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James v. J2 Cloud Services

In James v. J2 Cloud Services, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit considered the question of whether a plaintiff has standing to sue to correct inventorship under 35 U.S.C. ยง256. James filed the underlying action to replace the listed inventors with himself as the sole inventor on U.S....[more]

In re Verhoef

In In re Verhoef, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit considered a rare occurence in patent law-a rejection under 35 U.S.C. 102(f), which requires that a patent application list the proper inventive entity. The Patent Trial and Appeal Board affirmed the Examiner's rejection of a pending application, which...[more]

Pappalardo v. Stevins

A claim to correct inventorship under 35 U.S.C. s. 256 does not accrue until the patent issues. Once it does, a party can seek declaratory judgment relief on a correction of inventorship claim.

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