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 and Other Associations Issue Joint Statement on WTO Decision

IPO AND OTHER ASSOCIATIONS ISSUE JOINT STATEMENT ON WTO DECISION As previously reported, last Friday members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) concluded the 12th Ministerial Conference in Genev[...]

House IP Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on PTAB 10 Year Review Today

HOUSE IP SUBCOMMITTEE TO HOLD HEARING ON PTAB 10 YEAR REVIEW TODAY The House IP Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet will hold a hearing on “The Patent Trial and Appeal B[...]

On Rehearing, Federal Circuit Vacates Decision Upholding Claims as Meeting Written Description Requirement

**ON REHEARING, FEDERAL CIRCUIT VACATES DECISION UPHOLDING CLAIMS AS MEETING WRITTEN DESCRIPTION REQUIREMENT Novartis Pharm. v. Accord Healthcare Inc., 21, 1070 -- Yesterday in an opi[...]

WTO Issues Ministerial Decision on TRIPS

WTO ISSUES MINISTERIAL DECISION ON TRIPS On Friday members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) concluded the 12th Ministerial Conference in Geneva resulting in negotiated outcomes on several trad[...]

Leahy, Tillis, and Cornyn Introduce the PTAB Reform Act of 2022

LEAHY, TILLIS, AND CORNYN INTRODUCE THE PTAB REFORM ACT OF 2022 Yesterday Senators PATRICK LEAHY (D-VT) and THOM TILLIS (R-NC), Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Inte[...]

Senate IP Subcommittee to Consider “Predictability, Certainty, and Fairness” in PTAB Proceedings

SENATE IP SUBCOMMITTEE TO CONSIDER “PREDICTABILITY, CERTAINTY, AND FAIRNESS” IN PTAB PROCEEDINGS The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property will hold a hearing on “The Patent Trial [...]

Submit a Nomination for the New Inspiration Award

SUBMIT A NOMINATION FOR THE NEW INSPIRATION AWARD IPO Education Foundation created a new Inspiration Award to be honored at the December 7 Awards Celebration in Washington, DC. The award recognizes[...]

USPTO Director Kathi Vidal Will Provide a Keynote Address During IPO’s Annual Meeting

USPTO DIRECTOR KATHI VIDAL WILL PROVIDE A KEYNOTE ADDRESS DURING IPO’S ANNUAL MEETING Join IPO at the 2022 Annual Meeting to hear a keynote address by USPTO Director Kathi Vidal. As the[...]

Register for IPO’s 2022 Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, CA

REGISTER FOR IPO’S 2022 ANNUAL MEETING IN LOS ANGELES, CA Registration is open for IPO’s Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, CA from September 18-20, 2022. This must-attend event brings together IP prof[...]

VIDAL ISSUES GUIDANCE TO PTAB ON PERMISSIBLE USES OF APPLICANT ADMITTED PRIOR ART IN IPR

Vidal Issues Guidance to PTAB on Permissible Uses of Applicant Admitted Prior Art in IPR Thursday, June 9, USPTO Director KATHI VIDAL issued guidance to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board clarifying[...]