ACC Supports Proposed Rule on Privilege Between Clients and Patent Practitioners at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board

On December 19th, ACC and its Intellectual Property Committee filed comments with the U.S. Patent and Trade Office in support of its proposed rule recognizing privileged communications between clients and patent practitioners at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”). … Continue reading

ACC and its Intellectual Property Committee Recommend Changes to Inter Partes and Post-Grant Reviews

Today, the ACC and its Intellectual Property Committee submitted comments regarding the proposed rules of the Patent and Trademark Office  relating to the Inter Partes Review and Post-Grant Review proceedings to be implemented pursuant to the America Invents Act.  In … Continue reading

ACC Files Amicus Brief in Broadcom v. Qualcomm – Urges Federal Circuit to Consider Privilege Concerns on Adverse Inference

The Intellectual Property Committee of ACC filed an amicus curiae brief supporting a petition for rehearing en banc to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Broadcom Corp. v. Qualcomm Inc., No. 2008-1199. In Broadcom, the … Continue reading