Intellectual Property Quarterly News - Spring 2011


In this issue: Transfer Motions in the Eastern District of Texas Favor Defendants; Inter Partes Reexamination Reinvented?; Pleading Requirements for Patent Infringement after Twombly and Iqbal: An Uncertain Landscape; Machine or Transformation: Now that the Supreme Court has spoken, has the momentum swung in favor of eligibility?; and Intellectual Property News.

In this issue of the IP Quarterly Newsletter, we examine current topics involving recent developments in patent law.

• The changing tide of transfer motions in the Eastern District of Texas favoring defendants

• The proposed post-grant and inter partes procedures featured in the Senate and House patent reform bills

• The overhaul of the “short and plain statement” standard of Rule 8(a) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure for pleading requirements and the applicability to patent litigation

• A post-Bilski look at the impact of the Supreme Court’s “machine-or-transformation” test as the definitive test for patent eligibility of method claims

We hope you find the articles interesting and helpful to you and your company.

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