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26th Annual Conference Begins

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February 26th, 2017

Prof. Hugh Hansen Joins Amicus Brief of IP Scholars in Impression Products v. Lexmark International

On February 23, 2017, Prof. Hugh C. Hansen joined an amicus curiae brief by  44 professors and scholars in support of Lexmark International in its Supreme Court case against Impression Products. in Impression Products v. Lexmark International. The professors argue that although patent exhaustion provides the baseline rule for sales of a patented product by a […]

October 20th, 2015

EPO Biotech Examiners Forum at Fordham Law

On October 19, the Fordham IP Institute, in conjunction with the European Patent Office, hosted a panel of EPO examiners to discuss recent developments in the biotech patent industry. The speakers and their respective topics can be found below: Moderator: John Richards, Ladas & Parry LLP Speakers: 1) Klaus-Peter Döpfer, PhD, Director, EPO Recent Procedural Changes […]

October 1st, 2015

SDNY Markman Hearing at Fordham Law

  On September 30, 2015, in recognition and celebration of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York’s 225th Anniversary, the Fordham IP Institute, in conjunction with the New York Intellectual Property Law Association (NYIPLA), hosted a Markman claim construction hearing presided over by the Honorable Jed S. Rakoff. The hearing was part of the […]

September 28th, 2015

Pushback Against Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International

Recently, courts have invalidated patents for claiming “abstract” ideas or business methods under Section 101 of the patent laws as applied in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International, 134 S. Ct. 2347 (2014). The Court reasoned that taking a method that is “abstract” — practiced in the prior art “manually,” without a computer – and just performing […]

August 12th, 2015

A Chinese Ebola Drug and IP Interplay

On June 11, 2015, the New York Times reported that a small Chinese company had produced 100 doses of an Ebola drug that closely mirrored a drug patented by a U.S. drug-maker and for which the U.S. government held a patent on one of the constituent antibodies. According to the article, a U.S. government official […]

July 30th, 2015

USPTO Patent Quality Overview at Fordham Law School

The Fordham IP Institute, in conjunction with the NYIPLA and the USPTO, hosted a “Patent Quality Overview” on Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at Fordham University School of Law. Valencia Martin Wallace, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Quality, United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), along with other USPTO Executives  provided an overview of the agency’s Enhanced Patent Quality […]

July 22nd, 2015

Patent Quality Roundtable with USPTO and NYIPLA

On July 29, 2015, the Fordham IP Institute, in conjunction with the NYIPLA and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), hosted the USPTO Patent Quality Overview. Valencia Martin Wallace, USPTO Deputy Commissioner for Patent Quality, along with other USPTO Executives provided an overview of the agency’s Enhanced Patent Quality Initiative. Mark Bloomberg, Esq. (Zuber Lawler […]

May 28th, 2015

2015 Conference: EU Unitary Patent & UPC

Participants: Paul England, Taylor & Wessing (Moderator); Johannes Karcher, Head of Task Force, EU-Patent and Unified Patent Court, Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection, Berlin; Coordinator of the Legal Working Group of the Preparatory Committee for the establishment of the Unified Patent Court (Speaker); Mr. Justice Colin Birss, Chancery Division, High Court, London (Panelist); Sir Robin Jacob, University […]

November 14th, 2014

23rd Annual Fordham IPLJ Symposium

On Friday, November 14, 2014, the Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal (IPLJ), in conjunction with the Fordham Intellectual Property Law Institute, presented a series of panel discussions on recent developments across IP practice areas at Fordham Law School.   Program Agenda: 8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast 9:30 – 11:15 […]

November 8th, 2013

22nd Annual Fordham IPLJ Symposium

On Friday, November 8, 2013, the Fordham Intellectual Property, Media, and Entertainment Law Journal (IPLJ), in conjunction with the Fordham Intellectual Property Law Institute, presented a series of panel discussions on recent developments across IP practice areas at Fordham Law School Lincoln Center, McNally Amphitheatre.   AGENDA 08:30 – 09:15 a.m. Registration and Continental breakfast […]

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