Archive: February, 2015

East meets West 2015

East meets West 2015

Forum on Asian patent information 23 – 24 April 2015 “East meets West” is the EPO’s annual forum on Asian patent information. The forum serves as a regular platform for patent information users around the world to discuss their Asian patent information needs. During the two-day event, plenary sessions and smaller discussion rounds will treat […]

First Ever AIA Post-Grant Review Proceeding Ends In Settlement

First Ever AIA Post-Grant Review Proceeding Ends In Settlement

The first post-grant review proceeding requested after the procedure was created by the America Invents Act has been settled by the parties. The patent at issue, covering methods used to make bracelets and specifically a plastic “Rainbow Loom” bracelet, was alleged to be defective because of inadequate written description. The post-grant review procedure available under […]

East meets West 2015

East meets West 2015

Forum on Asian patent information 23 – 24 April 2015 “East meets West” is the EPO’s annual forum on Asian patent information. The forum serves as a regular platform for patent information users around the world to discuss their Asian patent information needs. During the two-day event, plenary sessions and smaller discussion rounds will treat […]

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Forum on Asian patent information 23 – 24 April 2015 “East meets West” is the EPO’s annual forum on Asian patent information. The forum serves as a regular platform for patent information users around the world to discuss their Asian patent information needs. During the two-day event, plenary sessions and smaller discussion rounds will treat […]

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East meets West 2015

East meets West 2015

Forum on Asian patent information 23 – 24 April 2015 “East meets West” is the EPO’s annual forum on Asian patent information. The forum serves as a regular platform for patent information users around the world to discuss their Asian patent information needs. During the two-day event, plenary sessions and smaller discussion rounds will treat […]

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Forum on Asian patent information 23 – 24 April 2015 “East meets West” is the EPO’s annual forum on Asian patent information. The forum serves as a regular platform for patent information users around the world to discuss their Asian patent information needs. During the two-day event, plenary sessions and smaller discussion rounds will treat […]

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East meets West 2015

East meets West 2015

Forum on Asian patent information 23 – 24 April 2015 “East meets West” is the EPO’s annual forum on Asian patent information. The forum serves as a regular platform for patent information users around the world to discuss their Asian patent information needs. During the two-day event, plenary sessions and smaller discussion rounds will treat […]

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Forum on Asian patent information 23 – 24 April 2015 “East meets West” is the EPO’s annual forum on Asian patent information. The forum serves as a regular platform for patent information users around the world to discuss their Asian patent information needs. During the two-day event, plenary sessions and smaller discussion rounds will treat […]

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East meets West 2015

East meets West 2015

Forum on Asian patent information 23 – 24 April 2015 “East meets West” is the EPO’s annual forum on Asian patent information. The forum serves as a regular platform for patent information users around the world to discuss their Asian patent information needs. During the two-day event, plenary sessions and smaller discussion rounds will treat […]

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Forum on Asian patent information 23 – 24 April 2015 “East meets West” is the EPO’s annual forum on Asian patent information. The forum serves as a regular platform for patent information users around the world to discuss their Asian patent information needs. During the two-day event, plenary sessions and smaller discussion rounds will treat […]

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Federal Circuit Upholds Willful Infringement Finding Despite Defendant’s Invalidity Defense

Federal Circuit Upholds Willful Infringement Finding Despite Defendant’s Invalidity Defense

In Bard Peripheral Vascular, Inc. v. W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc. 14-1114 – 2015-01-13, the Federal Circuit upheld a district court decision finding willful infringement. To find willful infringement, “a patentee must show by clear and convincing evidence that the infringer acted despite an objectively high likelihood that its actions constituted infringement of a valid […]

Federal Circuit Upholds Willful Infringement Finding Despite Defendant's Invalidity Defense

Federal Circuit Upholds Willful Infringement Finding Despite Defendant’s Invalidity Defense

