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Scott A. McKeown
Does MPEP 2258/2658 (H) Encourage Improper Reexamination Requests?

As explained in my earlier post entitled Effectively Presenting a Request For Reexamination (Part I) , I pointed out that requests for reexamination commonly include argumentation that is irrelevant to a proper SNQ analysis. For example, these arguments...

Copyright &Trademark Law Community Staff
In Memoriam – Alexander McQueen

Alexander McQueen was extraordinary- not only for his brilliant dark and gothic designs but for his groundbreaking desire to fuse technology and fashion. He will be missed tremendously but he leaves behind work and innovation whose impact is boundless...

Copyright & Trademark Law Community Staff
Top 10 most recent Federal Copyright and Trademark Cases on Lexis.com for the week of January 31st, 2010

1. SEB S.A. v. Montgomery Ward & Co ., 2009-1099, 2009-1108, 2009-1119, UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FEDERAL CIRCUIT, 2010 U.S. App. LEXIS 2454, February 5, 2010, Decided CORE TERMS: deep fryer, skirt, patent, infringement, pan, ring...

Copyright & Trademark Law Community Staff
Top 10 most recent Federal Copyright and Trademark Cases on Lexis.com for the week of January 24th, 2010

1. Latin Am. Music Co. v. ASCAP , No. 08-1498, UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIRST CIRCUIT, 2010 U.S. App. LEXIS 2054, January 29, 2010, Decided CORE TERMS: termination, terminated, missing, music, Copyright Act, ownership, license, closing...

Stephen G. Kunin
Husky’s Motion for Stay of Patent Litigation Denied When Requests for Reexamination of the Three Patents-in-Suit Had Not Yet Received Filing Dates

On December 15, 2009, Chief Judge William K. Sessions III of the United States District Court for the District of Vermont denied a stay in the patent litigation between Synventive Molding Solutions, Inc. (“Synventive”) v. Husky Injection Molding...

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Robert Mattson and Lindsay Kile
Is Evidence of a Concurrent Reexamination Admissible in Litigation? (Part II of IV)

Courts have recently been faced with the issue of whether evidence of parallel reexamination proceedings should be considered at trial. In our prior post, “Is Evidence of Parallel Reexamination Proceedings Admissible at Trial? ( Part I of IV )”...