Posts Tagged: appeals rules


Rule 36 Judgment: The growing problem of one word affrimance by the Federal Circuit

In PCT International, Inc. v. Holland Electronics, LLC, the use of a Rule 36 judgment is particularly disconcerting because the Federal Circuit upheld the issuance of a permanent …
By Gene Quinn
1 year ago 6

Patent Bar Blues: New Rules, Old MPEP Make for Difficult Study

The unfortunate thing is that all of these individuals were getting this question incorrect and anyone who relied on this information moving forward would get the question …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 0

Recent Patent Related Federal Register Notices

At this time of the year many attorneys and agents are not paying all that much attention to the rules and requests for comments coming out of …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 1

U.S. Patent Office Finalizes New Appeal Rules

By eliminating certain briefing requirements the PTO hopes to reduce the number of non-compliant appeal briefs and the number of non-compliant examiner’s answers. Non-compliant briefs and …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 4

US Patent Office Seeks to Modify Appeals Rules… Again

The United States Patent and Trademark Office earlier today announced in the Federal Register that they will once again attempt to modify the rules of practice and …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 2

Patent Office Finally Announces Rule Delay

The United States Patent & Trademark Office finally posted on its website an announcement that the new appeals rules that were to go into effect today, December 10, 2008, …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 0