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  • Webinar USPTO Webinar on Recent Updates to PTAB AIA Trial Practice Guide

    July 31, 2019

    The US Patent & Trademark Office is hosting a “Boardside Chat” webinar on Thursday, August 8, 2019, from noon to 1 p.m. ET about recent updates made to the AIA Trial Practice Guide.
  • Video Data Samsung Gets New Review of Video Data Coding Patent

    July 30, 2019

    The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on July 12, 2019, canceled a Patent Trial and Appeal Board decision upholding Infobridge Pte. Ltd.'s video coding patent (Patent No. 8,917,772) and sent it back to the board for review.
  • Ford F-150 Ford Design Patent for Hood of F-150 Is Valid

    July 29, 2019

    The Federal Circuit held that Ford Motor Company’s design patents for hood and head lamp designs on its F-150 trucks are valid because they aren’t functional, but ornamental.
  • Redbox Disney Beats Back Claims in DVD Copyright Dispute

    July 26, 2019

    The US District Court for the Central District of California on July 18, 2019, held that that Disney’s agreement with distributors to forbid downstream sales to Redbox does not violate copyright law.
  • Fed. Cir. Allows Sales of Generic Opioid Addiction Treatment Fed. Cir. Allows Sales of Generic Opioid Addiction Treatment

    July 23, 2019

    The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on July 12, 2019, ruled that Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. does not have to halt sales of its generic version of the opioid addiction treatment Suboxone Film. Indivior Inc. v. Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, S.A., Fed. Cir., 17-2587, 7/12/19.