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Sept 20: See Actual PTAB and TTAB Trials Live in San Diego

U.S. Patent & Trademark Office PTAB/TTAB Stadium Tour The USPTO is partnering with The University of San Diego School of Law to present live PTAB (Patent Trial and Appeal Board) and TTAB (Trademark Trial and Appeal Board) proceedings actually pending before the PTAB and TTAB, including ex parte appeal hearings and AIA trials, and to [...]

Sept 20: See Actual PTAB and TTAB Trials Live in San Diego2018-07-31T11:50:18+00:00

Board Elections – During SDIPLA Meeting on May 10, 2018

Meet SDIPLA Candidate for Treasurer, Nathanael R. Luman My name is Nate Luman and I would like to be considered for the office of Treasurer of the SDIPLA.  For the past eight years, I have been an intellectual property attorney in San Diego.  During this time I have benefited from the excellent programming [...]

Board Elections – During SDIPLA Meeting on May 10, 20182018-04-18T13:17:42+00:00

March 28, 2018 Evening Event

Topic: Patents in Artificial Intelligence (AI) Speaker:  Paul S. Hunter Date: Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 6:00 pm Location: Foley & Lardner LLP, 3579 Valley Centre Dr # 300, San Diego, CA 92130 What in artificial intelligence (AI) can be patented and what are the unique challenges to patenting AI?  These and other topics will be discussed, [...]

March 28, 2018 Evening Event2018-03-21T10:38:36+00:00

Internet Sightings January 2018 by Frederic M. Douglas and James E. Hawes

This column highlights some of the more notable recent online notices, newsletters, and blogs dealing with IP prosecution issues. IPWatchdog – a patents and patent law blog – IPwatchdog.com In a post on January 17, 2018, John M. Roqitz discussed the Federal Circuit finding a virus-screening method not abstract and patent eligible in Finjan, Inc. [...]

Internet Sightings January 2018 by Frederic M. Douglas and James E. Hawes2018-03-29T15:25:45+00:00