Let’s consider three inventors who asserted patents against big companies and won. What does it take for a patent owner to succeed?
The Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has announced that in her zeal to prevent substandard patents from issuing, she will insist on clarity of the record.
Patent jury trials reached their zenith in the mid-1990s. The stakes remain high, though the drama has faded. Now, even if it’s called a trial,
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,
I write these words just hours before the Final Four—Kentucky, Duke, Michigan State, and Wisconsin—contend for the NCAA basketball title.
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.
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