Category Archives: Claim Construction

AIP Acquisition LLC v. Cisco Systems, Inc.

Docket No. 2016-2371 (IPR2015-00307) MOORE, PLAGER, STOLL November 30, 2017 Non-precedential Brief summary: Board claim construction and conclusion of invalidity for obviousness following IPR affirmed. Summary: AIP appealed PTAB decision invalidating the claims of expired US 7,269,247 relating to the … Continue reading

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Rembrandt Patent Innovations, LLC et al. v. Apple, Inc.

Docket No. 2016-2324 PROST, CHEN, HUGHES November 22, 2017 Non-precedential Brief summary: DC claim construction and finding of no infringement by Apple affirmed. Summary: Rembrandt appealed DC grant of SJ of noninfringement by Apple’s “mobile products” (iPhone, iPad, and iTouch) … Continue reading

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Mexichema Amanco Holding v. Honeywell International

Docket No. 2016-2084, -2085, 2017-1050 PROST, DYK, CHEN November 17, 2017 Non-precedential Brief summary: PTAB decisions reversing Examiner’s definition of “azeotrope-like” affirmed as the term is explicitly defined by the specifications and the Examiner’s definition would have read the term … Continue reading

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InterDigital Communications, Inc. et al. v. ZTE Corporation, et al.

Docket No. 2016-2362 PROST, LOURIE, TARANTO November 3, 2017 Non-precedential Brief summary: DC denial of ZTE’s post-trial motion for JMOL of noninfringement affirmed based on disputed claim construction affirmed (e.g., “[t]he specification expressly indicates that the invention is not limited … Continue reading

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MasterMine Software, Inc. v. Microsoft Corporation

Docket No. 2016-2465 NEWMAN, O’MALLEY, STOLL October 30, 2017 Brief summary: DC claim construction affirmed but finding of indefiniteness reversed. Summary: MasterMine (MM) appealed from a stipulated judgment of noninfringement and invalidity of its US 7,945,850 and 8,429,518 directed to … Continue reading

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Hospira, Inc. v. Genentech, Inc.

Case IPR2017-00731 (U.S. Pat. No. 7,846,441 B1) Decision Granting Request for Rehearing October 26, 2017 Brief summary: Petition for Rehearing granted as prior decision lacked of construction of the limitation “in the absence of an anthracycline derivative” which the Board … Continue reading

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Cisco Systems, Inc. v. ITC / Arista Networks, Inc. v. ITC

Docket Nos. 2016-2563, -2539 REYNA, SCHALL, WALLACH September 27, 2017 Brief summary: ITC decision that Arista’s importation of switches lacking software infringed (induced and contributory) Cisco’s patents affirmed. Summary: This decision relates to the ITC’s § 337 investigation based on … Continue reading

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