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.

USPTO Reports to Judiciary Committee Leaders About USPTO Operations During Pandemic

USPTO REPORTS TO JUDICIARY COMMITTEE LEADERS ABOUT USPTO OPERATIONS DURING PANDEMIC Yesterday USPTO Director ANDREI IANCU sent a letter reporting to House Judiciary Committee Chairman JERROLD NADLE[...]

Participate in IPO Law Journal as an Author or Reviewer

PARTICIPATE IN IPO LAW JOURNAL AS AN AUTHOR OR REVIEWER The online IPO Law Journal aims to publish timely and interesting articles authored by IPO members. Both unpublished and previously published[...]

Federal Circuit Overturns Attorney Fee Award

*FEDERAL CIRCUIT OVERTURNS ATTORNEY FEE AWARD Munchkin, Inc. v. Luv n’ Care, Ltd., 19-1454 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge CHEN, the Federal Circuit reversed a district court’s aw[...]

This Week on IPO’s IP Chat Channel

THIS WEEK ON IPO’S IP CHAT CHANNEL: Tuesday, June 9: Discussion with Senior PTAB Judges on PTAB Operations in Light of COVID-19 Deputy Chief Judge JACKIE BONILLA, Vice Chief Judge MI[...]

2020 Annual Meeting to be Held Virtually in September

2020 ANNUAL MEETING TO BE HELD VIRTUALLY IN SEPTEMBER The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to evolve, and uncertainty persists. Our number one priority is the health and safety of our memb[...]

IPO Executive Director Re-Emphasizes IPO Values in Response to Death of George Floyd

IPO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR RE-EMPHASIZES IPO VALUES IN RESPONSE TO DEATH OF GEORGE FLOYD Yesterday IPO Executive Director Jessica Landacre sent the following message to members re-emphasizing IPO’s com[...]

Stroke of Genius Podcast Premieres Season 3 With Episode on COVID-19

STROKE OF GENIUS™ PODCAST PREMIERES SEASON 3 WITH EPISODE ON COVID-19 IPO Education Foundation is pleased to announce that episode one of the Stroke of Genius podcast, titled “Pa[...]

IPO Participates in 29th NGO Coordination Meeting

IPO PARTICIPATES IN 29th NGO COORDINATION MEETING Last week IPO European Practice Committee Co-Chair MANISHA A. DESAI (UCB Biopharma) attended the 29th NGO Coordination Meeting on behalf of IPO. Th[...]

IPO Hosts IP5 Industry Meetings

IPO HOSTS IP5 INDUSTRY MEETINGS Over the last two weeks, IPO has hosted web meetings of IP5 Industry to discuss issues related to harmonization of patent office procedures. IP5 Industry includes as[...]

Former USPTO Director Says Patent Law Must Incentivize Innovation to Fight Pandemics

IP IN THE MASS MEDIA Former USPTO Director Says Patent Law Must Incentivize Innovations to Fight Pandemics On Wednesday Morning Consult published an op-ed by former USPTO Director DAVID KAPPOS dis[...]