Secondary Considerations Win Again

Secondary Considerations Win Again

By Allie Terry and Dave Maiorana As we have previously discussed (on February 1, March 1, March 30, and May 19), reliance on secondary considerations of non-obviousness has been hit or miss for patent owners trying to convince PTAB panels that the secondary...
Design Patents at the PTAB?

Design Patents at the PTAB?

By John Evans Ph.D. and John Froemming In the wake of the high-profile dispute in Apple v. Samsung, design patent procurement and enforcement activity has increased significantly. But practitioners may not appreciate that design patent validity can be attacked using...