Region: North America

These law firms top the rankings for US patent litigation

The latest edition of the IAM-Docket Navigator quarterly litigation report names the top 10 law firms for patentees and patent challengers in the US district courts and Patent Trial and Appeal Board

13 November 2023

FTC challenges 100 patent listings, tightening screws on pharma companies

The commission recently vowed to take action on alleged anticompetitive IP tactics

13 November 2023

The US patent system is weakened. New Congressional legislation could fix it

Saturday opinion: Retired Judge Paul Michel of the Federal Circuit argues that all innovator lobby groups should support pending reform bills to the PTAB and patent eligibility

11 November 2023

Three misconceptions about filing design patent cases at the ITC

Corporate IP leaders should embrace that the US International Trade Commission is a powerful venue to litigate design patents – so let us debunk common misconceptions about the ITC

10 November 2023

America Invents Act co-author bemoans PTAB harassment of patent owners

Former Representative Lamar Smith supports reforms in PREVAIL Act at Senate hearing over the bill, but other witnesses feel PTAB judges do a good job

09 November 2023

Coons’ US patent injunction plan is a long shot, but other options may be available

The Delaware senator is said to be contemplating legislation designed to undo the four-part eBay v MercExchange test. However, its route to the statute books appears tough. A case in his home state, though, may offer a partial way forward

09 November 2023

Autonomous trucking innovator TuSimple reveals its patent strategy

Follow this roadmap for IP success as a high-growth but pre-revenue tech firm, write TuSimple IP Head Paul Liu and Kent Richardson of Richardson Oliver Law

08 November 2023

The products-plus-licensing model of a small firm that won $45 million from Vivint

You may not know SkyBell Technologies’ name due to its B2B model, but now its executives are opening up about the role patent licensing plays in the company’s growth and success

08 November 2023

No longer the plan B: insights from IAM’s first Trade Secrets Strategy USA

Leading litigators and in-house panellists shared advice on corporate culture, collaboration concerns, and taking a tailored approach to IP management

07 November 2023

Permanent injunctions by US courts in the post-eBay era

As reform advocates push for legislation to restore injunctive relief to patent cases, Docket Navigator data shows the rare cases that can still win injunctions under the challenging eBay test

06 November 2023

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