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Qualcomm, Section 2(a), Federal Circuit, TC Heartland, ZoomEssence, USPTO director rumours – the week in IP

Michael Loney

A denial of Qualcomm’s motion to dismiss the FTC case against it, USPTO examiner guidance on Section 2(a), a Federal Circuit ruling that the USPTO can seek attorneys’ fees, the districts with the most patent cases since TC Heartland, a $56m trade secrets settlement and rumours that Andrei Iancu will be USPTO director were in the recent intellectual property news

We’ve posted the following articles in the past week:

Eastern District suffers Heartland attack

Analysis: Kyle Bass ends his PTAB campaign with a win

Ropes & Gray spin-off patent firm to be called Haley Guiliano

Court provides SEP guidance...

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