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.

Adoption of New Claim Construction in IPR Violated Patent Owner’s APA Rights

** ADOPTION OF NEW CLAIM CONSTRUCTION IN IPR VIOLATED PATENT OWNER’S APA RIGHTS Qualcomm Inc. v. Intel Corp., 20-1589 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Chief Judge Moore, the Federal Circ[...]

IPO Files Responses to EU Commission Questionnaire on Designs

IPO FILES RESPONSES TO EU COMMISSION QUESTIONNAIRE ON DESIGNS Last week IPO President DANIEL STAUDT (Siemens Corp.) responded on behalf of IPO to the European Commission’s questionnaire relating to[...]

GM Sues Ford for Trademark Infringement on New Self-Driving Technology Name

IP IN THE MASS MEDIA GM Sues Ford for Trademark Infringement on New Self-Driving Technology Name On Saturday the Detroit Free Press reported that General Motors sued Ford Motor Co. for trademark i[...]

USPTO Obviousness Determination Not Supported by Substantial Evidence

**USPTO OBVIOUSNESS DETERMINATION NOT SUPPORTED BY SUBSTANTIAL EVIDENCE The Chemours Co. FC, LLC v. Daikin Industries, Ltd., 20-1289 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge REYNA, a split[...]

U.S. Senate Confirms Cunningham as Federal Circuit Judge

U.S. SENATE CONFIRMS CUNNINGHAM AS FEDERAL CIRCUIT JUDGE Earlier this week the U.S. Senate confirmed TIFFANY P. CUNNINGHAM, currently a partner at Perkins Coie LLP in Chicago, as a circuit judge on[...]

Trademark & Copyright Sessions at the IPO Annual Meeting

TRADEMARK & COPYRIGHT SESSIONS AT THE IPO ANNUAL MEETING Attend the trademark and copyright sessions during IPO’s LIVE + Virtual Annual Meeting for a mix of U.S. and international i[...]

China’s NMPA Announces Patent Linkage Measures

IPO COMMENTS ON PROPOSED RULE TO IMPLEMENT TRADEMARK MODERNIZATION ACT Yesterday IPO President DANIEL STAUDT submitted comments to the USPTO concerning its proposed rule to implement certain provis[...]

High Court of Delhi Established Intellectual Property Division

HIGH COURT OF DELHI ESTABLISHES INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY DIVISION Earlier this month, the High Court of Delhi established an "Intellectual Property Division" (IPD). The IPD will handle all IP related [...]

The Statutory Phrase “Final Written Decision” Has Word Usage Issues

THE STATUTORY PHRASE “FINAL WRITTEN DECISION” HAS WORD USAGE ISSUES In the world of PTAB decisions and the Federal Circuit, the phrase “final written decision” is everywhere. Congress[...]

IPO Submits Comments to Supreme Court of Florida on Diversity of Faculty for CLE Programs

IPO SUBMITS COMMENTS TO SUPREME COURT OF FLORIDA ON DIVERSITY OF FACULTY FOR CLE PROGRAMS This week IPO President DANIEL STAUDT (Siemens Corp.) submitted comments to the Supreme Court of Florida in[...]