Surprise move means Enlarged Board will not now be asked to consider key questions that were referred to it yesterday
The award of $448 million in antitrust damages against the company in case brought by the Federal Trade Commission is also at stake.
Move by Parallax Health Sciences is an indication that patent assertion plays could increasingly affect life sciences companies as their use of digital technologies increases
But study by Chinese trade body shows that respondents who fight back do surprisingly well
A precedential decision last month makes it easier for rights holders to assert successfully against imported products
Nineteen companies in all took the chance to secure rights to the portfolio before a contingent of South Korean and Japanese patent owners departed the pool last Thursday
Previously unaffiliated, the Chinese company is set to come on board as a licensor and licensee
Intellectual property systems are becoming more complex and that makes law schools’ one-size-fits all approach looks increasingly out of date, says Franklin Pierce dean
The California case was one of the early patent battles over the breakthrough cancer cell therapy technology, which is set to become a crowded space in years to come.
Arlington-based firm acts for more of the companies that own the biggest US portfolios than any other, with Foley & Lardner and Harness Dickey & Pierce rounding out the top three
IT giant Tata Consultancy Services urges policymakers around the world to clarify and harmonise IP policies in new report
Jennifer Yokoyama previously led the company's IP litigation team and replaces Erich Andersen, whose departure was announced last week
Acacia sub-licensor scored a global deal with smartphone maker as key rights neared expiration
In addition to the big names, defensive network is attracting China-focused companies that have never faced assertion in US courts
As IAM releases this year's brokered patent market survey one of its authors digs deep into the current climate for transactions and explains why some of the grunt work of five years ago is a thing of the past