Revisions to Patent Examination Guidelines in China

By Al W. VredeveldShumaker & Sieffert, P.A.

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Claim Drafting to Support Latent Infringement

By Carl G. PetersonShumaker & Sieffert, P.A.

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Federal Circuit Trading on Recent Precedent to Find Graphical User Interface Claim Patent-Eligible

By Paul McAdams, Shumaker & Sieffert, P.A.

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Federal Circuit Addresses Indefiniteness of Disclosed Algorithms in Means-Plus-Function Claims

By Shumaker & Sieffert, P.A.

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Satisfying Written Description With Examples


Ambar P. Nayate, Shumaker & Sieffert, P.A.

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New USPTO P3 Program Now Available for After-final Prosecution

USPTO Unveils New After-Final, Pre-Appeal Pilot Program

Zachary S. Pratt, Shumaker & Sieffert, P.A.

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Alice Step 2 Eligibility Refined by Federal Circuit: Bascom Global Internet Services, Inc. v. AT&T Mobility LLC

By Albert W. Vredeveld, Shumaker & Sieffert, P.A.

Patentees now have another valuable Federal Circuit decision to use to counter allegations that their claims are directed to ineligible subject matter under 35 U.S.C. § 101.

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USPTO Memo to Patent Examining Corp Provides Guidance Regarding Enfish and TLI

By Michelle A. Bresler, Shumaker & Sieffert, P.A.

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Specific Improvements to Computer-related Technology Are Not Abstract Under Alice 101 Framework

Enfish, LLC v. Microsoft (Fed. Cir. 2016)

By Steve Shumaker and Al Vredeveld

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Indefiniteness by Reference: The Potential Impact of Incorporated Subject Matter on Claim Construction

Incorporating Indefiniteness

By Michael A. Buschbach

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