Monthly Archives: August 2018

Core Wireless Licensing S.A.R.L. v. Apple Inc.

Docket No. 2017-2102 REYNA, BRYSON, HUGHES August 16, 2018 Brief summary: Jury finding of infringement and no invalidity of CW’s ‘151 claim affirmed but “implied waiver” / unenforceability arguments remanded; finding of infringement of ‘536 claim reversed. Summary: Apple appealed … Continue reading

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Click-To-Call Technologies, LP v. Ingenio, Inc. et al.

Click-To-Call Technologies, LP v. Ingenio, Inc. et al. Docket No. 2015-1242 (IPR2013-00312) O’Malley, Taranto, Stark (with en banc footnote 3) August 16, 2018 Brief summary: Board’s decision that § 315(b) one-year time bar does not apply where earlier complaint was … Continue reading

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Luminara Worldwide, LLC. vs. USPTO

Docket No. 2018-1629, -1631, -1633 IPR2015-01352, -10656, -01657, -01658 LOURIE, DYK, TARANTO August 16, 2018 Brief summary: Board finding that § 315(b) time-bar (IPR must be filed within one year of complaint servce) vacated as the bar applies to complaint … Continue reading

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In re: Power Integrations, Inc.

Docket No. 2018-144, -145, -146, -147 IPR2017-01903, -01904, -01944, -01975 O’MALLEY, BRYSON, CHEN August 16, 2018 Brief summary: PI’s petitions petitions for a writ of mandamus challenging the PTAB’s decisions denying institution of IPRs of three patents denied (“this court … Continue reading

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In re: Rembrandt Technologies LP et al. v. Comcast et al.

Docket No. 2017-1784 O’MALLEY, MAYER, REYNA August 15, 2018 Brief summary: DC finding this litigation exceptional under § 285 affirmed; $51 million fee award vacated and remanded as the DC “awarded all fee fees with no explanation whatsoever of a..causal … Continue reading

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BSG Tech LLC v. BuySeasons, Inc., Rakuten Commerce, LLC

Docket No. 2017-1980 REYNA, WALLACH, HUGHES August 15, 2018 Brief summary: DC grant of SJ to BuySeasons because all of BSG’s asserted claims are invalid as ineligible under § 101 affirmed. Summary: BSG appealed DC holding that all asserted claims … Continue reading

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Diebold Nixdorf, Inc. et al. v. Int. Trade Commission (ITC (Appellee)) / Hyosung TNS Inc. et al. (intervenors)

Docket No. 2017-2553 PROST, BRYSON, O’MALLEY August 15, 2018 Brief summary: ITC finding that Diebold violated § 337 by importing components of automated teller machines (“ATMs”) that infringe means-plus-function claims reversed as invalid for indefiniteness (§ 112, para. 6). Summary: … Continue reading

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