• Posts by Natalie D. Kadievitch

    Natalie is a resident shareholder practicing in the area of intellectual property law with an emphasis in patent prosecution and client counseling. Natalie is a registered patent attorney and focuses her practice in the areas of ...

Last summer, we reported on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision regarding enablement compliance (in Amgen Inc. v. Sanofi). The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office has recently responded, publishing new guidelines for enablement, with these guidelines being applicable regardless of the technology.

The Federal Circuit has agreed to an en banc hearing of a design patent case that may change the landscape of design patent invalidation in the U.S. The case is LKQ Corp. et al. v. G.M. Global Technology Operations LLC, case number 21-2348.

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Director Vidal announced on July 24, 2023, that litigants can now request a review of Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) decisions to either institute or not institute patent challenges.

Under U.S. law, patent marking is optional. One may ask, well, then why do it? The short answer; damages.

We would like to introduce you to Patent Lodge.

In the U.S., patents will soon be granted electronically starting April 18, 2023.

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