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.

WIPO Director General Addresses IPOwners Spring Summit

WIPO DIRECTOR GENERAL ADDRESSES IPOwners SPRING SUMMIT™ Yesterday at the IPOwners Spring Summit™ Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization DAREN TANG gave the o[...]

IPOwners Spring Summit Begins Today – There Is Still Time to Register

IPOwners SPRING SUMMIT™ BEGINS TODAY – THERE IS STILL TIME TO REGISTER It’s not too late to join your peers for the virtual IPOwners Spring Summit™. The conference will provide an in-[...]

Federal Circuit Reverses IPR Decision Canceling Claims as Obvious Based on Non-Enabled Reference

**FEDERAL CIRCUIT REVERSES IPR DECISION CANCELING CLAIMS AS OBVIOUS BASED ON NON-ENABLED REFERENCE Raytheon Techs. Corp. V. General Electric Co., 20-1755 -- On Friday in an opinion by[...]

IPOwners Spring Summit to Feature Session on the Balance Between Patent Attorney as Bespoke Craftsperson and as Procurement Item

IPOWNERS SPRING SUMMIT™ TO FEATURE SESSION ON THE BALANCE BETWEEN PATENT ATTORNEY AS BESPOKE CRAFTSPERSON AND AS PROCUREMENT ITEM How do you know how much effort or cost to invest in any giv[...]

USTR Releases National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers

USTR RELEASES NATIONAL TRADE ESTIMATE REPORT ON FOREIGN TRADE BARRIERS The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) recently released the 2021 National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade [...]

Today on the IP Chat Channel – Protecting Software Related to a Medical Device: A Case Law Review & Strategy

TODAY ON THE IP CHAT CHANNEL™ -- PROTECTING SOFTWARE RELATED TO A MEDICAL DEVICE: A CASE LAW REVIEW & STRATEGY Tune in to the IP Chat Channel™ today at 2:00p.m. ET f[...]

Complete IPO’s 2021 Annual Meeting Member Survey

COMPLETE IPO’S 2021 ANNUAL MEETING MEMBER SURVEY As we prepare for the 2021 IPO Annual Meeting, we ask that you participate in a short survey to help us determine the best method(s) for delivering [...]

Update on Constitutional Challenge Regarding Term of Patent Protection in Brazil

UPDATE ON CONSTITUTIONAL CHALLENGE REGARDING TERM OF PATENT PROTECTION IN BRAZIL On Wednesday, the Brazilian Supreme Court postponed its hearing on a constitutional case that challenges the legal p[...]

No Standing for IPR Appeal After Litigation on Challenged Patent Was Settled

**NO STANDING FOR IPR APPEAL AFTER LITIGATION ON CHALLENGED PATENT WAS SETTLED Apple Inc. v. Qualcomm Incorporated, 20-1561 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge MOORE, the Federal Circ[...]

Evidence Submitted to Prove Infringement Was Inadmissible

*EVIDENCE SUBMITTED TO PROVE INFRINGEMENT WAS INADMISSIBLE Wi-LAN Inc. v. Sharp Elecs. Corp., 20-1041 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge DYK, the Federal Circuit upheld a district co[...]