Category Archives: Infringement

Federal Circuit affirmed DC claim construction finding that “100% by weight” limitation can include “residual moisture”

E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co. v. Unifrax I LLC Docket 2017-2575 O’MALLEY, REYNA, HUGHES April 17, 2019 Brief summary: DC finding that “platelets in an amount of 100% by weight” can include “some residual dispersant” and its denial … Continue reading

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Amgen, Inc. et al. v. Sandoz Inc. et al.

Docket Nos. 2018-1551 and -1552 LOURIE, O’MALLEY, REYNA May 8, 2019 Brief summary: DC claim construction findings and grant of SJ of non-infringement to Sandoz regarding its Neupogen® and Neulasta® biosimilars affirmed. Summary: Amgen appealed two DC decisions finding Sandoz’s … Continue reading

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Omega Patents, LLC v. CalAmp Corp.

Docket No. 2018-1309 PROST, DYK, WALLACH April 8, 2019 Brief summary: DC decision finding infringement of ‘727 claim 1 affirmed; others reversed and remanded for state of mind analysis and to determine whether there were predicate acts of infringement; willfulness … Continue reading

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TEK Global, et al. v. Sealant Systems Int., Inc. et al.

Docket No. 2017-2507 REYNA, TARANTO, CHEN March 29, 2019 Brief summary: DC finding of infringement, damages, and grant of PI affirmed; SSI granted a new trial on invalidity (on remand, DC improperly foreclosed SSI from presenting new obviousness theories). Summary: … Continue reading

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Brigham & Women’s Hospital, et al. v. Perrigo Company et al.

Docket No. 2017-1950, -2021, -2555, 2018-1243 LOURIE, O’MALLEY, STOLL February 28, 2019 Non-precedential Brief summary: DC grant of JMOL of noninfringement affirmed. Summary: Perrigo appealed DC denial of judgment as a matter of law (JMOL) that Brigham’s (Johnson & Johnson … Continue reading

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Centrak, Inc. v. Sonitor Technologies, Inc.

Docket No. 2017-2510 REYNA, TARANTO, CHEN February 14, 2019 Brief summary: DC grant of SJ for invalidity for lack of WD and non-infringement reversed and remanded (e.g., “a reasonable jury could find that…Sonitor personnel complete at least a portion of … Continue reading

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Mark A. Barry v. Medtronic, Inc.

Docket No. 2017-2463 PROST, MOORE, TARANTO January 24, 2019 Brief summary: DC and jury conclusions of no invalidity and infringement affirmed (e.g., the invention was not in “public use” as the use was experimental, no § 102(b) on-sale bar, no … Continue reading

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