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Making Sense of the Revived 'Machine-or-Transformation' Test in In re Bilski

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3/16/2009 - On October 30, 2008, in In re Bilski, No. 07-1130 (Fed. Cir. Oct. 30, 2008) the Federal Circuit handed down the latest judicial effort to provide guidance about the types of subject matter that are eligible for patent protection.

Mobile-Phone Case at U.S. Supreme Court to Test Privacy Protections

Media Coverage

11/22/2017 - Fenwick privacy lawyer Hanley Chew discusses Carpenter v. United States and how the case may limit law enforcement officials’ power to track persons using mobile phone data.

Dow Chemical Loses U.S. Court Test of R&D Tax Credits

Media Coverage

9/7/2012 - Fenwick partner Michael Solomon was quoted in a Reuters article titled “Dow Chemical loses U.S. court test of R&D tax credits.”

Viewpoint: Supreme Court Should Set Objective Test for Software Patents

Publication

2/21/2014 - Is software patentable? Computers and software are everywhere in our daily lives; we rely on software inventions in our homes, our workplaces, our automobiles and our schools.

Litigation Alert: Supreme Court Expands Discretion to Award Enhanced Damages for Patent Infringement and Eliminates the Federal Circuit's “Seagate Test”

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6/15/2016 - Halo Electronics, Inc. v. Pulse Electronics, Inc., the United States Supreme Court changed the law regarding when enhanced damages should be awarded in patent infringement cases, by eliminating the two-part test.

Patent Alert: Federal Circuit en banc Clarifies the Test for Determining When Processes are Patentable

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10/31/2008 - In a long-awaited decision, on October 30, 2008, the Federal Circuit en banc decided In re Bilski, clarifying the test for determining whether a process patent claim qualifies as patentable subject matter under Section 101 of the U.S. Patent Act.

Litigation Alert: eBay v. MercExchange: Supreme Court Clarifies Test for Permanent Injunction in Patent Cases

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5/15/2006 - A decision today by the United States Supreme Court is likely to impact the dynamic in many patent litigation lawsuits brought by companies that purchase patents in order to sue other companies for infringing them.

Fenwick & West Client CardioDx's Blood Test Named As One of TIME Magazine's Top Ten Medical Breakthroughs of 2010

Announcement

12/27/2010 - TIME Magazine named CardioDx's blood-based gene expression test, Corus CAD, one of the Top Ten medical breakthroughs of 2010. The Corus CAD test also won a Technology Innovation Award from The Wall Street Journal this year.

Intellectual Property Alert: Supreme Court Rules Against Broadly Claimed Software Patents, But Offers No Clear Test for Abstract Ideas

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6/20/2014 - Supreme Court Rules Against Broadly Claimed Software Patents, But Offers No Clear Test for Abstract Ideas.

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Convertible Note for Seed-Stage Startups

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5/31/2018 - This form is a convertible note to be used in connection with the seed-stage financing of a startup company during which they build their product and test the market.

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Patent Landscape Readjusts One Year After TC Heartland

News

5/25/2018 - Fenwick patent litigation partner Bryan Kohm was quoted in a Law360 story titled “Patent Landscape Readjusts One Year After TC Heartland.”

SEC Enforcement Trends: Highlights from Securities Enforcement Forum West 2018

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5/17/2018 - The Securities Enforcement Forum West 2018 brought together current and former senior U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and U.S. Department of Justice officials, securities enforcement and white-collar attorneys, in-house counsel and other

A Cautiously Optimistic Diagnosis For Patent Eligibility

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5/11/2018 - For companies in the life sciences industry, the scope of patent eligibility continued its apparently inexorable contraction in 2017.

California Supreme Court Dramatically Reshapes California Worker Classification Laws

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5/8/2018 - The California Supreme Court issued a landmark decision in Dynamex Operations West v. Superior Court of Los Angeles, imposing a simplified but more burdensome test that businesses must satisfy to justify contractor status, and thereby avoid compliance

SCOTUS Upholds IPRs as Constitutional, May Leave Opening for Challenges to Certain IPRs

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4/26/2018 - Is inter partes review of a patent grant compatible with Article III and the Seventh Amendment? That was the question presented in Oil States Energy Services v. Greene’s Energy Group, and the U.S. Supreme Court this week answered in the affirmative.

Fenwick’s David Hadden Honored among California’s Top 100 IP Lawyers

Press Release

4/23/2018 - Fenwick litigation partner David Hadden was honored among California’s top 100 intellectual property lawyers for 2018 by the Daily Journal.

What Can Blockchain Technology Do for the Fashion Industry?

Publication

4/18/2018 - The fashion industry is already beginning to discover the possibilities of blockchain.

Federal Circuit Affirms Amazon's Win, Invalidating 8 Patents Under Alice

News

4/17/2018 - Law360 reported that the Federal Circuit upheld a lower court’s decision invalidating eight video and data-related patents asserted against Amazon.