New Amicus Brief Urges SCOTUS to Take Up Patent Eligibility Law
shot by IP News Shots / 8:09 pm on 03 March, 2021
In one of the many amicus briefs filed recently, attorneys have asked the US Supreme Court to take up the patent eligibility law. They highlighted that the great divide among the full Federal Circuit regarding whether an American Axle & Manufacturing Inc. ‘s driveshaft patent should have been invalidated is proof that the Circuit needs help.
Tesla and Sisvel Settle Lawsuits Over Wireless Tech Patents
shot by IP News Shots / 8:05 pm on 03 March, 2021
Tesla, Inc. and Sisvel have finally settled two federal litigations that the latter had filed over 3G and 4G wireless technology patents that were used in Tesla’s Model 3, Model S, and Model X cars. Although no details were shared in the joint notices of agreements for dismissal of the suits in Delaware court.
PTAB Axes Two Cellular Patents on Challenge by Mercedes-Benz
shot by IP News Shots / 7:39 pm on 03 March, 2021
After a patent challenge by Mercedes-Benz USA LLC, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) has decided that claims in two patents owned by Carucel Investments LP, which cover mobile communications technology are unpatentable. The board issued a pair of decisions wiping out all claims in the two patents. Notably, the patents are part of Carucel’s parallel patent infringement suit against Mercedes-Benz in Texas federal court.
shot by IP News Shots / 7:50 pm on 17 February, 2021
Ford Motor Co. has triumphed at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) against Massachusetts Institute of Technology as the board invalidated certain claims of three patents belonging to the latter. Ford had challenged claims of the patents relating to technology for clean engine manufacturing as being invalid on the basis of prior art, an argument that the PTAB accepted and agreed with.
shot by IP News Shots / 10:25 am on 10 February, 2021
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) has accepted a petition for patent claim review by Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) against 36 claims of a hybrid car patent belonging to Paice LLC. The patent in question is one of the patents which BMW has been accused of infringing and the board has asserted that BMW will triumph against at least one of the challenged claims.
Toyota Tops 2020 List of Highest Patent-Earning Automakers in the US
shot by IP News Shots / 4:58 pm on 05 February, 2021
As per a report released by the Intellectual Property Owners Association, Toyota Motor Corporation has topped the list of automakers who were granted patents by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for the year 2020. With 2,819 patents granted to Toyota, there has been an increase of 4% from 2019.
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