Tag: covered business method

Covered Business Method Review and Thryv

On Monday, the Supreme Court granted, vacated, and remanded (GVRed) the Federal Circuit’s decision in Emerson Electric v. SIPCO in light of this year’s Thryv decision.  Emerson was challengin...

“The Same Or Substantially The Same Prior Art Or Arguments”

Director Andrei Iancu has been making the rounds since his confirmation.  In a recent interview, he suggested that “[t]here is, for sure, a perception problem in the IP community with the PTAB” a...

IPR Successes: The Next Five Years

Over the past month, I’ve shown just how successful the inter partes review (IPR) program has been in its first five years.  IPR has saved billions of dollars and helped everyone from city governme...

Previewing ContentGuard v. Apple and Google at the Federal Circuit

This Thursday, June 8, the Federal Circuit will hold oral argument in ContentGuard Holdings, Inc. v. Apple, Inc. and in ContentGuard Holdings, Inc. v Google, Inc.  (The Google case also includes a nu...

Patent Progress’s Guide to Patent Reform Legislation

There are now twelve bills that have been introduced this Congress to deal with some aspect of the patent troll issue. We thought it might be helpful to give you a quick rundown of each of the current...

Senator Schumer Explains It All on Covered Business Method Review

At today's Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing, “Protecting Small Businesses and Promoting Innovation by Limiting Patent Troll Abuse,” Senator Schumer explained why we need to make the Covered Bus...

Over 2 dozen organizations from diverse industries support making CBM widely available

Today a group of 26 organizations (including CCIA) sent a letter to the House and Senate Judiciary Committee leadership endorsing legislation to make Covered Business Method review more widely availab...

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

Happy Friday! This week brought new studies on patent trolls.  One study, by PatentFreedom, brought even more proof that expanding Covered Business Method (CBM) review is essential to help #fixpatent...

New Study by PatentFreedom Shows We Need Expanded CBM Review

If there were ever any doubt that expanding the Covered Business Method review program would have a major impact on the patent troll problem, a newly released study from PatentFreedom should put those...

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