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Teva Pharma. USA v. Sandoz, Inc.

This case comes to us on remand from the Supreme Court, which vacated our earlier opinion reversing the district court’s judgment that certain claims were not indefinite (Group I claims), and affirming the district court’s holdings that other claims (Group... Read more →

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Williamson v. Citrix Online, LLC

Richard A. Williamson (“Williamson”), as trustee for the At Home Corporation Bondholders’ Liquidating Trust, owns U.S. Patent No. 6,155,840 (the “’840 patent”) and appeals from the stipulated final judgment in favor of defendants Citrix Online, LLC; Citrix Systems, Inc.; Microsoft... Read more →

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Microsoft Corp. v. Proxyconn, Inc.

This appeal arises from the inter partes review (“IPR”) of U.S. Patent No. 6,757,717 (“’717 patent”) owned by Proxyconn, Inc. (“Proxyconn”). The United States Patent and Trademark Office, Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“Board”) concluded that all of the challenged... Read more →

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GTNX, Inc.. v. INTTRA, Inc.

At the request of GTNX, Inc., the Patent Trial and Appeal Board instituted “covered business method patent” review proceedings for four patents owned by INTTRA, Inc. A few months later, the Board reconsidered its institution decisions, determined that institution of... Read more →

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Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc.v. Sequenom, Inc.

This appeal is from a grant of summary judgment of invalidity of the asserted claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,258,540 (“the ’540 patent”). The United States District Court for the Northern District of California found that the asserted claims of... Read more →

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OIP Techs., Inc. v. Amazon.com, Inc.

OIP Technologies alleges that Amazon.com infringes a patent that relates to a method of price optimization in an e-commerce environment. The district court granted judgment on the pleadings, concluding that the patent does not claim patentable subject matter under 35... Read more →

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Kaneka Corp. v. Xiamen Kingdomway Grp. Co.

Kaneka Corporation sued Defendants Xiamen Kingdomway Group Company, Pacific Rainbow International Inc., and Shenzhou Biology and Technology Co., Ltd., in the Central District of California, alleging infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,910,340 (the ’340 Patent). The district court granted summary... Read more →

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Alps South, LLC v. Ohio Willow Wood Co.

Alps South, LLC (Alps) sued The Ohio Willow Wood Company (OWW), asserting infringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,552,109 (the ’109 patent). Among other pre- and post-trial motions, OWW filed an unsuccessful motion to dismiss contending that Alps lacked standing to... Read more →

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Sorensen v. WD-40 Co.

Plaintiff Jeffrey Sorensen is the founder and CEO of Inhibitor Technology Corporation, which produces a line of rust inhibiting products containing a substance called volatile corrosion inhibitor (“VCI”). This line of products is branded with the federally registered trademark THE... Read more →

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Shire Dev., LLC v. Watson Pharma., Inc.

This case returns to us on remand from the Supreme Court. In Shire Development, LLC v. Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc., 746 F.3d 1326 (Fed. Cir. 2014), we decided an appeal by defendant-appellants (collectively, Watson) from a decision of the United States... Read more →

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