In 2011 Congress enacted Inter Partes Review (IPR) as part of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to refine the processes used by United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) in conducting patent reexamination to make those processes more efficient and … Read more
Category Archives: Legal
By Steve Rodgers, executive vice president and general counsel of Intel Earlier today, the European Union’s highest court, the Court of Justice, issued a ruling in Intel’s favor in connection with Intel’s appeal of a 2009 decision by the European Commission … Read more
Intel Files Statement With ITC: Qualcomm’s Anticompetitive Practices Are Against the Public Interest
Read our statement filed today with the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) with regard to the serious public-interest issues raised by Qualcomm’s Complaint alleging infringement by certain Apple mobile devices.
This week, Intel joined other Arizona businesses and business organizations signing an amicus brief to the Arizona Court of Appeals, supporting Phoenix’s antidiscrimination ordinance (Phoenix City Code Section 18-4(B)) which, among other things, prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and … Read more
Intel has long been one of the world’s leading technology innovators. Over the past decade, Intel has invested billions in developing next-generation technologies that will improve the performance and functionality of modern smartphones and cellular communications. Intel is ready, willing, … Read more
A well-functioning patent system that issues high-quality patents is critical to incentivize inventors to bring forward truly worthwhile innovations. At the same time, it is also critical to have an efficient post-grant review available as an alternative to expensive and … Read more
Today, Intel joined other industry leaders signing a Human Rights Campaign amicus brief to the Supreme Court, supporting Gavin Grimm, a transgender student in Virginia suing his school district for the right to use the bathroom of his choice. Intel … Read more
Intel files “Friend of the Court” Brief at the United States Supreme Court in the patent case, TC Heartland LLC vs Kraft Food Brands LLC
This week, Intel filed an amicus brief at the U.S. Supreme Court regarding venue for patent cases in TC Heartland LLC vs Kraft Food Brands LLC. At issue in the case is whether jurisdiction for where patent cases may be brought … Read more
By Steven Rodgers, Executive Vice President and General Counsel Intel co-founder Robert Noyce famously said “innovation is everything.” Every day, tens of thousands of Intel scientists, engineers and others work to keep Noyce’s vision true. Beginning with Intel’s release of … Read more
Intel files “Friend of the Court” Brief at the United States Supreme Court in the patent case, Impression Products, Inc. vs. Lexmark International, Inc.
On January 24, 2017, Intel filed an amicus brief at the U.S. Supreme Court regarding the patent exhaustion doctrine in Impression Products, Inc. v. Lexmark International, Inc., requesting that the Supreme Court reverse the lower court’s decision. The doctrine holds … Read more