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Applied Medical Resources Corp. v. U.S. Surgical Corp.

United States Surgical Corporation (“U.S. Surgical”) appeals from the decision of the United States District Court for the Central District of California granting judgment of willful infringement of U.S. Patent 5,385,553 in favor of Applied Medical Resources Corporation (“Applied”), and... Read more →

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Energizer Holdings v. International Trade Commission et al.

Energizer Holdings, Inc. and Eveready Battery Company, Inc. (collectively "EBC") appeal the ruling of the International Trade Commission in an action under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 as amended (19 U.S.C. §1337), holding all of the claims... Read more →

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Summit Technology v. Nidek

For the second time, we are asked to review the district court’s award of costs in this case. Because certain portions of the award were unsupported by evidence or were beyond the scope of statutorily allowed costs, we vacate certain... Read more →

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UNITHERM FOOD SYSTEMS, INC. v. SWIFT-ECKRICH, INC., dba CONAGRA REFRIGERATED FOODS

Abuse of Patent in Violation of Antitrust Laws After respondent ConAgra warned companies selling equipment and processes for browning precooked meats that it intended to protect its rights under its patent for that process, petitioner Unitherm, whose president had invented... Read more →

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Stern v. Trustees of Columbia University

Frederic A. Stern appeals the judgment of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York granting the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York’s and Laszlo Z. Bito’s (collectively “Columbia’s”) motion for summary... Read more →

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Fieldturf v. Sprinturf et al.

On the undisputed facts and considering all of the circumstances, we affirm the district court's ruling that SportFields' bid was not an infringing offer to sell the FieldTurf product. Thus the judgment of noninfringement is affirmed. . . . The... Read more →

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