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1 03, 2019

Copyright Registration as a Prerequisite to a Lawsuit

By |2019-11-10T15:38:26+00:00March 1st, 2019|Copyright|Comments Off on Copyright Registration as a Prerequisite to a Lawsuit

On March 4, 2019, the Supreme Court resolved an issue on which the various federal circuit courts were split: can a copyright plaintiff bring a lawsuit once they have filed an application for registration with the [...]

12 01, 2019

Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance

By |2019-11-11T00:46:11+00:00January 12th, 2019|Patents|Comments Off on Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance

The USPTO has issued modified subject-matter eligibility (“Section 101”) guidance. The new guidance recognizes the need for increased clarity and consistency in how Section 101 is applied. Under current Section 101 case law, an invention may not [...]

1 01, 2019

On Sale Bar

By |2019-11-11T00:28:38+00:00January 1st, 2019|Patents|Comments Off on On Sale Bar

In the case of Helsinn Healthcare S.A., v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., et al., the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that changes to Section 102 of the America Invents Act did not change the meaning of the [...]

1 11, 2018

Inventor Challenges to Assigned Patents

By |2019-11-11T00:57:07+00:00November 1st, 2018|Patents|Comments Off on Inventor Challenges to Assigned Patents

In the case of Arista Networks, Inc. v. Cisco Sys., Inc. (Federal Circuit, November 9, 2018), the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit addressed the issue of whether assignee estoppel applies to prevent an inventor/assignor from [...]

1 06, 2018

Foreign Lost Profits for Infringement of US Patents

By |2019-11-11T01:13:28+00:00June 1st, 2018|Patents|Comments Off on Foreign Lost Profits for Infringement of US Patents

In the case of WesternGeco Ltd. v. Ion Geophysical Corp., the U.S. Supreme Court reversed the Federal Circuit’s rule against extraterritorial lost profits for infringement of U.S. Patents. The Supreme Court ruled that 35 U.S.C. § 271(f), [...]