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Protecting Emerging and Existing Technology Investments with Escrow

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The annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is working its way through Congress, with the current version emphasizing research and development of next-generation technologies such as artificial intelligence, 5G,...more

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

Claim Construction by PTAB in CRISPR Interference Decision

Judge Giles Sutherland Rich's most famous aphorism in patent law is "the name of the game is the claim."* This rubric is important to keep in mind when considering the Patent Trial and Appeal Board's decision on motions...more

Knobbe Martens

Joining an IPR Triggers IPR Estoppel Only for Instituted Grounds

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NETWORK-1 TECHNOLOGIES, INC. v. HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY, HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE COMPANY - Before Prost, Newman, and Bryson. Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. Summary: A...more

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Software M&A shows resilience in challenging market

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While not unscathed by the ongoing pandemic, software deals are proving to be resilient to the effects of lockdown... The performance of software M&A in 2020 is indicative of a sector insulated from the worst effects of a...more

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Ninth Circuit Overturns FTC-Requested Injunction Against Refusal To License Standard Essential Patents

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In a decision that is potentially important for licensors as well as licensees of standard essential patents (SEPs), a panel of the Ninth Circuit has vacated an injunction that the U.S. District Court for the Northern...more

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PTAB Presents Precedential Opinion Recommendation Portal

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The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) has added an online form to the USPTO website that allows any member of the public to nominate any PTAB decision for precedential or informative designation...more

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

Innovation Conversations: Walter Isaacson, Part 1 (Transcripts)

Welcome to Innovation Conversations, a special series of Sterne Kessler's IP Hot Topics podcast. I'm your series host, Trey Powers, a Director in Sterne Kessler's biotech and litigation practice groups. Joining me as a cohost...more

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

Innovation Conversations: Walter Isaacson, Part 1

In this inaugural edition of the IP Hot Topics podcast, we kick off our Innovation Conversations series. We’re joined by renowned author, analyst, journalist, historian and Tulane University professor Walter Isaacson....more

Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP

You Wouldn’t Ask Your Barber To Clean Your Teeth – Hire A Trade Secret Litigator For Trade Secret Litigation

Trade secret litigation in California state and federal courts involves unique procedures and strategies not present in general employment or commercial litigation. Attorneys experienced and well versed in this specialized...more

White & Case LLP

Taiwan in the changing global landscape - New US antitrust implications for your supply chain

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What Quanta Storage and Qualcomm mean for Taiwan's businesses. Antitrust litigation in the US continues to focus on competitor interactions. Companies that participate in multiple levels of a supply chain must consider how...more

Haug Partners LLP

Update: Global FRAND Terms and Standard Essential Patents

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Recent appellate decisions coming out of the United States and the United Kingdom relating to global FRAND terms for standard essential patents will likely increase the possibility of forum shopping by patent owners and...more

International Lawyers Network

Patent Disputes in Life Sciences

Having vast expertise in providing legal protection to large Russian and international pharmaceuticals and healthcare companies, Lidings has put together a Legal Digest highlighting the most notable patents disputes in Life...more

Kidon IP

Outsourced Manufacturing and Trade Secrets: Risks & Benefits (Part 3)

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Nearly all manufacturing processes involve a significant number of intellectual assets. These assets may include registered intellectual property (designs, patents, copyrights, or trademarks) or unregistered trade secrets,...more

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

Tormasi v. Western Digital Corp. (Fed. Cir. 2020)

Last month, the Federal Circuit affirmed an Order by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, finding that Appellant Walter A. Tormasi lacked the capacity to sue under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure...more

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Dialysis & Nephrology Digest - September 2020 #2

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Fresenius launches suit against Gland Pharma over pain management drug patent - In a case before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, Fresenius alleges Gland Pharma infringed on its patent for the pain...more

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

USPTO Defers Provisional Filing Fees For COVID-19 Technologies, But Beware Of Early Publication

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The USPTO has announced yet another COVID-19 pilot program, which began on September 17, 2020. Under this new pilot, the USPTO allows applicants to defer the application fee for any provisional patent application directed to...more

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

For Glossier, Inc., Pink Isn’t Just a Shade of Makeup

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Over the past decade, the influx of online shopping and home delivery has made every day feel like Christmas. The presence of an ever-growing network of online retailers makes it easier than ever to order just about anything...more

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When is hiring a competitor’s employee ‘racketeering’?

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When hiring new employees – especially those who are currently employed or who recently have been employed by a competing company or organization – it’s always a best practice to ask them if they are subject to an employment...more

BakerHostetler

The Sun Has Set on CBM Review

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Earlier this month, on September 16, 2020, the Transitional Program for Covered Business Method (CBM) Review expired. Enacted as part of the AIA and spanning eight years, CBM Review was promoted within Congress as a vehicle...more

Jones Day

On-Again, Off-Again Inventorship

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Deciding who invented patents can be “one of muddiest concepts in the muddy metaphysics of the patent law.” Mueller Brass Co. v. Reading Industries, Inc., 352 F. Supp. 1357, 1372 (E.D. Pa. 1972). But identifying who...more

BakerHostetler

Promoting the Progress of Science: Avoiding Inherent Obviousness

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You’ve thought long and hard about how your company’s clinical stage invention is novel over anything that’s ever been done before. Your analysis is finished, right? Not even close. The novelty barrier to patentability can be...more

Womble Bond Dickinson

An Initial Statistical Analysis of the PTAB’s Recent “NHK-Fintiv Factor” Institution Decisions

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The PTAB has recently garnered significant attention for denying a spate of IPR petitions in which the challenged patent is also subject to parallel district court litigation. In these cases, the PTAB has invoked the...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

How Are Electric / Autonomous Vehicle Patent Filings Correlated With Funding Events?

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As Electric / Autonomous Vehicle (E/AV) technologies continue to gain traction, E/AV companies are increasingly vying for funding in order to accelerate the rate of innovation. To stand-out amongst their peers and attract...more

TransPerfect Legal Solutions

Three Keys to Successfully Executing a Trade Secrets Investigation

In late March, our Research and Operations team looked into practice areas that will not only continue at the same pace during the pandemic, but potentially thrive. One of these was trade secret matters, which our research...more

MoFo Life Sciences

China Patent Linkage Update: Codification And Rulemaking

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On July 3, 2020, China’s National People’s Congress published the second draft of the latest amendment to China’s Patent Law (the “Draft Amendment”) for public comments, which were allowed to be submitted by August 16, 2020....more

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