Follow us on Twitter here!

Patent & IP news for November 20, 2012

Patent Litigations

USPTO Stats

6,280
published
appl'ns
4,339
granted
patents
112
bpai
decisions

Patent & IP Blogs

News from Abroad: UK Government Considers Broadening Bolar Exemption from www.patentdocs.org

When a generic pharmaceutical company seeks approval for a generic version of a reference product, it must necessarily perform certain tests on its product. If the product in question is patented, then obtaining the product ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

AMP v. Myriad Briefed and Distributed for Conference - Update from www.patentdocs.org

By Donald Zuhn -- Last week, the Supreme Court updated its docket for the Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, Inc. case to indicate that it has been distributed for conference on November 30. In ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

How to invalidate a patent under the America Invents Act (AIA)? from ocpatentlawyer.com

Basic Structure Under the America Invents Act, the public can submit evidence to the Patent Office in an attempt to prevent issuance of a patent.  Under the basic structure of the regulations, if the patent ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

Universities: Get One More Year on your PCT Patent Filing from www.ipwatchdog.com

Scientifically speaking, there is really very little time the point in time that work in a university laboratory is concrete enough to call "an invention" and capable of description in a patent application until the ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

The changing nature of manufacturing from www.athenaalliance.org

The McKinsey Global Institute has released a new report: Manufacturing the future: The next era of global growth and innovation. (See also Neil Irwin's summary in the Washington Post: "American manufacturing is coming back ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

Cooley Lands Chadbourne & Parke’s Top IP & Litigation Partners from www.ipwatchdog.com

I don't know what is going on at Chadbourne & Parke, but I do know I know that Walt and John were both at Morgan & Finnegan and left for Chadbourne over 7 years ago. Morgan ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

ALJ Shaw Grants Motion To Terminate Investigation In Certain Video Analytics Software (337-TA-795) from www.itcblog.com

On November 14, 2012, ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order No. 39 in Certain Video Analytics Software, Systems, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-795). According to the Order, ALJ Shaw granted a ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

Treaty For Visually Impaired Advancing At WIPO; Countries Ask For More Transparency from www.ip-watch.org

The first results of the World Intellectual Property Organization negotiations on the draft text of a treaty to facilitate visually impaired persons’ access to books in special formats were presented this morning. Progress was reported ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

WTO Dispute Body Hears Sides On Australia Tobacco Law from www.ip-watch.org

The World Trade Organization Dispute Settlement Body yesterday heard arguments by parties in a dispute about Australia’s new public health law requiring tobacco imports to be in plain packaging as a way to discourage ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

Costs for Preparing Patent Applications from inventivestep.net

There are a large number of inventors and companies out there now that want patent work done as cheaply as possible.  Especially since the economy has tanked, many inventors and companies are attempting to low-ball ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

Patenting Food – A Healthy Way Forward? from www.iposgoode.ca

Obesity and chronic diseases, like diabetes and heart disease, are on the rise.  To solve this crisis, we seem to be searching for the next super food, known as functional food, which will lower our ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

EU Patent, Patent Court Could Finally Be Approved In Coming Weeks from www.ip-watch.org

A new proposal by European Union governments could signal the end of a years-long struggle for a unified European patent and patent court. The compromise, which has the support of the European Commission (EC), appears ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

6 Free IP Databases on the French Patent Office (INPI) Website from intellogist.wordpress.com

Most intellectual property offices have their own websites, and these sites can host an incredibly broad variety of information, ranging from national news on patents, trademark, designs, and copyright to instructions on how to register ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

ITC Decides To Review Initial Determination In Certain Electronic Devices, Including Wireless Communication Devices, Portable Music And Data Processing Devices, And Tablet Computers (337-TA-794) from www.itcblog.com

On November 19, 2012, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued the public version of a notice in Certain Electronic Devices, Including Wireless Communication Devices, Portable Music and Data Processing Devices, and Tablet Computers (Inv ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

ALJ Bullock Grants Motion To Terminate Investigation In Certain Sintered Rare Earth Magnets (337-TA-855) from www.itcblog.com

On November 14, 2012, Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued Order No. 27 in Certain Sintered Rare Earth Magnets, Methods of Making Same, and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-855).  According to the Order, ALJ ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

The America Invents Act: Basic Information for Patent Owners and Inventors from www.orangebookblog.com

by George F. Wheeler The United States passed a radically new patent statute, the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act ("AIA"), on September 16, 2011. The AIA has some provisions already in effect and others that will ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

Ritz Camera v. SanDisk: Expansion of Standing for Walker Process claims from www.patentlyo.com

By Jason Rantanen Ritz Camera & Image, LLC v. Sandisk Corporation (Fed. Cir. 2012) Download 12-1183 Panel: Bryson (author), Dyk, and Moore In Walker Process Equipment, Inc. v. Food Machinery & Chemical Corp., 382 U.S. 172 ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

Some content © 2007–2013 RPX Corporation.
Terms of service
Privacy policy
For DMCA requests contact help@priorsmart.com.