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  • USPTOHouseLetter-12-1-21-logo AIPLA Comments on Patent Center and the Retirement of EFS-Web and Private PAIR

    October 30, 2023

    Arlington, VA. October 30, 2023 - The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) submitted comments to the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on the upcoming transition to Patent Center as a replacement for EFS-Web and Private PAIR by the USPTO.
  • TermDisc-Comments-March21-logo AIPLA Files Amicus Brief in The TriZetto Group, Inc. v. Syntel Sterling Best Shores Mauritius Limited

    October 24, 2023

    On October 18, 2023, the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) filed an amicus brief in support of a petition for certiorari to the Supreme Court in The TriZetto Group, Inc. v. Syntel Sterling Best Shores Mauritius Limited (23-306) on the issue of whether unjust enrichment damages in a trade secret case should be considered independently of the victim’s own loss.
  • gaylord-national-header-2020-tb American Intellectual Property Law Association Announces New Board Members and Award Recipients at 2023 Annual Meeting

    October 23, 2023

    ARLINGTON, Virginia - The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) hosted the 2023 Annual Meeting from October 19-21, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, where new board members were sworn in for the 2023-2024 year and ten awards were presented to deserving recipients.
  • TermDisc-Comments-March21-logo AIPLA Co-Signs Letter in Support of NDAA Provisions

    October 16, 2023

    On September 14, 2023, AIPLA co-signed a letter in support of Senator Chuck Grassley's NDAA provisions regarding CBP authority to disclose enforcement information.
  • AIPLA Files Amicus Brief with Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in In re: Xencor, Inc.

    October 16, 2023

    On October 6, 2023, the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) filed an amicus brief with the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in In re: Xencor, Inc., a case on appeal from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board. The case concerns the Board’s rejection of patent claims directed to a treatment method involving administration of an antibody containing certain amino acid substitutions that increase the antibody’s half-life. The Board rejected the claims for lack of written description and as indefinite.
  • AIPLA Stands with Israel

    October 12, 2023

    The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) condemns acts of hate and violence. We unequivocally denounce the abhorrent and violent acts by Hamas on Israel and its citizens. Our thoughts and condolences go out to those who have lost friends and loved ones; we pray for the safe and swift return of all those taken captive.
  • USPTO AIPLA Comments on Changes to Duration of Attorney Recognition

    October 10, 2023

    Arlington, VA. October 6, 2023 - The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) submitted comments to the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on their recent proposal on the changes to the duration of attorney recognition.
  • Washington DC web AIPLA Issues Letter in Support of Deborah Robinson's Nomination to be the Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator

    September 15, 2023

    On September 14, 2023, The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) submitted a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding Deborah Robinson’s nomination to be the United States Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator (IPEC). In view of her impressive background, AIPLA believes Ms. Robinson will be highly successful in this role and appreciates the Judiciary Committee giving this nomination prompt consideration.
  • AIPLA Files Amicus Brief with Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in LKQ Corp. v. GM Global Technology Operations LLC

    September 5, 2023

    Arlington, VA. August 29, 2023 - The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) filed an amicus brief with the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in support of neither party in LKQ Corp. v. GM Global Technology Operations LLC, a case that the Federal Circuit agreed to rehear en banc in June 2023. The case concerns the test for obviousness for design patents and whether the Supreme Court’s decision in KSR (which involved a utility patent) overrules or abrogates the current Rosen-Durling framework.
  • USPTO AIPLA Comments to USPTO on DOCX Submission Requirements

    August 21, 2023

    Arlington, VA. August 7, 2023 - The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) submitted comments to the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on their estimated burden calculations regarding DOCX submission requirements.
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