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Flash Digest: News in Brief

By Frederick Ding — Edited by Ken Winterbottom

Supreme Court grants certiorari to Samsung on design patent damages

Justice Department announces indictments of seven Iranians for state-sponsored cyberattacks

Civil liberties group warns of NYC’s newest surveillance network: free public Wi-Fi


Posted On Mar - 28 - 2016 1 Comment READ FULL POST

Federal Circuit Grants Privilege to Clients’ Communications with non-Attorney Patent Agents

By Kevin Crenny – Edited by Stacy Ruegilin

The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit overcame general presumptions against finding new forms of privilege, ruling that certain communications between non-attorney patent agents and their clients may be protected against discovery. The court extended privileged status to communications that relate to “obtaining legal advice on patentability and legal services.”


Posted On Mar - 22 - 2016 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Flash Digest: News in Brief

By Gia Velasquez – Edited by Olga Slobodyanyuk

The Federal Aviation Association Implements a Mandatory Registration Process for Drones

The FDA Expedites the Review Process for Generic Pharmaceutical Drugs

Senate Rejects GMO Labeling Bill


Posted On Mar - 22 - 2016 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Federal Circuit Flash Digest

By Colette Ghazarian – Edited by Yunnan Jiang

Evidence of Prior Art Cannot be Excluded for Untimeliness

Consent Decree Still Enforceable Even if Patent Later Found Invalid

Description of Pros and Cons of Patent Features Not Required for Negative Claims Limitation


Posted On Dec - 3 - 2015 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Italy Joins Growing Support for European Union Unitary Patent

By Shailin Thomas – Edited by Travis West

Italy has become the 26th state to endorse the EU’s Unitary Patent legislation. The legislation creates a new kind of patent in participating member states which would be enforceable across those jurisdictions, and establishes an independent court for patent disputes. Obstacles remain, but Italy’s support represents a large step towards an integrated European patent system.


Posted On Dec - 3 - 2015 Comments Off READ FULL POST
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