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The USPTO Suggests Changing Patent Term Adjustments

Takeaway: The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office recently proposed mandating patent applicants to use a standard form when submitting some statements that have implications for patent term adjustment.
Aug 08, 2022

Iancu Calls Biden’s SEP Injunction Policy A “Systematic Attack” On Our Patent System

Takeaway: Former U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Director negatively reacted to President Biden’s draft policy that would limit injunctions in cases involving standard essential patents (SEPs).

The former USPTO director, Andrei Iancu, mentioned a “huge shift” in recent years involving more pressure from implementers of standard essential patents (SEPs) over innovators that he said has disrupt the U.S. patent system balance. Iancu mentioned that the Trump administration policy position treated SEPs like any other patent and called the current administration’s proposal of singling out one type ...

Jun 08, 2022

Cislo & Thomas’ Client Dr. Sabine Hazan Obtains Ground-Breaking Patent for “Methods of Treating COVID-19 Infection”

Cislo & Thomas LLP client Dr. Sabine Hazan, CEO of Progenabiome and Ventura County-based gastroenterologist, has been dedicated to fighting COVID-19 throughout the pandemic. Dr. Hazan conducted a number of FDA clinical trials showing the efficacy of her unique medications to successfully treat COVID-19. Dr. Hazan and her team’s hard work has paid off, as they have been granted U.S. Patent No. 11,166,971 for “Methods of Treating COVID-19 Infection,” along with many other patents pending.

Patent Attorney Katherine Sales, who helped Dr. Hazan with this filing, says, “I am so honored to be working...

Dec 01, 2021