AIPLA 2019 Spring Meeting
May 15 to 17, 2019
Registration is now open for the 2019 Spring Meeting! Please go to our event website at https://www.aipla.org/home/meetings-education/2019-spring-meeting.
USPTO to Host Apollo 50 Event
July 19, 2019The US Patent and Trademark Office will host its “Apollo 50: The role of intellectual property in space commerce” event on July 23, 2-4:30 pm EST at its headquarters in Alexandria, VA.
PTAB Publishes Update to AIA Trial Practice Guide
July 18, 2019The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on July 15, 2019, published a second update to the AIA Trial Practice Guide (TPG) containing additional guidance about trial practice before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB).
New Examination Guide on Specimen Examination
July 16, 2019The United States Patent & Trademark Office published a new examination guide titled, "Examination of Specimens for Use in Commerce: Digitally Created or Altered and Mockup Specimens."
Federal Circuit Says No Standing for GE Without Specific Injury
July 15, 2019The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on July 10, 2019, held that General Electric Co.‘s position as a patent owner’s competitor was insufficient to establish standing to appeal a Patent Trial and Appeal Board decision.
PTAB Designates Decision as Precedential
July 12, 2019The US Patent and Trademark Office on July 10, 2019, designated as precedential Focal Therapeutics, Inc. v. SenoRx, Inc., Case IPR2014-00116 (PTAB July 21, 2014) (Paper 19).