Prior Art

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Name: Prior Art
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Board Defines Role of “Common Sense” in Obviousness Arguments

Despite news reports and blog entries to the contrary, all is not doom and gloom for Patent Owners in  inter partes  review proceedings.  In  SDI Technologies, Inc. v. Bose Corporation, IPR2014-00346 , the Board denied an obviousness argument that sought ... [Published JD Supra - 15 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Federal Circuit Upholds Inequitable Conduct Defense Against Apotex Patent

In Apotex Inc. v. UCB, Inc. , the Federal Circuit upheld the district court’s finding that Apotex’s patent is unenforceable due to inequitable conduct. While affirming on the ground of “but-for materiality,” the Federal Circuit noted that the inventor’s ... [Published JD Supra - 16 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

In Search of Commercial Success

In Schott Gemtron Corporation v. SSW Holdings Company, Inc. , IPR2014-00367, Paper 20 (August 13, 2014), the Board denied patent owner’s motion for additional discovery relating to commercial success.  The Board noted the legislative history of the AIA ... [Published JD Supra - 16 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

I/P Engine, Inc. v. AOL Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2014)

Ever since the 2010 Supreme Court opinion in Bilski v. Kappos was handed down, the debate over the scope of patent-eligibility under 35 U.S.C. § 101 has been at times stimulating, complex, comical, and frustrating.  Now it has taken a turn for the di ... [Published JD Supra - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Airless paint spray gun

An indexing mechanism is provided for use with a prior art airless paint spray gun. The indexing means of this invention enables the tip guard of the spray gun to be rotated in 90° increments with respect to the frame of the spray gun without loosening ... [Published Free Patents Online - 21 hours ago]
Entities: Prior Art, Invention
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Drill bit with high performance for chip removal

A drill bit with high performance for chip removal. The drill bit comprises a cutting tip and a drill body. The cutting tip comprises a chisel edge, a back edge, a cutting edge groove and a rear rib. The cutting edge groove is a circular groove having ... [Published Free Patents Online - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

System for identifying fluid pathways through a fluid carrying device

A beverage dispensing system is disclosed, typical of prior art beverage dispensing systems, in that it is designed to dispense fluids, such as syrup and/or soda and water, from a bar gun. The bar gun is connected by a multiplicity of lines to a manifold ... [Published Free Patents Online - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Chain drive system for bi-parting slatted floor

A chain drive system for a bi-parting slatted floor in a drive system relies upon two continuous loops of chain, one on each side of the slatted floor that move in opposite directions beneath the slats are arranged side-by-side in the same horizontal ... [Published Free Patents Online - Aug 19 2014]
Entities: Prior Art
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Retractable toe guard

A pitless elevator system removes a car buffer and machine, and other components where so equipped from under the elevator car such that the elevator car can be operated to a clearance between it and a floor of a hoistway of about three inches. The machine ... [Published Free Patents Online - Aug 19 2014]
Entities: Prior Art, Facilitator
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Academy Announces Sci-Tech Contenders

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards Committee has announced 21 scientific and technical achievements, and 16 distinct investigations have been selected for further awards consideration.The list, which includes ... [Published Animation Magazine - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Ridiculous Patent Troll Gets Stomped By CAFC, Just Months After Being Awarded A Huge Chunk Of Google's Ad Revenue

We've written a few times about Vringo , a patent troll (which got its name, and public stock status, from a reverse merger with a basically defunct public "video ringtone" company and a pure patent troll called I/P Engine). The company was using some ... [Published Techdirt - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Defeating Indefiniteness Challenge with Petitioner’s Witness

In eBay Inc. v. Lockwood , CBM2014-00025, Paper 34, CBM2014-00026, Paper 35  (August 12, 2014) the Board denied eBay’s motion to expunge the declaration of its expert, directed to unpatenability of the prior art, which eBay claimed was unnecessary since ... [Published JD Supra - Aug 18 2014]

