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|Exclusion of Evidence Before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board|
David B. Cochran, Matthew W. Johnson, Lisamarie LoGiudice; Jones Day;
October 16, 2014, previously published on October 2014Post-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; Jones Day;
October 16, 2014, previously published on September/October 2014Protections 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; Jones Day;
October 7, 2014, previously published on September 2014The 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...
|Shellshock, the Perfect 10 Exploit: Easy to Use, Devastating Impact|
Richard J. Johnson, Todd S. McClelland, Mauricio F. Paez; Jones Day;
October 7, 2014, previously published on September 2014A new bug, dubbed "Shellshock," which affects software used in computer systems worldwide, came to light last week. According to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team ("US-CERT"), "[t]his vulnerability is classified by...
|Treasury Department and IRS Issue Long-Awaited Inversion Guidance|
Lester W. Droller, Andrew M. Eisenberg, Andrew M. Levine, Robert A. Profusek, Raymond J. Wiacek; Jones Day;
September 25, 2014, previously published on September 2014On September 22, 2014, the U.S. Treasury Department and the IRS issued long-awaited inversion guidance in the form of Notice 2014-52. The Notice sets forth rules that are generally effective for acquisitions completed on or after September 22, 2014, and will be included in regulations that will be...
|New York State Department of Financial Services Proposes Comprehensive Bitcoin Regulations|
Robert W. Gaffey, Harold K. Gordon, Henry Klehm, Howard F. Sidman, Jayant W. Tambe; Jones Day;
September 2, 2014, previously published on August 2014The New York State Department of Financial Services ("DFS") recently became the first state regulator to propose a regulatory framework for the bitcoin virtual currency industry. DFS posted its "Regulation of the Conduct of Virtual Currency Business" on its website, as well as...
|New Rules in New York Mean Speedy Trials for Commercial Disputes (But at a Price)|
William J. Hine, Sevan Ogulluk; Jones Day;
September 1, 2014, previously published on August 2014The Commercial Division of the Supreme Court of New York State is the branch of the state's trial court system that adjudicates a large variety of commercial disputes. In 2012, a "Task Force on Commercial Litigation" recommended changes to the Commercial Division rules to better serve the...
|Ten New Supreme Court Opinions Reshaping the Intellectual-Property Landscape|
Gregory A. Castanias, Damon M. Lewis, John J. Normile, William C. Rooklidge, Jennifer L. Swize; Jones Day;
September 1, 2014, previously published on August 30, 2014Thirty years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court heard between 150 and 175 cases each year, but rarely accepted an intellectual-property case for review. Much has been written about the Court’s shrinking docket in recent years—in its October Term 2013, which just came to an end, the Court heard...
|Parallel Litigation and Inter Partes Review: Don't Forget About Reissue|
David B. Cochran, Joshua R. Nightingale, Joseph M. Sauer, Peter G. Thurlow; Jones Day;
August 21, 2014, previously published on August 2014Inter partes review ("IPR") was introduced by the America Invents Act ("AIA") to provide a trial-like proceeding for challenging the patentability of patent claims based on patents and printed publications. An IPR trial is often conducted in parallel with United States district...
|Amending Claims During Inter Partes Review: Patent Practitioners Beware|
Jaime D. Choi, David B. Cochran, John A. Marlott, Peter G. Thurlow; Jones Day;
August 11, 2014, previously published on August 2014Although patent owners are theoretically allowed to amend patent claims during an inter partes review ("IPR") proceeding at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Ofiice ("USPTO"), in all of the proposed claim amendments submitted thus far, only one amendment has been allowed by the...