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2110, 2021

Reexaminations after denial of an IPR following RE VIVINT, INC.

By |October 21st, 2021|Categories: Information, News|0 Comments

On September 29, 2021, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit struck down a USPTO decision to permit Ex Parte reexamination when “a requester who has repeatedly tried to [IPR] to forward the same arguments.” The court emphasized the limited scope of [...]

109, 2021

Enhanced Damages – A broader Inquiry than Willful Infringement

By |September 1st, 2021|Categories: Information, News, Patents|0 Comments

The U.S. Supreme Court created the enhanced damages standard in its 2016 Halo v. Pulse ruling that created the enhanced damages standard. On September 28, 2021, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit clarified enhanced damages require a higher standard than willful [...]

108, 2021

North Carolina Patent Troll Law

By |August 1st, 2021|Categories: Information, News, Patents|0 Comments

In May 2013, North Carolina added Article 8 — entitled “Abusive Patent Assertions” — to chapter 75 of the North Carolina General Statutes, which covers consumer protection. Article 8 gives targets of patent trolls standing to sue over “a bad-faith assertion of patent [...]

2802, 2020

Weide & Miller Obtains Favorable Settlement for Lightside Technologies

By |February 28th, 2020|Categories: News, Patents|0 Comments

Weide & Miller filed a suit in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California on behalf of its client Lightside Technologies against Westinghouse Electronics for infringement of Lightside’s patent portfolio covering Multi-Format Audio/Visual Production Systems with Frame-Rate Conversion. [...]

1201, 2020

Weide & Miller Successfully Invalidate Patent in Ex Parte Reexamination Proceeding

By |January 12th, 2020|Categories: 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 Request for Ex Parte Reexamination in [...]

2111, 2019

Complete Reversal at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board

By |November 21st, 2019|Categories: 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 and feedback system. The examiner had [...]

2803, 2019

March 2019: Copyright Registration as a Prerequisite to a Lawsuit

By |March 28th, 2019|Categories: 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 Office, or must they wait until [...]

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