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The court embraced the doctrine that "a trade secret can include a system where the elements are in the public domain, but there has been accomplished an effective, successful and valuable integration of the publicpublic domain elements."
...er-implemented system for mitigating settlement risk fell outside section 101 because it did not "improve the functioning of the computer itself" or "effect an improvement in any other technology or technical field." 134 S Ct. at 2359
...concludes his concurrence by opining that the § 101 analysis should precede novelty, non-obviousness, and written description analyses because "[p]atent eligibility issues can often be resolved without lengthy claim construction, and an early determination that the subject matter of asserted claims is patent ineligible can spare both litigants and courts years of needless litigation."
...Pepsin digests an antibody below the disulfide linkages in the hinge region to produce a F(ab) "2 fragment of the antibody which is a dimer of the Fab composed of a light chain joined to a VH-CHI by a disulfide bond. The F(ab)" 2 may be reduced under mild conditions to break the disulfide linkage in the hinge region thereby converting the F(ab)'2 dimer to a Fab' monomer

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In Search of Commercial Success [Published JD Supra - 16 hours ago]
Adam Carolla Settles With Podcasting Patent Tro... [Published Techdirt - 18 hours ago]
Lotzi Digital, Personal Audio LLC drop patent l... [Published Electronista - 19 hours ago]
Recent patent cases from the Federal Circuit - ... [Published Lexology - 20 hours ago]
I/P Engine, Inc. v. AOL Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2014) [Published JD Supra - 21 hours ago]
Airless paint spray gun [Published Free Patents Online - 21 hours ago]
Method for forming ZrO2 film by plasma electrol... [Published Free Patents Online - 22 hours ago]
System and method for controlling droplet timin... [Published Free Patents Online - 23 hours ago]
Drill bit with high performance for chip removal [Published Free Patents Online - Aug 19 2014]
System for identifying fluid pathways through a... [Published Free Patents Online - Aug 19 2014]
Chain drive system for bi-parting slatted floor [Published Free Patents Online - Aug 19 2014]
Retractable toe guard [Published Free Patents Online - Aug 19 2014]
Anti-TSG101 antibodies and their uses for treat... [Published PharmCast - Aug 19 2014]
Academy Announces Sci-Tech Contenders [Published Animation Magazine - Aug 19 2014]
Sterne Kessler Files 11 IPR Petitions On Behalf... [Published ADVFN India - Aug 18 2014]
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Adam Carolla... [Published Electronic Frontier Foundation - Aug 18 2014]
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Academy Releases Shortlist of Sci-Tech Oscar Ca... [Published Studio Monthly - Aug 18 2014]
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Antitrust Alert: Split Federal Circuit Decision... [Published Jones Day - Aug 18 2014]
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Myriad Patents Now Challenged at the PTO [Published Patent Law Blog (Patently-O) - 14 hours ago]
Myriad v. Gene Dx, Inc. In 2013, the US Supreme Court invalidated Myriad’s patent claims covering isolated DNA coding for the cancer causing BRCA1/BRCA2 by ruling that those isolated genes were unpatentable products of nature. However, the Supreme ...
Adam Carolla Settles With Podcasting Patent Tro... [Published Techdirt - 18 hours ago]
A few weeks ago, we noted that Personal Audio, the patent troll that ridiculously pretended to own a patent on "podcasting" had put out a press release saying that it had tried to settle with Adam Carolla, the podcasting giant that the Personal Audio ...
Ridiculous Patent Troll Gets Stomped By CAFC, J... [Published Techdirt - Aug 18 2014]
We've written a few times about Vringo , a patent troll (which got its name, and public stock status, from a reverse merger with a basically defunct public "video ringtone" company and a pure patent troll called I/P Engine). The company was using some ...
Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week A... [Published Techdirt - Aug 17 2014]
This week, the intelligence community carried on with its attempts to suppress information about CIA torture without acknowledging that the actions, not the information, are the real problem. After they claimed that terrorism was "surging", an anonymous ...
Webinar on Post-AIA Section 102 and Prior Art [Published Patent Docs - Aug 16 2014]
Strafford will be offering a webinar/teleconference entitled "Post-AIA Section 102 and Prior Art: Navigating the Expanded Scope of Prior Art and AIA Exceptions" on September 11, 2014 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm (EDT). Thomas L. Irving of Finnegan Henderson Farabow ...
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