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.

Federal Circuit Overturns Rosen-Durling Test for Nonobviousness in Design Patents

***FEDERAL CIRCUIT OVERTURNS ROSEN-DURLING TEST FOR NONOBVIOUSNESS IN DESIGN PATENTS LKQ Corp. v. GM Glob. Tech. Operations LLC, 21-2348 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge STOLL, the[...]

Federal Circuit Denies Fees in Parallel IPR Proceedings

*FEDERAL CIRCUIT DENIES FEES IN PARALLEL IPR PROCEEDINGS Dragon Intell. Prop. LLC v. Dish Network L.L.C., 22-1621, 22-1777 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Chief Judge MOORE, the Federal[...]

Register for IPO’s European Practice Conference on 20 June in London

REGISTER FOR IPO’S EUROPEAN PRACTICE CONFERENCE ON 20 JUNE IN LONDON For the 11th year, IPO’s European Practice Committee is organizing a conference entitled “IP in Europe – Taking Stock of the Maj[...]

“Patentably Indistinct” or “Obvious Variation” in Double Patenting?

MEET THE IPO TEAM: MATT RANKIN Matt Rankin is IPO’s Director of Membership Development and has been with IPO since October 2018. He is responsible for growing IPO’s membership and helpi[...]

Schumer Releases Roadmap for AI Policy in U.S. Senate

SCHUMER RELEASES ROADMAP FOR AI POLICY IN U.S. SENATE Yesterday the Bipartisan Senate AI Working Group, whose members include Senator Majority Leader CHUCK SCHUMER (D-NY), along with Sens. MIKE ROU[...]

Federal Circuit Dismisses PREP Act Appeal for Lack of Jurisdiction

*FEDERAL CIRCUIT DISMISSES PREP ACT APPEAL FOR LACK OF JURISDICTION Copan Italia Spa v. Puritan Med. Prods. Co. LLC, 22-1943 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge STARK, the Federal Cir[...]

IPO Submits Comments to USPTO in Response to Inventorship Guidance for AI-Assisted Inventions

IPO SUBMITS COMMENTS TO USPTO IN RESPONSE TO INVENTORSHIP GUIDANCE FOR AI-ASSISTED INVENTIONS As previously reported, in February the USPTO published Inventorship Guidance for AI-assisted Invention[...]

House IP Subcommittee Holds Hearing on “Intellectual Property: Enforcement Activities by the Executive Branch”

HOUSE IP SUBCOMMITTEE HOLDS HEARING ON “INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: ENFORCEMENT ACTIVITIES BY THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH” Last week the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the I[...]

USPTO Proposes Changes to Terminal Disclaimer Practice

USPTO PROPOSES CHANGES TO TERMINAL DISCLAIMER PRACTICE Today the USPTO published a notice of proposed rulemaking in the Federal Register titled “Terminal Disclaimer Practice to Obviate Nonstatutory[...]

FTC Publishes Final Rule Regarding Non-Competes

FTC PUBLISHES FINAL RULE REGARDING NON-COMPETES On May 7, the Federal Register published the FTC’s final rule banning most non-compete clauses with workers in the United States. The final rule, whi[...]