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Exclusion of Evidence Before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board
David B. Cochran,Matthew W. Johnson,Lisamarie LoGiudice, October 16, 2014
Post-issue challenges at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (the “Board”) provide an accelerated forum to challenge patentability at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) that are intended to be lower cost than validity challenges in traditional district...
Questioning the Executoriness of Trademark Licenses in Integrated Agreements
Mark G. Douglas,Laura L. Swanson, October 16, 2014
Protections added to the Bankruptcy Code in 1988 that give some intellectual property (“IP”) licensees the right to continued use of licensed property notwithstanding rejection of the underlying license agreement do not expressly apply to trademark licenses. As a consequence, a...
Petition and Motion Practice Before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board
Glen C. Cheng,David B. Cochran,Matthew W. Johnson,Lynda Q. Nguyen, October 7, 2014
The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act ushered in a new era of administrative trials before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (the "Board") in connection with inter partes review ("IPR"), postgrant review, the transitional program for covered business method patents, and derivation...
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