Category Archives: Govt Policy/PTO Policy

Patent Office Releases Comments on Standards for Patent Eligibility Examination

On November 2nd, Robert Bahr released a concise but informative memorandum that could be entitled “What We Learned From McRO and BASCOM.” I have posted on McRO, Inc. dba Planet Blue v. Bandi Namco Games America Inc. et al., 120 … Continue reading

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Limelight Networks v. Akamai Tech. – Cert. Denied

Today the Supreme Court declined to hear Limelight’s petition for cert. on the question of whether an accused infringer may be held liable for direct infringement of a claim to a method where multiple parties perform the steps of the … Continue reading

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Biotech’s PR Problems Continue

Maybe “Fish gotta swim” but the FDA has extended the approval period for transgenic Salmon genetically engineered to reach market weight sooner. No evidence at all has been presented that filets from these fish would present a danger human consumers … Continue reading

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Re-Election of Obama Keeps Patent Law and Policy on Track

At least Director Kappos does not have to clean out his desk. The re-election of President Obama gives him another four years of job security – if he and his hard-working staff don’t burn out first. No matter what you … Continue reading

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