Monthly Archives: July 2014

Digitech Image Technologies, LLC v. Electronics for Imaging, et al.

Docket Nos. 2013-1600 through -1618 MOORE, REYNA, HUGHES July 11, 2014 Brief Summary: Claims relating to digital image processing system found ineligible under 35 U.S.C. § 101 for encompassing only “information in its non-tangible form” and “a process of organizing … Continue reading

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VirtualAgility Inc v. Salesforce.com et al.

Docket Nos. 2014-1232 NEWMAN (d), MOORE, CHEN July 10, 2014 Brief Summary: DC decision denying a motion to stay litigation until post-grant review is complete is reversed. Summary: Salesforce.com et al. appealed from DC order denying their motion to stay … Continue reading

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X2Y Attenuators, LLC v. International Trade Commission and Intel Corp. et al.

Docket Nos. 2013-1340 MOORE, REYNA, WALLACH July 7, 2014 Brief Summary: ITC claim construction affirmed based on disavowel in specification that disputed limitation is “an essential element”. Summary: X2Y appealed ITC final determination that Intel did not violate 19 USC … Continue reading

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Abbvie Deutschland GmbH & Co., KG, et al. v. Janssen Biotech, Inc. and Centocor Biologics, LLC Janssen Biotech, Inc. v. Abvie Deutschland GmbH & Co., KG

Docket Nos. 2013-1338, -1346 LOURIE, O’MALLEY(c), CHEN July 1, 2014 Brief Summary: DC decision invalidating AbbVie’s patents regarding human antibodies for neutralizing human IL-12 affirmed for lack of written description (functional genus claims not supported by representative species). Summary: AbbVie … Continue reading

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In re Nordic Naturals

Docket No. 2013-1492 REYNA, WALLACH, TARANTO June 23, 2014 Brief summary: Nordic Naturals registration of CHILDREN’S DHA for “nutritional supplements containing DHA” denied as being generic and lacking distinctiveness. Summary: Nordic Naturals appealed Board decision affirming examining attorney’s rejection of … Continue reading

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