On May 10, 2013, the Federal Circuit, sitting en banc, 1
issued a per curiam decision in CLS Bank International v. Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd. ,
No. 2011-1301 [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com
subscribers ], affirming...
In Frolow v. Wilson
Sporting Goods Co. [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com
subscribers ], the Federal Circuit refused to adopt the doctrine of
marking estoppel, but held that evidence that Wilson had marked some accused...
by Courtenay C. Brinckerhoff
As I wrote previously, Congressman Goodlatte (R-Va.)
released "a discussion
draft " of patent reform legislation on May 23, 2013. Although the stated
purpose of the draft legislation is to "address the...
On April 1, 2013, the USPTO published an "interim final
rule" relating to Patent Term Adjustment (PTA), to implement changes to the PTA
statute embodied in the AIA Technical Corrections Act. Although the rule
changes have an immediate effective...
n Dawson v. Dawson
[ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com
subscribers ], the Federal Circuit considered an unusual case with a
question that often arises in interferences: when did the inventor invent the
subject matter at...
By C. Frederick Geilfuss II and Lynette M. Zigman On July 19, 2011, the Wisconsin Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated opinion in Covenant Healthcare System, Inc. v. City of Wauwatosa [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers / unenhanced...
With the launch of possibly hundreds of new generic
top-level domains (gTLDs) on the horizon, the Internet Corporation for Assigned
Names and Numbers (ICANN) will open on March 26, 2013 the Trademark
Clearinghouse (TMCH), in which brand owners can...