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 Releases Updated Study on Multiple PTAB Petitions

USPTO RELEASES UPDATED STUDY ON MULTIPLE PTAB PETITIONS Yesterday the USPTO released an updated Patent Trial and Appeal Board Multiple Petitions Study that includes data from fiscal years 2015-2022[...]

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[...]

Federal Circuit Grants En Banc Rehearing on Applicability of KSR to Design Patents

**FEDERAL CIRCUIT GRANTS EN BANC REHEARING ON APPLICABILITY OF KSR TO DESIGN PATENTS LKQ Corp. v. GM Global Technology Operations LLC, 21-2348 -- On Friday the Federal Circuit granted[...]

Lanham Act Reaches Only Domestic Infringement Claims

****LANHAM ACT REACHES ONLY DOMESTIC INFRINGEMENT CLAIMS Abitron Austria GmbH v. Hetronic Int’l, Inc.-- Yesterday in an opinion by Justice ALITO, the U.S. Supreme Court vacated a decision by the Te[...]

USPTO Director Kathi Vidal will Provide a Keynote Address During IPO’s Annual Meeting

USPTO DIRECTOR KATHI VIDAL WILL PROVIDE A KEYNOTE ADDRESS DURING IPO’S ANNUAL MEETING Join us at the 2023 IPO Annual Meeting to hear a keynote address by U.S. Patent and Trademark Offic[...]

Federal Circuit Rejects APA Challenge To USPTO Motion To Amend Pilot Program

**FEDERAL CIRCUIT REJECTS APA CHALLENGE TO USPTO MOTION TO AMEND PILOT PROGRAM Medytox, Inc. v. Galderma S.A., 22-1165 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge REYNA, the Federal Circuit u[...]

USPTO Erred in Analyzing Likelihood of Confusion

**USPTO ERRED IN ANALYZING LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION Spireon, Inc. v. Flex LTD., 22-1578 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge DYK, the Federal Circuit vacated the USPTO’s refusal to regi[...]

Register for IPO’s 2023 Annual Meeting in Boston, MA

Register for IPO’s Annual Meeting in Boston, MA from September 10-12, 2023. This must-attend event brings together IP professionals from corporations, law firms, government, academia, and service prov[...]

Senate IP Subcommittee Leaders Introduce PTAB, Patent Eligibility Bills

On June 22, Senator CHRIS COONS (D-DE), Chair of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, introduced the ‘‘Promoting and Respecting Economically Vital American Innovation Leadership[...]

Join IPO’s LeadershIP Development Committee Meeting on Tuesday, September 19th, 12p.m. ET

IPO's Leadership Development Committee invites IPO members to join its monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 19 at 12:00p.m. ET. The agenda for the meeting includes a discussion about leading through [...]