Category Archives: Claim Preclusion

Asetek Danmark A/S v. CMI USA Inc. et al.

Docket No. 2016-1026, -1183 PROST, REYNA, HUGHES December 6, 2016 Update (April 3, 2017): DC rulings on infringement (yes), invalidity (no), and damages affirmed. Remanded “insofar as the injunction reaches conduct by Cooler Master (regarding the covered products) that goes … Continue reading

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Senju Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. Et al. v. Apotex Inc. and Apotex Corp.

Docket No. 2013-1027 NEWMAN, PLAGER, O’MALLEY(D) March 31, 2014 Brief Summary: DC decision granting Apotex’s motion to dismiss a second suit based on Senju’s reexamined patent (following a decision in a first suit based on the original patent) for claim … Continue reading

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Brain Life, LLC v. Elekta Inc.

Docket No. 2013-1239 O’MALLEY, BRYSON, WALLACH March 25, 2014 Brief Summary: Claim and issue preclusion found inapplicable but the Kessler Doctrine applies because “all of the claims were or could have been asserted against Elekta” and the devices are “essentially … Continue reading

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Levi Strauss & Company v. Abercrombie & Fitch Trading Co.

Docket No. 2012-1495, -1496 LOURIE, O’MALLEY, TARANTO June 18, 2013 Brief summary: Neither issue preclusion nor claim preclusion found to barr PTO trademark opposition proceedings because litigation was based on different transactional facts (product-specific litigation). Summary: Levi Strauss appealed PTO … Continue reading

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