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?
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.
Argentum Pharma wins patent invalidation trial against Valeant’s Jublia
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
Andrei Iancu, director of the US Patent and Trademark Office, has said the US must create a more positive dialogue around 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.