Posts Tagged: kunin


An Interesting Year on the Horizon: What to Watch in 2018

The issues I will be watching in 2018 other than Oil States are as follows: (1) What does the new Director of the USPTO do with respect to reforming …
By Gene Quinn
4 months ago 0

Industry Insiders Make Patent Wishes for 2018

For my wishes, I’ll make four. First, as I did last year, I again continue to wish for patent eligibility reform in Congress that would overrule …
By Gene Quinn
4 months ago 5

What Mattered in 2017: Industry Insiders Reflect Biggest Moments in IP

Unlike previous years where we had near unanimity on the biggest moments, this year we see wide variety of thought, from SCOTUS to Capitol Hill to the …
By Gene Quinn
4 months ago 26

Predicting SAS Institute v. Matal after SCOTUS Oral Arguments

My thoughts continue to be that the statute is very simple and mandates the PTAB to issue a final written decision on all claims challenged. This seemed …
By Gene Quinn
5 months ago 0

Predicting Oil States after Supreme Court Oral Arguments

After oral arguments were held on Monday, November 27, 2017, I again asked a number of industry insiders what thoughts and predictions they now have after having the benefit …
By Gene Quinn
5 months ago 34

Patent Exhaustion at the Supreme Court: Industry Reaction to Impression Products v. Lexmark

Bob Stoll: ''And it is the international exhaustion holding that is particularly troubling. Sales abroad act independently from the US patent system and there is no impact …
By Gene Quinn
11 months ago 29

Industry reaction to SCOTUS patent venue decision in TC Heartland v. Kraft Food Group

What follows is reaction from a distinguished panel of industry insiders who have been following this case. Each have offered their own instant analysis, several pointing out …
By Gene Quinn
11 months ago 23

The America Invents Act Five Years Later: Reality, Consequences and Perspectives

At exactly 11:42am on September 16, 2011, President Barak Obama signed the America Invents Act into law. As President Obama put his pen down he said: “All right guys, …
By Gene Quinn
2 years ago 22

Patent and Trade Secret Wishes for 2016

This year our panel has a diverse variety of wishes. We see the usual wishes relating to patent eligibility and the abstract idea exception, with a reference …
By Gene Quinn
2 years ago 4

What Mattered in 2015: Insiders Reflect on Biggest Moments in IP

This year our panel of industry insiders is quite diverse, with commentary from Bob Stoll (Drinker Biddle), Ashley Keller (Gerchen Keller), Paul Morinville (US Inventor), Alden Abbot (…
By Gene Quinn
2 years ago 8

The Role of an Patent Procedure Expert in Patent Litigation

When you review file histories as a patent office practice expert it’s an eye-opening experience because sometimes it’s almost inexplicable as to what happened and …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 2

The PTAB and Patent Office Administrative Trials

KUNIN: ''But what is the one thing that can be a break the bank issue? What if the patent owner asserts eight patents against you in a …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 0

A Patent Conversation with Steve Kunin: De Novo Review and Bright Line Rules

KUNIN: ''Remember though an Act of Congress in 1982 the Federal Circuit was established as the single reviewing court for district court patent appeals to provide uniformity and …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 0

The Finale: Steve Kunin Interview Part 3

"You’re going to get a claim construction early from the PTAB. In fact, one of the interesting results with the respect to a review of the …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 6

A Patent Conversation with Steve Kunin

Steve Kunin is the head of Oblon's Post Grant Patent Proceedings practice group, and is also on the firm's Management Committee. He is also a friend. For …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 3