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2014-05-08 20:23:36

DUBLIN, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ccwnhk/us_patent) has announced the addition of the "US Patent Practice - What European Patent Attorneys Need to Know (Seminar, London)" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ccwnhk/us_patent ] conference to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The US Patent Practice - What European Patent Attorneys Need to Know seminar...

2014-04-18 11:30:44

Today, the Director of Public Knowledge's Patent Reform Project, Charles Duan, released a white paper  entitled "A Five Part Plan for Patent Reform." The paper lays the foundation for Public Knowledge's views on the patent system. And should serve as a guide to Congress as they work towards patent reform. In Duan's five-part plan, he identifies the hot spots for abuse within the patent system. These are intended to inspire common sense legislation. The following can be attributed to...

2014-04-03 16:23:55

PITTSBURGH, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (the "PTO") issued a final office action rejecting Teva's application seeking a reissue of U.S. Patent No. 5,800,808 (the "'808 Patent"), which was found to be invalid by the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in July 2013. The final rejection issued today finds the first claim of the reissue application, which is identical to the only claim in...

2014-03-24 16:26:32

CARLSBAD, Calif., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Scientific Corporation (OTCBB: PTSC) today announced the following: As stated in our press release on February 20, 2014, we have been evaluating our options in response to the United States International Trade Commission's (ITC) notice affirming the Administrative Law Judge's September 6, 2013 Initial Determination in regards to Patriot's US 5,809,336 ('336) patent. Although we had hoped by now that this, and certain other...

2014-03-24 12:30:16

ATLANTA, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Monday, Art Gardner (GOP), a patent attorney seeking election to the U.S. Senate in Georgia, proposed an innovative reform to the nation's patent laws to address the artificially high price of prescription medicines in the U.S. Noting the alarmingly high prices paid in the U.S. compared to prices in similar countries for many drugs protected by patent, Gardner said, "It is appalling that the U.S. consumer is forced to pay much, much...

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...

2014-03-12 20:24:26

OTTAWA, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - On March 7, 2014, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued an initial Office Action as part of an Ex Parte re-examination proceeding involving Standard Innovation's We-Vibe patent (U.S. Patent No. 7,931,605). This proceeding was initiated by Lelo, Inc. (Lelo) as yet another attempt to circumvent the US International Trade Commission (ITC) ruling last year that found Lelo infringed the We-Vibe patent. Despite Lelo's...

2014-03-11 23:02:58

The US Patent Office (USPTO) has issued an office action in its re-examination of Bruce Murison’s We-Vibe patent. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 The US Patent Office (USPTO) has issued an office action in its re-examination of Bruce Murison’s We-Vibe patent 7,931,605. The office action rejected all of the patent claims-at-issue in the reexamination. The USPTO’s rejection of the We-Vibe patent follows LELO’s request for ex parte reexamination, which LELO filed on October 21...

2014-02-03 08:32:19

HSINCHU, Taiwan, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Macronix International Co., Ltd. (TSE: 2337), a global leader providing non-volatile memory semiconductor solutions, today announced that the U.S. International Trade Commission ("ITC") has instituted an investigation concerning whether Spansion and certain of Spansion's customers infringe certain Macronix patents. The ITC will decide whether to issue general exclusion orders barring importation of all products containing infringing...

2014-01-30 12:26:57

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. (Sterne Kessler), an intellectual property law firm in Washington, DC, announced today the publication of 12 Observations On Covered Business Method Review - a six-page report featuring statistics, trends, and insights drawn from Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) decisions in the time since the proceeding was implemented by the America Invents Act of 2011. "Covered business method (CBM) review is...


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