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New Year's Resolutions For The U.S. Patent System

It’s that time of year when we make resolutions to improve our health, our relationships, our careers, or other areas of our lives. I’m not starting a new diet today (although if I were, the invention described in this patent application could be helpful), but I have been thinking about New Year’s resolutions for the U.S. … Continue reading this entry

A Scary Time For Life Sciences Patents

It’s a scary time for intellectual property stakeholders in life science industries. Even if you can get your claims past the batty patent eligibility jurisprudence you still have to fight your way through the old cobwebs of obviousness and enablement. With the constant threat of inter partes review, post grant review, and even covered  business … Continue reading this entry

A Turkey In Every Patent

While not everyone in the U.S. will be eating turkey on Thursday, this website reports that 88% of Americans surveyed by the National Turkey Federation said they eat turkey at Thanksgiving. Given those numbers, it may not be hard to believe that 739 granted U.S. patents have the word “turkey” in their claims. While many of those turkey … Continue reading this entry