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Best Practices For Invention Disclosure Forms

In summary, ineffective communication between inventors and attorneys can be a recipe for weak patents and lost inventions. An industry-specific invention disclosure form (IDF) with narrowly tailored sections and precise prompts can organize and focus an inventor’s disclosure, making it easier for the inventor to write and the attorney to understand. Ultimately, such a well-crafted IDF can save time and resources and result in higher quality and quantity of patents from R&D activities.

Four Cannons of Construction in U.S. Patent Infringement: CAFC Reverses Lower Court in Evolusion Concepts, Inc. v. Juggernaut Tactical, Inc

In Evolusion Concepts, Inc. v. Juggernaut Tactical, Inc*., the U.S. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals maneuvered through a thicket of patent claim construction cannons to overturn an off-target summary judgement ruling of ‘no infringement’ of the claims of U.S. Patent 8,756,845. The invention in the ‘845 Patent was a response […]