Patent Infringement Defence

What is Patent Infringement Case? Patent Infringement cases can result when the patent owner or any entity who holds sufficient interest in U.S. patent files legal action against someone they claim is using the patented creation without permission. Your defenses in a patent infringement case may include: Invalidating the patent Claiming non-infringement Citing prior use, first [...]

By |2017-10-16T17:21:27+05:30October 16th, 2017|Patent, USA|0 Comments

Andrei Iancu awarded as the USPTO Director by the Trump

USPTO gets its new Directorial head as Andrei Iancu announced by Donald Trump on August 25, 2017 under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). This news had its expectations in the starting of july but the announcement was done later on a late summer [...]

By |2017-09-24T15:38:19+05:30August 28th, 2017|IP Basics, IP Interview, USA|0 Comments

Using US Patent Classifications to Enhance Key Word Searching to Achieve Higher Quality Patent Search Results

Overview of US Classification and Sub-classifications It is also important to realize that over time classifications and sub-classifications are created, deleted or merged. The result of this is that sometimes scores of patents have their classification changed. Although all similar types of patents should have similar classifications and be grouped together, they may not [...]

By |2017-09-16T13:34:35+05:30August 22nd, 2017|IP Basics, USA|0 Comments

Patentability: The Novelty Requirement of 35 U.S.C. 102

One of the most common problems for applications is 35 U.S.C. §102, which sets forth the doctrine of anticipation by requiring novelty of invention. Essentially, §102 requires the patent applicant to demonstrate that the invention is new. In essence, in order for a claimed invention to violate this “newness” requirement it must be exactly [...]

By |2017-09-07T13:12:01+05:30June 15th, 2017|Patent, USA|0 Comments

Are more than 90 percent of patent challenged in PTAB Defective

If we use USPTO’s statistic report, it looks like that only slightly more than 10 % of challenged claims are invalidated by PTAB, which is simply not true. Multiple petitioners will often group up to challenge single claim, which is why patent patent-owning entity like Zond can windup losing every one of 371 patents [...]

By |2017-09-07T13:15:16+05:30June 15th, 2017|Patent, USA|0 Comments
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