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In re Gabapentin Patent Litigation

Warner Lambert Co., Pfizer Inc., and Gödecke Aktiengesellschaft (collectively “Warner Lambert”) appeal from the judgment of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey granting summary judgment of noninfringement of claims 7-11 of U.S. Patent 6,054,482 (“the... Read more →

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GP Industries, Inc. v. Eran Industries, Inc.

Eran Industries, Inc. (“Eran”) appeals from the decision of the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska granting GP Industries, Inc.’s (“GPI’s”) motion for a preliminary injunction enjoining Eran from future correspondence with present and potential customers. GP... Read more →

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BMC Res., Inc. v. Paymentech, L.P.

BMC Resources, Inc. (BMC) appeals the district court’s decision on summary judgment that Paymentech, L.P. (Paymentech) does not infringe asserted claims from two patents owned by BMC. The court determined that Paymentech had not infringed the claims because it performed... Read more →

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In re Comiskey

Appellant Stephen W. Comiskey (“Comiskey”) appeals the decision of the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (“Board”) affirming the examiner’s rejection of claims 1-59 of his patent application as obvious in view of the prior art and therefore unpatentable under... Read more →

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Adenta GmbH v. OrthoArm

OrthoArm, Inc. appeals from the decisions of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin denying its motion to dismiss this case for lack of subject matter jurisdiction and its motion, following a jury verdict, for judgment... Read more →

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Morrow v. Microsoft Corp.

Spacone appeals the United States District Court for the Northern District of California’s grant of Microsoft Corporation’s (Microsoft) motion for summary judgment of noninfringement of claims 2, 8, 12, and 13 of U.S. Patent No. 6,122,647 (the ’647 patent). Microsoft... Read more →

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County Materials Corp. v. Allan Block Corp.

This case is one of those nonpatent patent cases that, as we explain more fully below, falls within the jurisdiction of the regional courts of appeals rather than the Federal Circuit. See 28 U.S.C. §§ 1295(a)(1), 1338; Holmes Group, Inc.... Read more →

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In re Petrus A.C.M. Nuijten

The issue before the court is whether or not a signal is patentable subject matter. Petrus A.C.M. Nuijten appeals the decision of the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (“Board”) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“PTO”), which... Read more →

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Patent suit against Microsoft tossed

By Jeff St. Onge Bloomberg News Microsoft won its bid to have a patent-infringement lawsuit by creditors of defunct Internet service provider At Home thrown out. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington ruled Wednesday that... Read more →

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McZeal v. Sprint Nextel Corp.

Alfred McZeal, Jr. (“McZeal”) appeals the judgment of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas dismissing his complaint for failure to state a claim. McZeal v. Sprint Nextel Corp., No. H-06-1775 (S.D. Tex. June 20, 2006).... Read more →

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