Posts Tagged: microsoft v. 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

What the passing of Justice Antonin Scalia means for SCOTUS patent jurisprudence

While Justice Scalia served on the Supreme Court for nearly three decades, his contributions to the area of intellectual property law were quite limited. Scalia did famously …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 17

2015 Supreme Court Term: Cert Petitions to Watch

Since the start of the Supreme Court’s term in October, the Court has already agreed to hear two patent cases, Halo Electronics, Inc. v. Pulse Electronics, …

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
8 years ago 13

Interview Finale: Manny Schecter, IBM Chief Patent Counsel

We talked about Peer to Patent, Watson on Jeopardy, where the Supreme Court is heading with patent law, the usual fun questions to get to know Schecter …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 4

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
8 years ago 32

An Interview with Manny Schecter, IBM Chief Patent Counsel

On April 4, 2011, I had the honor to interview Manny Schecter, the Chief Patent Counsel for IBM Corporation. I met Manny in October 2010 when I did a CLE …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 1

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
8 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
8 years ago 48

Exclusive Interview: Superstar CAFC Advocate Don Dunner

Don Dunner is a partner with Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, and he has argued over 150 cases before the Federal Circuit. Dunner was enormously candid, although …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 3

Live from PLI Patent Institute: Deputy Director Sharon Barner

Today Barner is here to talk to us about what is going on at the USPTO. She is discussing the USPTO Strategic Plan, which she was primarily …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 7

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