Patent Litigation

What is a Patent Claim Construction?

A patent claim construction is the foundation for any infringement case, and if you do not eloquently explain what you are trying to protect, that foundation will crumble. You might not prevail in the infringement analysis because there can be...
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Supreme Court Ruling Has Ramifications for Genus Claims and Patent Law

After years of ongoing litigation, the Supreme Court ruled on Amgen vs. Sanofi on May 18, 2023. The decision regarding a patent dispute over a cholesterol drug could have ramifications regarding future genus claims and patent law protection for medical...
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Lies, Damned Lies, And Inequitable Conduct

"Let others lie. But let you and me make it the rule to lie for revenue only." This tongue-in-cheek advice from Mark Twain has been taken to heart by some creators who are so eager to capitalize on their ideas...
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Can I Patent That?

Article I, Section 8, Clause 8, of the United States Constitution gives Congress the power “To promote the progress of science and useful arts, by securing for limited times to authors and inventors the exclusive right to their respective writings...
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What’s Happening In The Intellectual Property World?

One thing that always keeps us interested in intellectual property is its huge role in everyday life. People of all ages are exposed to a staggering amount of material each day that is protected (or protectable) by copyright, trademark, and...
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Defamation and Multiple Infringements: Recent Notable IP Lawsuits

We mentioned last month that the law can sometimes be wildly surprising and unpredictable. Realistically, that doesn’t happen too often. A lot of cases are resolved outside of court, decided on procedural grounds, or otherwise disposed of. So case law...
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New Year, Same Lawsuits

As tempting as it is to say "new year, new lawsuits," that's only partially true. Because while a slew of new suits will surely be filed in 2018, there are still plenty of pending cases that are worth watching even...
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The Courts Have Shaken Up The Intellectual Property Legal Landscape

This spring, within the space of a week, the Court issued two decisions that will have big implications for patentees (patent holders), their customers, and their legal adversaries. At the appellate level, one of the federal circuit courts also issued...
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The Latest in Intellectual Property Law – Big Changes Ahead

It’s that time of year when the Supreme Court hurries to clear the docket before adjourning for summer.  And this spring, within the space of a week, SCOTUS issued two decisions that will have big implications for patentees, their customers,...
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America Invents Act Bringing Vital Changes for Inventors/Patent Seekers

When you come up with a brilliant idea, naturally you will want to do everything in your power to protect it. This is especially true if your idea leads to an invention that can make you money or help you...
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