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I think that the Supreme Court decision will be enough to prevent the so-called patent reform from gaining any traction in the Senate The cynical view is that there is so much lobbying money flowing why would Congress want…

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The new normal created by the PTAB has drastically altered the patent assertion landscape Simply stated when a patent owner is notified that a patent they own is being brought into a post grant proceeding the statistics if not…

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Jaeger did not file a response to the complaint despite being granted two extensions of time to do so He did however send two brief fax messages to OED in one pointing out that he was an honorably discharged…

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It is not common to see a petition for reinstatement much less an actual reinstatement That is however what happened with respect to Mr Basrai who was suspended nunc pro tunc from October for a period of months but…

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Fashion law has become as diverse complex and global as the fashion industry itself Fashion law can be analogized to entertainment art or sports law in that it is circumscribed by the nature of a particular industry but is…

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Those days are long gone for nearly a decade now but when you do take the examination you will be provided with an electronic copy of the Manual of Patent Examining Procedures Don't fool yourself though the fact that…

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Perhaps the most ridiculous suggestion given step is to download the free PTO Patent Bar Exam Review Package from CNET The WikiHow article explains that this free package contains MPEP th edition revisions and Why would you ever want…

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Kappos explained that the PTAB has started and will continue in at least some cases to issue shorter per curiam decisions which will allow them to decide more cases and move through the backlog Co-Chair of the program Rob…

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A new addition to the program just announced today is David Kappos who is the immediate former Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Kappos a life-long employee of IBM prior to taking charge of the USPTO…

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Hanlon started with statistics relating to the variety of new procedures that were ushered in as part of either phase one or phase two implementation of the America Invents Act AIA He started with prioritized examination which went into…

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The Office of Enrollment and Discipline OED of the United States Patent and Trademark Office USPTO has announced that the patent bar examination which is sometimes called the patent registration exam or patent agent's exam will be updated again…

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Next year I will be speaking at the th Annual Patent Law Institute sponsored by the Practising Law Institute In addition to discussing ethical issues raised by the America Invents Act such as the new statute of limitations and…

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