Filing/Prosecution and Patentshttp://www.managingip.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2910©2018 Managing Intellectual Property60Filing/Prosecution and PatentsIP Corporate Strategy - A glimpse into the futureSpeakers at the Managing IP Corporate Strategy Summit discussed issues pertinent to in-house counsel, including new ways to exploit IP assets, managing business risk, influencing policy and resolving disputes. Sanjana Kapila reportshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3844396/IP-Corporate-Strategy-A-glimpse-into-the-future.htmlFri, 16 Nov 2018 10:00:00 GMTUK Supreme Court affirms Warner-Lambert’s pregabalin patent is invalidWarner-Lambert patent was insufficiently disclosed and would not have been infringed by generics even if the claims were valid, in a ruling that raises the bar for plausibility of Swiss form claimshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3844132/UK-Supreme-Court-affirms-Warner-Lamberts-pregabalin-patent-is-invalid.htmlWed, 14 Nov 2018 20:00:00 GMTPetitioners rushed to PTAB ahead of claim construction changeNovember is already 2018’s record month for Patent Trial and Appeal Board filing, with 178 petitions in the month ahead of November 13’s shift to the Phillips claim construction standardhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3844118/Petitioners-rushed-to-PTAB-ahead-of-claim-construction-change.htmlWed, 14 Nov 2018 18:00:00 GMTBiosimilar makers forgo “cut-and-thrust” launch tacticsLarge generics drug companies are becoming more diligent and cautious about clearing patent thickets blocking biosimilars than they have traditionally been with small molecule productshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3843885/Biosimilar-makers-forgo-cut-and-thrust-launch-tactics.htmlWed, 14 Nov 2018 05:00:00 GMTAre NPEs good for China’s patent system?A US company backed with $100m is making a big push to monetise Chinese patents, against a backdrop of rising IP tensions between the two countrieshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3843901/Are-NPEs-good-for-Chinas-patent-system.htmlWed, 14 Nov 2018 04:15:00 GMTBiosimilar makers forgo “cut-and-thrust” launch tacticsLarge generics drug companies are becoming more diligent and cautious about clearing patent thickets blocking biosimilars than they have traditionally been with small molecule productshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3843882/Biosimilar-makers-forgo-cut-and-thrust-launch-tactics.htmlTue, 13 Nov 2018 22:15:00 GMTArgentina releases new utility models prosecution rulesNew patent office regulation to implement procedure for prosecuting utility model applications is part of the sweeping changes to Argentina’s IP statutes earlier this yearhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3843453/Argentina-releases-new-utility-models-prosecution-rules.htmlFri, 09 Nov 2018 20:15:00 GMTHow US midterm elections will affect intellectual propertyIP is not likely to be a big focus if Hank Johnson becomes chair of House of Representatives IP subcommittee but “all bets are off” if one possibility who has been highly critical of patents is appointedhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3843074/How-US-midterm-elections-will-affect-intellectual-property.htmlThu, 08 Nov 2018 17:15:00 GMTAcceleration in filing of self-driving vehicle patents – EPO studyThe number of European patent applications related to autonomous driving has grown 20 times faster than other technologies in recent years, an EPO study has foundhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3842686/Acceleration-in-filing-of-self-driving-vehicle-patentsEPO-study.htmlWed, 07 Nov 2018 04:30:00 GMTInsurtech patent filing increased 40% in 2017RPC reveals that insurance patent filing is up 116% in the past five years, driven by patents related to pricing, telematics, AI and peer-to-peer insurancehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3842674/Insurtech-patent-filing-increased-40-in-2017.htmlTue, 06 Nov 2018 23:30:00 GMTLaura Peter appointed USPTO deputy directorPeter was deputy general counsel of A10 Networks in Silicon Valley. Her background suggests she is "on the same wavelength" as the USPTO director, suggests one observerhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3842661/Laura-Peter-appointed-USPTO-deputy-director.htmlTue, 06 Nov 2018 19:15:00 GMTPTAB rankings: Top petitioners, patent owners and law firms in first nine monthsApple was the top petitioner, Qualcomm was the most-challenged patent owner and Fish & Richardson was the law firm involved in the most PTAB disputes filed in the first nine months of the year, according to data revealed by Managing IPhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3842239/PTAB-rankings-Top-petitioners-patent-owners-and-law-firms-in-first-nine-months.htmlFri, 02 Nov 2018 18:30:00 GMTPatent portfolio pressure – how counsel try to do more with less budgetIn-house counsel from confectionery, biopharmaceutical, telecommunications, technology, plastics and medical research companies explain how they’re measuring patent worth to find cost-saving winshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3841975/Patent-portfolio-pressurehow-counsel-try-to-do-more-with-less-budget.htmlFri, 02 Nov 2018 12:15:00 GMTSeed patent growth prompts litigation and licensing fearsEuropean seed companies prepare for licensing and litigation difficulties as technology allows them to patent more inventions and threatens to stifle the industry’s strong sharing culturehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3841974/Seed-patent-growth-prompts-litigation-and-licensing-fears.htmlFri, 02 Nov 2018 12:15:00 GMTSeed patent growth prompts litigation and licensing fearsEuropean seed companies prepare for