Petitions of the week: Re-opening church doorways and opening evidentiary doorways

The Supreme Court, faithless electors, and Trump’s final, futile fight

This week we’re highlighting certification filings calling on the Supreme Court to review other challenges of the first amendment on pandemic-related restrictions, among other things, and see if a defendant can open the door to rebuttal testimony otherwise against the sixth amendment would violate. Two petitions from churches bring First Amendment claims against government restrictions … Read more

New AIA Guidelines Degree the Evidentiary Taking part in Discipline Pre-Establishment

New AIA Rules Level the Evidentiary Playing Field Pre-Institution

On December 9, 2020, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published some final rules in the Federal Register. These rules largely codified the existing practice of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) as to whether and how the PTAB initiates an Interpartes Review (IPR) or a Post-Grant Review (PGR), and the ability to either … Read more