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 Celebrates 50 Year Anniversary

IPO CELEBRATES 50 YEAR ANNIVERSARY Today is the 50th anniversary of IPO’s incorporation. We are grateful for our colleagues in the IPO community. We will be celebrating throughout 202[...]

ITC Erred in Admitting Testimony from Expert Lacking Ordinary Skill in the Art

**ITC ERRED IN ADMITTING TESTIMONY FROM EXPERT LACKING ORDINARY SKILL IN THE ART Kyocera Senco Indus. Tools Inc v. ITC, 20-1046 -- On Friday in an opinion by Chief Judge MOORE, the Fe[...]

Today on the IP Chat Channel — 2021 IP Case Law Review

TODAY ON THE IP CHAT CHANNEL ™ — 2021 IP CASE LAW REVIEW Tune in to the IP Chat Channel™ today at noon ET for a 2021 IP Case Law Review. 2021 was an active year for IP c[...]

Join an IPO Standing Committee Today

JOIN AN IPO STANDING COMMITTEE TODAY The application for 2022-2023 Standing IP Committees is now open! If you have not yet joined a committee for the new term, please click here to do so. IPO has 2[...]

Unified Patent Court Now Officially Established

UNIFIED PATENT COURT NOW OFFICIALLY ESTABLISHED Prior to the installation of the upcoming Unitary Patent System in Europe, in order for the Unified Patent Court to become a legal entity (and to hir[...]

Federal Circuit Vacates Summary Judgment of No Infringement

*FEDERAL CIRCUIT VACATES SUMMARY JUDGMENT OF NO INFRINGEMENT Evolusion Concepts, Inc. v. Hoc Events, Inc., 21-1963 -- On January 14 in a decision by Judge TARANTO, the Federal Circuit[...]

IPOwners Spring Summit Sponsor – Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE APPROVES VIDAL'S NOMINATION TO BE THE NEXT USPTO DIRECTOR Yesterday the Senate Judiciary Committee approved KATHI VIDAL’s nomination to be Under Secretary of Commerce for[...]

Senate Judiciary Committee Scheduled to Vote on USPTO Director Nomination Today

SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE SCHEDULED TO VOTE ON USPTO DIRECTOR NOMINATION TODAY Today at 9:00a.m. ET, the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold an Executive Business Meeting. On the agenda is a vote[...]

Join an IPO Standing Committee Today

JOIN AN IPO STANDING COMMITTEE TODAY The application for 2022-2023 Standing IP Committees is now open! If you have not yet joined a committee for the new term, please click here to do so. IPO has 2[...]

EPO Dismisses Appeal of Refusal of Applications Naming AI System as Inventor

EPO DISMISSES APPEAL OF REFUSAL OF APPLICATIONS NAMING AI SYSTEM AS INVENTOR On December 21, the European Patent Office’s Legal Board of Appeal announced its decision to dismiss an appeal in cases[...]