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D'agostino v. Mastercard International. Inc.

This case involves method claims of two patents that disclose processes for generating limited-use transaction codes to be given to a merchant by a customer for the purchase of goods and services, an objective being to enhance security for the... Read more →

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United Construction Products, Inc. v. Tile Tech, Inc.

Tile Tech, Inc. (‘Tile Tech”) appeals the decision of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California (“District Court”) granting default judgment and a permanent injunction to United Construction Products, Inc., doing business as Bison Innovative Products (“United”),... Read more →

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U.S. Water Services, Inc. v. Novozymes

U.S. Water Services, Inc. and Roy Johnson (together, “U.S. Water”) sued Novozymes A/S and Novozymes North America, Inc. (together, “Novozymes”) in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin (“District Court”), alleging indirect infringement of U.S. Patent Nos.... Read more →

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Medgraph, Inc. v. Medtronic, Inc.

Medgraph, Inc. (“Medgraph”) appeals from the decision of the United States District Court for the Western District of New York, dismissing with prejudice Medgraph’s claims of infringement of U.S. Patent 5,974,124 (“the ’124 patent”) and U.S. Patent 6,122,351 (“the ’351... Read more →

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Power Integrations, Inc. v. Fairchild Semiconductor International, Inc.

This appeal follows a ten-day jury trial in the District of Delaware that resulted in verdicts that (1) Power Integrations Inc.’s U.S. Patent Nos. 7,110,270 and 7,834,605 were neither anticipated nor obvious and were not directly or indirectly infringed by... Read more →

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Kibler v. Hall

Lee Jason Kibler, a disc jockey, brought federal trademark infringement, related state law, and federal trademark dilution claims against Robert Bryson Hall, II, a rapper, and professional entities supporting Hall’s work. The district court granted summary judgment to defendants on... Read more →

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JobDiva, Inc.

In this trademark case, we must decide whether JobDiva, Inc. used its marks in connection with personnel placement and recruitment services, or whether the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board correctly held that JobDiva failed to do so because it used... Read more →

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In re: Nuvasive, Inc.

Appellant NuVasive, Inc. (“NuVasive”) appeals the final written decision of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (“USPTO”) Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”), finding claims 1–14, 19–20, and 23–27 of U.S. Patent No. 8,361,156 (“the ’156 patent”) invalid as obvious.... Read more →

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Asetek Danmark A/S v. CMI USA Inc.

In January 2013, Asetek Danmark A/S sued two parties—Cooler Master USA, Inc., which a month later became CMI USA Inc.; and Cooler Master Co., Ltd., a Taiwanese company—in the Northern District of California, asserting infringement of two of Asetek’s patents,... Read more →

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Samsung Electronics Co. v. Apple Inc.

Section 289 of the Patent Act makes it unlawful to manufacture or sell an “article of manufacture” to which a patented design or a colorable imitation thereof has been applied and makes an infringer liable to the patent holder “to... Read more →

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