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Infringement of Method Claim Shouldn’t Require a Single Entity

AIPLA believes that the so-called “single entity” rule for deciding method claim infringement under 35 U.S.C. § 271(a), where multiple actors perform the claim steps, as set …
By AIPLA
6 years ago 12

Seven IP Cases Slated on Supreme Court Oral Argument Calendar

The Court will hear oral argument as follows: on February 26, in two cases on granting (Octane Fitness) and reviewing (Highmark) attorneys’ fee awards; on March 31, in a …
By AIPLA
6 years ago 0

Supreme Court Hears Argument on Burden of Proof for DJ Plaintiff

The Supreme Court on November 5, 2013, heard oral argument on whether the burden of proof in an action for a declaratory judgment of non-infringement falls on the plaintiff …
By AIPLA
6 years ago 4

Federal Circuit Puzzles Over Claim Construction Deference

The en banc Federal Circuit on September 13, 2013, heard oral argument on whether to overrule its en banc decision in Cybor Corp. v. FAS Technologies, Inc., 138 F.3d 1448 (…
By AIPLA
6 years ago 1

SCOTUS Seeks US Views on Joint Infringement of Process Claims

The Supreme Court on June 24, 2013, called for the views of the Solicitor General on petitions to review the Federal Circuit’s en banc decision on joint infringement …
By AIPLA
6 years ago 0

Supreme Court Will Examine Patent Licensee’s Burden of Proof for Declaratory Judgment of Noninfringement

The Supreme Court on May 20, 2013, agreed to review a Federal Circuit decision that a patent licensee bears the burden of proof in its action for a declaratory …
By AIPLA
6 years ago 0

House Subcommittee Pursues Answers to Litigation Abuses by Patent Assertion Entities

The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet on March 14, 2013, heard from six witnesses that the business of "patent assertion entities" (PAEs) is inflicting …
By AIPLA
7 years ago 1

Heads of International IP Offices to Speak at AIPLA Mid-Winter Institute

On February 2, 2013, the Heads of IP Offices in Brazil, Hong Kong, and Mexico will give their perspectives on: (1) the current challenges their offices face; (2) the role their …
By AIPLA
7 years ago 0

AIPLA Bestows Annual Awards

The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) bestowed its highest awards on professionals in the IP industry during the 2012 Annual Meeting, October 25-27 in Washington, …
By AIPLA
7 years ago 0

USPTO Administrator for Policy and External Affairs – Albert Tramposch – Rejoins AIPLA as Deputy Executive Director

The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) is pleased to announce that Albert Tramposch, Administrator for Policy and External Affairs at the United States Patent and Trademark …
By AIPLA
8 years ago 2

AIPLA Expresses Deep Concern Over USPTO Funding in CR

H.R. 1473, the Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011, is the legislation reflecting the compromise on the Continuing Resolution to fund the government for fiscal 2011. The letters point out …
By AIPLA
9 years ago 0