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Federal Circuit Concluded that Operating Manuals Subject to Confidentiality Restrictions are Prior Art Printed Publication

Intellectual Property Law Blog

102(b) because of the confidentiality restrictions associated with the operating manuals. 2009), the Board concluded in the IPRs that the operating manuals were not sufficiently publicly accessible to qualify as printed publications under pre-AIA 35 U.S.C. § Weber , slip op., Weber , slip op.,

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Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace: Spotlight on Confidentiality Concerns

JD Supra Law

But while this technology is becoming more sophisticated by the day, companies should still proceed with caution when using GAI in a workplace setting due to its potential impact on confidential and proprietary information. By: Miller Canfield

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Federal Circuit Holds Operating Manuals Disclosed with Confidentiality Restrictions to be Prior Art

JD Supra Law

the Federal Circuit reversed the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and held that Weber’s operating manuals are prior art printed publications despite their limited distribution and distribution subject to confidentiality restrictions based on the operating manuals being sufficiently accessible to the public interested in the art.

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Protecting Your IP & Confidential Info

LexBlog IP

In a world where non-compete agreements are being curtailed or outright banned, companies need to enhance their use of other ways to protect their intellectual property and confidential information when their employees leave to go work for competitors. developed during the term of employment.

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Confidentiality restrictions around clinical trials and prior public use (T 0670/20)

The IPKat

The recent Board of Appeal decision in T 0670/20 considered whether patients in a clinical trial were under conditions of confidentiality. This was because the patients had been able to take the tablets home and, according to the Opponent, could not be considered under conditions of confidentiality for ethical reasons.

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Federal Circuit Concluded that Operating Manuals Subject to Confidentiality Restrictions are Prior Art Printed Publication

LexBlog IP

§ 102(b) because of the confidentiality restrictions associated with the operating manuals. 2009), the Board concluded in the IPRs that the operating manuals were not sufficiently publicly accessible to qualify as printed publications under pre-AIA 35 U.S.C. § Weber , slip op., Weber , slip op., ” Weber , slip op., ” Id.

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Protecting Your IP & Confidential Info

Above the Fold

In a world where non-compete agreements are being curtailed or outright banned, companies need to enhance their use of other ways to protect their intellectual property and confidential information when their employees leave to go work for competitors. developed during the term of employment.