• USPTO Recognizes Federal Circuit’s Aqua Products Decision, Issues Memo on Motions to Amend in IPRs

    On November 21, 2017, the USPTO’s Chief Administrative Patent Judge David P. Ruschke issued a memorandum to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) providing guidance on motions to amend claims during trial proceedings before the PTAB. This was done in light of the Federal Circuit’s en banc decision in Aqua Products, Inc. v. Matal, 872 F.3d 1290 (Fed. Cir. 2017) on October 4, 2017… Judge Ruschke has reversed the PTAB’s practice of placing the burden of persuasion on the patent owner rather…

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  • PLI Webcast on Changes in Patent Law

    Practising Law Institute (PLI) will be offering a one-hour webcast entitled “Capitalizing on Changes in Patent Law” on December 12, 2017 from 1:00 to 2:00 pm (Eastern). Jonathan Hill of Freeborn & Peters LLP will provide: • An overview of the law of issue preclusion (collateral estoppel), which generally operates to preclude litigation over an issue previously decided in a final judgment, but for a change in the legal standard that governs the issue; • An overview of the Therasense decision and characteristics of pre-Therasense unenforceability decisions which may merit re-litigation under the current law; and • Considerations (e.g., lapse…

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  • Webcast on University Technology Transfer and Licensing Agreements

    Strafford will be offering a webcast entitled “University Technology Transfer and Licensing Agreements — Determining Type of Transfer Agreement, Structuring Key Provisions, Overcoming Unique Challenges” on December 5, 2017 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm (EST). Heather Meeker of O’Melveny & Myers LLP; Sean D. Solberg of Davis Brown Koehn Shors & Roberts; and Mark Staudt, Licensing Associate, Technology Commercialization, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation will provide guidance to counsel for drafting university technology transfer and licensing agreements, and discuss key clauses in the contracts and best practices for negotiating the agreements and avoiding pitfalls unique to the university context. The webinar…

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