Category: Patent Law

What Are The Patent Infringement Tests For Design Patents?

August 26, 2022
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Walker Weitzel
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It’s not always clear for patent inventors seeking protection if their invention can be classified as a patent and be eligible for legal protection. To understand the different criteria and complex legalities surrounding patent infringement for invention patents, we are going to delve deeper into the type of patents and the protection laws applicable to […]

      What is Willful Patent Infringement In Patent Law?

      August 26, 2022
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      Walker Weitzel
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      Wilful patent infringement refers to the copying or unauthorized use of a patented invention with knowledge of the fact that it is being done. The first case of patent infringement was Underwater Devices Vs Morrison, followed by the Seagate Case.  Since then, the Court has made several changes to define the scope of wilful infringement, […]

          Criteria For Patenting Your Invention Under 101

          August 26, 2022
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          Walker Weitzel
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          The patent invention eligibility criteria under Section 101 of the Patent Act states: “Processes, machines, articles of manufacture, and compositions of matter are patentable.” This can be taken to mean that every new invention involving processes, machines, manufactured products, and a combination of matters can be claimed as patents. Any inventions that do not meet […]

              Supreme Court Developments In The Patent Obviousness Test

              August 16, 2022
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              Walker Weitzel
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              The following article explains the “test of obviousness” in patent infringement and the directions given by the Supreme Court to the Federal Circuit to make amendments. To understand the changes required, it is important to go back to the original case of Graham Vs John Deere Co U.S.1 383 (1966). In The Graham case, the […]

                  A Guide to Amazon’s New Utility Patent Evaluation System

                  August 12, 2022
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                  Walker Weitzel
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                  In 2019, Amazon developed a New Patent Evaluation Procedure for settling disputes between patent owners and sellers. As compared to their previous, this utility patent system offers better brand protection to Amazon patent owners, being more efficient and fair. Let’s explore Amazon’s patent evaluation program in more detail below. How Does Amazon’s New Patent Evaluation […]

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