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.

Senators Send Questions to USTR Relating to Potential Expansion of WTO TRIPS Decision

SENATORS SEND QUESTIONS TO USTR RELATING TO POTENTIAL EXPANSION OF WTO TRIPS DECISION Yesterday, a group of U.S. Senators, including five Democrats and five Republicans, sent a letter to U.S. Trade[...]

District Court Applied Wrong Legal Standard for Claim Indefiniteness

**DISTRICT COURT APPLIED WRONG LEGAL STANDARD FOR CLAIM INDEFINITENESS Nature Simulation Systems Inc. v. Autodesk, Inc., 20-2257 -- On Monday in an opinion by Judge NEWMAN, a split Fe[...]

Allegations of Inventiveness Must Be “Plausible and Specific” to Overcome Rule 12 Motion

**ALLEGATIONS OF INVENTIVENESS MUST BE “PLAUSIBLE AND SPECIFIC” TO OVERCOME RULE 12 MOTION IBM v. Zillow Group, Inc., 21-2350 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge HUGHES, a split Feder[...]

Next Week on IPO’s IP Chat Channel — Flexible & Effective Leadership Strategies Post-2020

NEXT WEEK ON IPO’S IP CHAT CHANNEL™ -- FLEXIBLE & EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP STRATEGIES POST-2020 Tune in to IPO’s IP Chat Channel™ on Thursday, October 20, at 2:00p.m. ET[...]

UPC to Open Doors on April 1, 2023, Opt-outs Possible from January 1, 2023

UPC TO OPEN DOORS ON APRIL 1, 2023, OPT-OUTS POSSIBLE FROM JANUARY 1, 2023 According to a roadmap that was published on the Unified Patent Court (“UPC”) website, the UPC aims to open its doors on A[...]

IPO Files Comments on 2022 Notorious Markets List

IPO FILES COMMENTS ON 2022 NOTORIOUS MARKETS LIST Last week IPO President KAREN COCHRAN submitted IPO’s comments to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative related to the 2022 Notorious Markets[...]

Book your Hotel for the IPO Education Foundation Awards Celebration

BOOK YOUR HOTEL FOR THE IPO EDUCATION FOUNDATION AWARDS CELEBRATION IPO Education Foundation has reserved a block of rooms at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center, 775 12th St NW, Washington, DC[...]

Join an IPO Standing Committee Today

JOIN AN IPO STANDING COMMITTEE TODAY IPO has 28 active committees working on the most important areas of IP law and practice. IPO’s Standing IP Committees are great for networking and are a valuabl[...]

USPTO Sanctions IPR Petitioner for Abuse of Process

USPTO SANCTIONS IPR PETITIONER FOR ABUSE OF PROCESS On Tuesday the USPTO’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board designated as precedential an opinion by Director VIDAL in OpenSky Industries, LLC v. VLSI T[...]

IPO and Other Associations Issue Joint Statement of Support for Existing IP Framework

IPO AND OTHER ASSOCIATIONS ISSUE JOINT STATEMENT OF SUPPORT FOR EXISTING IP FRAMEWORK IPO continues to monitor developments related to World Trade Organization (WTO) discussions about whether the W[...]