I cannot imagine a more deserving presentation: Congratulations to its creator Stewart Weiner and the many performers.
Recent IP decisions reinforce the view that outside the US, IP decisions more often favor patent and trademark holders. China: One on the patent side, one on the trademark Before 1985, China had no patent system, and many people have been … [Continue reading]
The question of what software is patent-eligible subject matter is still evolving. The Federal Circuit in Visual Memory v. NVIDIA, recently weighed in with another guidepost on the way to patent eligibility. Claim 1 reads: A computer memory … [Continue reading]
You sell something but keep the details of the sale a secret. Is this still a sale that bars issuance of a patent under 35 USC 102: "A person shall be entitled to a patent unless the claimed invention was patented, described in a printed publication, … [Continue reading]
USPTO Director Michelle Lee abruptly resigned today. There was speculation after President Trump's election that she would not stay on or perhaps take another post in the administration, but after months of questions, she affirmed her role as USPTO … [Continue reading]