December, 2012

AIA reforms: A boon or bane?

Reading Time: 2 minutes The America Invents Act (AIA) is geared to have its final set of amendments coming into force in 2013. With large multinationals poised to gain largely from the amendments, 2013 is going to be crucial fixing plugs and ensuring the smooth management of post-grant patent affairs. Despite the fact that the reforms to the AIA point towards offering an advantageous […]

Fellowes Shredders Comes Under a New 337 Complaint

Reading Time: 1 minute Earlier this month, Illinois-based Fellowes Inc., a leading manufacturer and seller of home and office paper shredders in the U.S, filed a complaint under Section 337 requesting ITC to initiate investigation against a group of companies pursuant to the infringement of their intellectual property rights. The basic issues at hand include the development and testing processes and engineering know-how necessary […]