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2013-11-13 23:04:16

TraceLink has filed a reexamination petition with the United States Patent and Trademark Office relating to patent 6996538 on inventory control systems granted to Unisone Strategic IP, Inc., a financial stakeholder in Frequentz, LLC. Wakefield, MA (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 TraceLink Inc., the leader in global pharmaceutical track and trace and supply network towers, announced today that it has filed a reexamination petition with the United States Patent and Trademark Office relating to...

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...

2013-10-09 08:34:07

USPTO decision opens the door for patent infringement litigation to resume in court MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AirTight Networks announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has confirmed the validity of the company's U.S. Patent No. 7,339,914 (the "'914 patent") on October 04, 2013, in a second patent re-examination challenge by competitor Aerohive Networks that claimed the AirTight patent was invalid. With the validity of the...

2013-09-19 23:04:07

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office upheld the SynQor IBA patent in a reexamination requested by Vicor Corporation confirming the ruling against Murata. Boxborough, MA (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 SynQor announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“PTO”) issued an Action Closing Prosecution confirming the patentability of all of the claims in SynQor’s U.S. patent 8,023,290 (the “’290 patent”). These claims relate to unregulated Intermediate Bus Architecture...

2013-09-04 12:24:22

Prestige Attack on BK Jewellery Patent Defeated NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BK Jewellery's patent infringement Court action against Prestige International has just been bolstered by a three-member Examiner Decision at the United States Patent Office, confirming the validity of the BK patent. The Patent office clearly rejected Prestige's prior art challenge to the patent. Now that this phase of the dispute is behind the parties, BK Jewellery/AV Jewelry expect that the...

2013-08-29 23:00:35

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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...

2013-08-15 16:24:13

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadence Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: CADX) today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), has issued a non-final, initial office action in the Ex Parte Reexamination of US Patent No. 6,028,222, or the '222 patent, one of the two licensed patents covering OFIRMEV(®) (acetaminophen) injection. Although the USPTO made an initial determination to reject certain claims, all of the claims of the '222 patent remain...

2013-07-31 08:26:40

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) WEDNESDAY, JULY 31: FIRST PATENT Profile America -- Wednesday, July 31st. The first patent in the young United States was issued on this date in 1790 to Samuel Hopkins of Vermont for a new method of making potash -- useful in producing soap, fertilizer and glass. The Constitution...

2013-07-22 16:23:00

NEW YORK, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Practising Law Institute (PLI) has announced the release of their newest title, Post-Grant Proceedings Before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Authored by Stephen G. Kunin, Scott McKeown, and Greg H. Gardella of Oblon Spivak Maier & Neustadt LLP, Post-Grant Proceedings is an in-depth guide to the new inter partes and post-grant review regulations under the AIA. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120423/DC92468LOGO)...