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Introducing IPRs as the De Facto Administrative Claim Construction (ACC) Procedure

by Dennis Crouch Several years ago, I proposed an Administrative Claim Construction Procedure (ACC)— allowing a patentee or third party to request a claim-construction by the USPTO.  The process would be much like an Inter Partes Review (IPR) proceeding – although my … Continue reading

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DE FACTO PARENT DEFINED; THIRD PARTY CHILD CUSTODY STATUTE

The third party custody statute in DC enables an initial filing or intervention by the third party in the ongoing proceeding under the following conditions: THIRD PARTY CUSTODY I. A parent who has provided primary care of the child for … Continue reading

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Allegation of de facto rulemaking at the Federal level

Two weeks ago we posted about a California case concerning "underground" or "de facto" regulation. This week, U.S. LAW WEEK reviews a similar matter at the Federal level in "House Members Condemn EPA Guidance On Water Act Jurisdiction as 'De… … Continue reading

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