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Federal Circuit Review | June 2016

The PTAB Does Not Have to Consider New Arguments Raised in IPR Reply Briefs - In Intelligent Bio-Systems, Inc. v. Illumina Cambridge Ltd., Appeal No. 2015-1693, the Federal Circuit upheld a PTAB decision finding of...more

Post-Trial Rulings Issue In Bandamustine Case

Sleet, J. Post-trial opinion issues with respect to four patents-in-suit in ANDA trial relating to Bendamustine. Trial took place December 1 through 8, 2015....more

Janssen Continues BPCIA Litigation Against Celltrion But Eyes New Target

Janssen’s suit against Celltrion in the District of Massachusetts (C.A. No. 1:15-cv-10698) is one of the few currently pending litigations related to biosimilars and the BPCIA. To date, the litigation has focused on three...more

Plaintiff Lacks Prudential Standing To Sue

Plaintiff acquired the patents-in-suit by way of a purchase agreement, and then granted certain rights back to the seller Boeing. Boeing retained the right to sue within its field of use as well as the right to practice the...more

Partial Final Judgment Is Certified For Appeal

A jury found two “power ramp-up” patents and one more of the four patents-in-suit valid and infringed. Defendant moves to certify an appeal of the “power ramp-up” patents and plaintiffs oppose that motion. Entry of judgment...more

Apportioning for the Standard When Valuing Standards-Essential Patents

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), a national research organization of Australia, recently filed a petition for certiorari with the Supreme Court. CSIRO presents the following question: Is...more

Complaint Is Sufficiently Pled; Specific Asserted Patent Claims To Be Identified According To Default Standard

Defendant claims allegations of willful infringement fail to state a claim in that specific facts are lacking. Plaintiff’s allegations upon “information and belief” are found to be sufficient. The complaint alleges facts...more

Enfish and TLI: A Study of the CAFC’s Recent Section 101 Opinions

Like a ray of light at the end of a long dark tunnel, the Federal Circuit’s recent reversal of a determination of patent ineligibility in Enfish, LLC v. Microsoft Corp., __ F.3d __ (Fed. Cir. May 12, 2016) (Hughes, J.)...more

Federal Circuit Review | May 2016

Federal Circuit Construes Claim Term in a Manner that Rendered Claim Language Superfluous - In SimpleAir, Inc. v. Sony Ericsson Mobile Commc’ns AB, Appeal No. 2015-1251, the Federal Circuit vacated the district court’s...more

Court Declines to Modify Judgment Based on Collateral Proceedings before the PTAB Finding Claims of Patent-In-Suit Invalid

Summary: In the decision referenced below, the court declined to modify a judgment pursuant to Rule 60(b)(6) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure even though the PTAB had found several claims of the patent-in-suit...more

Motion To Dismiss Is Granted Due To Unpatentable Subject Matter Of The Patent-In-Suit

The patent-in-suit is titled "Method and System for Operating Applications for Remote Terminal Devices." Defendant challenged the patentability of the patent-in-suit pursuant to section 101 and Alice. ...more

Stay Pending Resolution Of Motion For Judgment On The Pleadings Is Denied

Declaratory judgment plaintiff seeks a stay pending resolution of its motion for judgment on the pleadings. It contends that 23 contested claims from 3 patents-in-suit are not patent-eligible pursuant to section 101. With...more

Judgment Issues For Plaintiffs In ANDA Case

Sleet, J. The court issues findings of fact and conclusions of law and rules on post-trial motions. A 4-day trial took place between November 9-13, 2015. The disputed product is generic forms of plerixafor, which is...more

Eastern District of Texas Finds Website Labeling Patent Invalid Under §101

Nearly one third of all patent cases filed in the United States are heard by a single judge - J. Rodney Gilstrap of the Eastern District of Texas. Many of these cases involve e-commerce or other internet-based patents such...more

Patents-In Suit In ANDA Trial Are Non-Obvious

A 6-day bench trial was held from April 6-14, 2015. After trial, the court entered stipulations and orders regarding infringement of certain claims of the ‘178 and ‘206 patents. The court rejected defendant’s claim that the...more

Post-Trial Finding Of Non-Obviousness Issues

A 6-day bench trial was held from April 6-14, 2015. The court considers post-trial findings of fact and conclusions of law relating to validity of U.S. Patent No. 8,613,950 challenged by defendant on the basis of obviousness....more

Amarin Pharma, Inc. v. Apotex, Inc.

Case Name: Amarin Pharma, Inc. v. Apotex, Inc., Civil Action No. 14-2250 (MLC), 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 7555 (D.N.J. Jan 22, 2016) (Cooper, J.)... Drug Product and Patent(s)-in-Suit: Vascepa® (icosapent ethyl); U.S....more

Disputes Regarding Prosecution Bar In A Protective Order Are Resolved

The court adopts defendants’ proposal as to the scope of the subject matter that a prosecution bar shall cover. The bar extends to qualified persons who are “regularly involved in (directly or by means of supervision) the...more

Judge Bianco Holds EasyWeb’s “Publishing Patent” Is Not Infringed Even Though It Broadly Claims an Abstract Idea

On March 30, 2016, District Court Judge Joseph F. Bianco granted defendant Twitter Inc.’s (“Twitter”) motions for summary judgment of invalidity and non-infringement against plaintiff EasyWeb Innovations, LLC (“EasyWeb”),...more

District Courts Won’t Wait Forever: Stay Lifted Pending Rehearing of IPR Denial

Order Lifting Stay, MLC Intellectual Property, LLC v. Micron Technology, Inc., Case No. 14-cv-03657-SI (Judge Susan Illston) As we have reported in the past, judges in the Northern District are generally willing to stay a...more

Magistrate’s Report And Recommendation Is Adopted

Stark, C. J. Court adopts magistrates Report and recommendation and denies defendants’ motion to dismiss pre-suit induced infringement claims. Defendants’ knowledge of the patent-in-suit may be inferred from their...more

Court Rules On Objections To Report And Recommendation Regarding Section 101 Unpatentability Arguments

Stark, C. J. Court rules on objections to magistrate’s report and recommendations regarding defendants’ assertions that asserted claims in the patents-in-suit were directed to unpatentable subject matter. Briefing on...more

Magistrate’s Report With Recommendation To Deny Dismissal Of Induced Infringement Claim Is Adopted

Defendants contend that the report erred in finding that the factual allegations provided a plausible basis for inferring induced infringement because it incorrectly concluded that defendants had actual knowledge of the...more

Defendants in Default: Motions for Default Judgment Must Demonstrate Infringement

Order Staying Case In Part And Denying Motion For Default Judgement Without Prejudice. e. Digital Corp. v. Ivideon LLC, et al. Case No. 15-cv-00691-JST (Judge Jon S. Tigar) - In a recent opinion, Judge Jon Tigar sua...more

Alice Motion To Dismiss Is Denied

Improved Search LLC v. AOL Inc., C.A. No. 15-262 - SLR, March 22, 2016 - Robinson, J. Defendant’s motion to dismiss pursuant to Rule 12(b)(6) is denied. The disputed technology relates to translation of query and...more

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