Federal Circuit Court of Appeals visits Denver Law October 4th
September 11, 2012
In the morning of October 4, 2012, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals will ride circuit and hear oral argument in four cases at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. Later that day, the law school will host a mini-conference entitled “Patent Perspectives from the Inside.” This conference will bring together two very different sets of “inside” perspectives, those of the judiciary and in-house counsel, to discuss specific issues in patent law. The first panel of judges will discuss how the Federal Circuit deals with disagreements between different judges. The second panel will be made up in-house intellectual property counsel. They will discuss the law and tactics of cease and desist letters.
Case Summaries & Briefs:
FUTURELOGIC, INC., V. NANOPTIX, INC. – (patent, on sale, experimental use exception, inequitable conduct)
SMETS v. NAVY – (Merit Systems Protection Board, employment retaliatory removal)
IN RE COLLEN IP – (Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, mere descriptiveness)
EIT Holdings v. Yelp! – (patent, claim construction, anticipation, indefiniteness)