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Sears to Lead Colloquium at University of Utah

January 30, 2017

Shareholder L. Rex Sears will lead the Law and Biomedicine Colloquium at the S.J. Quinney School of Law at the University of Utah. The colloquium is slated for Feb. 8. The colloquium titled, “The Law of Life,” will examine judicial opinions and other writings on a variety of subjects.  A synopsis of the colloquium states, “Our treatment […]

L. Rex Sears Ph.D.

Standing is Required to Appeal PTAB Decisions

January 13, 2017

The Federal Circuit recently ruled in Phigenix Inc. v. ImmunoGen Inc. that a party involved in an Inter Partes Review (IPR) does not have standing to appeal the decision of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office to federal courts unless the party can show an injury […]

Kristian Blomquist

Supreme Court to Address Patent Venue in TC Heartland v. Kraft Foods

December 20, 2016

On December 14, the Supreme Court granted Certiorari in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC. 821 F.3d 1338 (Fed. Cir. 2016), cert. granted, 2016 WL 4944616 (U.S. December 14, 2016) (No. 16-341). This grant indicates that the Supreme Court may soon interpret the scope of the statute governing venue for patent infringement […]

Danny R. Barber