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WB Music Corp. v. RTV Communication Group, Inc.

JOHN M. WALKER, JR., Chief Judge: The plaintiffs-appellants in these consolidated cases appeal from final judgments of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (John F. Keenan, Judge) awarding them statutory damages for copyright infringement... Read more →

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Lava Trading, Inc. v. Sonic Trading Mgmt., LLC

Before MAYER, RADER, and LINN, Circuit Judges. Opinion for the court filed by Circuit Judge RADER. Dissenting opinion filed by Circuit Judge MAYER. RADER, Circuit Judge. This appeal stems from two stipulated judgments of non-infringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,278,982... Read more →

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Bruckelmyer v. Ground Heaters, Inc.

Before MICHEL, Chief Judge, LOURIE and LINN, Circuit Judges. Opinion for the court filed by Circuit Judge LOURIE. Dissenting opinion filed by Circuit Judge LINN. LOURIE, Circuit Judge. Mark Bruckelmyer appeals from the decision of the United States District Court... Read more →

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Parental Guide of Texas, Inc. v. Thomson, Inc.

Before RADER, Circuit Judge, CLEVENGER, Senior Circuit Judge, and DYK, Circuit Judge. CLEVENGER, Senior Circuit Judge. Plaintiff-appellant Parental Guide of Texas, Inc. (Parental Guide) appeals the decision of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas granting... Read more →

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Breckenridge Pharm., Inc. v. Metabolite Labs., Inc.

MICHEL, Chief Judge. Breckenridge Pharmaceutical, Inc. (“Breckenridge”) appeals the decision of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida dismissing for lack of personal jurisdiction its claims of tortious interference, unfair competition, and declaratory judgment of non-infringement... Read more →

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Semitool, Inc. v. Dynamic Micro Sys. Semiconduct Equip.

PROST, Circuit Judge. Semitool, Inc. and Dynamic Micro Systems Semiconductor Equipment GmbH (“DMS”) both manufacture and sell competing semiconductor wafer carrier cleaning systems. In 2001, Semitool sued DMS alleging that DMS’s Model 300 and 310 cleaning devices infringed Semitool’s patents.... Read more →

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Glenayre Elecs., Inc. v. Jackson

Opinion for the court filed by Circuit Judge PROST. Dissenting opinion filed by Circuit Judge NEWMAN. PROST, Circuit Judge. Phillip Jackson and PMJ Family Limited Partnership (collectively, “Jackson”) appeal from the order of the United States District Court for the... Read more →

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ICEE Distribs. Inc. v. J & J Snack Foods Corp.

This case, which involves an allegation of infringement of the ICEE trademark, was previously before us on an interlocutory appeal, ICEE Distributors, Inc. v. J&J Snack Foods Corp., 325 F.3d 586 (5th Cir. 2003). We upheld an injunction, solely on... Read more →

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Zoltek Corp. v. US

PER CURIAM. Concurring opinion filed by Circuit Judge GAJARSA. Separate concurring opinion filed by Circuit Judge DYK. Dissenting opinion filed by Senior Circuit Judge PLAGER. The United States appeals the order of the Court of Federal Claims holding that it... Read more →

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On Demand Mach. Corp. v. Ingram Indus., Inc.

NEWMAN, Circuit Judge. Ingram Industries, Inc., Lightning Source, Inc., and Amazon.com, Inc. (collectively the defendants) appeal the judgment of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri,1 holding them liable for infringement of United States Patent No.... Read more →

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