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.

U.S. District Court for D.C. Finds Copyright Protection Requires Human Authorship

U.S. DISTRICT COURT FOR D.C. FINDS COPYRIGHT PROTECTION REQUIRES HUMAN AUTHORSHIP On August 18, 2023, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia granted summary judgment to the defendants[...]

IPO Annual Meeting Session: Increasing Lead Trial Counsel Diversity

IPO ANNUAL MEETING SESSION: INCREASING LEAD TRIAL COUNSEL DIVERSITY Register for IPO’s Annual Meeting and attend a session on “Increasing Lead Trial Counsel Diversity.” This session will provide ba[...]

2023 Committee of the Year Award Winner

2023 COMMITTEE OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNER In recognition of exceptional service, IPO will present its 2023 Outstanding Committee of the Year Award to the Artificial Intelligence & New Emerging Te[...]

IPO Annual Meeting Session: Decentralized Machine Learning

IPO ANNUAL MEETING SESSION: DECENTRALIZED MACHINE LEARNING Register for the IPO Annual Meeting and attend a session on “Decentralized Machine Learning: Why it Matters and How to Protect It.” Machin[...]

IPO Annual Meeting Session: Generative AI & Copyrights

IPO ANNUAL MEETING SESSION: GENERATIVE AI & COPYRIGHTS Register for IPO’s Annual Meeting and attend a session on “Generative AI & Copyrights: Eligibility, Fair Use, and Liability.” The use [...]

Court Upholds IPR Decisions Canceling Claims as Unpatentable

*COURT UPHOLDS IPR DECISIONS CANCELING CLAIMS AS UNPATENTABLE Incept LLC v. Palette Life Sciences, Inc., 21-2063 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge SCHALL, the Federal Circuit upheld[...]

IPO Files Comments on Proposed Design Patent Practitioner Bar

IPO FILES COMMENTS ON PROPOSED DESIGN PATENT PRACTITIONER BAR As previously reported, in May the USPTO formally proposed creation of a separate design patent practitioner bar. On Monday IPO filed c[...]

Canadian IP Office Issues Consultation Document Related to PTA

CANADIAN IP OFFICE ISSUES CONSULTATION DOCUMENT RELATED TO PTA On August 9 the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) issued a consultation document on proposed changes to the Patent Rules fo[...]

Reply Arguments in IPR Did Not Constitute New Theories

*REPLY ARGUMENTS IN IPR DID NOT CONSTITUTE NEW THEORIES Rembrandt Diagnostics, LP v. Alere, Inc., 2021-1796 -- On Friday in an opinion by Judge REYNA, the Federal Circuit upheld a USP[...]

Trademark Public Advisory Committee Meets Today

USPTO SEEKS FEEDBACK ON PROPOSED CHANGES TO DURATION OF TRADEMARK ATTORNEY RECOGNITION Yesterday the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) published a Federal Register notice seeking comments on[...]