November 9, 2011
Fitch Even attorneys Eric L. Broxterman and Selena M. Spritz will be featured speakers this month as part of the "Law at the Library" series cosponsored by the Chicago Bar Association and the Chicago Public Library. This series of programs features presentations by experienced lawyers on timely legal issues. Attendees are also invited to participate in an open question and answer session at the conclusion of each program. The presentations, which take place at various Chicago Public Library locations, are open to the public, do not require registration, and are free of charge.
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On February 12, in Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. v. Dropbox, Inc., the Federal Circuit affirmed that certain of Synchronoss's claims were invalid for indefiniteness, since the claims included a means-plus-function claim term that did not have adequate structural support in the specification. Read more
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On February 8, in cxLoyalty, Inc v. Maritz Holdings, Inc., the Federal Circuit invalidated a patent for failure to claim patentable subject matter, reversing findings of the PTAB relating to substitute claims in a CBM review. Read more