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12 01, 2020

Weide & Miller Successfully Invalidate Patent in Ex Parte Reexamination Proceeding

By |2020-01-12T05:09:48-08:00January 12th, 2020|News|0 Comments

On January 10, 2020, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Patent Trial and Appeal Board affirmed the Examiner’s decision in the Ex Parte Reexamination of U.S. Patent No. 9,313,456. Attorneys at Weide & Miller submitted the [...]

21 11, 2019

Complete Reversal at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board

By |2020-02-19T04:41:14-08:00November 21st, 2019|News, Patents|0 Comments

Weide & Miller obtains a complete reversal at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Weide & Miller had appealed the examiner’s rejection of all claims in U.S. Application Serial No. 15/057,289, directed to a closed-loop medication monitoring [...]

28 03, 2019

March 2019: Copyright Registration as a Prerequisite to a Lawsuit

By |2019-10-27T18:36:07-07:00March 28th, 2019|Copyright, News|Comments Off on March 2019: Copyright Registration as a Prerequisite to a Lawsuit

On March 4, 2019, the Supreme Court resolved an issue on which the various federal circuit courts were split:  can a copyright plaintiff bring a lawsuit once they have filed an application for registration with the Copyright [...]

28 01, 2019

January 2019: USPTO Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance

By |2019-10-27T18:37:46-07:00January 28th, 2019|News|Comments Off on January 2019: USPTO Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance

            The USPTO has issued modified subject-matter eligibility (“Section 101”) guidance.  The new guidance recognizes the need for increased clarity and consistency in how Section 101 is applied.  Under current Section 101 case law, an invention may [...]

28 01, 2019

January 2019: Firm News

By |2019-10-27T18:38:11-07:00January 28th, 2019|News|Comments Off on January 2019: Firm News

Weide & Miller issued 88 patents in 2018, leading Nevada based firms.

28 11, 2018

November 2018: Inventor Challenges to Assigned Patents

By |2019-10-27T18:38:31-07:00November 28th, 2018|News|Comments Off on November 2018: Inventor Challenges to Assigned Patents

In the case of Arista Networks, Inc. v. Cisco Sys., Inc. (Federal Circuit, November 9, 2018), the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit addressed the issue of whether assignee estoppel applies to prevent an inventor/assignor from [...]

23 08, 2018

June 2018: Foreign Lost Profits for Infringement of US Patents

By |2019-10-27T18:42:41-07:00August 23rd, 2018|News|Comments Off on June 2018: Foreign Lost Profits for Infringement of US Patents

In the case of WesternGeco Ltd. v. Ion Geophysical Corp., the U.S. Supreme Court reversed the Federal Circuit’s rule against extraterritorial lost profits for infringement of U.S. Patents.  The Supreme Court ruled that 35 U.S.C. § 271(f), [...]