WEBER, INC. v. PROVISUR TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

Weber appeals two final written decisions from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. The Board determined that Weber failed to establish the unpatentability of the claims of Provisur’s patents. The Board first found that Weber’s operating manuals were not prior... Read more →

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GOOGLE LLC v. ECOFACTOR, INC.

Appellants Google LLC and ecobee, Inc. (collectively, “Google”) appeal from a Final Written Decision of the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board, which found the challenged claims of U.S. Patent No. 8,498,753 not unpatentable. Google... Read more →

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RAI Strategic Holdings, Inc. v. Philip Morris Products S.A.

RAI Strategic Holdings, Inc. appeals the Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s final written decision in a post-grant review (PGR) holding certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 10,492,542 unpatentable as obvious or lacking written description. We affirm-in-part, vacate-in-part, and remand. Specifically,... Read more →

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University of South Florida Board of Trustees v. United States

University of South Florida Board of Trustees (USF) owns now-expired United States Patent No. 5,898,094, which was issued in 1999 and is titled “Transgenic Mice Expressing APPK670N,M671L and a Mutant Presenilin Transgenes.” In 2015, USF sued the United States in... Read more →

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CYWEE GROUP LTD. v. ZTE (USA), INC.

CyWee Group Ltd. (“CyWee”) appeals from an inter partes review (“IPR”) final written decision by the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“Board”) determining that claims 1, 4–5, 14–17, and 19 of U.S. Patent No. 8,441,438 (“the ’438 patent”) are... Read more →

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PACIFIC BIOSCIENCES OF CALIFORNIA, INC. v. PERSONAL GENOMICS TAIWAN, INC.

Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (PacBio) filed two petitions with the Patent and Trademark Office under 35 U.S.C. §§ 311–19, each one seeking an inter partes review of a group of claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,767,441, which is owned... Read more →

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ROKU, INC. v. ITC

Appellant Roku, Inc. appeals a final determination from the International Trade Commission, finding that (1) Intervenor Universal Electronics, Inc. had ownership rights to assert U.S. Patent No. 10,593,196 in the investigation; (2) Universal satisfied the economic prong of the domestic... Read more →

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DEXCOM, INC. v. ABBOTT DIABETES CARE, INC.

This is an interlocutory appeal from a consolidated case between Abbott Diabetes Care, Inc. and Abbott Diabetes Care Sales Corp. (collectively, “Abbott”) and DexCom, Inc. in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. After DexCom sued Abbott... Read more →

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K-FEE SYSTEM GMBH v. NESPRESSO USA, INC.

K-fee System GmbH owns U.S. Patent Nos. 10,858,176, 10,858,177, and 10,870,531, which all descend, via division and continuation, from a single application and share a specification. K-fee filed suit against Nespresso USA in the Central District of California alleging infringement... Read more →

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PARKERVISION, INC. v. VIDAL

Intel Corporation petitioned the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (Board) for inter partes review (IPR) of independent claim 3 of U.S. Patent No. 7,110,444 (’444 patent), owned by ParkerVision, Inc. The Board determined that claim 3 is unpatentable as obvious,... Read more →

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