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.

China’s NMPA Announces Patent Linkage Measures

IPO COMMENTS ON PROPOSED RULE TO IMPLEMENT TRADEMARK MODERNIZATION ACT Yesterday IPO President DANIEL STAUDT submitted comments to the USPTO concerning its proposed rule to implement certain provis[...]

High Court of Delhi Established Intellectual Property Division

HIGH COURT OF DELHI ESTABLISHES INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY DIVISION Earlier this month, the High Court of Delhi established an "Intellectual Property Division" (IPD). The IPD will handle all IP related [...]

The Statutory Phrase “Final Written Decision” Has Word Usage Issues

THE STATUTORY PHRASE “FINAL WRITTEN DECISION” HAS WORD USAGE ISSUES In the world of PTAB decisions and the Federal Circuit, the phrase “final written decision” is everywhere. Congress[...]

IPO Submits Comments to Supreme Court of Florida on Diversity of Faculty for CLE Programs

IPO SUBMITS COMMENTS TO SUPREME COURT OF FLORIDA ON DIVERSITY OF FACULTY FOR CLE PROGRAMS This week IPO President DANIEL STAUDT (Siemens Corp.) submitted comments to the Supreme Court of Florida in[...]

District Court Erred in Dismissing Complaint That Contained Sufficient Factual Allegations

*DISTRICT COURT ERRED IN DISMISSING COMPLAINT THAT CONTAINED SUFFICIENT FACTUAL ALLEGATIONS Bot M8 LLC v. Sony Corp. of Am., 2020-2218 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge O’MALLEY, th[...]

Biden Executive Order Has Implications for IP Owners

BIDEN EXECUTIVE ORDER HAS IMPLICATIONS FOR IP OWNERS Last week U.S. President JOE BIDEN issued an Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy. The lengthy order seeks to promot[...]

USPTO Requests Comments on Patent Eligibility Jurisprudence

USPTO REQUESTS COMMENTS ON PATENT ELIGIBILITY JURISPRUDENCE Last week the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published a Federal Register notice titled “Patent Eligibility Jurisprudence Study.” The n[...]

Using The Word “Rebuttable” With “Presumption” Can Cause Headaches

Using The Word “Rebuttable” With “Presumption” Can Cause Headaches A “presumption” is a rule of law that permits a court to assume a fact is true until a preponderance (or greater wei[...]

Judge Alan Albright (U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas) to Provide Keynote Address During IPO Annual Meeting

JUDGE ALAN ALBRIGHT (U.S. DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS) TO PROVIDE KEYNOTE ADDRESS DURING IPO ANNUAL MEETING Join IPO at the 2021 Annual Meeting to hear a keynote [...]

Panelists Discuss Why Patent Waiver Would Not Accelerate Vaccine Distribution

PANELISTS DISCUSS WHY PATENT WAIVER WOULD NOT ACCELERATE GLOBAL VACCINE DISTRIBUTION At a panel held in June by The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA), two vaccine scientists, Professor[...]