Monthly Archives: April 2021

ITC findings that Bio-Rad infringed and does not co-own 10X patents affirmed

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. v. International Trade Commission, 10X Genomics Inc. Docket No. 2020-1785 ( TARANTO, CHEN, STOLL April 29, 2021 Brief Summary:  ITC infringement and no co-ownership findings affirmed. Summary:  Bio-Rad appealed International Trade Commission (ITC) decision finding infringement and … Continue reading

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Ex Parte Eckhardt, et al. (3M Innovative Properties)

USPTO Appeal Decision regarding U.S. Ser. No. 14/443,426 Appeal 2020-003463 April 15, 2021 Brief Summary:  Anticipation rejections reversed due to “picking and choosing from various lists” in the prior art. Summary:  3M appealed anticipation rejection of its claims to, e.g., … Continue reading

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Obviousness conclusion reversed as prior art was not enabled for claimed invention

Raytheon Techs. Corp. v. General Electric Co. (USPTO as Intervenor) Docket No. 2020-1755 ( LOURIE, CHEN, HUGHES April 16, 2021 Brief Summary:  IPR obviousness decision reversed as prior art was not enabled. Summary:  Raytheon appealed IPR final written decision (FWD) … Continue reading

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Sharp and Vizio not shown to infringe Wi-Lan’s flicker effect patents, FC panel affirmed

Wi-Lan Inc. v. Sharp Electronics Corporation, Vizio, Inc. Docket No. 2020-1041, -1043 ( MOORE, REYNA, HUGHES April 6, 2021 Brief Summary:  DC grant of SJ of non-infringement and claim construction findings affirmed. Summary:  Wi-Lan appealed DC finding that neither Sharp … Continue reading

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Speculative arguments not enough to provide Apple with standing to appeal IPR decisions

Apple Inc. v. Qualcomm Incorporated Docket No. 2020-1561, -1642 (IPR2018-01279, -01252) ( MOORE, REYNA, HUGHES April 7, 2021 Brief Summary:  Apple’s appeal of two IPR decisions dismissed for lack of standing in view of license agreement and speculative arguments related … Continue reading

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