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The expedited appeal to the Second Circuit pits New York State’s arguments for facilitating competition in a “molecule market” (a product market defined by the active ingredient of a prescription drug) against the brand name...more
On December 19, 2014, the magistrate recommended that plaintiffs’ motion to enjoin defendant from maintaining a later-filed action in Massachusetts be granted, and ordered that defendant’s motion to transfer be denied....more
In the aftermath of the Supreme Court's decision in AMP v. Myriad Genetics in 2013, Myriad (paradoxically to those either not paying attention or who over interpreted the scope of the Court's holding in its opinion) filed...more
RAND Commitment Relevant to Damages -
In ERICSSON, INC. v. D-LINK SYSTEMS, INC., Appeal Nos. 2013-1625, -1631, -1632, and -1633, the Federal Circuit affirmed-in-part and reversed-in-part the district court’s judgment...more
(January 20, 2015) KFx Medical Corp.‘s $35 million patent infringement award against Arthrex, Inc. was upheld by the Federal Circuit. KFx’s lawsuit alleged that Arthrex’s SutureBridge and SpeedBridge devices infringed U.S....more
With the advent of the America Invents Act (AIA), public perception of frivolous patent litigation, frequently surrounding cases filed by non-practicing entities (NPEs), has received increasing legislative attention. Although...more
As we reported earlier, the jury in In re: Nexium found that AstraZeneca had violated the antitrust laws by acting to keep generics off the market but that no generic would have been introduced earlier in the market even...more
This Legal Insight updates our Legal Insight dated June 25, 2013, regarding the Delaware Chancery Court case captioned PharmAthene, Inc. v. SIGA Technologies, Inc., Civ. Action No. 2627-VCP, in which K&L Gates LLP serves as...more
On December 15, 2014, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled in PNC Bank v. Wolters Kluwer Financial Services that defendant Wolters Kluwer Financial Services ("WKFS") was not liable for...more
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Currently on appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit is Carnegie Mellon University’s (“CMU”) $1.535 billion judgment for patent infringement against Marvell Technology Group Ltd. and Marvell...more
In IPR2014-00739 involving petitioner Shire Development LLC and patent owner LCS Group, LLC, the petitioner sought authorization to file a motion for sanctions against the inventor based on his communications with petitioner...more
FEDERAL CIRCUIT CASES -
Federal Circuit Explains the Role of Actual Profits in Reasonable Royalty Calculations and the Relationship Between Preliminary Injunctions and Willful Infringement -
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Target’s 2013 data breach has generated over 100 consumer lawsuits, which were consolidated last year before the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota. On December 18, 2014, Judge Paul A. Magnuson issued a...more
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Stark, C.J. Defendants’ motion for summary judgment of invalidity is denied. Defendants’ motion for partial summary judgment limiting damages to post-complaint activities is granted. Declaration of Plaintiff’s expert in...more
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In This Issue:
- Castle Defense: Federal Circuit Reinforces Patent Damages Gate in VirnetX
- Standards Patent Licensing: Always Apportionment, Sometimes Stacking
- Supreme Court to Consider Good-Faith...more
Speed Read -
The Federal Circuit has granted an en banc rehearing in SCA Hygiene Products v. First Quality Baby Products to revisit whether and to what extent a patent owner’s unreasonable delay in filing an...more
Versata Software, Inc. v. Callidus Software, Inc. -
Addressing the denial of a stay pending the covered business method (CBM) review of some, but not all, asserted claims in a district court action, the U.S. Court of...more
Antares Pharma, Inc. v. Medac Pharma Inc. -
Addressing the original-patent requirement, tracing vintage Supreme Court cases and interpreting the statutory purpose of 35 U.S.C. § 251, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...more
The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit vacated a $176 million district court damages award to Covidien, formerly known as Tyco Healthcare Group LP, in a patent infringement suit against Ethicon...more
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