Kyle Sorenson, PhD
Another Kind of Term Limit: Delay Resulting from After-Allowance Amendments Deducted from PTA
By Kyle Sorenson, PhD on Nov 17, 2022
Posted In Patents
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed the US Patent & Trademark Office’s (PTO) decision on a patent term adjustment (PTA), finding that it was appropriate to deduct days from a patent term when the applicant files an amendment after notice of allowance and could have completed prosecution earlier by withdrawing the...
A Window into Trade Secret Damages: R&D Costs Can Quantify Unjust Enrichment
By Kyle Sorenson, PhD on Sep 15, 2022
Posted In Trade Secrets
The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed a district court’s finding of damages in a trade secrets case under Pennsylvania’s version of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act. The Third Circuit explained that it is appropriate to quantify damages under the unjust enrichment standard by considering the trade secret owner’s research and development...