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.

IPR Petitioner Did Not Prove Unpatentability of Guide Catheter Claims

**IPR PETITIONER DID NOT PROVE UNPATENTABILITY OF GUIDE CATHETER CLAIMS Medtronic, Inc. v. Teleflex Innovations S.A.R.L., 21-2359 -- On June 5 in an opinion by Chief Judge MOORE, the [...]

USPTO Further Delays DOCX Filing Requirement and Surcharge, Extends Backup PDF Option

USPTO FURTHER DELAYS DOCX FILING REQUIREMENT AND SURCHARGE, EXTENDS BACKUP PDF OPTION In a Federal Register notice published yesterday, the USPTO announced that it will further delay a requirement [...]

Trademark Public Advisory Committee Holds Hearing Today on Proposed Fees

TRADEMARK PUBLIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE HOLDS HEARING TODAY ON PROPOSED FEES This afternoon from 1:00-3:00p.m. ET, the Trademark Public Advisory Committee will hold a hearing on proposed trademark fee [...]

Register Now for IPO’s 2023 Annual Meeting in Boston, MA

REGISTER NOW FOR IPO’S 2023 ANNUAL MEETING IN BOSTON, MA Register now for IPO’s Annual Meeting, which will be held in Boston, MA from September 10-12, 2023. IPO's premier event brings together IP [...]

USPTO Seeks Feedback on Proposed Track Three Pilot Program

USPTO SEEKS FEEDBACK ON PROPOSED TRACK THREE PILOT PROGRAM Last week the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published a Federal Register notice seeking comments on a proposed Track Three Pilot Progra[...]

House IP Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on “IP and Strategic Competition with China”

HOUSE IP SUBCOMMITTEE TO HOLD HEARING ON “IP AND STRATEGIC COMPETITION WITH CHINA” On Tuesday, June 6 at 10:00a.m. ET the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, [...]

Nominations Requested for IPO Board of Directors

NOMINATIONS REQUESTED FOR IPO BOARD OF DIRECTORS Corporate members interested in a seat on the IPO Board of Directors are invited to submit their names for consideration by the IPO Nominations Comm[...]

USPTO Seeks Public Input on Anticounterfeiting and Antipiracy Strategies

USPTO SEEKS PUBLIC INPUT ON ANTICOUNTERFEITING AND ANTIPIRACY STRATEGIES Yesterday the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published a Federal Register notice inviting public input on “Future Strategi[...]

USPTO Correctly Determined that Patent Was Not Prior Art to Challenged Claims

*USPTO CORRECTLY DETERMINED THAT PATENT WAS NOT PRIOR ART TO CHALLENGED CLAIMS Medtronic, Inc. v. Teleflex Innovations S.À.R.L., 21-2356 --Yesterday in an opinion by Judge LOURIE, a s[...]

Federal Circuit Affirms District Court Denial of Attorney Fees Under Section 285

**FEDERAL CIRCUIT AFFIRMS DISTRICT COURT DENIAL OF ATTORNEY FEES UNDER SECTION 285 OneSubsea IP UK Limited v. FMC Technologies, Inc., 22-1099 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge CLEVE[...]