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.

Pet Language Peeves: “In the IP Space”

PET LANGUAGE PEEVES: “IN THE IP SPACE” Language curmudgeons have pet peeves. People say, “I’m in the IP space.” In the patent space, the trademark space, the copyright space, the biop[...]

Patent Owner Disclaimer During IPR Binds Only Later Proceedings

**PATENT OWNER DISCLAIMER DURING IPR BINDS ONLY LATER PROCEEDINGS CUPP Computing AS v. Trend Micro Inc., 20-2262 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge DYK, the Federal Circuit upheld US[...]

Federal Circuit Upholds IPR Decision Canceling VLSI’s Claims

**FEDERAL CIRCUIT UPHOLDS IPR DECISION CANCELING VLSI’S CLAIMS VLSI Tech. LLC v. Intel Corp., 21-1826 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge BRYSON, the Federal Circuit upheld a USPTO in[...]

USPTO Did Not Err in Permitting Non-Substantive Claim Amendments in IPR

**USPTO DID NOT ERR IN PERMITTING NON-SUBSTANTIVE CLAIM AMENDMENTS IN IPR American National v. Sleep Number Corp., 21-1321 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge STOLL, the Federal Circu[...]

Last Day to Book your Hotel for IPO Education Foundation Awards Celebration

LAST DAY TO BOOK YOUR HOTEL FOR IPO EDUCATION FOUNDATION AWARDS CELEBRATION IPO Education Foundation has reserved a block of rooms at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center, 775 12th St NW, Washin[...]

Next Week on IPO’s IP Chat Channel — The End of U.S. Government Guidance on FRAND?

NEXT WEEK ON IPO’S IP CHAT CHANNEL™ -- THE END OF U.S. GOVERNMENT GUIDANCE ON FRAND? Tune in to IPO’s IP Chat Channel™ on Tuesday, November 15 at 1:00p.m. ET for a webin[...]

Court Properly Applied Presumption of Validity to Trademark Registration

*COURT PROPERLY APPLIED PRESUMPTION OF VALIDITY TO TRADEMARK REGISTRATION SoClean, Inc. v. Sunset Healthcare Solutions, Inc., 21-2311 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge PROST, the Fe[...]

Federal Circuit Grants Writ of Mandamus Ordering W.D. Tex to Rule on Transfer Motion

**FEDERAL CIRCUIT GRANTS WRIT OF MANDAMUS ORDERING W.D. TEX TO RULE ON TRANSFER MOTION In re: Apple Inc., 2022-164 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge REYNA, the Federal Circuit grant[...]

Licensor Was Collaterally Estopped from Arguing It Had Standing for Patent Suit

**LICENSOR WAS COLLATERALLY ESTOPPED FROM ARGUING IT HAD STANDING FOR PATENT SUIT Uniloc USA, Inc. v. Motorola Mobility LLC, 21-1555 -- On Friday in an opinion by Judge DYK, the Feder[...]

U.S. Supreme Court Grants Certiorari in Two IP Cases

U.S. SUPREME COURT GRANTS CERTIORARI IN TWO IP CASES Last week the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in two cases. Amgen v. Sanofi is a patent case. The Court granted cert on the question “Whet[...]