November 27, 2017

PTAB under fire at the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in two separate cases today regarding the constitutionality of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) system within the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). One case challenges the constitutionality of the PTAB […]
October 26, 2017

It’s Not Always Obvious to Combine Prior Art

Even when prior art discloses each of several concepts included within a Patent, it may still be patentable. According to the USPTO’s Patent and Trial Appeal Board (PTAB), a patent covering video game graphics (‘488 Patent) for simulating shadows was […]