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Melissa Ritti
Divided Supreme Court: Belief of Patent Invalidity No Defense to Infringement

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) In a 6-2 ruling, with Justice Stephen G. Breyer recused, the U.S. Supreme Court today rejected claims by Cisco Systems Inc. that having a good faith belief that a patent is invalid can serve as a defense to claims...

Paul D. McGrady, Jr.
Current Problems, Future Needs, and the IANA Transition: ICANN and What To Do About It

ICANN is responsible for coordinating the Internet's systems of unique identifiers, including the systems of domain names and numeric addresses used to reach computers on the Internet. This article addresses three important topics: (1) abuse of the...

Troutman Sanders
Troutman Sanders Federal Circuit Review – May 21, 2015

Each week, Troutman Sanders’ Federal Circuit review summarizes the Federal Circuit precedential patent opinions from the prior week. This week: A Single Entity Must Perform Every Step of a Method to Infringe Under § 271(a) “Qualitative”...

Eric L. Lane
Clean Tech in Court: Green Patent Complaint Update for Mar.-Apr. 2015

A number of new green patent complaints were filed in the last two months in the areas of energy storage, LED lighting, and smart grid (including lighting control). Energy Storage Power Regeneration, LLC v. Siemens Corporation et al. A Texas...

Scott A. McKeown
New PTAB Rules Effective 5/19

May 19's Federal Register Notice provides the long awaited "quick-fix" rule changes. The rules codify the changes announced on Director Lee's March 27th blog post , which provided for the use of a claim appendix in Motions to Amend,...

Mark Rogers
En Banc Ninth Circuit Dissolves Panel’s Order That YouTube Take Down Anti-Muslim Film

PASADENA, Calif. — (Mealey’s) Reversing a previous panel decision ordering YouTube LLC and Google Inc. to take down a controversial anti-Muslim film based on an actress’ “heartfelt plea for personal protection,” an en banc...