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.

Law Magazine Features Article on IPO Toolkit

LAW MAGAZINE FEATURES ARTICLE ON IPO TOOLKIT Last week an article on the Gender Diversity in Innovation Toolkit was published in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly that featured IPO’s Women in IP Law Com[...]

Judge Refuses to Dismiss Willful and Induced Infringement Claims Against Apple

IP IN THE MASS MEDIA Judge Refuses to Dismiss Willful and Induced Infringement Claims Against Apple Yesterday Bloomberg Law reported that a judge in Texas refused to dismiss Maxell Inc.’s claims t[...]

USPTO Published Updated Legal Framework for Patent Electronic System

USPTO PUBLISHES UPDATED LEGAL FRAMEWORK FOR PATENT ELECTRONIC SYSTEM Yesterday the UPSTO published a Federal Register notice announcing “an updated legal framework for its Patent Electronic System”[...]

USPTO Seeks Comments on Proposed New Rule for Amending Claims in Post-Grant Proceedings

USPTO SEEKS COMMENTS ON PROPOSED NEW RULE FOR AMENDING CLAIMS IN POST-GRANT PROCEEDINGS Yesterday the USPTO published a Federal Register notice proposing changes to the rules of practice for inter [...]

Beer Companies Battle over Trade Secrets

IP IN THE MASS MEDIA Washington Post Highlights Trademark Dispute Involving Beverage Companies Yesterday the Washington Post reported on a trademark dispute between Thunder Beast, which makes roo[...]

USPTO Issues Updated Patent Eligibility Guidance

USPTO ISSUES UPDATED PATENT ELIGIBILITY GUIDANCE Last week the USPTO published a Federal Register notice announcing its October 2019 Patent Eligibility Guidance Update. The updated guidance include[...]

Fderal Circuit Vacates District Court Dismissal of Infringement Suit

* FEDERAL CIRCUIT VACATES DISTRICT COURT DISMISSAL OF INFRINGEMENT SUIT Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft v. Sirius XM Radio Inc., 18-2400 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge DYK, the Federal C[...]

Dunner Dies at 88

DUNNER DIES AT 88 According to reports, DONALD R. DUNNER died yesterday at age 88. Dunner, a legendary patent attorney and appellate advocate, argued more Federal Circuit cases than any other litig[...]

Location Change for 2019 IPO Education Foundation Dinner

LOCATION CHANGE FOR 2019 IPO FOUNDATION AWARDS DINNER The location for this year’s IPO Education Foundation Awards Dinner has changed from the National Building Museum to the Smithsonian American A[...]

Federal Circuit Upholds District Court’s Indefiniteness Finding

**FEDERAL CIRCUIT UPHOLDS DISTRICT COURT’S INDEFINITENESS FINDING HZNP Meds. LLC v. Actavis Labs. UT, Inc., 17-2149 -- On October 10 in an opinion by Judge REYNA, a split Federal Circ[...]