In a saga of epic proportions, sprawling across the globe, Apple and Samsung have been duking it out over smartphone design and features.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has proposed a new patent quality initiative. See Director’s Blog and Federal Register. In response,
Patent law promotes the progress of technology by rewarding inventors who patent their inventions. From the beginning,
This morning, my fellow leaders of the Chicago Intellectual Property Law Association (IPLAC) and I met with Michelle K. Lee, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and
Are you General Counsel, Patent/IP Counsel, or an executive of a company that owns valuable proprietary technology? If your company or your client files patent applications,
If you are asserting or defending against a patent, here are key points on “Inter Partes Review (IPR) of Patents” as presented to Chicago Bar Association.
Last summer’s Supreme Court decision in Alice v. CLS Bank has had a dramatic effect on the patentability of business method and computer software inventions.
In Teva v. Sandoz, 574 U.S. __, No. 13-854 (slip op. Jan. 20, 2015), the Supreme Court held that “evidentiary underpinnings” such as expert testimony considered by a trial court in