Monthly Archives: August 2016

Veritas Technologies LLC v. Veeam Software Corporation

Docket No. 2015-1894 (IPR2014-00090) LOURIE, O’MALLEY, TARANTO August 30, 2016 Brief Summary: PTAB claim construction and conclusion of obviousness affirmed for certain claims but denial of motion to amend by introducing new claims vacated “as arbitrary and capricious”. Summary: Veritas … Continue reading

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TecSec, Inc. v. Adobe Systems Incorporated, et al.

Docket No. 2015-1686 PROST, LINN, TARANTO August 18, 2016 Non-precedential Brief Summary: DC grant of SJ of non-infringment to Adobe regarding its Acrobat program vacated due to erroneous claim construction. Summary: TecSec appealed DC grant of SJ of non-infringement to … Continue reading

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Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC v. Yeda Res. & Dev. Co. Ltd.

Case IPR2015-00643 O’MALLEY, CHEN, STOLL August 10, 2016 Brief Summary: Board concluded that claims ‘250 1-20 relating to Teva’s 40 mg/ml glatiramer acetate (GA) product (Copaxone®) are unpatentable for obviousness. Summary: This IPR relates to Yeda’s US 8,232,250, one of … Continue reading

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Apotex Inv. V. Wyeth LLC

Docket No. 2015-1871 (IPR2014-00115) LOURIE, WALLACH, HUGHES August 16, 2016 Non-precedential Brief Summary: PTAB final written decision of nonobviousness affirmed because “Apotex failed to explain why a skilled artisan ‘would have substituted tigecycline for minocycline’”. Summary: Apotex appealed PTAB final … Continue reading

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Vapor Point LLC et al. v. Elliot Moorehead et al. (“NanoVapor”)

Docket No. 2015-1801, -2033 O’MALLEY, CHEN, STOLL August 10, 2016 Brief Summary: DC correction of inventorship (four key concepts encompassed by NV’s patents, three of the four contributed by VP) and dismissal affirmed (NV waived its rights to argue assignment). … Continue reading

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In Re: CSB-System International, Inc.

Docket No. 2015-1832 NEWMAN, MOORE, STOLL August 9, 2016 Brief Summary: Board’s decision affirming the examiner’s rejections was affirmed, but claim terms of a patent that expires during reexamination must be construed under Phillips, not the broadest reasonable interpretation. Summary: … Continue reading

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Arendi S.A.R.L. v. Apple Inc., Google Inc., Motorola Mobility LLC

Docket No. 2015-2073 (IPR2014-00208) MOORE, LINN, O’MALLEY August 10, 2016 Brief Summary: Board’s obviousness decision found to lack “a reasoned explanation that avoids conclusory generalizations” regarding the role of common sense and was therefore reversed. Summary: Arendi appealed PTAB final … Continue reading

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