IPO Daily NewsTM

A quick read, the IPO Daily NewsTM is three to five concise paragraphs a day. It includes summaries of all patent and trademark opinions of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the next day after opinions are issued and wire service stories of other selected IP cases.

IPO Files Amicus Brief in Peter v. NantKwest

IPO FILES AMICUS BRIEF IN PETER V. NANTKWEST Yesterday IPO filed an amicus brief at the U.S. Supreme Court in Peter v. NantKwest, Inc. IPO’s brief takes the position that: 1) the American Rule appl[...]

Above the Law Discusses Late Justice Stevens’s Copyright Opinions

IP IN THE MASS MEDIA Above the Law Discusses Late Justice Stevens’s Copyright Opinions Last week Above the Law published an article discussing late, retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice JOHN PAUL ST[...]

House IP Subcommittee Examines “Counterfeits and Cluttering”

HOUSE IP SUBCOMMITTEE EXAMINES “COUNTERFEITS AND CLUTTERING” Yesterday the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property held a hearing titled “Counter[...]

Joint Letter Sent to Secretaries of State and Commerce Concerning USPTO IP Attaché Program

JOINT LETTER SENT TO SECRETARIES OF STATE AND COMMERCE CONCERNING USPTO IP ATTACHÉ PROGRAM Yesterday a joint letter from stakeholders including IPO was sent to U.S. Secretary of State MICHAEL POMPE[...]

USPTO Updates PTAB Trial Practice Guide

USPTO UPDATES PTAB TRIAL PRACTICE GUIDE Yesterday the USPTO published a Federal Register notice announcing updates to the Office Trial Practice Guide (TPG), which outlines the procedures the USPTO’[...]

District Court Correctly Construed Patent Claims

*DISTRICT COURT CORRECTLY CONSTRUED PATENT CLAIMS Indivior Inc. v. Dr. Reddy's Labs., S.A., 17-2587 -- In a July 12 opinion by Judge LOURIE, a split Federal Circuit upheld district co[...]

USPTO Erred in Analyzing Public Accessibility of Asserted Prior Art Reference

* USPTO ERRED IN ANALYZING PUBLIC ACCESSIBILITY OF ASSERTED PRIOR ART REFERENCE Samsung Elecs. Co., Ltd. v. Infobridge Pte. Ltd., 18-2007 -- On Friday in an opinion by Judge O’MALLEY,[...]

Court Vacates and Remand IPR Decisions Based on Improper Claim Construction

*COURT VACATES AND REMANDS IPR DECISIONS BASED ON IMPROPER CLAIM CONSTRUCTION Cisco Sys., Inc. v. TQ Delta, LLC, 18-1917 -- On Wednesday in an opinion by Judge WALLACH, the Federal Ci[...]

Lawmakers Introduce STRONGER Patents Act of 2019

LAWMAKERS INTRODUCE STRONGER PATENTS ACT OF 2019 Yesterday Senate IP Subcommittee Ranking Member CHRIS COONS (D-Del.), Senator TOM COTTON (R-Ark.), and U.S. Representatives STEVE STIVERS (R-Ohio) a[...]

AI Tools Helping Lawyers With Patent Prosecution

IP IN THE MASS MEDIA Above the Law Discusses Patent Owner Attempts to Avoid IPR Yesterday Above the Law published an article titled “Can’t Dodge the PTAB” that discusses recent instances where pat[...]