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 to Formalize Process for Director Review of PTAB Decisions After Seeking Stakeholder Input

USPTO TO FORMALIZE PROCESS FOR DIRECTOR REVIEW OF PTAB DECISIONS AFTER SEEKING STAKEHOLDER INPUT Last week USPTO Director KATHI VIDAL announced that the USPTO will formalize the process for Directo[...]

USPTO Holds 15th Annual Design Day; New USPTO Director Addresses Developments in Industrial Designs

USPTO HOLDS 15TH ANNUAL DESIGN DAY; NEW USPTO DIRECTOR ADDRESSES DEVELOPMENTS IN INDUSTRIAL DESIGNS Yesterday the USPTO held its 15th Annual Design Day. The virtual event covered various aspects of[...]

Attend the 15th Annual Virtual Design Day Today

ATTEND THE 15TH ANNUAL VIRTUAL DESIGN DAY TODAY The 15th Annual Design Day will take place virtually today, April 21 from 1:00-4:30p.m ET followed by a networking opportunity. The liv[...]

Beijing IP Court Announces First Patent Linkage Decision in China

BEIJING IP COURT ANNOUNCES FIRST PATENT LINKAGE DECISION IN CHINA On April 15th, the first decision in a patent linkage dispute in China was handed down by the Beijing IP Court. The patentee is the[...]

District Court Erred in Dismissing Patent Suit for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction

**DISTRICT COURT ERRED IN DISMISSING PATENT SUIT FOR LACK OF PERSONAL JURISDICTION Apple Inc. v. Zipit Wireless, Inc., 2021-1760 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge STOLL, the Federal[...]

This Week on IPO’s IP Chat Channel — IP Developments in Russia: What You Need to Know

THIS WEEK ON IPO’S IP CHAT CHANNEL -- IP DEVELOPMENTS IN RUSSIA: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Tune in to the IP Chat Channel on Thursday, April 21 at 11:00a.m. ET for IP Developments in Russ[...]

Register for the 15th Annual Virtual Design Day on April 21

REGISTER FOR THE 15TH ANNUAL VIRTUAL DESIGN DAY ON APRIL 21 The 15th Annual Design Day will take place virtually this year on Thursday, April 21 from 1:00-4:30p.m ET followed by a net[...]

Vidal Sworn in as USPTO Director

VIDAL SWORN IN AS USPTO DIRECTOR Yesterday KATHI VIDAL was sworn in as Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO. The USPTO issued a statement we[...]

World IP Day on April 26, 2022: IP for a Better Future

WORLD IP DAY ON APRIL 26, 2022: IP FOR A BETTER FUTURE IPO is partnering with the USPTO and other organizations for a special two-hour virtual program to celebrate World Intellectual Property Day 2[...]

Federal Circuit Overturns District Court Determination that Claim Terms Were Indefinite

**FEDERAL CIRCUIT OVERTURNS DISTRICT COURT DETERMINATION THAT CLAIM TERMS WERE INDEFINITE Niazi Licensing Corp. v. St. Jude Medical. S.C., Inc., 21-1864 -- Yesterday in an opinion by [...]