United States: Best Of Both Worlds: Can You Have A Trade Secret And Patent It Later Too? – Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

United States: Best Of Both Worlds: Can You Have A Trade Secret And Patent It Later Too?
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Although some may argue that changes to patent laws in the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA) allow certain trade secrets to be patented, public policy suggests otherwise. Additionally, the courts have a long history of finding sold or publicly used …

United States: AIA Does Not Override 28 USC § 1447(d) Reviewability Bar – Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

United States: AIA Does Not Override 28 USC § 1447(d) Reviewability Bar
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The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled that provisions in the America Invents Act (AIA) related to federal courts' jurisdiction over patent claims do not override 28 USC § 1447(d)'s limit on appellate review of a district court's order

Oblon’s Scott McKeown to Take Over PTAB Practice at Ropes & Gray – The American Lawyer


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Oblon's Scott McKeown to Take Over PTAB Practice at Ropes & Gray
The American Lawyer
McKeown is an active litigator of inter partes review (IPR) and other post-grant proceedings that were launched five years ago by the America Invents Act. McKeown filed Google's IPRs challenging the Rockstar Consortium patents (the cases settled) and