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.

Senate IP Subcommittee to Consider “Predictability, Certainty, and Fairness” in PTAB Proceedings

SENATE IP SUBCOMMITTEE TO CONSIDER “PREDICTABILITY, CERTAINTY, AND FAIRNESS” IN PTAB PROCEEDINGS The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property will hold a hearing on “The Patent Trial [...]

Submit a Nomination for the New Inspiration Award

SUBMIT A NOMINATION FOR THE NEW INSPIRATION AWARD IPO Education Foundation created a new Inspiration Award to be honored at the December 7 Awards Celebration in Washington, DC. The award recognizes[...]

USPTO Director Kathi Vidal Will Provide a Keynote Address During IPO’s Annual Meeting

USPTO DIRECTOR KATHI VIDAL WILL PROVIDE A KEYNOTE ADDRESS DURING IPO’S ANNUAL MEETING Join IPO at the 2022 Annual Meeting to hear a keynote address by USPTO Director Kathi Vidal. As the[...]

Register for IPO’s 2022 Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, CA

REGISTER FOR IPO’S 2022 ANNUAL MEETING IN LOS ANGELES, CA Registration is open for IPO’s Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, CA from September 18-20, 2022. This must-attend event brings together IP prof[...]

VIDAL ISSUES GUIDANCE TO PTAB ON PERMISSIBLE USES OF APPLICANT ADMITTED PRIOR ART IN IPR

Vidal Issues Guidance to PTAB on Permissible Uses of Applicant Admitted Prior Art in IPR Thursday, June 9, USPTO Director KATHI VIDAL issued guidance to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board clarifying[...]

USPTO LAUNCHES NEW PATENT QUALITY METRICS WEBPAGE

USPTO Launches New Patent Quality Metrics Webpage Last week the USPTO announced the launch of a new Patent Quality Metrics webpage that provides information about the Office’s statutory compliance [...]

IP IN THE MASS MEDIA

IP in the Mass Media Former USPTO Directors Critique Proposed Waiver of IP for COVID Vaccines On Sunday the New York Post published an opinion article by ANDREI IANCU (Irell & Manella LLP) a[...]

USPTO DID NOT ERR IN FINDING PROPOSED SUBSTITUTE CLAIMS INDEFINITE, DENYING PROPOSED SANCTIONS MOTION

**USPTO Did Not Err in Finding Proposed Substitute Claims Indefinite, Denying Proposed Sanctions Motion ClearOne, Inc. v. Shure Acquisition Holdings, 21-1517 -- On Wednesday in an opi[...]

Federal Circuit Upholds Refusal to Register Trademark

*FEDERAL CIRCUIT UPHOLD’S REFUSAL TO REGISTER TRADEMARK Tiger Lily Ventures Ltd. v. Barclays Capital Inc., 21-1107 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge LOURIE, the Federal Circuit uphe[...]

Sponsor the Stroke of Genius® Podcast

SPONSOR THE STROKE OF GENIUS® PODCAST Season 5 of Stroke of Genius®, brought to you by IPO Education Foundation, tackles your questions about how patents incentivize investment in R&a[...]