November 19, 2020
Fitch Even partner David A. Gosse was recently appointed Chair of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) PTAB Trial Committee, following his two-year tenure as Vice Chair of the committee. Dave will serve in this role through October 2022.
The PTAB Trial Committee is charged with providing up-to-date information and CLE programs on significant decisions and trends related to inter partes proceedings before the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). The committee considers rules, regulations, and decisions related to PTAB proceedings and, when appropriate, makes recommendations regarding amicus briefing and comments submitted by AIPLA to the PTAB.Dave has a diverse IP law practice encompassing both the acquisition and the enforcement of patent rights, including post-grant proceedings before the PTAB.
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IP Alert | Means-Plus-Function "Module" Claims Require Sufficient Disclosure of StructureMarch 3, 2021
On March 2, in Rain Computing, Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the Federal Circuit held that the patent at issue was indefinite for lacking sufficient structure linked to the means-plus-function term "user identification module" used in the claims. Read more