Supreme Court Approves Changes in Patent Pleading Standards
The US Supreme Court has approved a change in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure that eliminates the very minimal pleadings previously needed to file a patent infringement lawsuit.
Akamai v. Limelight
The Federal Circuit's decision in Akamai v. Limelight finally settles the question of how hard it is to show joint patent infringement. The answer, very hard.
Square v. eCharge Licensing Inter Partes Review
Square Inc. has managed to invalidate three patent asserted against it by eCharge Licensing LLC in inter partes reviews.
Changes to Chinese Patent Enforcement Powers
Draft changes to Chinese patent law were recently published that when approved could significantly increase patent enforcement powers.