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CAFC's Evolving Stance on Patent Eligibility: Implications for Appeals

The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) has been at the forefront of shaping patent law in the United States. Among the many facets of patent law that CAFC...

Major Med Device Product Developer GE HealthCare Collaborating with Healthcare Providers

Written by: Kregg Koch For good reasons, including product safety, quality assurance, development of delivery procedures and instructions, it has been a common practice for medical...

Fresh From the Bench: Latest Precedential Patent Cases

CASE OF THE WEEK Baxalta Inc. v. Genentech, Inc., Appeal No. 22-1461 (Fed. Cir. Sept. 20, 2023) Our Case of the Week focuses on the enablement requirement. It’s the first case...

Enter TitleFederal Circuit Revisits Standard for Enablement of Antibody Claims

Written by: Ashley C. Morales & Joseph Mallon, Ph.D. In Baxalta Incorporated v. Genentech, Inc., 2022-1461, the Federal Circuit affirmed the district court’s decision...

Fresh From the Bench: Latest Precedential Patent Cases

CASE OF THE WEEK Columbia Sportswear North America, Inc. v. Seirus Innovative Accessories, Inc., Appeal Nos. 2021-2299, -2338 (Fed. Cir. Sept. 15, 2023) In a decade-old case that has ...

Prosecution History May Support a Motivation to Combine

Written by: Rhett D. Ramsey & Jacob R. Rosenbaum Elekta Limited v. Zap Surgical Systems, Inc. Before: Reyna, Stoll, and Stark. Appeal from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. ...

Nokia is bringing tattoos into the high-tech world. The telecommunications giant recently filed a patent for the world's first smart tattoos. Made of... Read More »
We’re all familiar with the so-called weight loss drugs advertised on TV that claim unbelievable results, show before and after shots of what are clearly... Read More »
Allergies are the worst. No one enjoys the yearly itchy eyes, nose and throat, especially knowing that what our bodies are fighting so hard against are innocuous... Read More »
In order to better understand the Yahoo vs Facebook lawsuit, let us examine the patents that Yahoo is disputing. Between April 2, 1999, when the patent was... Read More »
Approximately seven million Americans live with scoliosis, a condition wherein the spine is curved side-to-side in an s- or c-shape.  Individuals living with... Read More »
“This is the future, now where the heck is my flying car?” This common humorous refrain encapsulates an important truth, as does all good humor: The... Read More »
Adam Wolffif this is a forum about IP then i'd think that the first comment should be on their patent. it is not worth anything because of the detail in the first claim. I also have a flying motorcycle - my patent is on the method of control, very specific and powerful patent,
Mar 15, 2012
As we age, our bodies wear out -- our joints deteriorate, our hair thins, our hearing and vision become increasingly weaker. Some of these effects result from... Read More »
Remember that scene in the Harry Potter books where Harry falls off his broom and breaks his arm, and the nurse gives him Skele-gro to heal his breaks? This new... Read More »
As MIT’s Claude Shannon wrote in 1948, communication methods are bound by bandwidth and noise. Simply put, bandwidth is the total range of frequencies that a... Read More »
If you’re like the majority of Americans, you take an aspirin when you have a headache, or possibly as a preventative measure against heart attack or stroke... Read More »
Needle reuse is illegal in developed countries, and rightly so. Sadly, this practice still takes places in many undeveloped countries, and is a source of significant... Read More »
Kristin WallMind-boggling, isn't it? Targeting the lungs through inhalable vaccines makes a lot of sense, given that massive surface area.
Feb 17, 2012
Andrei IvanovHuman lungs have the surface area of a tennis court?! I never knew, that is amazing. This powder vaccine innovation is very helpful.
Feb 16, 2012
If you’ve seen any of the Terminator movies, or any other sci-fi film, you’re probably familiar with the idea of in-eye display systems. Even the newest... Read More »
Back in May of 2006, Apple drew up a patent application about a method to improve the way that free song credits were being handled at the iTunes store. Nearly six... Read More »
Alvin SchaefferApple seems to be up to its usual shenanigans again.
Feb 8, 2012
During allergy season your eyes start to itch, your nose runs, and you sneeze incessantly. This is all because your body recognizes allergens -- anything from pet... Read More »
I have a confession to make -- I never learned to sew.  Perhaps I can blame this on growing up during the 50s and 60s before gender-based roles loosened... Read More »
Apple spent a lot of 2011 in court (either directly, or in disguise), attempting to keep competitors’ smartphones and tablets off the market. If patent... Read More »
Zhi PengApple needs to relax with this, just get over the fact the touchscreen smartphone is way of future.
Jan 27, 2012
  Of the five senses (or six, if you’re a little boy in an M. Night Shyamalan movie) most people would agree that vision is their most valuable sense... Read More »
Everyone hates driving in traffic. The stop and go. The lurch when you accelerate for a moment, then are forced to slam on your brakes when someone cuts into your... Read More »
Do you want to pay for a device that reduces your chances of killing a fly?! There is a patent for that! Although I agree that it is kind of fun to challenge yourself ... Read More »
Tima Maslyuchenko))) Very useful tool!
May 30, 2011
Pedram SameniIt's interesting the number of references that have been cited for this invention.
May 30, 2011
Imagine you are well into your pregnancy and like to get a sun tan. Well, just stop there! As a male person, I've never been pregnant although the technology ... Read More »
R SApparently the link to the attachment is broken
May 27, 2011
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