defendant Motions to Transfer with In re EMC Corp. Order

- Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: A Brief History of a Long-Anticipated Case

- Announcements And Reminders

An excerpt from "Federal Circuit Clears a Path for Defendant Motions to Transfer with In re EMC Corp. Order"

On January 29, 2013, the Federal Circuit issued its second mandamus decision in In re EMC Corp., 2013 (Fed. Cir. Jan. 29, 2013). Although the appellate court ultimately denied a petition for a writ directing the district court to transfer venue from the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, the decision holds some promise for defendants seeking a venue transfer in patent cases.

Please see full newsletter below for more information.

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Topics:  Patent Fees, Patents, Transfer of Venue, USPTO

Published In: Intellectual Property Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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