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Increasing the ROI from the Federal Labs

The biggest complaint about federal labs is it's too hard to complete deals. Many federal labs must run pending agreements through byzantine departmental procedures. Companies wonder what's …
By Joseph Allen
16 hours ago 0

Navigating the Patent Landscape in China

The Chinese intellectual property legal system has matured rapidly. Just 40 years ago China did not have a patent system, and today the country is aggressively using patent …
By Gene Quinn
19 hours ago 0

How to Change Jobs and Embrace Inefficiency

How can we provide trade secret protection in fast-growing industries where employees often leave to work for the competition? How does someone take his or her accumulated …
By James Pooley
20 hours ago 2

Invention and Patents: Phyllis Schlafly’s Legacy

In addition to these other areas of policy interest, however, Phyllis Schlafly had a strong and enduring interest in issues relating to invention, patents and other forms …
By Charles Schott
22 hours ago 1

Iancu: ‘It is unclear what is patentable and what is not, and that can depress innovation’

Earlier today USPTO Director Andrei Iancu testified at an Oversight Hearing before the House Judiciary Committee. In addition to detailing forthcoming changes to post grant proceedings, Director …
By Gene Quinn
2 days ago 17

Did the Supreme Court intentionally destroy the U.S. patent system?

Why did the Supreme Court intentionally destroy the U.S. patent system? That is a question many have been asking themselves in the wake of more than …
By Gene Quinn
2 days ago 38

Israeli Camera Developer says Apple infringed after expressing interest in business relationship

Corephotonics allegedly first informed Apple that it intended to pursue patent protections for its dual-aperture camera technologies as early as June 2012 during a meeting involving representatives of …
By Steve Brachmann
2 days ago 1

Askeladden LLC Submits Another Amicus Brief Advocating Against Tribal Sovereign Immunity for PTAB Proceedings

In this regard, a PTAB proceeding is not a suit in court, but instead an administrative proceeding in which the Patent Office (through the PTAB) takes “a …

Scott Yackey Joins Harness Dickey in Dallas Office

Harness Dickey announced this week that patent attorney Scott Yackey has joined the firm’s Metro Dallas office. Yackey holds experience in many areas of patent law, …
By Press Releases
2 days ago 0

A Costly Haircut

Lebron James and Nick Saban are well-known for dominance in their respective sports of basketball and college football. Recently they found themselves opposing each other in an …
By Andrew Warren
3 days ago 0

Federal Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Patent Challenges Filed by Drug Consumer

AIDS Healthcare Found., Inc. v. Gilead Scis., Inc., the Federal Circuit affirmed the dismissal of patent challenges filed by drug consumers. The Court noted that a declaratory …

HID Global Is Hiring An Assistant Intellectual Property Counsel

HID Global has an opening for an Assistant Intellectual Property Counsel to join its team. Reporting to the General Counsel – Intellectual Property, as Assistant Intellectual Property Counsel …

Chad Davis and Kassie Helm Join Dechert’s IP Life Sciences Team

Leading global law firm Dechert LLP announced this week that Chad E. Davis, Ph.D. and Katherine A. (“Kassie”) Helm, Ph.D. have joined its intellectual property …
By Press Releases
3 days ago 0

Petitioner Has Standing to Appeal PTAB Decision Where Litigation is Inevitable

Altaire filed two complaints against Paragon: (1) alleging a breach of the non-disclosure clause of the Agreement, and (2) seeking declaratory judgment that the ‘623 patent was invalid. Paragon, in …

Content Creators Coalition Calls on Congress to Grill Google Over Privacy and Drug Sales Concerns

In early May, the online creator advocacy group Content Creators Coalition (c3) published a digital ad calling on Congress to hold hearings to look into various illegal …
By Steve Brachmann
4 days ago 0