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Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

NFTs Give Rise to Innovative New Business Models and Revenue Opportunities

Takeaways - Most existing agreements covering the exploitation of intellectual property rights did not contemplate how NFTs should be treated. Drafting and negotiating agreements involving NFTs requires an...more

Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

Willful Patent Infringement: Understanding and Preparing for Claims

What standard do U.S. courts apply in deciding claims for willful patent infringement and enhanced damages? Learn tips on how to avoid such damages, as well as a summary of the critical SRI International v. Cisco Systems...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

USPTO’s Pilot Program for Deferring Subject Matter Eligibility Response

On January 6, 2022, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced a Deferred Subject Matter Eligibility Response Pilot Program (the “DSMER Program”). We provide a brief overview of this program....more

American Conference Institute (ACI)

[Complimentary Conference] Pharma & Biotech Patent Litigation - February 23rd - 24th, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET

15 Years of Pharma & Biotech Patent Litigation in Europe - C5’s Pharma & Biotech Patent Litigation in Europe will take place 23–24 February, 2022 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. This is the only industry-shaping event that...more

Burr & Forman

Alabama Appears Poised to Repeal NIL Law

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In an ironic twist, college football recruiting was the impetus for Alabama passing a 2021 law that legalized collegiate student-athletes receiving compensation for their names, images, and likenesses (“NIL Act”), and college...more

American Conference Institute (ACI)

[Event] Pharma & Biotech Patent Litigation - February 23rd - 24th, Amsterdam, Netherlands

15 Years of Pharma & Biotech Patent Litigation in Europe - C5’s Pharma & Biotech Patent Litigation in Europe will take place 23–24 February, 2022 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. This is the only industry-shaping event that...more

Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

Is Receipt of a Complaint Sufficient Notice For Claims of Indirect or Willful Infringement?

Forum shopping among patent owners pursuing claims for patent infringement is widespread. One factor a plaintiff may consider in selecting a forum arises out of a split among district courts that the Federal Circuit has yet...more

Haug Partners LLP

Is Silence Disclosure? The Federal Circuit Clarifies its Position on Negative Claim Limitations

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In Novartis Pharms. Corp. v. Accord Healthcare, Inc., No. 21-1070, slip op. at 7 (Fed. Cir. Jan. 3, 2022), the defendant posed two distinct written-description challenges to Novartis’s patent claims, regarding (1) a daily...more

Miller Nash LLP

New Program May Provide Patent Relief for Software

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In 2014, the US Supreme Court announced its decision in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International. The decision ruled that patent claims for computer-implemented inventions may be abstract ideas, making it questionable if they...more

Mintz - Intellectual Property Viewpoints

USPTO’s New Deferred Subject Matter Eligibility Response Pilot Program

Recently, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) published a notice informing the public that it will be implementing a pilot program (called the Deferred Subject Matter Eligibility Response Pilot Program, or the...more

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

IPO & Harrity Analytics Release List of Top 300 Patent Holders for 2021

Last month, the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) and Harrity Analytics announced the release of the 39th annual list of the top 300 organizations receiving U.S. utility patents (see "Top 300 Organizations...more

Fish & Richardson

ITC Monthly Wrap-Up: December 2021

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Unlocking A Public Interest Exemption Based On A Questionnaire - Synopsis: Upon consideration of the public interest factors, the Commission recently allowed the use of a questionnaire to demonstrate a “documented need”...more

Mintz - Intellectual Property Viewpoints

Written Description Requirement Challenges: Federal Circuit Decision Sheds Light on How Expert Testimony Can Help

Earlier this month, in Novartis Pharms. Corp., Inc. v. Accord Healthcare, Inc., et al., No. 2021-1070, the Federal Circuit issued a helpful decision concerning the not-often-discussed written description requirement. The...more

K&L Gates LLP

French IP Law Update – The Delicate Balance between Employers and Inventors: A French Revolution?

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Counsel from jurisdictions where payments to employee-inventors only arise from contracts or employee incentive programs are sometimes surprised when they first become involved with jurisdictions that have statutory payment...more

Jones Day

Discovery Request Seeking Deposition Preparation Materials Denied

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The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”) recently denied a Motion for Additional Discovery because the movant could not prove beyond mere speculation that the requested documents would be useful to show witness scripting....more

Linda Liu & Partners

Punitive Damages in China

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Punitive damages refer to the compensation determined by a court in excess of the actual loss of the right owner. In China, in infringement cases, the principle of compensatory damages has always been adopted, which is...more

Houston Harbaugh, P.C.

3rd Circuit Update: Contractual Possession Unnecessary for PUTSA Claim

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If you ask the average person what it means to possess property, their mind goes directly to tangible things – houses, cars, your new Peloton, etc. But, although they are property, Trade Secrets do not fit that mold....more

Fox Rothschild LLP

Judge Burke Recommends Grant of Defendants’ Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings in Inventorship Dispute Action

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In his Report and Recommendation entered in Bear Box LLC et al. v. Lancium LLC et al., Civil Action No. 21-534-MN-CJB (D.Del. January 18, 2022), the Honorable Christopher J. Burke recommends that the Court grant Defendants’...more

Weintraub Tobin

Copyright Infringement and Class Certification Issues

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Greg Kihn is a musician best known for his 1983 hit song, “Jeopardy.” In 2017, he (and his publishing company) filed suit against Bill Graham Archives, LLC, which did business as Wolfgang’s Vault. Wolfgang’s Vault is a...more

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Sports & Entertainment Spotlight: Microsoft to Buy Activision Blizzard for $68.7 Billion Making it Among the Biggest Deals Ever in...

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Welcome to a special quarantine edition of the "Spotlight." When I set out to get more “exposure” for the "Spotlight" this year, this was not exactly what I had in mind. But hey – we play the cards that we are dealt. At least...more

Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.

Just Skinny Enough: District Court Dismisses Inducement Claims Against Generic “Skinny Label”

On January 4, 2022, the District Court for the District of Delaware granted Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA Inc.’s (“Hikma”) motion to dismiss Amarin Pharma Inc.’s (“Amarin”) infringement claims, finding that Hikma’s “skinny label”...more

Jones Day

Inducement Suit Proceeds Against Insurance Company for Encouraging Use of Generic Drug

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The case relates to so-called "skinny labels," in which the filer of an Abbreviated New Drug Application ("ANDA") seeks FDA approval to market a generic version of a branded drug, but "carves out" from its label certain...more

Alston & Bird

Patent Case Summaries - January 2022 #2

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A weekly summary of the precedential patent-related opinions issued by the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the opinions designated precedential or informative by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Evolusion...more

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Intellectual Infrastructure: IP 101 for Construction and Design Professionals

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From the initial design plans, to the choice and fabrication of materials, to the finished project, there are many components of a construction or infrastructure project that can give rise to intellectual property (“IP”)...more

Fitch, Even, Tabin & Flannery LLP

Federal Circuit Reverses Rifle Patent Interpretation That Missed the Mark

On January 14, in Evolusion Concepts, Inc. v. HOC Events, Inc. (consolidated with Evolusion Concepts, Inc. v. Juggernaut Tactical, Inc.), the Federal Circuit emphasized that claim terms should be given their ordinary meaning...more

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