Litigation Quality Patent PatentCast

Man Bites Dog! Shocking news! It’s not every day the USPTO stands up for owners of patents. This episode of the IPR PTAB Cast describes the hurdles that the PTAB has erected to stop harassment of patent holders so they don't have to suffer unwarranted serial IPR attacks.

Direct download: IPRPTA1.mp3
Category:patent law -- posted at: 3:00am CDT

Craige answers this FAQ and adds a bonus answer to a should ask question (SAQ) for an often-overlooked way to monetize your invention.

Direct download: 18-01-11_Ask_The_Patent_Attorney.mp3
Category:patent law -- posted at: 12:40pm CDT

Patent owners gain another small victory!

The Patent office’s strongest weapon against patent claim is BRI or “Broadest reasonable interpretation”, but BRI is “unreasonable” when it is contrary to general claims construction principles. The Federal Circuit finds “body: does not mean whatever the examiner thinks it means under BRI especially when the specification uses that term in a very consistent way. Lesson: it pays to be consistent.

Direct download: IPR_PTABCast_In_re_Smith_International.mp3
Category:patent law -- posted at: 3:30am CDT