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Sony Corp. v. Iancu

Sony Corp. is the owner of U.S. Patent No. 6,097,676 (“the ’676 patent”). It appeals the Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s (“Board’s”) final decision in IPR No. 2016-00834. The Board found claims 5 and 8 of the ’676 patent unpatentable... Read more →

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Quest Integrity USA, LLC v. Cokebusters USA Inc.

Quest Integrity USA, LLC (“Quest”) appeals a judgment of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware in favor of Cokebusters USA Inc. (“Cokebusters”). On summary judgment, the district court held that claims 12, 24, 30, 33, and 40... Read more →

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Pabst Licensing GMBH & Co. KG v. Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

Papst Licensing GMBH & Co. KG owns U.S. Patent No. 9,189,437. Samsung Electronics America, Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (collectively, Samsung) successfully petitioned the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to institute an... Read more →

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PlayNation Play Systems, Inc. v. Velex Corp.

The parties to this appeal both chose a gorilla as the face of their respective brands. Litigation ensued. PlayNation Play Systems, Inc. sued Velex Corporation for trademark infringement. The district court conducted a bench trial and entered judgment for PlayNation.... Read more →

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Phyllis Schlafly Revocable Trust v. Cori

In this consolidated appeal, the Phyllis SchlaflyRevocable Trust (PSRT), Eagle Trust Fund (ETF), and Eagle Forum Education and Legal Defense Fund (EFELDF) (collectively, the trusts) appeal from the district court’s denial of preliminary injunctive relief and its sua sponte order... Read more →

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Barrington Music Products, Inc v. Music & Arts Center

Barrington Music Products (Barring‐ ton) sued Music & Arts Centers (Music & Arts), Guitar Center Stores, Inc. (Guitar Center), Woodwind & Brasswind Inc. (Woodwind), and Eastman Music Company (Eastman), for infringing on Barrington’s “Vento” trademark with their use of the... Read more →

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Mission Product Holdings, Inc. v. Tempnology

Petitioner Mission Product Holdings, Inc., entered into a contract with Respondent Tempnology, LLC, which gave Mission a license to use Tempnology’s trademarks in connection with the distribution of certain clothing and accessories. Tempnology filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and sought... Read more →

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Nuvo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Inc.

Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Inc., Mylan Pharmaceuticals, and Lupin Pharmaceuticals (collectively, “the Generics”) appeal from the final judgment of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey following a bench trial upholding the asserted claims of U.S. Patent... Read more →

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Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp v. West-Ward Pharmaceuticals International, Ltd.

West-Ward Pharmaceuticals International Ltd (“WestWard”) appeals the decision of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware holding that claims 1–3 of U.S. Patent No. 8,410,131 would not have been obvious in view of the prior art. We... Read more →

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BTG International Ltd. v. Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC

Appellants BTG International Limited et al. (“Appellants”) sued Appellees Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC et al. (“Appellees”) in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey (“District Court”), asserting that Appellees’ Abbreviated New Drug Applications (“ANDA”) for the generic version... Read more →

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