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Tenth Annual University of Missouri Patent Law Moot Court Competition

On Tuesday, November 17, Mizzou Law held the Tenth Annual University of Missouri Patent Law Moot Court Competition, this year in an online format. Fifteen students wrote briefs and presented oral arguments in a mock-version of a pending infringement lawsuit involving patented printing and computer storage technology. (One of the patented products was on Martha Stewart. Overall winner of the…

Professor Crouch comments on Supreme Court ruling

Professor Dennis Crouch commented in a recent article about the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office violated the American Rule, “End Of The Road For USPTO’s ‘Radical’ Fight for Atty Fees.” The article mentions Crouch as one of the first court-watchers to call attention to the USPTO’s requests for fees. He says that “The Supreme…

Ninth Annual University of Missouri Patent Law Moot Court Competition

On Friday, November 15, Mizzou Law hosted the Ninth Annual University of Missouri Patent Law Moot Court Competition. Thirteen students wrote briefs and presented oral arguments in a mock-version of a pending infringement lawsuit involving a patented device for 3D modeling of orthodontistry. Overall winner of the competition this year (brief + arguments) was Kevin Johnston who will receive the…

Professor Crouch Among 50 Most Influential People in Intellectual Property

Professor Dennis Crouch was chosen as one of the 50 most influential people in intellectual property by Managing Intellectual Property, a source of news and analysis on IP developments worldwide. Professor Crouch is the editor for the leading U.S. patent blog, Patently-O, which has more than 25,000 subscribers to its daily mail. The blog is known for its critiques of…

Professor Crouch to Speak at American Intellectual Property Law Association Annual Meeting

On October 27, Professor Dennis Crouch is speaking at the annual meeting of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) in Washington, D.C.  In his plenary session, Professor Crouch will focus on how ethical duties in patent cases shift according to venue — comparing patent litigation, patent prosecution, and America Invents Act (AIA)…

Professor Crouch Speaks at Inventor of the Year Event in St. Louis

On October 11, Professor Dennis Crouch was a featured speaker at the St. Louis area Inventor of the Year award ceremony sponsored by the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis. He served on a panel with Q. Todd Dickinson, former director of the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, and Jacqueline Bonilla, vice chief administrative patent judge of the Patent Trial & Appeal Board,…

Professor Crouch Named Among 20 Most Cited IP Scholars in U.S.

Professor Dennis Crouch was recently listed as one of the “20 Most-Cited Intellectual Property & Cyberlaw Scholars in the U.S.” for the period 2013-2017 on “Brian Leiter’s Law School Reports.” Professor Crouch is shown at number 17, with 425 citations during that period, and is the youngest person named to the…

Crouch to Deliver Keynote at Intellectual Property Law Institute

On September 28, Professor Dennis Crouch will deliver the keynote address at the 34th Annual Fall Institute on Intellectual Property Law sponsored by the University of Houston Law Center and the Houston Intellectual Property Law Association. The topic is “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up . . . Our Patent System, with apologies to Marie…

Judge Cites Two Essays by Professor Crouch in Court Decision

The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently cited two essays written by Professor Dennis Crouch on the patent law doctrine of subject matter eligibility. Dissenting from a rehearing denial in Berkheimer v. HP, Judge Jimmy Reyna relied upon Crouch’s explanation that the underlying decision represented a “precedential sea change.” See, Dennis Crouch, Patent Eligibility: Eligibility Analysis and Its Underlying Facts: A Roadmap…