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PTO Yanks Allowances After CLS Bank
Posted on 8 Aug 2014 by Scott A. McKeown

USPTO Explains Interim Policy After CLS Bank Last week, Acting Deputy Director of the USPTO Michelle K. Lee appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. While largely an uneventful visit to report on agency progress, a few interesting questions were... Read More

Fitch, Even, Tabin & Flannery LLP: Federal Circuit Clarifies Interference Bar in Adair v. Carter
Posted on 22 Feb 2012 by Fitch, Even, Tabin & Flannery

By Kendrew H. Colton On February 7, 2012, in Adair v. Carter , the Federal Circuit provided an important clarification to the law of patent interferences. Interferences in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) are proceedings in which the... Read More