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Understanding Patent Claims
Any patent, or patent application ... apparatus or device; (2) a claim for a method of making a “thing”; and (3) a claim for a method of using a “thing.” A Claim for a “Thing” Below is the primary ill... read more
Federal Circuit Review - Issue 211
The dissent began by noting “[m]andamus review is part ... (2) “whether the limitations of the claim apart from the law of nature, considered individually and as an ordered combination, transform the ... read more
Guest Post by Eric Sutton: Do You Know What your Provisional Application Did Last Summer?
Different people will have different comfort levels between 0% and 100% depending on their own experiences and understanding ... room for the patent bar to either improve provisional application quali... read more
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Indian Patent Office issues draft guidelines on examination of biotech applications
The details of wording of claims, clarity, support and sufficiency of the disclosure are provided. However, for better understanding ... of priority of the patent application. For the purpose of exami... read more
IPR Highlights For The Year 2018
2 ... Patent Office (JPO) and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) as Trilateral-PPH. It helps speedy prosecution and examination of a patent application in one country, if it has bee... read more
Making the case for space science as a national priority
Understanding how national priorities ... means only that these budget lines are outside of the US defense and intelligence infrastructure, not that they are completely removed from any military appli... read more
Comparing the US and China on patent disclosure
Part II chapter 2, section 3.2.1, paragraph 8 of the GPE reads: Technical features defined by function in a claim shall ... for a patent application to be filed in China but claiming the priority of a... read more
Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in Return Mail v. U.S. Postal Service
may apply for a patent as an assignee, and may claim priority to a foreign application. Similarly, a "person" may be entitled to intervening rights under § 252 (and other provisions), and government e... read more
Help! There’s A Patent On My Idea! What Now?
So what follows is a discussion of a few things that should be considered to help give a better understanding of the process and to show that it is not necessarily a hopeless situation. Issued Patents ... read more
Different Types of U.S. Patent Applications
A divisional application or “divisional” is a later filed patent application for an independent or distinct invention, which has been carved out of a pending patent application and which further discl... read more
Humira: Will AbbVie's Patents Keep Out Biosimilars For Its TNF-Blocker Blockbuster?
With the blockbuster accounting for over 60% of AbbVie's sales, and the U.S. accounting for 40% of Humira's sales, analysts have fretted that expiration of a crucial United States ... claim priority t... read more