Monthly Archives: November 2014

Versata Software, Inc. et al. v. Callidus Software, Inc.

Docket Nos. 2014-1468 CHEN, MAYER, LINN November 20, 2014 Brief Summary: DC decision denying a stay for certain claims being reviewed by the PTO under the Transitional Program for Covered Business Method (CBM) Patents program was reversed and remanded. Summary: … Continue reading

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E.Digital Corporation v. Futurewei Technologies, Inc. et al.

Docket Nos. 2014-1019, -1242, -1243 MOORE, O’MALLEY, REYNA November 14, 2014 Brief Summary: In a collateral estoppel analysis, “claims of unrelated patents must be construed separately”, although “a court cannot impose collateral estoppel to bar a claim construction dispute solely … Continue reading

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Ultramercial, Inc. et al. v. Hulu, LLC et al.

Docket Nos. 2010-1544 LOURIE, MAYER, O’MALLEY November 14, 2014 Brief Summary: Ultramercial’s claims were reconsidered under USSC Alice decision and found only to “describe[]…the abstract idea of showing an advertisdement before delivering free content” that “simply instruct the practitioner to … Continue reading

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Warner Chilcott Company LLC et al. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. et al.

Docket Nos. 2014-1439, -1441, -1444, -1445, -1446 LOURIE, REYNA, TANTARO November 18, 2014 Non-precedential Brief Summary: Grant of summary judgment that claims encompassing once monthly dosing of the osteoporosis bisphosphonate drug risedronate are invalid in view of prior art affirmed. … Continue reading

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Antares Pharma, Inc. v. Medac Pharma Inc. and MEDAC GmbH

Docket Nos. 2014-1648 DYK, REYNA, TANTARO November 17, 2014 Brief Summary: Reissue claims found invalid for violating the original patent requirement of § 251 (“[t]he original claims are significantly different in scope and coverage than the asserted claims”). Summary: Antares … Continue reading

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Azure Networks, LLC et al. v. CSR PLC, et al.

Docket Nos. 2013-1459 REYNA, MAYER (d), CHEN November 5, 2014 Brief Summary: DC decision that Tri-County lacked standing because its exclusive license was effectively an assignment affirmed. The decision was reversed with respect to the DC claim construction (“‘heavy presumption’ … Continue reading

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Richard A. Williamson v. Citrix Online, LLC et al. (Withdrawn, see June 16, 2015 rehearing en banc re: means-plus-function)

Docket Nos. 2013-1130 MOORE, LINN, REYNA November 5, 2014 Brief Summary: DC claim found erroneous for limiting definition to preferred embodiment. Presumption against means-plus-function found not to be overcome. Stipulated judgment was therefore vacated. Summary: Williamson (trustee for At Home … Continue reading

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