Category Archives: Claim Vitiation

DC decisions reversed-in-part due to improper claim construction findings

Evolusion Concepts, Inc. v. HOC Events, Inc., DBA Supertool USA / Juggernaut Docket No. 2021-1963 and 2021-1987 ( PROST, TARANTO, CHEN January 14, 2021 Brief Summary:  DC decisions reversed due to improper claim construction. Summary:  Evolusion appealed DC grant of … Continue reading

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DC infringement decision affirmed for one patent, preambles found limiting as to two others, money damages affirmed, injunction for two of four accused products vacated

Bio-Rad Labs., Inc., The Univ. of Chicago v. 10X Genomics Inc. Docket No. 2019-2255, -2285 NEWMAN, O’MALLEY, TARANTO August 3, 2020 Brief Summary: DC decision of infringement of ‘083 patent under DOE affirmed; preamble found to limit ‘407 and ‘193 … Continue reading

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Power Integrations, Inc. v. Fairchild Semiconductor Int., Inc. et al.

Docket No. 2015-1329, -1388 PROST, SCHALL, CHEN December 12, 2016 Brief Summary: Opinion addresses several grounds of appeal and cross-appeal in a long-running dispute (see, e.g., Power Int., FC 2015 and 2013) relating to the power supply controller chip market … Continue reading

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