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Latest Intellectual Property Issues Affecting High Tech Companies
Latest Intellectual Property Issues Affecting High Tech Companies
Latest Intellectual Property Issues Affecting High Tech Companies
Latest Intellectual Property Issues Affecting High Tech Companies
Latest Intellectual Property Issues Affecting High Tech Companies
Latest Intellectual Property Issues Affecting High Tech Companies
Latest Intellectual Property Issues Affecting High Tech Companies
Latest Intellectual Property Issues Affecting High Tech Companies
Latest Intellectual Property Issues Affecting High Tech Companies
Latest Intellectual Property Issues Affecting High Tech Companies
Latest Intellectual Property Issues Affecting High Tech Companies
Latest Intellectual Property Issues Affecting High Tech Companies
Latest Intellectual Property Issues Affecting High Tech Companies
Latest Intellectual Property Issues Affecting High Tech Companies
Latest Intellectual Property Issues Affecting High Tech Companies
Latest Intellectual Property Issues Affecting High Tech Companies
Latest Intellectual Property Issues Affecting High Tech Companies
Latest Intellectual Property Issues Affecting High Tech Companies
Latest Intellectual Property Issues Affecting High Tech Companies
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Latest Intellectual Property Issues Affecting High Tech Companies

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On Monday, September 24, Knobbe Martens hosted an IP Impact 2012 seminar at the Four Seasons – Palo Alto. Over 85 attendees enjoyed a special presentation by keynote speaker, Mr. Raymond Chen, Deputy …

On Monday, September 24, Knobbe Martens hosted an IP Impact 2012 seminar at the Four Seasons – Palo Alto. Over 85 attendees enjoyed a special presentation by keynote speaker, Mr. Raymond Chen, Deputy General Counsel and Solicitor at the USPTO. Following a short Q&A session with Mr. Chen, Knobbe Martens attorneys Ron Schoenbam and Amy Chun presented on "Latest IP Issues Affecting High-Tech Companies", one of three presentations given during the seminar.

View this presentation to learn what hightech companies should be doing to implement the right IP strategy at your company.

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  • 1. Latest IP Issues Affecting High-Tech Companies September 24, 2012 Ron Schoenbaum and Amy Chun IP Impact – Silicon ValleyThe recipient may only view this work. No other right or license is granted.
  • 2. Apple. v. Samsung©2012 Knobbe, Martens, Olson & all rights reserved.©2012 Knobbe Martens, Olson & Bear, LLPBear, LLP all rights reserved. 2
  • 3. Apple Design Pat. D604,305© 2012 Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP all rights reserved. 3
  • 4. Apple Design Pat. D604,305© 2012 Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP all rights reserved. 4
  • 5. Apple Design Pat. D593,087© 2012 Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP all rights reserved. 5
  • 6. Apple’s “Slide to Unlock” patent© 2012 Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP all rights reserved. 6
  • 7. Apple Pat. 5,946,647© 2012 Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP all rights reserved. 7
  • 8. Apple’s “word suggestions” patent© 2012 Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP all rights reserved. 8
  • 9. Apple v. Samsung A Patent Procurement Perspective A Litigation Perspective© 2012 Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP all rights reserved. 9
  • 10. Divided Infringement©2012 Knobbe, Martens, Olson & all rights reserved.©2012 Knobbe Martens, Olson & Bear, LLPBear, LLP all rights reserved. 10
  • 11. Divided Infringement - Akamai & McKesson Akamai v. Limelight / EXAMPLE McKesson v. Epic Systems Method Claim Method Claims: Entity A Entity B Multiple steps where the steps were performed by Step 1 different entities Step 2 Types of Entities: Step 3 Server/Content Providers Healthcare Providers/Patients© 2012 Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP all rights reserved. 11
  • 12. Divided Infringement - Direct Infringement Requirements: EXAMPLE Infringer performs ALL of the Method Claim steps Entity A Entity B or Step 1 Agency relationship between the entities Step 2 Example: Step 3 No direct infringement by Entity A No direct infringement by Entity B© 2012 Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP all rights reserved. 12
  • 13. Divided Infringement - Induced Infringement Requirements: EXAMPLE Knowledge of the patent Method Claim Induced the performance of the Entity A Entity B steps All steps must be performed Step 1 (but not necessarily by a Step 2 single entity) Example: Step 3 Infringement if induced Entity A and Entity B to perform the 3 steps Infringement by Entity A if induced Entity B to perform Step 2© 2012 Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP all rights reserved. 13
  • 14. Divided Infringement - Akamai & McKesson A Litigation Perspective A Patent Procurement Perspective© 2012 Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP all rights reserved. 14
  • 15. Patent-Eligible Subject Matter©2012 Knobbe, Martens, Olson & all rights reserved.©2012 Knobbe Martens, Olson & Bear, LLPBear, LLP all rights reserved. 15
  • 16. Patent-Eligible Subject Matter Noteworthy Decisions: • Bilski • Mayo v. Prometheus • CLS Bank v. Alice • Bancorp v. Sun Life© 2012 Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP all rights reserved. 16
  • 17. Patent-Eligible Subject Matter Where do we stand? • Period of great uncertainty, especially for computer-implemented business methods. • USPTO and courts apply different standards. • Federal Circuit decisions very panel-dependent.© 2012 Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP all rights reserved. 17
  • 18. Patent-Eligible Subject Matter A Litigation Perspective A Patent Procurement Perspective© 2012 Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP all rights reserved. 18
  • 19. ron.schoenbaum@knobbe.comRon Schoenbaum and Amy Chun amy.chun@knobbe.com

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