In Bard Peripheral Vascular, Inc. v. W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc. 14-1114 – 2015-01-13, the Federal Circuit upheld a district court decision finding willful infringement.  To find willful infringement, “a patentee must show by clear and convincing evidence that the infringer acted despite an objectively high likelihood that its actions constituted infringement of a valid patent.” In re Seagate […]

Search Matters 2015

Search Matters 2015

Event for patent search professionals 5-6 March 2015 Munich, Germany Search Matters is an annual event that not only showcases the EPO’s patent search strategies and techniques, but also offers an unrivalled look behind the scenes at the Office. According to participants – many of whom are repeat attendees – it is more a “must-have” […]

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Event for patent search professionals 5-6 March 2015 Munich, Germany Search Matters is an annual event that not only showcases the EPO’s patent search strategies and techniques, but also offers an unrivalled look behind the scenes at the Office. According to participants – many of whom are repeat attendees – it is more a “must-have” […]

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Search Matters 2015

Search Matters 2015

Event for patent search professionals 5-6 March 2015 Munich, Germany Search Matters is an annual event that not only showcases the EPO’s patent search strategies and techniques, but also offers an unrivalled look behind the scenes at the Office. According to participants – many of whom are repeat attendees – it is more a “must-have” […]

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Event for patent search professionals 5-6 March 2015 Munich, Germany Search Matters is an annual event that not only showcases the EPO’s patent search strategies and techniques, but also offers an unrivalled look behind the scenes at the Office. According to participants – many of whom are repeat attendees – it is more a “must-have” […]

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Search Matters 2015

Search Matters 2015

Event for patent search professionals 5-6 March 2015 Munich, Germany Search Matters is an annual event that not only showcases the EPO’s patent search strategies and techniques, but also offers an unrivalled look behind the scenes at the Office. According to participants – many of whom are repeat attendees – it is more a “must-have” […]

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Event for patent search professionals 5-6 March 2015 Munich, Germany Search Matters is an annual event that not only showcases the EPO’s patent search strategies and techniques, but also offers an unrivalled look behind the scenes at the Office. According to participants – many of whom are repeat attendees – it is more a “must-have” […]

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Search Matters 2015

Search Matters 2015

Event for patent search professionals 5-6 March 2015 Munich, Germany Search Matters is an annual event that not only showcases the EPO’s patent search strategies and techniques, but also offers an unrivalled look behind the scenes at the Office. According to participants – many of whom are repeat attendees – it is more a “must-have” […]

Event for patent search professionals 5-6 March 2015 Munich, Germany Search Matters is an annual event that not only showcases the EPO’s patent search strategies and techniques, but also offers an unrivalled look behind the scenes at the Office. According to participants – many of whom are repeat attendees – it is more a “must-have” […]
Deputy Commissioner for Trademarks Mary Denison Appointed as New Commissioner

Deputy Commissioner for Trademarks Mary Denison Appointed as New Commissioner

In December last year Mary Boney Denison was appointed as the new Commissioner for Trademarks at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) effective January 1, 2015. Since June 2011, Denison has served as the Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Operations, where she has been responsible for USPTO trademark application, legal examination and registration processes.  She has […]

Стани автор на студентски вестник “Поколение Европа”

Стани автор на студентски вестник “Поколение Европа”

Стани автор на студентски вестник “Поколение Европа” и спечели пътуване до Европейския парламент! За четвърта поредна година Информационното бюро на Европейския парламент в България ще издаде вестник “Поколение Европа” по случай Деня на Европа — 9 май, който ще бъде изцяло съставен от студенти. Крайният срок за участие в конкурса за подбор на бъдещите автори […]

Supreme Court Adopts More Deferential Standards For Claim Construction

Supreme Court Adopts More Deferential Standards For Claim Construction

In Teva Pharmaceuticals v. Sandoz, the U.S. Supreme Court adopted standards for claim construction that are more deferential to the claim constructions formulated by trial courts. Previously, the constructions of patent claims made by lower courts would be reviewed de novo in their entirety by the Federal Circuit and other appellate courts, which created a […]