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USPTO Issues Updated Guidance on Patent Subject Matter Eligibility and AI

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From the U.S. Supreme Court’s perspective, its Mayo and Alice decisions from 2012 and 2014, respectively, are still sufficient to govern patent law’s § 101 analysis. This inference stems in-part of the Supreme Court’s cert...more

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Federal Circuit Patent Watch: Federal Circuit Affirms Preliminary Injunction Related to Tumor-Informed Testing

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Precedential and Key Federal Circuit Opinions - 1.  NATERA, INC. v. NEOGENOMICS LABORATORIES, INC. [OPINION] (2024-1324, 2024-1409, 7/12/2024) - Moore, Taranto, and Chen Moore, C.J. The Court affirmed the district...more

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

USPTO Publishes Updated Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance Focusing on AI

As required by President Biden's Executive Order 14110 ("Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence"), the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has published an update to its subject matter...more

Knobbe Martens

"Improper” Listing of Patents in the FDA’s Orange Book

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As we previously discussed, on November 7, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) sent warning letters to certain drug manufacturers regarding their purportedly improper listings of device patents in the Food and Drug...more

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Understanding the Work Made for Hire Doctrine in Copyright Law - Part 2

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As discussed in Part 1, understanding the application of the Copyright Act’s works made for hire doctrine is needed to protect an organization’s intellectual property. Specifically, the application of the doctrine to...more

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Amgen Hasn’t Resolved Questions on AI Medical Invention Patents

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Personalized medical intervention is in a transformative phase as artificial intelligence algorithms are increasingly deployed to tailor treatments for individual patients based on their unique characteristics. Developers...more

Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP

FRCP 45 Does Not Apply to the Court’s Lit-Funding Orders That Were Reasonable and Within the Court’s Inherent Authority

5 On July 16, 2024, the Federal Circuit affirmed both the sua sponte order issued by the District of Delaware requiring Lori LaPray, the purported owner of all of the plaintiff LLCs created by the patent monetization firm, IP...more

Hutchison PLLC

Embracing Change & Community: The Keys To Startup Success With Chris Heivly

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How can a founder transition from a successful entrepreneur, to empowering other entrepreneurs by becoming a key figure in building startup communities? Join host Trevor Schmidt as he talks to Chris Heivly, Co-Founder of...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Preliminary Injunction Halts Sales of Tumor-Informed Cancer Screening Test

Late last week in Natera, Inc. v. NeoGenomics Laboratories, Inc. (24-1324), the Federal Circuit affirmed a preliminary injunction ruling from the lower court that mostly prohibits NeoGenomics from selling its oncology test...more

Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP

A is for Alice, and 2A is for AI: Request for Comments on the New Guidance Update on Subject Matter Eligibility From the USPTO

The 2024 Guidance Update on patent subject matter eligibility applicable to AI inventions, which will be incorporated into the MPEP “in due course,” is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on July 17, 2024. ...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Patenting Power Plays For AI Drug Discovery

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In April 2024, BioPharmaTrend published a comprehensive review of the past and current state of artificial intelligence (AI) drug discovery, using the 2012 advent of modern deep learning as a starting point. The review...more

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Judge Furman Declines to “Pink Slip” Infringement Lawsuit Against Work Management Tool Company

On June 21, 2024, Judge Jesse M. Furman (S.D.N.Y.) denied Monday.com Ltd. (“Monday”)’s motion to dismiss a complaint for patent infringement by plaintiff Michael Philip Kaufman. See Kaufman v. Monday.com Ltd., 23-CV-5864...more

Haug Partners LLP

Warner Chappell Music, Inc. v. Nealy: Plaintiffs Can Recover Damages for Timely Claims of Copyright Infringement Dating Back More...

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On May 9, 2024, the Supreme Court in Warner Chappell, Music Inc. v. Nealy settled a longstanding circuit split and ruled 6-3 that the Copyright Act entitles a copyright owner to recover damages for any timely claim, no matter...more

Lighthouse

The Data Behind Enterprise AI Adoption

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In recent years, the adoption of generative artificial intelligence tools by enterprises has accelerated at a remarkable pace. The rapid integration of AI technologies is transforming various industries, promising enhanced...more

Ward and Smith, P.A.

Artificial Intelligence and the Patent Application Process: A Synopsis of the Potential Benefits and Risks

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The use of artificial intelligence ("AI") tools in the patent application process gives rise to a vast array of risks and opportunities for intellectual property ("IP") practitioners and society at large. IP practitioners...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

USPTO Issues AI Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance

The USPTO has published updated patent eligibility guidance (effective July 17, 2024) for AI-related inventions to help determine subject matter eligibility under 35 § U.S.C. 101. This guidance is timely as roughly 20% of all...more

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt PC

Latest Federal Court Cases - July 2024 #2

Natera, Inc. v. NeoGenomics Laboratories, Inc., Appeal Nos. 2024-1324, -1409 (Fed. Cir. July 12, 2024) In its only precedential patent opinion last week, the Federal Circuit affirmed a preliminary injunction that largely...more

Dechert LLP

Affaire Servier : la Cour de justice de l’Union censure l’arrêt du Tribunal et lui renvoie la balle

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Le 27 juin 2024, le laboratoire pharmaceutique Servier – qui, entre 2005 et 2007, avait conclu plusieurs accords transactionnels en matière de brevets impliquant des paiements inversés avec des génériqueurs (Niche/Unichem,...more

Mintz - Health Care Viewpoints

Mintz IRA Update — Opposition to the Use of March-In Rights to Lower Drug Prices

In our previous Mintz IRA Update, we covered the Biden administration’s proposal exploring the use of “march-in rights” granted under the Bayh-Doyle Act (the “Act”) to seize pharmaceutical patents if the administration...more

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Virtual Tug-Of-War: The Importance of Clarifying Ownership of Branded Social Media Accounts

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Social media has revolutionized the ways in which brands target and market to consumers and the value of successful social media pages has become increasingly recognized, resulting in disputes over the ownership of these...more

Irwin IP LLP

Money Talks: Trade Secret’s New Extraterritorial Reach 

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Motorola Sols., Inc. v. Hytera Commc'ns Corp. Ltd., No. 22-2370, 2024 WL 3268954 (7th Cir. July 2, 2024) - The Seventh Circuit has opened the flood gates by allowing trade secret owners to recover damages for foreign sales...more

Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP

New Tech, Old Theories: The DOJ Antitrust Division's Workshop on Artificial Intelligence

On May 30, 2024, the DOJ’s Antitrust Division hosted a workshop for global antitrust authorities, academics, financiers, and private sector representatives to discuss competition across the AI stack, potential threats AI...more

Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig PLLC

Independent Inventor Pitfalls: Incorrect Inventorship And Why You Should Correct It

Naming a person who is not a proper inventor on your non-provisional patent application can be a costly, time-consuming error to fix, and if not fixed ultimately results in an invalid patent. Typically, time and money are two...more

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.

[Webinar] Trademark Trends: A Mid-Year Review - July 17th, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

Join Sterne Kessler’s Global Trademark & Brand Protection team for our mid-year review webinar, when we will take a closer look at the latest developments in trademark law. From recent court decisions to industry-trends, our...more

AEON Law

Patent Poetry: Federal Circuit Invalidates Remote Gambling Patents

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The Federal Circuit has affirmed a federal district court’s dismissal of patent infringement suits involving patents for remote gambling, because it found the subject matter not eligible for a patent....more

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