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Oral Arguments for Leegin Creative Leather Products, Inc. v. PSKS, Inc.

The transcripts for the oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court in Leegin Creative Leather Products, Inc. v. PSKS, Inc.. Download the transcripts. Read more →

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Pfizer, Inc. v. Apotex, Inc.

Pfizer Inc. filed suit against Apotex, Inc. (formerly known as TorPharm, Inc.) in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on July 30, 2003, alleging that, pursuant to 21 U.S.C. § 355(j)(5)(B)(iii), Apotex’s filing with the... Read more →

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Liebel-Flarsheim Co. v. Medrad, Inc.

Liebel-Flarsheim Company and Mallinckrodt Inc. (collectively “Liebel”) appeal from the decision of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio granting Medrad’s motion for summary judgment that four of Liebel’s patents are invalid under 35 U.S.C. §§... Read more →

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eSpeed, Inc. v. BrokerTec USA, L.L.C.

Plaintiffs-appellants eSpeed, Inc., Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P., CFPH, L.L.C. and eSpeed Government Securities, Inc. (collectively Cantor) appeal from the district court’s final judgment declaring claims 20-23 of United States Patent No. 6,560,580 (the ’580 patent) invalid, declaring the ’580 patent unenforceable,... Read more →

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Cross Medical Products, Inc. v. Medtronic Sofamor Danek, Inc.

This case is the second appeal to this court in a patent litigation between Cross Medical Products, Inc. (Cross Medical) and Medtronic Sofamor Danek, Inc. (Medtronic). Cross Medical accuses Medtronic's polyaxial screws of infringing U.S. Patent No. 5,474,555 (the '555... Read more →

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In re Serenkin

Arnold B. Serenkin (“Serenkin”) appeals from the final decision of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“PTO”) Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (“Board”) sustaining the examiner’s rejection of claims 1 to 11 of Reissue Application No. 10/134,550 (“the... Read more →

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Open Call From the Patent Office

By Alan Sipress Washington Post Staff Writer Monday, March 5, 2007; 3:34 PM The government is about to start opening up the process of reviewing patents to the modern font of wisdom: the Internet. The Patent and Trademark Office is... Read more →

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FirstHealth of the Carolinas, Inc. v. Carefirst of Maryland, Inc.

FirstHealth of the Carolinas, Inc. (“FirstHealth”) appeals from a dismissal by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“Board”) of its counterclaim to cancel trademarks registered by CareFirst of Maryland, Inc. (“CareFirst”). CareFirst of Md., Inc. v. FirstHealth of the Carolinas,... Read more →

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Aquatex Indus., Inc. v. Techniche Solutions

This case was previously before us in AquaTex Industries, Inc. v. Techniche Solutions, 419 F.3d 1374 (Fed. Cir. 2005). We held that claims 1 and 9 of U.S. Patent No. 6,371,977 (“the ’977 patent”) were not literally infringed, but we... Read more →

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In re Princo Corp.

This case involves a suit for patent infringement by U.S. Philips Corporation (“Philips”) against Princo Corporation and Princo America Corporation (“Princo”). Princo seeks a writ of mandamus directing the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York... Read more →

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