Posts Tagged: i4i


Proving A Patent Invalid: The Burden is on the Challenger

When an individual or company challenges the validity of a patent, “the burden of establishing invalidity of a patent or any claim thereof shall rest on the …
By Daniel Vojcak
2 years ago 1

Patent System Under Attack

This ruling cannot stand, and the CAFC needs to step back from the brink. The CAFC has vastly overreached in Soverain v. Newegg, and it is imperative …
By Loudon Owen
6 years ago 25

Exclusive Interview: Talking SCOTUS Decision in i4i v. Microsoft

This month I have been running a series of articles on the United States Supreme Court. Today we switch things up a little and talk patents, focusing …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 1

Clear & Convincing: Supreme Court Affirms CAFC in Microsoft v. i4i

icrosoft wanted to see that changed, with prior art not considered by the Patent Office requiring a lower evidentiary threshold to invalidate. To rule in Microsoft's favor …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 13

Microsoft i4i Oral Arguments Complete at Supreme Court

Hungar would go on to say that the clear and convincing standard "makes no sense," which nearly immediately drew the first comment from the bench with Justice …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 32

Amici Support i4i at Supreme Court in Microsoft Patent Case

What becomes clear in reading these briefs (and the excerpts below) is that despite what you might have heard to the contrary the Supreme Court has already …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 4

Supreme Court Patent Watch: i4i Files Brief in Microsoft Case

Microsoft would like to have the standard for invalidating a patent claim lowered to a mere preponderance of the evidence standard. They say that prior art not …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 48

A 1000 Page IDS? What’s At Stake in Microsoft v. i4i Case

It is impossible to know for sure, but it is reasonable to assume that the 1000+ page IDS Kappos referred to might be in response to what the …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 33

Supreme Court to Hear Microsoft v. i4i Arugment April 18, 2011

Today it is quite difficult to demonstrate that a patent claim issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office is invalid and should not have been …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 178

Microsoft Petitions PTO to Reverse Refusal to Grant Reexam in i4i Dispute, Could Moot Supreme Court Appeal

At the end of December, we learned that Microsoft had petitioned the PTO Director to order reexamination of the ‘449, and this morning that petition has been released …
By Scott M. Daniels
9 years ago 19

Top 10 Patent, Innovation & IP Events of 2010

At this time of the year all typically sit back and reflect on the year that has been, spend time with family and friends, watch some football …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 9

US Supreme Court Accepts Microsoft Appeal in i4i Case

Earlier today the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari in Microsoft Corporation v. i4i Limited Partnership, with Chief Justice John Roberts taking no part in the …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 145

On the Record with Mark Lemley: The Presumption of Validity

On Friday, September 17, 2010, I had the opportunity to chat with Professor Mark Lemley, who is the William H. Neukom Professor at Stanford Law School and partner in …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 15

Bad News for Microsoft: i4i Patent Emerges Reexamination

Earlier this week i4i Limited Partnership announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office confirmed the patentability of all claims of the U.S. Patent 5,787,449. …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 3

CorporateCounsel.com Names Top 10 IP Litigation Wins of 2009

The victories selected represent a diverse array of wins, which a press release announcing the Top 10 list says is due to "the differing objectives of IP litigation …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 0