Monthly Archives: May 2017

Halo Electronics, Inc. v. Pulse Electronics, Inc. et al.

Docket No. 2016-2006 LOURIE, MOORE, HUGHES May 26, 2017 Brief Summary: FC panel determined it lacked jurisdiction under § 1295(a)(1) or § 1295(c)(2) because “the order appealed from is itself non-final”. Summary: Pulse appealed from DC’s award of prejudgment interest … Continue reading

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Rivera et al. v. International Trade Commission and Solofill, LLC (Intervenor)

Docket No. 2016-1841 REYNA, LINN, CHEN May 23, 2017 Brief Summary: ITC decision of no § 337 violation because the asserted claims to a beverage brewer are invalid for lack of written description affirmed. Summary: Rivera appealed ITC holding that … Continue reading

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Mylan Insitutional LLC and Apicore US LLC v. Aurobindo Pharma Ltd., et al.

Docket No. 2017-1645 LOURIE, MOORE, REYNA May 19, 2017 Brief Summary: DC grant of preliminary injunction and finding of infringement Apicore’s “process patents” under the DOE reversed since the function-way-result test not appropriate under this chemical case. Grant of PI … Continue reading

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Rovalma, S.A. v. Bohler-Edelstahl GmbH & Co. KG

Docket No. 2016-2233 (IPR2015-00150) WALLACH, TARANTO, STOLL May 11, 2017 Brief Summary: Board FWD of obviousness vacated and remanded because it failed to “set forth its reasoning in sufficient detail”. Summary: Rovalma appealed PTAB IPR Final Written Decision finding the … Continue reading

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Coherus Biosciences Inc. v. Abbvie Biotechnology Ltd.

IPR2016-00172 U.S. Pat. No. 8,889,135B2 May 17, 2017 Final Written Decision (IPR granted May 17, 2016) Update: See summary of May 16, 2017 FWD finding claims 1-5 unpatenable. See also July 6, 2017 FWD in IPR2016-00408 and IPR2016-00409 (both requested … Continue reading

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AIPLA Legislative Proposal and Report on Patent Eligible Subject Matter

May 12, 2017 The AIPLA issued a proposed revision to § 101 (“Proposal”) that seeks to “creat[e] a new framework with clearly defined statutory exceptions”, “provide a clear, objective test that will result in appropriately broad eligibility”, “expressly reaffirm[] the … Continue reading

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Aylus Networks, Inc. v. Apple Inc.

Docket No. 2016-1599 MOORE, LINN, STOLL May 11, 2017 Brief Summary: DC grant of SJ on non-infringement to Apple affirmed since “statements made by a patent owner during an IPR proceeding can be relied on to support a finding of … Continue reading

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