WHIPgroup attorney Patrick Duplessis will speak on patent eligibility of artificial intelligence (AI) at the 36th Annual Joint Patent Practice Seminar in New York City on April 15, 2020. The one-day seminar brings together hundreds of patent practitioners from the legal communities of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut. Featured guest speakers will include Hon. Scott R. Boalick, Chief Judge of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), and Hon. Rhonda K. Schmidtlein, Commissioner of the International Trade Commission (ITC).
The USPTO issued an interim rule further expanding the availability of Track One Prioritized Examination. The interim rule increases the annual limit of Track One requests that may be accepted from 12,000 to 15,000. This [Read More…]
By Stephen Ball A decision earlier this summer underscores ongoing problems with patent law jurisprudence at the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (“Federal Circuit”). In Yu v Apple, the Federal Circuit invalidated [Read More…]