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Over the last few years the steady rise in new patent litigation cases in the US has formed the principal backdrop to the debates around proposed patent reform. New joinder rules introduced by the America Invents Act have helped fuel the higher number of cases, but how have other events impacted the rate at which new lawsuits are filed? The biggest one-off driver of a big jump in monthly...
Beijing-based medical device manufacturer BMC Medical this week touted a recent inter partes review (IPR) decision knocking out a patent that competitor ResMed has used to sue the Chinese company in the US. The two companies make masks and humidifiers designed to treat sleep-disordered breathing and other respiratory problems, and have been fighting over patents since at least 2013 in...
Since post-issuance proceedings were overhauled at the USPTO in 2012, following the passing of the America Invents Act, there has been much analysis and – in some quarters – outcry over the effect that they have had on patent rights in the US. The initial high level of institutions and subsequent claim invalidation rates in inter partes reviews have, of course, become the subject...
In November 2015 Tokyo’s Palace Hotel played host to the third annual IPBC Asia. In attendance were over 500 senior delegates from Asia-Pacific and beyond. What became clear over the three days of the event was that while other parts of the world may currently be in the IP doldrums, in Asia the mood is upbeat as intellectual property takes centre stage and strategies for managing assets grow ever more sophisticated
Joff Wild, Jack Ellis, Richard Lloyd and Jacob Schindler
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