CAFC

June 2011 Patent Group Lunch

June 28, 2011

Topics covered in this month’s patent prosecution presentation include the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Microsoft v. i4i case upholding the clear and convincing standard.  Case law dealing with “analogous art” for mechanical cases is also addressed.  Finally, recent case law from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) dealing with inequitable conduct and Bayh-Dole Act is presented.  Click here to download a copy of the presentation.


April 2011 Patent Prosecution Lunch

May 2, 2011

Topics covered in this month’s patent prosecution presentation include recent case law from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) dealing with reissue applications and dependent claims.  A brief overview of the arguments being presented in the Microsoft v. i4i case is also reviewed.  Oral arguments in this case were recently heard by the United States Supreme Court.  Case law developments dealing with written description for mechanical cases is also addressed.  Finally, an overview on the breakdown of patent applications filed in Europe in 2010 is presented.  Click here  to download a copy of the presentation.