566 ABA Journal Patent Law articles.
Judge strikes down student-debt relief
U.S. District Judge Mark Pittman of Fort Worth, Texas, ruled Thursday that the Biden administration’s plan to forgive some federal student-loan debt was an unconstitutional…
Nov 11, 2022 3:14 PM CST
A lawyer who is trying to increase access to lifesaving medications by changing the patent system is one of 25 recipients of the MacArthur Foundation fellowships, commonly known as "genius grants."
Oct 14, 2022 3:45 PM CDT
Updated: The Ohio Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to hear Dentons’ appeal of a malpractice verdict requiring it to pay $32.3 million to a former corporate client that had to find new lawyers after the law firm was tossed from a patent case.
Aug 31, 2022 10:12 AM CDT
In 1907, the U.S. Supreme Court held in Kessler v. Eldred that after Eldred unsuccessfully sued Kessler for infringing his patent for an electrical cigar lighter, he couldn’t sue Kessler’s customers or Kessler, who intervened on their behalf, for infringing his patent on the same product.
Aug 8, 2022 6:42 PM CDT
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has ruled that an artificial intelligence system can’t get a patent for two of its new inventions—a food container and a light beacon.
Aug 8, 2022 11:00 AM CDT
A federal judge in Waco, Texas, who hears nearly 25% of the nation’s patent cases will see his intellectual-property docket shrink as a result of a new order on case distribution.
Jul 27, 2022 12:26 PM CDT
An Ohio appeals court has upheld a $32.3 million malpractice award to a former Dentons client that says it had to scramble to find new lawyers after the law firm was booted from its case.
Apr 29, 2022 10:27 AM CDT
An Indianapolis patent and trademark attorney has been charged with entering the U.S. Capitol and engaging in disorderly conduct during the Jan. 6, 2021, riot.
Mar 14, 2022 12:58 PM CDT
A federal judge in Pennsylvania has refused to recuse herself in a trade secrets case after a party claimed that author metadata indicated that her opinions may have been ghostwritten.
Feb 15, 2022 8:36 AM CST
In an annual report released Friday, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. said the Judicial Conference of the United States will address three areas “that have been flagged by Congress and the press over the past year” but doesn't need any help from legislators.
Jan 4, 2022 11:41 AM CST
A federal judge has sanctioned three lawyers from Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel for “vitriolic and unsubstantiated allegations” that the opposing counsel resorted to anti-Semitic stereotypes to influence jurors.
Dec 20, 2021 4:13 PM CST
Three lawyers with Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel were spared sanctions but got no vindication in a federal judge’s critical decision earlier this week.
Jul 29, 2021 11:27 AM CDT
SCOTUS limits power of Patent Trial and Appeal Board
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that administrative judges on the Patent Trial and Appeal Board act as “principal officers” who…
Jun 21, 2021 4:01 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court justices may soon be able to settle in for some relative peace and quiet in the second half of their term. Decisions in several high-profile merits cases are being drafted and circulated.
Dec 28, 2020 9:57 AM CST
Dec 1, 2020 12:05 AM CST
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