Monthly Archives: July 2015

Versata Development Group, Inc. v. SAP America, Inc. et al.

Docket No. 2014-1194 NEWMAN, PLAGER, HUGHES July 9, 2015 Brief Summary: FC determined it “has the authority to review whether the ‘350 patent is within the PTAB’s § 18 authority” if the issue is “part of or a predicate to … Continue reading

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The Medicines Company v. Hospira, Inc.

Docket No. 2014-1469, 2014-1504 DYK, WALLACH, HUGHES July 2, 2015 Brief Summary: DC decision of no on-sale bar under 35 USC § 102(b) reversed because production of drug batches by outside party using an embodiment of the patented method over … Continue reading

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Intellectual Ventures I LLC, et al. v. Capital One Bank, et al.

Docket No. 2014-1506 DYK, REYNA, CHEN July 6, 2015 Brief Summary: DC decision regarding patent ineligible subject matter affirmed (“simple instruction to apply an abstract idea on a computer” or “claiming the improved speed or efficiency inherent with applying the … Continue reading

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Daiichi Sankyo Company Ltd., v. Michelle Lee (USPTO)

Docket No. 2014-1280 MOORE, REYNA, TARANTO July 2, 2015 Brief Summary: Daiichi’s requests and petitions regarding section 154 (prosecution-related) patent term adjustment (PTA) determinations for two patents denied because the same were filed outside of the two-month (request for reconsideration) … Continue reading

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Gaymar Industries, Inc. v. Cincinnati Sub-Zero Products, Inc.

Docket No. 2014-1174 PROST, BRYSON, DYK June 25, 2015 Brief Summary: DC denial of attorney’s fees under 35 USC § 285 reversed and remanded for reconsideration on the totality of the circumstances under Octane. The FC panel concluded that while … Continue reading

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