Patent & IP news for September 20, 2013

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post image CEPGI Q1 Report Shows Solar Patents Challenging Fuel Cell Lead from

The Heslin Rothenberg firm recently published its Clean Energy Patent Growth Index First Quarter 2013 Results.  Always an interesting read, the CEPGI is a quarterly publication that tracks grants of U.S. patents directed to ...

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post image Trends in Inequitable Conduct from

By Jason Rantanen Last fall, I presented a set of data on inequitable conduct pleadings at the America Invents Act: One Year Later conference at the Indiana University Mauer School of Law. That data revealed ...

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post image Have patents helped or retarded the 3D printing industry? from

This Kat has found himself increasingly engaged in various IP and related aspects regarding 3D printing (or inter alia "3D
manufacturing" or 'additive manufacturing"). Indeed, judging the ever-increasing coverage of the topic in the press ...

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post image Study Shows US Patent Cases Increasingly Concentrated In Just Two Courts from

For some time, attorneys filing patent cases have opted to file their actions in a relatively limited subset of U.S. district courts. These filing decisions reflect a number of practical and tactical issues, including ...

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post image AIA Changeover: Claiming Subject Matter Not Found in the Provisional Application from

By Dennis Crouch New patent applications are now being examined under the first-to-file rules codified in the America Invents Act of 2011. In my patent class, I talk about these as effectively rules of evidence ...

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A Look At The USPTO Backlog Statistics from

As the USPTO fiscal year comes to an end on September 30, I thought this would be a good time to review the USPTO backlog statistics. The currently available data reflects the backlogs as of ...

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German court tosses HTC subsidiary's lawsuit against Nokia over video compression patent from

This morning the Mannheim Regional Court (which will later hold a Samsung v. Apple trial over a 3G standard-essential patent) announced its finding that Nokia phones incorporating Qualcomm's Snapdragon chipset don't infringe a ...

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Competitive and Paid Patent Prosecution Law Internship Starting Now from

By Dennis Crouch The attorneys at Plumsea Law Group in Bethesda are organizing an interesting trial – Starting October 15, the group will be bringing-on five new paid interns as part of a four-month-long intensive patent ...

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SD Ohio reversed by CAFC in fee- shifting issue in Buckhorn v. Orbis from

Buckhorn v. Orbis

Defendant ORBIS Corporation (“ORBIS”) appeals the decision of the United States District Court for the South- ern District of Ohio denying its motion for fees, costs, reasonable attorney fees, and expenses. In ...

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Despite Non-Public Nature of Operating Room, Surgical Procedure May Qualify as Public Use from

The court denied plaintiff's motion for summary judgment that its nerve stimulation patents were not invalid due to public use under 35 U.S.C. § 102(b) based on surgical procedures. "[Defendant] admits that ...

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CAFC reverses SD Fl on infringement issues in Bennett Marine v. Lenco from

From within Bennett Marine v. Lenco an appeal to the CAFC from SD FL:

Defendants-Appellants Lenco Marine, Inc. and its president Richard DeVito, Jr. (collectively “Lenco”) appeal from a final judgment of the United States ...

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Friday Foreign Filing Roundup from

Happy Friday!  As fall rolls in and the days become chillier here in New York City, we have gathered the latest headlines in foreign patent filing news below: Currently, the two most popular venues for ...

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Who wants to be a UPC judge? Shout now if you do! from

Over on the IPKat's favourite website at the moment, that of the Unified Patent Court, we find the news that Preparatory Committee is launching Expression of Interests from Candidate Judges.  So basically this means ...

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Lontex ands Oakley to "Sweat it Out" in Trademark Dispute from

Last Friday in Lontex Corp. v. Oakley, Inc., 1:13-cv-05459 (DNJ), Lontex sued Oakley in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey for trademark infringement, counterfeiting and unfair competition relating to ...

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ALJ Pender Denies Motion to Disqualify Expert In Certain Opaque Polymers (337-TA-883) from

On September 19, 2013, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued the public version of Order No. 6 (dated August 29, 2013) denying Complainants’ motion to disqualify Respondents’ proposed expert witness, while simultaneously granting Complainants’ motion to ...

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ALJ Shaw Requests Positions Of Unidentified Licensees In Connection With Motion To Declassify In Certain Digital Media Devices (337-TA-882) from

On September 19, 2013, ALJ David P. Shaw issued the public version of Order No. 19 in Certain Digital Media Devices, Including Televisions, Blu-Ray Disc Players, Home Theater Systems, Tablets and Mobile Phones, Components Thereof ...

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Webinar on IP Due Diligence from

Strafford will be offering a webinar/teleconference entitled "IP Due Diligence in M&A; Transactions -- Conducting IP Investigations and Leveraging Results During Deal Negotiations" on October 29, 2013 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm ...

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Webinar on Patent Trolls from

Technology Transfer Tactics will be offering a webinar entitled "Patent “Trolls” Under Fire: Strategies, Tactics and Legislation Impacting University Patents & Licensing" on October 22, 2013 from 1:00 to 2:00 pm (Eastern). Scott A ...

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IPO Webinar on Inducing Infringement from

The Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) will offer a one-hour webinar entitled "Inducing Infringement: Latest Developments" on September 26, 2013 beginning at 2:00 pm (ET). A panel consisting of Eric Weisblatt of Wiley Rein ...

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Webinar on Patent Reissue Process from

Strafford will be offering a webinar/teleconference entitled "Strategic Use of Patent Reissue After the AIA -- Correcting Errors in Patents, Determining Whether and When to Pursue a Reissue Application, and Mastering the Recapture Rule" on ...

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