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On September 16, 2012, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) implemented the provisions of the America Invents Act (AIA) to provide post-issuance patent challenge options to third parties...more
*News from the Bench:
- First Sale Doctrine Applies To Copyrighted Works Lawfully Made Abroad.
- Dissenting Federal Circuit Judges Abide By The Akamai Standard.
- More On Joint Infringement and The Akamai...more
Donald R. Banowit, director at the intellectual property law firm Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C., explains two recent clarifications to the deadlines for filing a petition for inter partes review at the USPTO....more
In this video, Robert Greene Sterne, a founding director of intellectual property law firm Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C., describes the perfect patent office litigator to handle the new contested proceedings under...more
In this video, Eldora L. Ellison, Ph.D., director with the intellectual property law firm Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C., discusses lessons learned from pending inter partes review and covered business method...more
In this video, Donald R. Banowit, director with the intellectual property law firm Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C., discusses the interface between district court patent litigation and contested patentability...more
Under the America Invents Act, a patent owner has many tools available when considering contested proceedings. Some of those options include inter partes review, covered business method review proceedings, supplemental...more
In September 2011, the America Invents Act (AIA) reformed the United States patent statutes. One of the most significant reforms is the change from a "first-to-invent" system to a "first-inventor-to-file" system for new...more
Decisions from the first inter partes review proceedings are beginning to flow from the Patent Trial & Appeal Board. Jon E. Wright, director at intellectual property law firm Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. has...more
In Garmin Int’l Inc. v. Cuozzo Speed Technologies, LLC, Case No. IPR2012-00001 (PTAB March 5, 2013), the USPTO recently issued its first-ever substantive ruling on a motion for additional discovery in an Inter Partes review...more
What is an inter partes review?
An inter partes review (“IPR”) enables a third party to challenge one or more claims in an issued patent at the United States Patent & Trademark Office (“Office”). IPR was designed to...more
On January 14, 2013, President Obama signed HR 6621 into law. The title of HR 6621 is “To correct and improve certain provisions of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act,” but it also makes changes to other provisions of U.S....more
In a decision granting (in part) a Request for Inter Partes Review, the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) held that an infringement complaint that was dismissed without prejudice did not bar the Request for Inter...more
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) has finalized new fees to take effect in March 2013. The PTO believes these fees will aid in reducing pendency of patent applications within the agency.
The PTO is relying on...more
President Obama signed into law H.R. 6621 on January 14, 2013, enacting a number of technical corrections to the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act and title 35, United States Code. In addition to correcting a number of...more
In a last-minute decision for the 112th Congress, the House of Representatives approved an America Invents Act (AIA) technical-revisions bill as amended by the Senate (H.R. 6621) on January 1, 2013. President Obama is...more
On December 28, 2012, the Senate passed an amendment correcting certain portions of the AIA, and the House approved the amendment via voice vote on Tuesday, January 1, 2013. The amendment will permit inter partes review of...more
On January 1, 2013 — immediately after passing the fiscal crisis bill — the House of Representatives agreed by voice vote (at 11:13 PM) to approve the Senate's Amendments to H.R. 6621. A controversial provision that would...more
When the Federal Circuit denied the Request for Panel Rehearing and Rehearing en banc in In re Baxter, the court let stand its two decisions that affirmed conflicting rulings on the validity of the same patent....more
Originally published in Law360, New York on November 15, 2012.
Signed into law by President Obama on Sept. 16, 2011, the America Invents Act represents the most sweeping changes to U.S. patent law in over 60 years....more
Summary: America Invents Act (AIA):
- Changes to 35 USC 102 and 103
.. “First to File” System
.. Derivation Proceedings
- Review & Opposition of Patents.
.. Post-Grant Review
.. Inter Partes...more
September 16, 2012 marked the second wave of implementations of the America Invents Act. The first wave of implementations took place a year ago, September 16, 2011, and included changes to false marking, fees,...more
As announced on the USPTO website, the final rules for the provisions of the America Invents Act (AIA) that take effect on September 16, 2012, will be published in the August 14, 2012 Federal Register. Pre-publication...more
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