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HTMLMotion for Additional Discovery: Attacking Third Party Testimony
David P. Emery; Sughrue Mion, PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
September 25, 2014, previously published on September 9, 2014
Recently, in an Inter Partes Review proceeding, patent owner Honeywell International Inc., failed in its attempt to obtain additional discovery under 37 C.F.R. § 42.51(b)(2). Mexichem Amanco Holdings S.A. de C.V. v. Honeywell International, Inc. (IPR2013-00576, Paper No. 36, September 5,...

 

HTMLBroadest Reasonable Interpretation vs. Ordinary and Customary Meaning: - Challenges Introduced by Applying Different Claim Construction Standards at the PTAB and District Courts
Grant Ford; Sughrue Mion PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
September 25, 2014, previously published on September 11, 2014
Inter Partes Review (IPR) is quickly becoming a popular means to challenge the validity of issued patents at the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). According to USPTO statistics, 1,700 petitions for IPR were filed between September 2012 and...

 

HTMLAmending Claims in IPR or Reexam? The Apparent Clash between PTAB and CRU
Azy Sophia Kokabi; Sughrue Mion, PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
September 25, 2014, previously published on September 15, 2014
The Central Reexamination Unit (“CRU”) appears to be at odds with the Board of Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”) with respect to a Patent Owner’s ability to amend or add claims in an ex parte reexamination proceeding filed during an inter partes review...

 

HTMLAIA Trial Statistics Show Recent Decrease in Likelihood of IPR Trial Institution
John M. Bird; Sughrue Mion, PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
August 19, 2014, previously published on August 11, 2014
The USPTO America Invents Act (AIA) Trial statistics dated July 31, 2014, show a recent decrease in the percentage of trials instituted and a large increase in the number of IPR petitions.

 

HTMLClaim Terms in an IPR Are Construed in a Broad But Reasonable Manner and Patent Owner Must Show Nexus Between Secondary Considerations of Non-Obviousness and Claimed Invention
Andrew Ritter; Sughrue Mion PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
August 6, 2014, previously published on July 25, 2014
In a recent inter partes review (IPR), the Patent and Trial Appeals Board (PTAB) found that only some of the grounds of unpatentability were sufficient to meet the “preponderance of the evidence standard” for determining claims unpatentable. In its decision, the PTAB held that...

 

HTMLFederal Circuit Reverses District Court and Grants Motion to Stay
John M. Bird; Sughrue Mion, PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
July 31, 2014, previously published on July 11, 2014
On July 10, 2014, in Virtualagility v. Salesforce.com Inc. et al., 2014-1232, a divided panel of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed the Eastern District of Texas’ denial of a motion to stay the district court case during a transitional Covered Business Method (CBM) Review....

 

Adobe PDFAny Port in a Storm: The Hatch-Waxman’s (Ever Expanding) Safe Harbor Provision
Andrew P. Ritter; Sughrue Mion PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
July 25, 2014, previously published on July 2014
Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and the multitude of men and women who helped establish the United States were visionaries in many ways. One of the most important of which was to provide Congress with the power “to promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited...

 

HTMLThree ROY-G-BIV Corp. Patents Enter Inter-Partes Review, and Emerge Intact
Sughrue Mion PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
July 10, 2014, previously published on June 23, 2014
The ABB, Inc. v. ROY-G-BIV Corp. series of Inter-Partes Review (IPR) proceedings are the first such proceedings where the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) has held that all of the challenged claims are patentable. In the related IPR proceedings, cases IPR 2013-00036, IPR2013-00282,...

 

HTMLThe Patent Trial and Appeal Board Grants an Unopposed Motion to Amend in an Inter Partes Review
Azy Sophia Kokabi; Sughrue Mion, PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
July 4, 2014, previously published on June 10, 2014
In International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. v. United States, Case 2013-00124 (Paper No. 12) the Board granted the first motion to amend by adding new substitute claims in an inter partes review. The Patent Owner only filed a Motion to Amend which was unopposed by the Petitioner.

 

HTMLUS PTO Orders Cancellation of “Redskins” Trademark Registrations
Gary D. Krugman; Sughrue Mion, PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
June 24, 2014, previously published on June 18, 2014
On June 18, 2014, The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, the Administrative Court of the US PTO for trademark cases, granted a petition to cancel six trademark registrations which consist of, in whole or in part, the term REDSKINS for professional football related services. The petition was brought...

 


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