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Last week, Judge Alan Albright denied Hyundai’s motion to dismiss StratosAudio’s patent infringement claims for improper venue. Although Hyundai does not directly control any regular and established place of business in the Western District of Texas, it does have authorized dealers there. Based on the contractual control exerted over those …
On August 6, 2020, Dr. Stephen Thaler filed a lawsuit against the Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office. At the heart of the dispute, is the USPTO’s recent conclusion that Artificial Intelligence (AI) cannot be an inventor. I am not surprised by USPTO’s conclusion given the current …