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Mechanisms, Governance, and Policy Impact of SEP Determination Approaches

Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) are on the rise; the number of newly declared patents per year has almost tripled over the past five years. There were 17,623 new …
By Tim Pohlmann & Justus Baron
19 hours ago 0

Ramey & Schwaller is Seeking a Litigation Attorney

Ramey & Schwaller is looking for a litigation attorney with 3-5 years of litigation experience in federal court. The full-time, permanent position, located in Houston, TX, will be …

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Tillis and Other Senate Republicans Bristle at Biden’s Nomination of Gigi Sohn to the FCC

On November 30, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) wrote a letter  addressed to President Joe Biden asking Biden to withdraw the nomination of Gigi Sohn, a co-founder of the …
By Steve Brachmann
1 day ago 3

Moderna Strikes Out at CAFC on Challenges to Arbutus Patents that May Pose a Risk to COVID Vaccines

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled yesterday in two precedential decisions that Moderna’s challenges to decisions of the Patent Trial and …
By IPWatchdog
1 day ago 1

Tillis Pushes Tai Again on TRIPS IP Waiver Proposal, as South Africa Asks to Delay Delivery of Vaccines

Yesterday, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC), the Ranking Member on the Senate IP Subcommittee, wrote to Ambassador Katherine Tai, the United States Trade Representative who is responsible for …
By Gene Quinn
2 days ago 6

Now More Than Ever, IP Practitioners Need to Be Better Business Partners

If you’ve worked in-house, you’ve probably been told at some point to “do more with less.” Initially a response to the Great Recession, business scrutiny …
By Alexandra Svensson
2 days ago 0

Volpe Koenig is Seeking an IP Attorney in Telecommunications

Volpe Koenig is seeking an Intellectual Property Attorney experienced in telecommunications.  This full-time, permanent position is located in Philadelphia, PA, however, the option of working remotely is …

Vidal Agrees Eligibility Needs More Clarity in Senate Judiciary Committee Questioning of Two IP Nominees

Today, the full Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing to question two key IP nominees: Judge Leonard Stark of the of the United States District Court for …
By Eileen McDermott
2 days ago 25

Patent Filings Roundup: Board Reverses Own Fintiv Denial; Joao Entity’s Bad Bet; NPE Adopts Anticounterfeiting Tactics

With the Thanksgiving holiday, Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) (18) filings were down, but district court patent filings held steady at 62, with (again) an astounding number of …
By Jonathan Stroud
3 days ago 2

Live, Work and Play in a Legal Metaverse: Preparing for a New Online Existence

Companies spend billions and invest heavily in technologies that offer greater telepresence and enable an individual’s digital life. Will humans interact with each other via avatars …
By Louis Lehot & Natasha Allen
3 days ago 1

Frost Brown Todd is Seeking a Patent Prosecution Associate

Frost Brown Todd is seeking a Patent Prosecution Associate Attorney with 2-4 years of experience in patent prosecution for the Cincinnati, OH, Dallas, TX, or Indianapolis, IN …

Harrity & Harrity is Seeking a Remote Patent Prosecution Attorney/Agent

Harrity & Harrity is looking for superstar patent professionals to draft and/or prosecute patent applications for leading global technology companies, including numerous Patent 300® companies. This full-time, permanent …

O’Malley Dissents from ‘Concerning’ CAFC Ruling that Biogen’s MS Drug Patent is Invalid

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) earlier today affirmed a district court ruling that Biogen International’s patent for a method of …
By Eileen McDermott
3 days ago 7

Could Description Amendments Made During Prosecution at the European Patent Office Affect U.S. Litigation?

Earlier this year, the European Patent Office (EPO) updated some of its Guidelines for Examination in a way that potentially could affect U.S. patent litigation. These …

The DOCX Transition: The USPTO Explains Why It’s Delaying the Fee for Non-DOCX Filings

On Friday, November 19, the USPTO announced that it will be delaying the $400 fee for patent applications filed in non-DOCX formats until January 1, 2023. Previously, the fee was set …

WIPO is Seeking a Senior Director of the PCT Services Department

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is seeking to hire a Senior Director. The post is located in the PCT Services Department of the Patents and Technology …

Vidal Confirmation Hearing Should Provide a Hint at What’s Ahead for Patent Owners

IPWatchdog has been told that Kathi Vidal, who is President Biden’s nominee for Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States …
By Gene Quinn
4 days ago 7