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 Office Closed on Monday, May 30

IPO OFFICE CLOSED ON MONDAY, MAY 30 IPO will be closed and we will not publish the Daily News on Monday, May 30 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday in the U.S. Normal operations will resume o[...]

Vidal Discusses First Month as USPTO Director

VIDAL DISCUSSES FIRST MONTH AS USPTO DIRECTOR This week USPTO Director KATHI VIDAL published a blog discussing her first month in office. The post shares a new interim vision and mission statement [...]

U.S. Solicitor General Urges Supreme Court to Hear American Axle v. Neapco

U.S. SOLICITOR GENERAL URGES SUPREME COURT TO HEAR AMERICAN AXLE V. NEAPCO Yesterday the U.S. Solicitor General submitted its long-awaited brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in American Axle v. Neapco[...]

Federal Circuit Vacates District Court Dismissal of Declaratory Judgement Action

**FEDERAL CIRCUIT VACATES DISTRICT COURT DISMISSAL OF DECLARATORY JUDGEMENT ACTION Mitek Systems, Inc. v. United Services Automobile Association, 21-1989 -- On May 20 in an opinion by[...]

Plaintiff in Patent Infringement Case Entitled to Prejudgment Interest

*PLAINTIFF IN PATENT INFRINGEMENT CASE ENTITLED TO PREJUDGMENT INTEREST Kaufman v. Microsoft Corp., 21-1634-- On Friday in an opinion by Judge TARANTO, the Federal Circuit reversed a [...]

USPTO Failed to “Make Appropriate Findings of Fact” Concerning Whether Paper Constituted Prior Art

*USPTO FAILED TO “MAKE APPROPRIATE FINDINGS OF FACT” CONCERNING WHETHER PAPER CONSTITUTED PRIOR ART Google LLC v. IPA Technologies Inc., 21-1179 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge DY[...]

Have You Visited the IP Service Directory Recently?

HAVE YOU VISITED THE IP SERVICE DIRECTORY RECENTLY? IPO’s IP Service Directory is an online resource that helps IPO corporate and law firm members quickly find companies that provide a wide range o[...]

USPTO to Begin Issuing Electronic Trademark Registration Certificates May 24

USPTO TO BEGIN ISSUING ELECTRONIC TRADEMARK REGISTRATION CERTIFICATES MAY 24 Last week the USPTO announced that it will begin issuing electronic registration certificates on May 24, two weeks than [...]

China’s NMPA Issues Drug Administration Law Implementation Regulations for Comment

CHINA’S NMPA ISSUES DRUG ADMINISTRATION LAW IMPLEMENTATION REGULATIONS FOR COMMENT The National Medical Products Administration of China (NMPA) recently issued “Regulations for the Implementation o[...]

Split Federal Circuit Dismisses Appeal of IPR Termination for Lack of Jurisdiction

**SPLIT FEDERAL CIRCUIT DISMISSES APPEAL OF IPR TERMINATION FOR LACK OF JURISDICTION Atlanta Gas Light Co. v. Bennett Regul. Guards, Inc., 21-1759 -- On Friday in an opinion by Judge [...]