Litigation/Dispute Resolution and Patentshttp://www.managingip.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2916©2018 Managing Intellectual Property60Litigation/Dispute Resolution 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 GMTUS district court patent cases – top plaintiffs, defendants and law firms in 2018’s first nine monthsData: US patent case filing in the third quarter continued the 2018 trend of lower levels of litigation. Managing IP reveals the rankings for the first nine months of the yearhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3843483/US-district-court-patent-casestop-plaintiffs-defendants-and-law-firms-in-2018s-first-nine-months.htmlMon, 12 Nov 2018 03:45:00 GMTWhy Judge Koh’s Qualcomm FRAND ruling is a big dealThe ruling that Qualcomm must license SEPs to competitors on FRAND terms helps the FTC but will also have a wider impact – upending the licensing practices of SEP owners, who have criticised the decisionhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3843466/Why-Judge-Kohs-Qualcomm-FRAND-ruling-is-a-big-deal.htmlSat, 10 Nov 2018 21:15:00 GMTWhy optimism in the patent monetisation market is risingThe average price of a US patent is down 30% to $176,000 this year. The reason this may not be bad and what is driving “realistic optimism” among patent monetisers were some of the takeaways from the IP Dealmakers Forumhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3843467/Why-optimism-in-the-patent-monetisation-market-is-rising.htmlSat, 10 Nov 2018 10:00:00 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 GMTUnwired Planet is “massive time and money saver”, say telecoms and car companiesLarge telecoms companies say the UK Court of Appeal’s decision that global licences for SEPs can be FRAND streamlines licensing while automotive firms believe it helps benchmark component prices. But more still needs to be clarifiedhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3842449/Unwired-Planet-is-massive-time-and-money-saver-say-telecoms-and-car-companies.htmlMon, 05 Nov 2018 21:15:00 GMTUnwired Planet is “massive time and money saver”, say telecoms and car companiesLarge telecoms companies say the UK Court of Appeal’s decision that global licences for SEPs can be FRAND streamlines licensing while automotive firms believe it helps benchmark component prices. But more still needs to be clarifiedhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3842427/Unwired-Planet-is-massive-time-and-money-saver-say-telecoms-and-car-companies.htmlMon, 05 Nov 2018 18:00:00 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 GMTDevice hybrid approval not the same as substance authorisation, rules CJEUIn a decision that will disappoint medical device manufacturers, the CJEU in the Boston Scientific case has addressed the authorisation that must form the basis of an SPC. This is in contrast to recent referrals that address what products can be protectedhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3841844/Device-hybrid-approval-not-the-same-as-substance-authorisation-rules-CJEU.htmlThu, 01 Nov 2018 15:30:00 GMTPTAB judges provide pointers on claim construction standard changeThe PTAB acting chief judge and vice-chief judge advised to inform them if there has been a final claim construction determination in another forum, and revealed another update to the Trial Practice Guide will be coming in the next few monthshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3841116/PTAB-judges-provide-pointers-on-claim-construction-standard-change.htmlTue, 30 Oct 2018 01:30:00 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 GMTUK Court of Appeal applies Actavis in ice rink patent caseReiterating the new “markedly different” approach to questions of infringement, Lord Justice Kitchin in a recent case found that Ice-World's patent was invalid but Icescape’s temporary ice-rink would have infringed as an immaterial varianthttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3840956/UK-Court-of-Appeal-applies-Actavis-in-ice-rink-patent-case.htmlMon, 29 Oct 2018 03:00:00 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 GMTIs the Federal Circuit at saturation point for patents?“There is no realistic way to say we are a generalist court at this point,” Judge Chen said at a conference, while noting that the Federal Circuit is “more and more of a patent validity court”http://www.managingip.com/Article/3840947/Is-the-Federal-Circuit-at-saturation-point-for-patents.htmlSat, 27 Oct 2018 19:00:00 GMTJudge Stoll voices concern over Federal Circuit oral hearing delaysCounsel causing too large a delay before oral hearing is scheduled, the number of issues raised on appeal, and what makes a good appellate lawyer were some of the subjects on Judge Kara Stoll’s mind at the AIPLA meetinghttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3840946/Judge-Stoll-voices-concern-over-Federal-Circuit-oral-hearing-delays.htmlSat, 27 Oct 2018 16:15:00 GMTSCOTUS to review Postal Service patent caseCert granted in Return Mail v United States Postal Service, which asks whether the government is a "person" who may petition to institute review proceedings under the AIAhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3840936/SCOTUS-to-review-Postal-Service-patent-case.htmlFri, 26 Oct 2018 21:45:00 GMTThe expanding scope of e-discovery in IP casesSocial media is increasingly becoming a factor in e-discovery, while new sources of electronically stored information are emerging such as smartwatches and vehicle technologyhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3840734/The-expanding-scope-of-e-discovery-in-IP-cases.htmlFri, 26 Oct 2018 15:15:00 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 GMTChina contemplates IP appeals courtIP practitioners in China are concerned about the high volume of cases the proposed court would need to handlehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3840526/China-contemplates-IP-appeals-court.htmlThu, 25 Oct 2018 14:45:00 GMTGlobal licence can be FRAND, says UK Court of AppealObservers say the Unwired Planet ruling sets out a blueprint for licensing standard essential patents, cements the UK’s position as an attractive forum to enforce SEPs and has implications for 5Ghttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3840144/Global-licence-can-be-FRAND-says-UK-Court-of-Appeal.htmlTue, 23 Oct 2018 16:30:00 GMTThe Netherlands: Court rules on case in battle between Nikon and ASMLhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3839530/The-Netherlands-Court-rules-on-case-in-battle-between-Nikon-and-ASML.htmlFri, 19 Oct 2018 15:00:00 GMTGreece: Compulsory mediation restricts access to justicehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3839328/Greece-Compulsory-mediation-restricts-access-to-justice.htmlFri, 19 Oct 2018 10:00:00 GMTJapan: Examining the first biosimilar patent litigationhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3839295/Japan-Examining-the-first-biosimilar-patent-litigation.htmlFri, 19 Oct 2018 10:00:00 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 GMT