IP Advisory

There Still May Be Time to Bring Belated Venue Challenges in Patent Litigation

Federal Circuit Review

Bayer Pharma AG v. Watson Laboratories, Inc.

(Obviousness)

Federal Circuit Review

Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. v. Hospira, Inc.

(Obviousness)

Federal Circuit Review

Amgen, Inc. v. Sanofi, Aventisub LLC

(Written Description)

Federal Circuit Review

Intellectual Ventures I LLC v. Motorola Mobility LLC

(Divided Infringement)

Federal Circuit Review

Aqua Products, Inc. v. Matal

(IPR Amendments)

Article

Craig R. Smith recently published an article in the Fall 2017 Issue of Today’s General Counsel, Protecting Client Data When Traveling

IP Advisory

Inventorship: What You Need to Know to Avoid Problems

Article

Craig R. Smith was quoted in a Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly article Estate planning work doesn’t trigger firm disqualification: Attorney-client relationship ended when task completed, published on October 16, 2017

Federal Circuit Review

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Merus N.V.

(Inequitable Conduct)

Federal Circuit Review

AIA America Inc. v. Avid Pharmaceuticals

(Attorneys’ Fees)

Federal Circuit Review

Mentor Graphics Corp., v. EVE-USA, Inc.

(Lost Profits)

Federal Circuit Review

Romag Fasteners, Inc. v. Fossil, Inc.

(Attorneys’ Fees)

Article

Craig R. Smith recently published an article in the Journal of Commercial Biotechnology, “A Biotechnology Dilemma: Patent Your Inventions (if you can) or Keep Them Secret

Article

Peter C. Lando and David Andreasen’s article, “Inventorship – What you Need to Know to Avoid Problems“, published in the September 2017 issue of IEEE’s The Reflector

IP Advisory

Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Planning Series: Begin Planning Now for the Threats to Come (Part 2 of 6)

Federal Circuit Review

Cleveland Clinic v. True Health Diagnostics LLC

(Patent-Eligibility)

Federal Circuit Review

NantKwest, Inc. v. Matal

(Fee Shifting)

Federal Circuit Review

Genband LLC v. Metaswitch Networks Corp.

(Permanent Injunctions)

Federal Circuit Review

AdjustaCam, LLC v. Newegg, Inc.

(Fee Shifting)

Article

Peter C. Lando and Thomas P. McNulty’s article, “Provisional Patent Rights – An Underutilized Protection“, published in the July/August issue of Today’s General Counsel magazine

IP Advisory

Thinking Globally: Patent Application Amendments

TIPPs

Expediting Patent Prosecution at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

IP Advisory

Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Planning Series: Identifying the Risks (Part 1 of 6)

IP Advisory

Supreme Court Strikes Down Disparagement Bar to Trademark Registration

Article

Craig R. Smith’s article, “Trump’s Hiring Freeze Could Hurt Tech Sector“, published on June 9, 2017 [Note: Subscription required to read full article.]

Article

Craig R. Smith was quoted in a Washington Post article “How can you protect your right to digital privacy at the border?“, published on June 8, 2017.

Federal Circuit Review

Helsinn Healthcare S.A. v. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, LTD.

(On-Sale Bar)

Federal Circuit Review

Nichia Corp. v. Everlight Americas, Inc.

(Permanent Injunctions)

IP Advisory

Supreme Court Limits Where Patent Cases Can Be Filed

Federal Circuit Review

Intellectual Ventures I LLC v. Erie Indemnity Co.

(Patent Assignments)

Article

Limitations on Enforceability of Patent Rights

Federal Circuit Review

Nidec Motor Corp. v. Zhongshan Broad Ocean Motor Co.

(Anticipation)

Federal Circuit Review

Icon Health and Fitness, Inc. v. Strava, Inc.

