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 Files Amicus Brief in Acorda Case on Blocking Patent Doctrine

IPO FILES AMICUS BRIEF IN ACORDA CASE ON BLOCKING PATENT DOCTRINE On Monday IPO filed an amicus brief at the U.S. Supreme Court asking for the Court to grant certiorari in Acorda Therapetics, Inc. [...]

Senate Judiciary Committee to Examine IP and Price of Prescription Drugs

SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE TO EXAMINE IP AND PRICE OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS Today at 10:00a.m. ET, the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing titled “Intellectual Property and the Price of Pre[...]

Method for Making Oxymorphone with Low Level of Impurities Was Not Obvious

* * METHOD FOR MAKING OXYMORPHONE WITH LOW LEVEL OF IMPURITIES WAS NOT OBVIOUS Endo Pharm, Inc. v. Actavis LLC, 18-1054 -- On Friday in an opinion by Judge WALLACH, the USPTO upheld a[...]

IPO Publishes Compprehensive Proposal Concerning Venue in Patent Infringement Suits

IPO PUBLISHES COMPREHENSIVE PROPOSAL CONCERNING VENUE IN PATENT INFRINGEMENT SUITS This morning IPO published a comprehensive proposal for limiting venue in patent suits. The proposal amends and bu[...]

Court Upholds Exceptional Case Determination

* COURT UPHOLDS EXCEPTIONAL CASE DETERMINATION ThermoLife Int’l LLC v. GNC Corp., 18-1657 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge TARANTO, the Federal Circuit upheld a district court find[...]

Claims for Displaying Market Information Were Eligible for CBM Review but Patent-Ineligible

*CLAIMS FOR DISPLAYING MARKET INFORMATION WERE ELIGIBLE FOR CBM REVIEW BUT PATENT-INELIGIBLE Trading Techs. Int’l v. IBG LLC, 17-2323 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge MOORE, the Fe[...]

Senate IP Subcommittee to Review Role of IP in Sports and Public Safety

SENATE IP SUBCOMMITTEE TO REVIEW ROLE OF IP IN SPORTS AND PUBLIC SAFETY Today at 2:30p.m. ET, the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Intellectual Property will hold a hearing titled “Worl[...]

Method of Treatment Claims Were Not Obvious Over Prior Art References

*  METHOD OF TREATMENT CLAIMS WERE NOT OBVIOUS OVER PRIOR ART REFERENCES Neptune Generics, LLC v. Eli Lilly & Co., 18-1257 -- On Friday in an opinion by Judge MOORE, the Federal C[...]

USTR Releases Special 301 Report & Review of Notorious Markets

IPO AND IPO EDUCATION FOUNDATION CELEBRATE WORLD IP DAY Today is World IP Day, which celebrates the role that IP rights play in encouraging innovation and creativity. This year’s theme is “Reach fo[...]

National Institute of Standards and Technology Publishes Report on Federal Technology Transfer

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY PUBLISHES REPORT ON FEDERAL TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER Yesterday the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology published a[...]