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  • Fed. Cir. Says Evidence of Copying is Relevant to Obviousness Fed. Cir. Says Evidence of Copying is Relevant to Obviousness

    November 1, 2019

    The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on October 30, 2019, vacated and remanded a Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) decision which found Liqwd Inc.’s keratin treatment patent invalid for obviousness, because evidence that L’Oreal USA, Inc., used Liqwd’s confidential information and copied Liqwd’s patented method should have been considered in determining whether the patent was valid.
  • Foley Hoag Partner Barbara Fiacco Named President of AIPLA Foley Hoag Partner Barbara Fiacco Named President of AIPLA

    October 31, 2019

    Foley Hoag LLP Partner Barbara Fiacco has been named President of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA).
  • Donald-Dunner-400x200 Donald Dunner Passes Away at 88

    October 18, 2019

    Donald R. Dunner, the renowned patent attorney and name partner at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, passed away on October 16, 2019, at the age of 88.
  • Learning-400x200 Learn How Examiners Approach Unity of Invention

    October 17, 2019

    The US Patent & Trademark Office will host a Virtual Instructor Led Training (vILT) course titled “Unity of Invention” on December 10, 11, and 12, 2019.
  • PTAB PTAB Designates Two Decisions as Informative

    October 16, 2019

    The Patent Trial and Appeal Board designated two decisions regarding design choice as informative.