IPNews® – In what appears to be an increasing trend, the U.S. Supreme Court has its hands full lately with Intellectual Property related cases.

The October 2018 term is slated for five intellectual property related cases. One of the cases relates primarily to trademarks, with two copyright related cases and two patent related cases. To continue reading, click: U.S. Supreme Court Increases Review of Intellectual Property Cases

IPNews® – Last week the US Supreme Court ruled 7-2 that the U.S Patent and Trademark Office’s in-house review does not violate a defendant’s right to have a case judged by a jury and federal court.

Popular tech companies are celebrating the ruling saying it will help fight patent infringement lawsuits and “patent trolls.” Others such as pharmaceutical companies aren’t as pleased with the decision. To continue reading, click: Supreme Court Approves Legality of Patent Review Process

seedling.jpgIPNews® – The U.S. Supreme Court said Friday that it will hear a soybean farmer’s appeal of his loss in Monsanto Co.’s patent infringement lawsuit over his planting of second-generation descendants of Monsanto’s genetically modified patented seeds.

The case will test the limits of how far patent protection extends for self-replicating technologies like seeds. In the September 2011 ruling on appeal, the Federal Circuit affirmed the Indiana district court’s grant of summary judgment of infringement to Monsanto. To continue reading, click: Monsanto Seed Patent Dispute Goes To Supreme Court