The Supreme Court Changes the Rules for IPRs: The Implications for Partial Denials, Indefinite Claims and Redundant Grounds
PTAB Alert- Strategies for pursuing inter partes review (IPR) must be rethought now that the Supreme Court has required the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) either to institute an IPR against all claims challenged by the petitioner or to deny institution altogether.
Litigation between two titans concludes with a holding that Sun’s application programming interfaces (APIs) are protectable by copyright and that Google’s copying them in order to clone the Java platform for purposes of its Android operating system was not fair use.
Recent Federal Circuit decisions point to patent-drafting techniques that can redeem biopharma inventions from eligibility challenges.
Courts have grappled with whether federal warrants that target, for example, a Microsoft customer’s e-mail account, extend to digital information stored outside the US. New legislation will gladden law enforcement investigators.
PTAB Alert- Long, winding road to Federal Circuit’s affirmance of PTAB decision in reexamination highlights the virtue of speed that the new inter partes review (IPR) procedures offer.
Owners of software inventions get yet another lift from the Federal Circuit, which says factual issues may thwart early challenges to patent eligibility.
The Federal Circuit has lightened the load for patent owners trying to prove that multiple parties share liability for infringement.
Make sure each inventor has made an ironclad assignment of her rights, or the ability to enforce the patent will be lost.
Can a trademark licensee continue to enjoy his rights if the licensor goes bankrupt? Federal courts are now split on the issue.
Cox Communications Makes Its Mark as the First Major Cable Provider To Lose its DMCA Immunity from Copyright Infringement
Internet service providers can forfeit their immunity from copyright infringement if they ignore repeated notices of their customers’ wrongdoing.