licensing and litigation difficulties as technology allows them to patent more inventions and threatens to stifle the industry’s strong sharing culturehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3841689/Seed-patent-growth-prompts-litigation-and-licensing-fears.htmlWed, 31 Oct 2018 22:15:00 GMTPatent portfolio pressure – how counsel try to do more with less budgetIn-house counsel from confectionery, biopharmaceutical, telecommunications, technology, plastics and medical research companies explain how they’re measuring patent worth to find cost-saving winshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3841505/Patent-portfolio-pressurehow-counsel-try-to-do-more-with-less-budget.htmlWed, 31 Oct 2018 15:00:00 GMTPutting the sparkle into subject matter eligibilityThe software patent eligibility situation in the US is “a really high fence” that requires some sparkle to pass while the European test is drierhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3841400/Putting-the-sparkle-into-subject-matter-eligibility.htmlWed, 31 Oct 2018 01:15:00 GMTThe week in IP – IP STARS deadline, France seeks SPC clarification, paparazzi photo right of publicity case, Italian Supreme Court derivative work ruling, and moreSanjana Kapila rounds up the latest patent, trade mark and copyright newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3840959/The-week-in-IPIP-STARS-deadline-France-seeks-SPC-clarification-paparazzi-photo-right-of-publicity.htmlMon, 29 Oct 2018 03:15:00 GMTRead all the news from the AIPLA Annual MeetingAll three issues of the AIPLA Daily Report newsletter are now available to download for freehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3840948/Read-all-the-news-from-the-AIPLA-Annual-Meeting.htmlSat, 27 Oct 2018 19:45:00 GMTUSPTO announces new PTAB claim amendment procedure“I believe that the current amendment process in AIA proceedings is not working as intended,” said Andrei Iancu, announcing a new procedure at the AIPLA Annual Meetinghttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3840625/USPTO-announces-new-PTAB-claim-amendment-procedure.htmlFri, 26 Oct 2018 01:30:00 GMTAvoiding obviousness complacency in patent prosecutionDespite the landmark KSR ruling on obviousness a decade ago, it is still possible to argue inability to combine two references in patent prosecutionhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3840472/Avoiding-obviousness-complacency-in-patent-prosecution.htmlThu, 25 Oct 2018 04:15:00 GMTUSPTO’s Iancu hits back at patent troll narrativeIn a speech, the USPTO director criticises “Orwellian ‘doublespeak’” of those who tell stories about patent trollshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3839707/USPTOs-Iancu-hits-back-at-patent-troll-narrative.htmlMon, 22 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMTWho are the most influential people in IP? Have your say!Managing IP is compiling its list of the 50 most influential people in intellectual property. Who do you think should be included?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3838973/Who-are-the-most-influential-people-in-IP-Have-your-say.htmlThu, 18 Oct 2018 01:45:00 GMTThe week in IP – SUCCESS Act passed, Koh denies FTC more time on Qualcomm, and moreManaging IP rounds up the latest patent, trade mark and copyright newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3838971/The-week-in-IPSUCCESS-Act-passed-Koh-denies-FTC-more-time-on-Qualcomm-and-more.htmlThu, 18 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT5G developers publish patent licensing guidanceIP Europe and a number of 5G developers have revealed six best practice principles for conducting FRAND licensing negotiations, as well as providing supplementary guidance on practices in the ICT sectorhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3838969/5G-developers-publish-patent-licensing-guidance.htmlWed, 17 Oct 2018 23:00:00 GMTAIPPI Congress recap – resolutions, working questions, a new bureau team and an unusual occurrenceManaging IP rounds up some of the biggest developments from the 2018 AIPPI World Congress in Cancun at the end of Septemberhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3838689/AIPPI-Congress-recapresolutions-working-questions-a-new-bureau-team-and-an-unusual-occurrence.htmlTue, 16 Oct 2018 20:45:00 GMTData: PTAB filing in Q3 highest since Q2 20172018 is on course to have the lowest petition filing rate since 2013. The third quarter included the impact of SAS on institution decisions, an update to the AIA Trial Practice Guide, the departure of the PTAB chief judge and the creation of a Precedential Opinion Panelhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3838451/Data-PTAB-filing-in-Q3-highest-since-Q2-2017.htmlTue, 16 Oct 2018 01:00:00 GMTTools for advancing women in the legal professionThe IPO’s Women in IP Committee has developed a collection of work products encouraging the retention and advancement of women in the legal professionhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3837880/Tools-for-advancing-women-in-the-legal-profession.htmlThu, 11 Oct 2018 22:15:00 GMTUSPTO issues PTAB claim construction final ruleThe final rule changes the claim construction standard used by the PTAB to the Phillips standard used in district courts. Practitioners predict a surge in filing before it becomes effective in Novemberhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3837601/USPTO-issues-PTAB-claim-construction-final-rule.htmlWed, 10 Oct 2018 16:15:00 GMTEPO makes UKIPO director a vice-presidentThe European Patent Office has appointed Stephen Rowan as vice-president for its patent granting processhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3837599/EPO-makes-UKIPO-director-a-vice-president.htmlWed, 10 Oct 2018 16:00:00 GMT