New Opportunities for Invalidating Patents

Two relatively new post grant proceedings took effect on September 16, 2012 that may be useful for businesses that wish to invalidate troublesome and overly-broad patents. More specifically, these proceedings provide a challenger an opportunity to invalidate...
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Be Careful of Additional Embodiments in Design Patent Applications

Once relegated to the back waters of intellectual property, design patents have become an important asset in many intellectual property portfolios since Apple’s design patents took center stage in Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co. Apple owned...
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All Inventors! – The Race is About to Begin!

Inventors – if you are not practicing your sprint drills…you should be.  General Counsel – if you are not exploring internal speed tactics for your research and development groups…you ought to.  General practice firms – if you are not coaching...
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