(Obviousness)

Federal Circuit Review

MPHJ Technology Investments, LLC v. Ricoh Americas Corporation

(Claim Construction)

Federal Circuit Review

Shire Development LLC v. Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

(Transitional Phrases)

TIPPs

Revisions to the Guidelines for Patent Examination in China

IP Advisory

ABA Sends Letter to USPTO Director Proposing Amendment to Resolve Ambiguity in §101 Statutory Interpretation

 

TIPPs

The USPTO’s Patents for Patients Program

IP Advisory

Patent for Motion Tracking Technology in Fighter Jet Helmet Displays Patent-Eligible under §101
 

IP Advisory

USPTO to Require Additional Evidence of Use for Post-Registration Affidavits

Federal Circuit Review

Cumberland Pharmaceuticals v. Mylan Institutional LLC (Derivation)

Federal Circuit Review

In Re Van Os

(Obviousness)

Federal Circuit Review

Phigenix v. ImmunoGen  (Standing)

Federal Circuit Review

Sonix Technology v. Publications International (Definiteness)

IP Advisory

Supreme Court Rules Supplier of Single Component of Multicomponent Product Assembled Abroad Does Not Infringe §271(f)(1)

TIPPs

Cybersecurity – Protecting Intellectual Property

IP Advisory

Antitrust Guidelines for the Licensing of Intellectual Property

Federal Circuit Review

January Federal Circuit Review

TIPPs

IP Cases to Watch in 2017

TIPPs

The Intellectual Property Year in Review

Federal Circuit Review

November Federal Circuit Review

TIPPs

Software Considerations Post-Alice

IP Advisory

Federal Circuit Finds Distributed Network Accounting System Patent-Eligible Under § 101

Federal Circuit Review

October Federal Circuit Review

TIPPs

America Invents Act – A Look at its Substantive Effect Five Years Later

TIPPs

Strengthening your Design Patents Copy

Federal Circuit Review

September Federal Circuit Review

IP Insights

New USPTO “P3” Pilot Program

IP Insights

Federal Circuit Elucidates On-Sale Bar

IP Insights

Practice Spotlight – A Due Diligence Case Study

IP Advisory

Federal Circuit Finds Automated 3-D Animation Process Patent-Eligible Under §101

TIPPs

Domain Name Dispute Considerations

Federal Circuit Review

August Federal Circuit Review

TIPPs

The Case for Reexamination

Federal Circuit Review

July Federal Circuit Review

TIPPs

Protecting your Company through Trade Secret Law

Federal Circuit Review

June Federal Circuit Review

IP Insights

Updated Patent Office Guidance Regarding Patent Eligible Subject Matter

IP Advisory

Bascom Web Content Filtering Patent Survives §101 Challenge in Federal Circuit

IP Advisory

Supreme Court Enhances Likelihood of Obtaining Enhanced Patent Damages

TIPPs

Strengthening your Design Patents

Federal Circuit Review

May Federal Circuit Review

IP Advisory

Defend Trade Secret Act of 2016

TIPPs

Navigating an IP Due Diligence

Federal Circuit Review

April Federal Circuit Review

TIPPs

Exceeding Client Expectations

IP Insights

Practice Spotlight – Is The Scope of Jurisdiction Changing at the International Trade Commission?

IP Insights

Computer Implemented Inventions at the European Patent Office – An Update from our European Colleagues

Federal Circuit Review

March Federal Circuit Review

TIPPs

International Patentable Subject Matter Considerations

Federal Circuit Review

February Federal Circuit Review

TIPPs

Selecting and Securing a Trademark

Federal Circuit Review

January Federal Circuit Review

TIPPs

International Patent Procurement

Federal Circuit Review

December Federal Circuit Review

IP Insights

IP Considerations for Government Funded Research

IP Insights

Practice Spotlight – On Your Mark, Get Set, Think: Considerations in Selecting a Trademark

IP Insights

Patent Infringement Complaints Post-Form 18

TIPPs

IP Concerns for Consumer Products

Federal Circuit Review

November Federal Circuit Review

TIPPs

IP Concerns for Software Startups to Consider

Article

“Cooking with Alice: A Recipe for Responding to § 101 ‘Abstract Idea’ Rejections”, Gregory K. Gerstenzang, November 9, 2015.

