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.

USPTO LAUNCHES NEW PATENT QUALITY METRICS WEBPAGE

USPTO Launches New Patent Quality Metrics Webpage Last week the USPTO announced the launch of a new Patent Quality Metrics webpage that provides information about the Office’s statutory compliance [...]

IP IN THE MASS MEDIA

IP in the Mass Media Former USPTO Directors Critique Proposed Waiver of IP for COVID Vaccines On Sunday the New York Post published an opinion article by ANDREI IANCU (Irell & Manella LLP) a[...]

USPTO DID NOT ERR IN FINDING PROPOSED SUBSTITUTE CLAIMS INDEFINITE, DENYING PROPOSED SANCTIONS MOTION

**USPTO Did Not Err in Finding Proposed Substitute Claims Indefinite, Denying Proposed Sanctions Motion ClearOne, Inc. v. Shure Acquisition Holdings, 21-1517 -- On Wednesday in an opi[...]

Federal Circuit Upholds Refusal to Register Trademark

*FEDERAL CIRCUIT UPHOLD’S REFUSAL TO REGISTER TRADEMARK Tiger Lily Ventures Ltd. v. Barclays Capital Inc., 21-1107 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge LOURIE, the Federal Circuit uphe[...]

Sponsor the Stroke of Genius® Podcast

SPONSOR THE STROKE OF GENIUS® PODCAST Season 5 of Stroke of Genius®, brought to you by IPO Education Foundation, tackles your questions about how patents incentivize investment in R&a[...]

Federal Circuit Upholds Temporary USPTO Director’s Decision Not to Rehear Arthrex’s IPR

***FEDERAL CIRCUIT UPHOLDS TEMPORARY USPTO DIRECTOR’S DECISION NOT TO REHEAR ARTHREX’S IPR Arthrex, Inc., v. Smith & Nephew, Inc., 2018-2140 -- On Friday in an opinion by Chief Ju[...]

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[...]