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Strategic continuation practice: an under-used litigation tool

Featured in Special Report 2022 Q3: Patent Portfolio Management

Andy Harry and Shao Hou of Xsensus use real-world data – including a deep dive into Canon’s strategy – to determine whether claims developed from continuations can better withstand competitor challenges

13 September 2022

Time-to-trial lags in top five US patent courts as pandemic effects continue to bite

Covid has triggered long-lasting delays in the busiest courts, reducing the chance of the PTAB issuing Fintiv discretionary denials in IPRs with parallel litigation

12 September 2022

German and Dutch IP powerhouses create one-stop UPC practice

Law firms Vossius and Brinkhof join forces to offer clients a pan-EU service for the new court when it gets underway next year

12 September 2022

Vidal’s take on discretionary denials breathes fresh air into PTAB

Saturday Opinion: The new USPTO director is doing what Congress intended the America Invents Act to do with the post-grant invalidity challenge system it created

10 September 2022

Nokia wins new patent injunction as Dutch Oppo suit backfires

A Dutch sales ban follows a series of German victories for the Finnish company

09 September 2022

Chinese Supreme Court’s first patent linkage ruling is a mixed bag

The top court speedily backed an earlier judgment against rights owner Chugai Pharmaceuticals

08 September 2022

Computer, communication and e-commerce patent cases on the rise at PTAB

New IAM and Docket Navigator litigation report reveals key trends, including declining semiconductor asset challenges

06 September 2022

Pfizer/BioNTech strike back in covid vaccine patent war with first UK action

Companies seek non-infringement and invalidity judgment against CureVac, which launched a suit against them in Germany in July

06 September 2022

How General Plastic changed the PTAB serial petition landscape

Docket Navigator data shows court cited the precedential case in 603 institution decisions with a 34% institution denial rate from October 2017 to now

05 September 2022

Nokia/Oppo dispute to provide interesting test of new German injunction rules

The Chinese handset maker is seeking to shut down the Finnish company’s base stations

05 September 2022

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