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We need to fix software patents, says outgoing Kappos

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In one of his final interviews before leaving office as USPTO Director, David Kappos identified “software and software patenting” as the biggest challenge for his successor.

Speaking to Managing IP before he leaves the USPTO this Friday, Kappos said: "There’s been a lot of controversy over the smartphone patent wars and section 101 on the software side and all of that is important, but there’s also...


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New IP round-up from @mdloney, featuring biosimilars complaint, SiriusXM ruling, ED of Tex filing slump and more! https://t.co/1szaMeR3j1

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Our analysis of SCOTUS Life Tech v Promega ruling https://t.co/CL6Ibt23RO Court didn't indicate how many components enough for infringement

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RT @PatentScholar: SCOTUS opinion in LifeTech v. Promega is out—supply of single component doesn't lead to §271(f)(1) liability https://t.c

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