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.

IPO’s Corporate IP Management Committee Invites You to a Roundtable Discussion on IP Work Trends Post COVID-19

IPO’S CORPORATE IP MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE INVITES YOU TO A ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ON IP WORK TRENDS POST COVID-19 Join a conversation with your colleagues on Thursday, March 31 from 12:00-1:00p.m. ET [...]

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Challenge of USPTO’s Fintiv Rule

IP IN THE MASS MEDIA Supreme Court Declines to Hear Challenge of USPTO’s Fintiv Rule Yesterday Reuters reported that the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear Intel’s appeal of a USPTO rejection of [...]

House Bill Would Allow CBP to Share Information about Suspected Counterfeits with Rights Holders

HOUSE BILL WOULD ALLOW CBP TO SHARE INFORMATION ABOUT SUSPECTED COUNTERFEITS WITH RIGHTS HOLDERS Last week Representative KEN BUCK (R-Colo.) introduced H.R. 7096, legislation intended to address th[...]

USPTO Publishes Report on Economic Contributions by IP-Intensive Industries

USPTO PUBLISHES REPORT ON ECONOMIC CONTRIBUTIONS BY IP-INTENSIVE INDUSTRIES Yesterday the USPTO published a report titled "Intellectual property and the U.S. economy: Third edition.” The report ind[...]

Initial Agreement by EU, India, South Africa, and U.S. on a Proposal to Waive TRIPS

INITIAL AGREEMENT BY EU, INDIA, SOUTH AFRICA, AND U.S. ON A PROPOSAL TO WAIVE TRIPS It has been reported by various media sources that the European Union, India, South Africa, and the United States[...]

Patent Venue Statute Unavailing to Third-Party Counterclaim Defendants

**PATENT VENUE STATUTE UNAVAILING TO THIRD-PARTY COUNTERCLAIM DEFENDANTS BASF Plant Science, LP v. Commonwealth Scientific, 20-1415 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge TARANTO, the Fe[...]

Federal Circuit Upholds IPR Decision Canceling Claims as Obvious

**FEDERAL CIRCUIT UPHOLDS IPR DECISION CANCELING CLAIMS AS OBVIOUS Almirall, LLC v. Amneal Pharm. LLC, 20-2331 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge LOURIE, the Federal Circuit upheld a[...]

Update: IP News Related to Russia

UPDATE: IP NEWS RELATED TO RUSSIA It has been widely reported that Russia has introduced measures to substantially lessen IP protections for foreign companies from “unfriendly” countries.” “Unfrien[...]

Court Upholds IPR Decision Canceling Claims as Obvious

* COURT UPHOLDS IPR DECISION CANCELING CLAIMS AS OBVIOUS Fleming v. Cirrus Design Corp., 21-1561 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge STOLL, the Federal Circuit upheld a USPTO inter pa[...]

IPO Partners on The Diversity Pledge

IPO PARTNERS ON THE DIVERSITY PLEDGE Today in opening remarks to attendees of IPO’s Spring Summit, IPO President KAREN COCHRAN (Shell Oil Company) announced that IPO is pleased to partner with the [...]