TIPPs

Questions to Ask When Threatened with Patent Litigation

Federal Circuit Review

September Federal Circuit Review

IP Insights

Paths to Quicker Patent Allowance

IP Insights

Practice Spotlight – It’s Time to Reconsider Reexamination

TIPPs

Top IP Points to Consider on Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Trade Secret and Patent Licensing

Article

Community-of-interest privilege bars discovery of email exchange

Federal Circuit Review

August Federal Circuit Review

IP Advisory

Patent Office Provides Supplements to Subject Matter Eligibility Guidelines

Federal Circuit Review

July Federal Circuit Review

IP Insights

Patentable Subject Matter Eligibility – Nature-Based Products

IP Insights

Supreme Court Addresses Requirements for Induced Infringement

IP Insights

Practice Spotlight – Apple v. Samsung: Design Patents Finally Coming of Age

Federal Circuit Review

June Federal Circuit Review

IP Advisory

Supreme Court Removes Good Faith Belief of Invalidity as a Defense to Induced Infringement

Federal Circuit Review

May Federal Circuit Review

IP Advisory

Akamai Techs. Inc. v. Limelight Networks, Inc.

Federal Circuit Review

April Federal Circuit Review

Federal Circuit Review

March Federal Circuit Review

IP Insights

Attributable Ownership Update

IP Insights

Practice Spotlight: Who Knows Your Trade Secrets?

IP Insights

Patentable Subject Matter Eligibility- Abstract Ideas

IP Insights

Final Rules for Calculation of Patent Term Adjustment (PTA)

Federal Circuit Review

February Federal Circuit Review

Article

Does the Doctrine of Inequitable Conduct Still Have Life After Theranese?

IP Advisory

Federal Circuit Further Narrows Subject Matter Eligibility for DNA Patents in Myriad Decision

IP Advisory

Patent Office Releases Interim Guidelines on Subject Matter Eligibility

IP Advisory

DDR Holdings, LLC v. Hotels.com et al. – Federal Circuit Holds Software Patent Claims Eligible

Federal Circuit Review

November Federal Circuit Review

IP Advisory

Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank International (573 U.S. ____ (2014)

IP Advisory

The Supreme Court Makes it Easier to Obtain Attorneys’ Fees in Patent Cases

Article

(R)evolution in Design Patent Subject Matter

IP Advisory

Federal Circuit Decision Affects Patent Term Adjustments

IP Advisory

The Federal Circuit Clarifies the Standard for Obtaining Attorneys’ Fees in Patent Cases

IP Advisory

New Rules for Subpoena Practice

IP Advisory

Leo Pharma v. Rea: A Step in the Right Direction

IP Advisory

New Patent Reform Bill Attempts to Address Problems with Patent Litigation

IP Advisory

U.S.C. §101 Jurisprudence: Stil a Murky Morass

Article

Biosimilarity and Interchangeability in the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act of 2009 and FDA’s 2012 Draft Guidance for Industry

IP Advisory

AIA Update: Preparing for the Transition to First-Inventor-to-File

Podcast

Absolute Novelty Worldwide – Not Always So Absolute

Podcast

Patentable Subject Matter Around the World

IP Advisory

The Supreme Court Holds Diagnostic Claims Unpatentable

Podcast

The U.S. Supreme Court’s Golan V. Holder Decision

Article

Costs of Patent Reexaminations May Skyrocket

Podcast

2011 Intellectual Property Year in Review and Outlook for 2012 – Patents

Article

A World of Copyright Confusion on the Web

IP Advisory

Provisions of the America Invests Act of 2011 that go into Immediate Effect

IP Advisory

U.S. Patent Reform: America Invents Act Makes Major Changes to Patent Law