• AIPLA CLE Webinar: Recent Developments in Design Patent Law

    January 15, 2020 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)   |   1.5 CLE Credits

    After a widely-reported global design rights battle between technology giants Apple and Samsung, design rights have been thrust into the spotlight more prominently than ever before. Our speakers will provide an update on recent developments on design rights, including a focus on several recent Federal Circuit decisions. Join us for this important webinar.
  • AIPLA CLE Webinar: Recent Developments in Design Patent Law

    January 15, 2020 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)   |   1.5 CLE Credits

    After a widely-reported global design rights battle between technology giants Apple and Samsung, design rights have been thrust into the spotlight more prominently than ever before. Our speakers will provide an update on recent developments on design rights, including a focus on several recent Federal Circuit decisions. Join us for this important webinar.

 

 

News

  • Law-400 Updated Federal Circuit Rules of Practice

    December 4, 2019

    An updated version of the Federal Circuit Rules of Practice is now available on the court’s website.
  • Optical-Beam-400 Fed. Cir. Upholds Win on Optical Beam Switching Patent

    December 2, 2019

    The Federal Circuit on November 21, 2019, held that Nokia of America Corp. and Ciena Corp. didn’t infringe an optical beam switching patent after finding relevant claims of the patent invalid.
  • Pepsi-400 Pepsi Wins Copyright Suit Over Super Bowl Ad

    November 26, 2019

    The US District Court for the Southern District of New York on November 13, 2019, held that a Pepsi ad which ran during the 2016 Super Bowl and featured Funk singer Janelle Monae didn’t infringe on an advertising agency’s pitch.
  • Wargaming-400 Fed. Cir. Says Video Game Patent Review Not Time-Barred

    November 25, 2019

    The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on November 19, 2019, affirmed a Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) decision that determined that Game & Tech. Co.’s video game technology patent was invalid in light of prior art.
  • AIA-Practice-Guide PTAB Publishes Consolidated Edition of AIA Trial Practice Guide

    November 22, 2019

    The US Patent and Trademark Office on November 20, 2019, published a new, consolidated edition of the Patent Trial Practice Guide that incorporates updates released in August 2018 and July 2019 into the original August 2012 Practice Guide.