Commission to Weigh in on IPR Estoppel

Commission to Weigh in on IPR Estoppel

By Rich Fieman Originally Posted on Jones Day’s ITC Blog at: http://jonesdayitcblog.com/ipr-estoppel/ The Commission has determined to review an initial determination finding that Respondent Ford is estopped under 35 U.S.C. § 315(e)(2) from asserting certain...
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...