By Christian Tatum on Jun 22, 2023
Posted In Patents
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed two Patent Trial & Appeal Board decisions holding the challenged claims unpatentable as obvious, even though the Board declined to consider evidence of antedating and found that the claims lacked written description support. Parus Holdings, Inc. v. Google LLC, Case Nos. 22-1269; -1270 (Fed. Cir. June...
By Christian Tatum on May 18, 2023
Posted In America Invents Act, Patents
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a Patent Trial & Appeal Board decision, finding that under the harmless error rule, the challenged claims were invalid as obvious even if the Board erred in claim construction. Bot M8 LLC v. Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC, Case Nos. 22-1291 (Fed. Cir. May 9, 2023) (Prost, Reyna,...
By Sarah Bro, Douglas Carsten, Syed K. Fareed, Mandy H. Kim, Charles Larsen, Christina (Tina) L. Martini, Jennifer M. Mikulina, Amol Parikh, Eleanor B. Atkins, Cecilia Choy, Ph.D., Anisa Noorassa, Alexander Piala, PhD, Joshua Revilla, Christian Tatum and Diana Pisani on Feb 7, 2023
Posted In Copyrights, EU Update, Life Sciences, Patents, Technology, Trademarks
Coming out of 2022, developments around the globe are shaping the intellectual property (IP) landscape in the new year. We are seeing cases at the intersection of IP law and NFTs, the opening of the Unified Patent Court in Europe, and decisions from the Supreme Court of the United States and the Court of Appeals...