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 Robert C. (Bob) Leventhal , Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP
The vast majority of reinsurance disputes are decided by alternative dispute resolution methods. Binding arbitration is the most widely used method. Recently there has been increased...
In 2014, the Florida Legislature enacted a law that makes significant changes to the way insurance agencies are licensed in Florida. The new law amends Florida’s insurance agency licensure law, and is intended to streamline the licensing process...