Category Archives: Infringement

Fed. Cir. reverses DC and finds Amneal’s Sensipar®-related product infringes Amgen ‘405 patent

Amgen Inc. v. Amneal Pharm., Pirimal, et al., Zydus Pharm., Cadila et al. Docket Nos. 2018-2414, 2019-1086 NEWMAN, LOURIE, TARANTO January 7, 2020 Brief Summary: DC claim construction reversed (“composition comprising” not closed to other components); no infringement by Amneal … Continue reading

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§ 271(g) held not to be limited by single-entity requirement; label-related copyright claims remanded

Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC v. Willowood, LLC et al. Docket Nos. 2018-1614, -2044 REYNA, TARANTO, STOLL December 18, 2019 Brief Summary: DC dismissal of copyright claims relating to Syngenta’s label remanded as premature. DC erred by imposing single-entity requirement on … Continue reading

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DC decision of infringement and no Safe Harbor (§ 271(e)(1)) for Hospira’s EPO affirmed

Amgen Inc. et al. v. Hospira, Inc. Docket Nos. 2019-1067, -1102 MOORE, BRYSON, CHEN December 16, 2019 Brief Summary: DC denial of JMOL and new trial after jury findings of infringement, no anticipation and no Safe Harbor for certain batches … Continue reading

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ITC decision reversed as Chamberlain disavowed openers lacking infrared detectors

Techtronic Industries Co. Ltd. et al. v. Int. Trade Comm., The Chamberlain Group, Inc. Docket Nos. 2018-2191 LOURIE, DYK, WALLACH December 12, 2019 Brief Summary: ITC claim construction and final determination of infringement reversed and vacated. Summary: Techtronic et al. … Continue reading

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DC grant of SJ of no literal or DOE infringement affirmed

Plastic Omnium Advanced Innovation and Research v. Donghee America, Inc. et al. Docket Nos. 2018-2087 NEWMAN, CLEVENGER, REYNA December 3, 2019 Brief Summary: DC grant of SJ of no literal infringement or under the DOE affirmed based on DC claim … Continue reading

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Infringement of analyte measurement device claims under DOE barred by prosecution history estoppel

Pharma Tech Solutions, Inc. et al. v. LifeScan, Inc. (Johnson and Johnson) Docket Nos. 2019-1163 MOORE, REYNA, STOLL November 22, 2019 Brief Summary: DC grant of SJ of no infringement under DOE affirmed due to prosecution history estoppel. Summary: Pharma … Continue reading

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Obviousness of utility patent affirmed; grant of SJ of non-infringement of design patent reversed and remanded

Columbia Sportswear North America, Inc. v. Seirus Innovative Accessories, Inc. Docket Nos. 2018-1329, 1331, -1728 LOURIE, MOORE, STOLL November 13, 2019 Brief Summary: DC finding that Columbia’s utility patent is invalid for obviousness affirmed. DC grant of SJ that Columbia’s … Continue reading

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