Category Archives: Collateral estoppel

Fairchild (Taiwan) Corporation v. Power Integrations, Inc.

Docket No. 2017-1002 LOURIE, MOORE, REYNA April 21, 2017 Motion Panel Order (Precedential) Brief Summary: PTAB “ordered to dismiss the reexamination of claims 6, 7, 18, and 19 of the ‘972 patent” (for which a final decision has already been … Continue reading

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Phil-Insul Corp., DBA IntegraSpec v. Airlite Plastics Co., Formtech, LLC

Docket No. 2015-2037 O’MALLEY, BRYSON, WALLACH April 14, 2017 Brief Summary: DC decision of collateral estoppel (CE) affirmed. Rule 36 judgment can serve as a basis for CE decisions. The FC panel also declined IS’s “request to reconstrue” the disputed … Continue reading

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Intellectual Ventures I LLC, et al. v. Capital One Financial Company et al.

Docket No. 2016-1077 PROST, WALLACH, CHEN March 7, 2017 Brief Summary: DC grant of SJ for collateral estoppel (issue preclusion) affirmed under Fourth Circuit law and finding of ineligibility under under § 101 affirmed under the two-step Alice/Mayo “abstract idea” … Continue reading

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Allergan, Inc. and Duke University v. Sandoz, Inc. (Akorn, Hi-Tech Pharm., Apotex)

Docket No. 2016-1085, -1160 REYNA, WALLACH, CHEN March 17, 2017 Non-precedential Brief Summary: DC finding of collateral estoppel and obviousness for asserted claims affirmed but reversed as to the unasserted claims of the Allergan’s ‘953 patent (“Sandoz, Inc. has not … Continue reading

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Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Ltd. et al. (Petitioner) v. Monosol Rx, LLC (Patent Owner)

IPR2016-01111 (U.S. Pat. No. 8,603,514 B2) Decision Denying Institution of IPR December 5, 2016 Brief Summary: IPR petition denied because Dr. Reddy’s did not show obviousness by a preponderance of the evidence; no collateral estoppel since issues in two cases … Continue reading

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Cardpool, Inc. v. Plastic Jungle, Inc., NKA Cardflo, Inc.

Docket No. 2014-1562 NEWMAN, REYNA, WALLACH April 5, 2016 Brief Summary: DC decision denying of a joint motion (with Plastic Jungle) to vacate the DC “judgment of patent invalidity [based on § 101] insofar as the judgment[] was with prejudice” … Continue reading

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Shaw Industries Group, Inc. v. Automated Creel Systems, Inc.

Docket Nos. 2015-1116, -1119 IPR2013-00132, IPR2013-00584 MOORE, REYNA (C), WALLACH March 23, 2016 Brief Summary: Board decision that certain grounds in petition for IPR were redundant found to be within its authority and without effect on estoppel. Board decision that … Continue reading

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