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Roundup of This Week’s Patent News: September 26, 2014 Edition

The big news this week is the pounding that patent trolls have been taking lately. You may remember MPHJ, perhaps the most notorious patent troll, which sued the FTC for having the nerve to investiga...

Roundup of This Week’s Patent News: August 1 Edition

I’m back with some news this week! On Wednesday, the House Judiciary IP Subcommittee held a hearing on The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office: The America Invents Act and Beyond, Domestic and Interna...

Roundup of This Week’s Patent News: July 11 Edition

Hi there!  We finally have some patent news this week. First of all, we got a small victory in the fight for patent reform.  The Obama Administration allegedly backed down from nominating patent...

Roundup of This Week’s Patent News: June 20 Edition

Yesterday, the Supreme Court released its final patent opinion of the term, Alice v. CLS Bank.  This case should help clarify the patent eligibility of software, and improve patent quality, but we...

Roundup of This Week’s Patent News: June 13 Edition

Yesterday, CCIA released a study on patent trolls’ effect on the economy.  Ars Technica had a great writeup of the study’s findings. And earlier this week, Matt Levy explained why the dem...

Roundup of This Week’s Patent News: June 6 Edition

This week’s big news was that on Monday, the Supreme Court decided Nautilus v. Biosig and Limelight v. Akamai.  As it had previously three times this term, the Supreme Court unanimously reversed th...

Roundup of This Week’s Patent News: May 30 Edition

We’re still waiting on action in the Senate after the disappointing news last week. But yesterday, Rep. Cardenas (D-CA) and Rep. Farenthold (R-TX) introduced legislation in the House to stop patent...

Roundup of This Week’s Patent News: May 23 Edition

This was a very disappointing week for patent reform.  On Wednesday, we found out that Senator Leahy took patent reform off of the Senate Judiciary Committee agenda for the month.  That doesn’t me...

Roundup of This Week’s Patent News: May 16 Edition

Earlier this week we got an update on the FTC’s patent troll study, which is taking another round of comments.  A study by Lex Machina was also released this week, which “shows that patent lawsui...

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