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April 22, 2019

IPR Incomplete: PTAB Fails to Initiate Indefinite IPR Petition

IPR Incomplete: PTAB Fails to Initiate Indefinite IPR Petition   By: Katie Rubino   Recently on March 6, 2019 the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) issued […]
April 8, 2019

PTAB Enacts new Pilot Program on Motions to Amend During Post Grant Proceedings

PTAB Enacts New Pilot Program on Motions to Amend During Post Grant Proceedings   By: Katie Rubino   Recently the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) instituted […]
March 24, 2019

Lessons Learned on the Eve of the 10,000th Post Grant Petition Filed at the PTAB

Lessons Learned on the Eve of the 10,000th Post Grant Petition Filed at the PTAB   By: Katie Rubino   Background In 2011, Congress and then President […]
March 17, 2019

CAFC Affirms IPR Dismissal for Lack of Standing and Mootness

CAFC Affirms IPR Dismissal for Lack of Standing and Mootness   By: Katie Rubino   On February 7th, 2019 the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit […]
March 3, 2019

CAFC Upholds Unpatentability of Diagnostic Method Claims

CAFC Upholds Unpatentability of Diagnostic Method Claims   By: Katie Rubino On February 6th, 2019 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) in Athena […]
February 26, 2019

What Questions Should Software Startups Ask Themselves? (VIDEO)

Essential Questions For Software Startups MIT Enterprise Forum – Blockchain: Patents And Open Source     Featured In Video: Tom Serres, Founder of Animal Ventures Sam […]
February 18, 2019

First Cannabis Patent to Survive IPR Challenge In Part

First Cannabis Patent to Survive IPR Challenge In Part   By: Katie Rubino On January 3rd, 2019 the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) issued a final […]
February 5, 2019

CAFC Rules USPTO Exceeded Its Authority Adjusting Patent Term

CAFC Rules USPTO Exceeded Its Authority Adjusting Patent Term   By: Katie Rubino Recently on January 27th, 2019 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit […]
January 27, 2019

Buyer Beware: Secret Sales May Result in Subsequent Patent Invalidity

Buyer Beware: Secret Sales May Result in Subsequent Patent Invalidity   By: Katie Rubino   Recently on January 22, 2019, the Supreme Court affirmed the Federal Circuit’s […]
January 18, 2019

Final Decision Reached in Initial Insulin IPR Proceeding

Final Decision Reached in Initial Insulin IPR Proceeding   By: Katie Rubino       On December 12th, 2018 the U.S. Patent and Trademark Appeal Board (PTAB) […]