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’s Annual Meeting Begins on Sunday, September 10 – Don’t Miss Out, Register Today!

IPO’S ANNUAL MEETING BEGINS ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 - DON’T MISS OUT, REGISTER TODAY! More than 1,000 people have registered for IPO’s Annual Meeting in Boston, MA! Don’t miss your opportunity to p[...]

Special 301 Report Input Encouraged by Mid-November

SPECIAL 301 REPORT INPUT ENCOURAGED BY MID-NOVEMBER The IPO International Patent Law and Trade Committee encourages IPO members to provide input, through IPO committees or individually, for potenti[...]

IPO Submits Comments on Proposed Changes to Rules of Procedure of Boards of Appeal at EPO

IPO SUBMITS COMMENTS ON PROPOSED CHANGES TO RULES OF PROCEDURE OF BOARDS OF APPEAL AT EPO Last week IPO President Karen Cochran (Shell USA, Inc.) submitted comments on proposed amendments to the Ru[...]

Court Upholds IPR Decisions Canceling Cell Phone Connection Claims

*COURT UPHOLDS IPR DECISIONS CANCELING CELL PHONE CONNECTION CLAIMS Sisvel International S.A. v. Sierra Wireless, Inc., 22-1387 -- On Friday in an opinion by Judge STARK, the Federal [...]

Andrei Iancu, Judge Kathleen O’Malley, and Farheena Rasheed to Speak at IPO’s Annual Meeting

Register for IPO’s Annual Meeting and attend the opening session on Sunday, September 10 in Boston, MA. During the opening session, awards will be presented to the Outstanding Committee of the Year Aw[...]

USPTO Issues Guidance on Domicile Addresses in Trademark Applications

Wednesday the USPTO published an examination guide to clarify how it will evaluate trademark applicants’ and owners’ domicile information, which helps the agency determine whether trademark owners nee[...]

IPO Annual Meeting Session: Extraterritoriality Issues in Trademark Law

Register for IPO’s Annual Meeting and attend a session on “Extraterritoriality Issues in Trademark Law.” This session will review recent cases that consider the extraterritorial reach of the Lanham Ac[...]

***Expiration Date for Obviousness-Type Double Patenting Analysis on Patent with PTA is Expiration Date After PTA Added

 In re Cellect, LLC, 22-1293 -- Monday in an opinion by Judge LOURIE, the Federal Circuit upheld USPTO reexamination decisions rejecting Cellect’s claims under the doctrine of obviousnes[...]

Networking Event During IPO Annual Meeting Hosted by IPO’s Women in IP Law Committee

NETWORKING EVENT DURING IPO ANNUAL MEETING HOSTED BY IPO’S WOMEN IN IP LAW COMMITTEE Are you attending the IPO Annual Meeting from September 10-12 in Boston, MA? Join IPO’s Women in IP Law Committe[...]

USPTO Erred in Analyzing Objective Indicia of Nonobviousness

**USPTO ERRED IN ANALYZING OBJECTIVE INDICIA OF NONOBVIOUSNESS Volvo Penta of the Americas, LLC v. Brunswick Corporation, 22-1765 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge LOURIE, the Feder[...]