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En Banc Federal Circuit: PTO Does Not Automatically Get Attorney Fees in Appeals and Civil Action Claims

by Dennis Crouch In its new en banc opinion, the Federal Circuit has confirmed that the Patent Act does not require patent applicants to pay the USPTO’s attorney fees in Section 145 actions.  The USPTO had requested $100,000+ to compensate … Continue reading

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Federal Circuit Denies En Banc Review of Berkheimer and Aatrix

By Michael Borella — One of the more substantive questions in the recent interpretation of what encompasses patentable subject matter under 35 U.S.C. § 101 is whether facts should play any role in the analysis. The Supreme Court has not … Continue reading

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Georgetown Residents File Motion for Rehearing En Banc in Their Fight Against Reagan National Aircraft Noise and Pollution

Georgetown residents file Motion for Rehearing En Banc in their fight against new departure routes from Reagan National Airport that bring aircraft lower and closer to Georgetown creating much more noise and pollution. The residents claim that the three judge … Continue reading

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ATM Coin Part of Binary Options Fraud by Blue Bit Banc, CFTC Order

ATM Coin Part of Binary Options Fraud by Blue Bit Banc, CFTC Order Freezes Assets Last week a new cryptocurrency called ATM Coin was involved with CFTC charges against a Binary Options fraud scheme by Blue Bit Banc and other … Continue reading

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Right To Counsel Inapplicable to Preindictment Plea Negotiations En Banc Sixth Circuit Holds

John Turner went on a robbery spree in Memphis. He was apprehended and indicted by a Tennessee grand jury on multiple counts of aggravated robbery. He retained a lawyer, who engaged in plea negotiations with state prosecutors. The federal government … Continue reading

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