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Fresh From the Bench: Latest Federal Circuit Court Cases

CASE OF THE WEEK Uniloc 2017 LLC v. Apple, Inc., Appeal Nos. 2019-1922, -1923, -1925, -1926 (Fed. Cir. July 9, 2020) This week’s case of the week focuses, not on a patent...

CAFC Likely to Vacate PTAB Issue Joinder Prohibition

IPR Joinder Decisions Unreviewable Post-Thryv? On July 8th, in Fitbit, Inc. v. Valencell, Inc., the Federal Circuit appeared to telegraph that it will vacate its decision in Facebook, ...

PTAB Fast-Track…Not So Fast

New Pilot May Not Accelerate Post-Grant Matters Last week the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced plans for the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) to begin...

Feed tagged as "hatch-waxman":
Running a profitable patent prosecution practice has become more challenging in recent years. The recession triggered by the current pandemic is going to make this... Read More »
BIOGEN INTERNATIONAL GMBH v. BANNER LIFE SCIENCES LLC Before Lourie, Moore, and Chen.  Appeal from the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware... Read More »
BTG INTERNATIONAL LIMITED v. AMNEAL PHARMACEUTICALS LLC Before Wallach, Moore, and Chen.  Consolidated appeals from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board and the ... Read More »
Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) recently introduced a bill titled the “Hatch-Waxman Integrity Act of 2018” (HWIA).  Sen. Hatch suggests that the HWIA will ... Read More »
Federal Circuit Summary Before Lourie, Dyk, and Taranto. Appeal from the  District Court for the District of Delaware. Summary:  A passing reference ... Read More »
Federal Circuit Summary Before Prost, Lourie and Hughes. Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. Summary:  When... Read More »
Although non-precedential, Aptalis Pharmatech, Inc. v. Apotex, Inc., Appeal No. 2017-1344 (Fed. Cir., January 4, 2018) provides a useful outline of Phillips-type... Read More »
Written by Jane Xia, Brenden S. Gingrich, Ph.D., and Joseph Reisman, Ph.D. The U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware recently handed down two important ... Read More »
Written by Dan Hart, Ph.D. and Jeffrey Wu, Ph.D.  I. Overview The Supreme Court recently declined to hear several patent cases, thus leaving the... Read More »
As you will recall, in Prometheus v. Mayo, the Supreme Court held that a claim reciting a natural law had to have other non-conventional steps to pass muster under s. ... Read More »