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Tag Archives: Intellectual Property

Collateral Estoppel No Bar to Standing Defense (access required)

In plaintiff company’s challenge to a U.S. Patent and Trademark Office decision rejecting the patentability of inventions claims in plaintiff ’s ‘161 ap­plication, the PTO’s defense of lack of standing is not barred by the doctrine of collateral estoppel, says ...

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No Patent for Computer Claim’s ‘Abstract Idea’ (access required)

Plaintiffs’ claims that defendant’s ‘432 patent, relating to a method for centralized identification and authen­tication of users and their transactions to increase security in e-commerce, are invalid because they are directed to an abstract idea and thus are ineligible for ...

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Court Rules on Dueling Drug Company Experts (access required)

In a pharmaceutical company’s Lanham Act suit alleging defendant pharmaceuti­cal company cut into plaintiff’s profits by listing in industry databases a proposed generic equivalent to plaintiff’s Donna­tal drug for irritable bowel syndrome, a Charlottesville U.S. District Court ex­cludes testimony from ...

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