Over 100 days and still waiting for the v big Oil States decision from SCOTUS https://t.co/l9C37Uu3Lx
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In late November 2017, the US Supreme Court heard arguments in Oil States Energy Servies v Greene’s Energy Group, undoubtedly one of the most consequential patent cases that it has heard in the last decade. Such has been the impact of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) on patent owning rights and litigation strategy, that for private practice lawyers, in-house IP counsel, other...
Last week saw a further backlash against Allergan’s 2017 Saint Regis Mohawk deal, with the introduction of proposed legislation to eliminate sovereign immunity as grounds for exemption from cancellation hearings before the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The tabling of the bill suggests that the pharma company’s effort to shield its patents from the inter partes review...
Southeast Asian markets hold opportunities for tech transfer and licensing, but don't count on quick wins
A quick glance at the list of attendees for today’s IPBC Southeast Asia event in Singapore confirms that major multinational technology companies are keenly interested in how this fast-growing part of the world is developing. In part, that is because many have extensive R&D and manufacturing operations in the region; but local firms are also increasingly seen as potential...
Matt Stack has spent much of his investment career developing a keen understanding of just how valuable intellectual property can be to a company. But as patents become far less enticing, he has shifted his focus to a new and very different kind of intangible asset