Monthly Archives: October 2015

Atlas IP, LLC v. Medtronic, Inc. et al.ti

Docket No. 2015-1071, 2015-1105 MOORE, REYNA, TARANTO October 29, 2015 Brief Summary: DC decision of non-infringment affirmed based on claim construction. Arguments invoking the doctrine of claim differentiation were not persuasive. DC decision of no invalidity for anticipation or obviousness … Continue reading

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Phigenix, Inc. (Petitioner) v. Immunogen, Inc. (Patent Owner)

IPR2014-00676 U.S. Pat. No. 8,337,856B2 October 27, 2015 Brief Summary: Claims 1-8 of the ‘856 directed to metastatic HER2-positive breast cancer treatment Kadcyla® (ado-trastuzumab emtansine (huMAb4D5-8/ maytanisoid conjugate)) not found unpatentable because prior art taught risk of hepatic toxicity for … Continue reading

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Coalition for Affordable Drugs II, LLC (Petitioner; “CA”) v. Celgene Corporation (Patent Owner)

IPR2015-01103 U.S. Pat. No. 6,315,720B2 October 27, 2015 Brief Summary: CA’s Petition to institute IPR against claims 1-32 of the ‘720 patent listed on the Orange Book for Celgene’s multiple myeloma drugs Thalomid®, Revlimid®, and Pomalyst® granted for obviousness. Summary: … Continue reading

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Coalition for Affordable Drugs II, LLC (Petitioner; “CA”) v. NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Patent Owner)

IPR2015-00990 and IPR2015-010193 U.S. Pat. No. 7,056,886B2 October 23, 2015 Brief Summary: CA’s two petitions to institute IPRs against NPS’ U.S. Pat. No. 7,056,886B2 relating to NPS/Shire’s drug Gattex granted based on allegations of obviousness. Summary: CA filed two petitions … Continue reading

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In Re: Steve Morsa

Docket No. 2015-1107 PROST, NEWMAN (D), O’MALLEY October 19, 2015 Brief Summary: FC panel “affirm[ed] the Board’s use of one section in the specification solely as it relates to the knowledge of a person of ordinary skill in the art” … Continue reading

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Coalition for Affordable Drugs IV LLC (Petitioner) (“CAD”) v. Pharmacyclics, Inc. (Patent Owner)

IPR2015-01076 (US Pat. No. 8,754,090B2) PTAB Final Decision Denying Institution of IPR October 19, 2015 Brief Summary: Petition for IPR on the basis of anticipation and obviousness dismissed as CAD could not show alleged prior art qualified as a “printed … Continue reading

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Alexander Shukh v. Seagate Technology, LLC et al.

Docket No. 2014-1406 MOORE, WALLACH, TARANTO October 2, 2015 Update: Cert. denied 6/27/16 (regarding “automatic assignment” issue) Brief Summary: Dr. Shukh’s assignment conveyed legal title to Seagate so he had no ownership or financial issue in six patents. But decision … Continue reading

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