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Improvement Patent Does Not Anticipate Original Idea
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Reference building on first inventor’s idea does not qualify as prior art to first inventor’s patent
Patent Avoids Invalidation Due to Error in Reference
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Mystery of inconsistent data solved by looking at priority application
Victory in Doubt After Federal Circuit Win
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UMass wins reversal of indefiniteness ruling based on claim construction advanced by opponent
Academic Article Used to Create Joint Inventorship Puzzle
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Article naming administrator along with named inventors could derail patent
Pre-Appeal Brief Requests for Review – High Success Rate for PTAB Appellants
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An examiner final rejection decision may be contested in multiple ways. A straightforward, fast and inexpensive way is to utilize MPEP § 1204.02 and its Pre-Appeal Brief Request for Review Procedure
Unusual Finding Vacates IPR After Federal Circuit Affirmance
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“Typically, cases are not terminated on remand after the merits have been affirmed.”
General Skepticism Does Not Negate Motivation to Combine
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Surgeon’s skepticism of robot surgery doesn’t make robot surgeon patentable
U.S. Patent Office Judges Don’t Have to Examine Substitute Claims
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No obligation to volunteer unpatentability issues for a proposed substitute claim based on the prior art of record
Fiscal Year 2022 Has Seen Many PTAB Appeal Briefs Go Unanswered By Examiners
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DBJG recently obtained PTO data showing that the main briefs filed by PTAB appellants carry the day 35% of the time
Negative Claim Limitation Satisfied by Silence
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Claims to acne treatment “without” ingredient invalidated by reference that did not mention the ingredient
Improvement Patent Does Not Anticipate Original Idea
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Reference building on first inventor’s idea does not qualify as prior art to first inventor’s patent
Patent Avoids Invalidation Due to Error in Reference
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Mystery of inconsistent data solved by looking at priority application
Victory in Doubt After Federal Circuit Win
|
UMass wins reversal of indefiniteness ruling based on claim construction advanced by opponent
Academic Article Used to Create Joint Inventorship Puzzle
|
Article naming administrator along with named inventors could derail patent
Pre-Appeal Brief Requests for Review – High Success Rate for PTAB Appellants
|
An examiner final rejection decision may be contested in multiple ways. A straightforward, fast and inexpensive way is to utilize MPEP § 1204.02 and its Pre-Appeal Brief Request for Review Procedure
Unusual Finding Vacates IPR After Federal Circuit Affirmance
|
“Typically, cases are not terminated on remand after the merits have been affirmed.”
General Skepticism Does Not Negate Motivation to Combine
|
Surgeon’s skepticism of robot surgery doesn’t make robot surgeon patentable
U.S. Patent Office Judges Don’t Have to Examine Substitute Claims
|
No obligation to volunteer unpatentability issues for a proposed substitute claim based on the prior art of record
Fiscal Year 2022 Has Seen Many PTAB Appeal Briefs Go Unanswered By Examiners
|
DBJG recently obtained PTO data showing that the main briefs filed by PTAB appellants carry the day 35% of the time
Negative Claim Limitation Satisfied by Silence
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Claims to acne treatment “without” ingredient invalidated by reference that did not mention the ingredient