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Tag: Patent Law

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Minerva Surgical v. Hologic

Can an inventor challenge a patent that came from an application he originated?

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Appellate Review of Jury Verdict Will Play a Central Role in Google v. Oracle Case

The Supreme Court requests additional briefing from Google and Oracle in the lead-up to oral arguments.

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Return Mail v. U.S. Postal Service (Decision June 10, 2019)

Is the government a “person” who can request a “covered business method” patent review?

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WesternGeco v. ION Geophysical (Decided June 22, 2018)

WesternGeco can get damages for the profits it lost abroad as a result of ION’s infringement of WesternGeco’s patent.

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SAS Institute v. Iancu (Decision April 24, 2018)

If the Patent Review Board starts a patent review, it must address all of the patent challenger’s claims.

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Oil States Energy Services v. Greene’s Energy Group (Decision April 24, 2018)

Patent rights can be reviewed in executive branch courts.

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WesternGeco v. ION Geophysical (Argument April 16, 2018)

Can WesternGeco get damages it lost abroad for ION’s patent violation?

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Oil States Energy Services v. Greene’s Energy Group (Argument Nov. 27, 2017)

Oil States Energy Services lost its patent protection. Now it argues the administrative court did not have the Constitutional authority to take away its right. See if the case belonged in a “real” judicial court instead.

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SAS Institute v. Matal (Argument November 27, 2017)

SAS challenged Matal’s patent, and the review board did not address all of SAS’s claims. Can the patent review board pick and choose the claims it will start a review for?

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Inter Partes Review – Concept Explainer

Introducing the process to challenge an existing patent, Inter Partes Review.

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