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2014-03-13 20:23:41

DUBLIN, Ireland, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lcxc8l/practical) has announced the addition of the "Practical Introduction to International Patent Law and Practice - An Essential Foundation Course (London)" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lcxc8l/practical ] conference to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Practical...

2014-01-08 12:32:16

Important SCOTUS Cert Conference on January 10 CHICAGO, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soverain Software has received widespread industry support for its patent infringement case, Soverain v. Newegg, which is scheduled for the Supreme Court's January 10, 2014 certiorari conference. The widely-read SCOTUSblog features Soverain v. Newegg as both a Petition of the Day and a Petition to Watch. "After reading our cert petition and the court documents, leaders in the legal community are...

2013-12-23 16:24:08

Newegg misrepresents facts of Soverain v. Newegg while SCOTUS reviews cert petition CHICAGO, Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Soverain Software responds to Newegg's belated statement about a brief Newegg filed over a week ago which is filled with misrepresentations and yet still continues to confirm that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) wrongly ruled on the issue of obviousness in the validity of Soverain's patents. Soverain's reply, filed Friday at the U.S....

2013-12-20 16:25:45

Soverain files reply brief urging Supreme Court to hear case CHICAGO, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Soverain Software has filed its reply brief to the Supreme Court in its patent infringement case against computer retailing giant, Newegg. Soverain's brief explains that the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) has violated the Supreme Court's longstanding precedent and the Seventh Amendment. "The Federal Circuit's reckless ruling simultaneously attempts to overrule the...

2013-11-26 16:26:46

With Petition Pending, Soverain Seeks to Correct the Public Record CHICAGO, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Soverain Software acknowledges strong amicus support for its petition for certiorari in Supreme Court case no. 13-477, which seeks review of the appellate court decision in the patent suit Soverain Software v. Newegg on the issues of property rights, validity of patents, obviousness, and the scope of the legal system. The appellate court reversed Chief Judge Leonard Davis, who...

2013-10-17 08:35:48

Petition warns of judicial overreach by the Federal Circuit CHICAGO, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Soverain Software LLC filed a petition for a writ of certiorari in the U.S. Supreme Court yesterday, seeking review of the Federal Circuit's decision in the appeal of Soverain Software LLC v. Newegg Inc., case no. 2011-1009. That decision reversed a district court's judgment of the validity of the asserted claims of three patents on the grounds of obviousness and vacated a judgment of...

2013-08-20 23:04:21

SynQor announced today that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office upheld the patentability of SynQor's U.S. Patent relating to unregulated Intermediate Bus Architecture. Boxborough, MA (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 SynQor announced today that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office reversed an earlier decision by a patent examiner in an inter partes reexamination proceeding and upheld the patentability of SynQor's...

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2011-08-22 16:56:16

As the software industry continues to be embroiled in a long-lasting all-out software patent war, the European Union is planning to follow the same course. When the Hargreaves report urged the UK to avoid software patents, The UK government already approved a plan that will likely enforce them. Software patents are dangerous to software developers because they impose monopolies on ideas. It is not a good idea to develop non-trivial software if you must incorporate a maze of patents...

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2010-07-21 06:30:00

Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the European Patent Office (EPO) in Germany on Tuesday as officials reviewed a groundbreaking case involving a patent awarded to a British firm for a technique to boost levels of a substance in broccoli that could help prevent cancer. The method involves identifying the relevant genes on the broccoli genome and mapping them to genetic markers, then selecting the broccoli lines with these markers for use in plant breeding. However, competitors to the...

2010-01-15 17:53:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BNA Books, a division of specialized news and information publisher BNA, announced today the publication of Patent Prosecution: Law, Practice, and Procedure, Sixth Edition. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090529/DC24463LOGO) The treatise provides element-by-element analysis of the substantive areas of patent law by drawing on author Irah Donners' years of research and practical experience. The new Sixth Edition covers cases...