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Latest IP News More Updates
Gaming Companies Get Mixed Rulings From CAFC
November 13, 2018On November 6, 2018, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled that certain elements of three patents owned by Acceleration Bay LLC are invalid.
CAFC Says GoPro Catalog is Prior Art
November 8, 2018On November 1, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reissued a modified opinion holding that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) erred when it held that a certain GoPro catalog is not a prior art printed publication.
Laura Peter Appointed as USPTO Deputy Director
November 8, 2018Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, on November 8, 2018, announced the appointment of Laura A. Peter as Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Upcoming Events Upcoming Events
Legal Secretaries & Administrators’ Conference
December 3 to 4, 2018Get training in Patent & Trademark Office operations, services and procedures by registering for the LSAC.
AIPLA 2019 Mid-Winter Institute
January 30 to February 2, 2019Join us at AIPLA's Mid-Winter Institute at the Marriott Tampa Waterside Hotel & Marina in Tampa, FL. Registration opens Nov. 19, 2018!
AIPLA 2019 Spring Meeting
May 15 to 17, 2019Join us at AIPLA's Spring Meeting at the Loews Philadelphia in Philadelphia, PA.
Upcoming WebinarsUpcoming Webinars
Changing Claim Construction Standards at the PTAB: What You Need to Know
November 29, 2018 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time) | 1.5 CLE CreditsThis panel will address claim construction from the petitioner and patent owner perspectives, and will cover issues including the new standard and making your record, managing parallel proceedings and timing issues, issue preclusion and other estoppel considerations.
AIPLA Front & Center Webinar Series: Artificial Intelligence and the Business of Law: Lawyering in the 21st Century
December 4, 2018 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM (Eastern Standard Time)How can small firms take advantage of new business opportunities that AI will provide in the future? Topics will include how AI will affect daily practice, law firm structure, possible clientele, and ultimately, the business of law. This session is intended to equip firms to evolve with the machines.