Welcome to Skilled in the Art. I’m Law.com IP reporter Scott Graham.
Questions, questions, questions—we’ve got a truckload following the Supreme Court’s Arthrex decision. Only the USPTO and Federal Circuit can answer them, but some savvy lawyers are venturing their best guesses below. Also, a Fenwick & West team has now defensed two patent infringement trials for Amazon.com in Texas in the last nine months. Incoming Chief Judge Kimberly Moore and outgoing Chief Judge Sharon Prost headlined a dazzling week of programming at the Federal Circuit Bench & Bar Conference. And a group of inventors is poised to ask Chief U.S. District Judge Rodney Gilstrap to put PTAB proceedings on ice.