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DLA Piper is pleased to announce the launch of Global Patent Laws. Global Patent Laws is designed to provide you with an overview of the key patent laws and dispute resolution procedures that are relevant to businesses operating in a number of countries around the world. Key procedures include: What acts infringe a patent; The availability … Continue Reading

The Supreme Court Alters the Standard for Enhanced Damages in Patent Cases

By Stan Panikowski, Brian Biggs, Andrew Stein, and Stephen Gombita Stryker Corp. v. Zimmer, Inc. Halo Electronics, Inc. v. Pulse Electronics, Inc. PATENT – Decided: Jun. 13, 2016 Issue: Whether the Federal Circuit’s two-part test for willful patent infringement, with separate objective and subjective prongs, should be rejected and replaced with a more flexible “totality of … Continue Reading

The Role of Evidence in Inter Partes Review

By Michael L. Burns IV and Erica J. Pascal (Reposted from IPT News Q1 2016) From denying a famous hedge fund manager’s IPR petitions to upholding all claims at final written decision, evidentiary issues alone have decided some PTAB trial proceedings. Even with such impressive results, evidentiary issues have not garnered much air time. In fact, the Patent Trial … Continue Reading