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Brokered Patents are Not Junk—and the Reasons will Surprise You

”When solely a small fraction of what we are taking a look at is finally fascinating to us, our brains can trick us. Utilizing a structured decision-making...

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Sherry Knowles Scrutinizes an Activist Supreme Court’s Approach to 101

“The Supreme Court has brazenly admitted it is not following Congress’ statutory instructions on patent eligibility in several cases. And it has carried out...

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Supporting Right of Dissatisfied Parties to Appeal Adverse IPR Decisions

”The case raises the query of whether or not the Federal Circuit can refuse to hear an attraction by a non-defendant petitioner from an antagonistic ultimate...

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Fine Tuning the Trump Administration’s ROI Initiative

“While it should be emphasized that overall the ROI Initiative is a solid step forward, review of the 122-page paper reveals some concerns, as articulated by...

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CAFC Reiterates Relevance of Concrete and Tangible Test for Software

“Judge Rich was attempting to articulate a test that would allow the decision maker to determine whether there is in fact an innovation; an invention that we...

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The IP Counselor’s Checklist for Adding Value During Patent Prosecution

As the brand new yr begins, I’ve been reflecting on what makes patent practitioners extremely beneficial to their shoppers. In a previous IPWatchdog article, I...

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Self Driving Vehicles in the EPO with Roberta Romano-Götsch

Roberta Romano-Götsch, chief working officer of Mobility and Mechatronics at the European Patent Workplace (EPO). In September 2018 I had the alternative to go...