Congresswoman Lofgren Sends Letter to USPTO Director Iancu Opposing Proposed Changes to Claim Construction Rule at PTAB – IPWatchdog.com | Patents & Patent Law

Congresswoman Lofgren is now opposing a rule change she previously endorsed as an original co-sponsor of a bill that would have changed the claim construction rule in exactly the same way proposed by Director Iancu… But how is adopting a rule that would have already been the law had Lofgren had her way possibly frustrate or disregard Congress?

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Riding on patent office win, Novartis takes Gilenya generics fight to court

Novartis got a reprieve last week when the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office upheld a patent on its multiple sclerosis blockbuster Gilenya. Now, the Swiss pharma intends to extend that win to the legal system, hoping to block copycats from entering the U.S. until 2027.

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Argentum Pharma wins patent invalidation trial against Valeant’s Jublia

Argentum Pharma wins patent invalidation trial against Valeant’s Jublia

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From Seattle to Shanghai: Protecting America’s IP at home and abroad

From Seattle to Shanghai: Protecting America’s IP at home and abroad By Andrei Iancu, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office USPTO Director Andrei Iancu joins AIPLA Executive Director Lisa Jorgenson to talk IP and the U.S.

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An Exclusive Interview with USPTO Director Andrei Iancu – IPWatchdog.com | Patents & Patent Law

We discussed the need for transparency, and the troubling Freedom of Information Act processes employed by the Office that seem hopelessly broken. We discussed the post grant challenge process, the PTAB, experience level of Administrative Patent Judges and inter partes review.

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IPPro Patents | USPTO proposes patent interpretation changes | ippropatents.com

IPPro Patents is the go-to industry publication for free-to-read news, views and opinion on patent practice, law and management, US and Canada news. The USPTO has proposed changes to the claim construction standard for interpreting patent claims, bringing it in line with that used by US district courts

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Flood of trademark applications from China alarms US officials

Read more about Flood of trademark applications from China alarms US officials on Business Standard. Having a trademark registered in the US is crucial for sellers on Amazon, whose brand-registry program rewards officially trademarked products with more site visibility and a higher listing in search

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USPTO Celebrates Women Innovators for World IP Day

USPTO Celebrates Women Innovators for World IP Day A blog about the USPTO from the Department of Commerce By Andrei Iancu, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Today, April 26, the U.S.

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IPPro Patents | USPTO unveils new Alice guidance | ippropatents.com

IPPro Patents is the go-to industry publication for free-to-read news, views and opinion on patent practice, law and management, US and Canada news.

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USPTO Issues Notice Of Guidance On Subject Matter Eligibility – Intellectual Property Watch

by Intellectual Property Watch The United States Patent and Trademark Office today issued a Federal Register notice providing guidance to patent examiners on patent subject matter. The office is seeking public comments on the new guidance.

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Negative patent dialogue must change, says Iancu

IPPro Patents is the go-to industry publication for free-to-read news, views and opinion on patent practice, law and management, US and Canada news. The US must “change the dialogue surrounding patents”, according to US Patent and Trademark Office director Andrei Iancu

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US needs more positive patent dialogue, says Andrei Iancu

olm26250 / iStockphoto.com Andrei Iancu, director of the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), has said the US must create a more positive dialogue around patents. Iancu made his remarks at the US Chamber of Commerce Patent Policy conference yesterday, April 11.

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USPTO Director Andrei Iancu on Patent Policy

USPTO Director Andrei Iancu gave the keynote address at the April 11, 2018 Patent Policy Conference hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The following is an excerpt: … Dr. Eli Harari … risked everything: his career, his finances, and his family.

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USPTO needs to be forced to do its job and reject bad patents

For those who remain critics of America’s pathetically easy to abuse patent system, arguably the original sin in that system is the so-called patent backlog. That means when one files a patent with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), it doesn’t just go to a patent examiner to be approved or rejected.

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USPTO To Reveal New Design For Patents This Week – Intellectual Property Watch

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will make public the new design for patents this week at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas. The new design will first be used on patent number 10 million, expected to issue this year.

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