Category Archives: Infringement

G. David Jang, M.D. v. Boston Scientific Corp. et al.

Docket No. 2016-1275, -1575 PROST, O’MALLEY, CHEN September 29, 2017 Brief summary: DC decision affirmed because Dr. Jang “was unable to meet his burden of” submitting “a proper hypothetical claim for consideration” proving that his [DOE] theory did not ensnare … Continue reading

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Intellectual Ventures I LLC, et al. v. Motorola Mobility LLC et al.

Docket No. 2016-1795 NEWMAN (C/D), DYK, TARANTO September 13, 2017 Brief summary: DC denial of JMOL to Motorola affirmed with respect to invalidity but reversed as to direct infringement under 35 USC § 271(a) (e.g., “the end user must be … Continue reading

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Allied Mineral Products, Inc. v. OSMI, Inc. et al. (“Stellar”)

Docket No. 2016-2641 MOORE, REYNA, STOLL September 13, 2017 Brief summary: DC dismissal for lack of subject matter jurisdiction since Stellar only took action against Allied’s distributors in MX but no action against Allied (in MX or the US). Summary: … Continue reading

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Lifetime Industries, Inv. V. Trim-Lok, Inc.

2017-1096 LOURIE, MOORE, O’MALLEY September 7, 2017 Brief summary: DC grant of Trim-Lok’s motion to dismiss Lifetime’s infringement complaint reversed and remanded since, e.g., LT adequately “alleged that an agent of Trim-Lok installed the seal onto the RV”. Summary: Lifetime … Continue reading

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Genband US LLC v. Metaswitch Networks Corp., et al.

Docket No. 2017-1148 LOURIE, TARANTO, CHEN July 10, 2017 Brief summary: DC denial of preliminary injunction vacated and remanded as it was not clear it applied the appropriate standards regarding the “‘causal nexus’ between the infringing features of the infringer’s … Continue reading

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The Cleveland Clinic Foundation et al. v. True Health Diagnostics LLC

Docket No. 2016-1766 LOURIE, REYNA, WALLACH June 16, 2017 Brief Summary: Patent directed at detecting myeloperoxidase release as a sign of cardiovascular disease ineligible under § 101. DC decision of no contributory or induced infringement affirmed since CCF fell “short … Continue reading

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Rivera et al. v. International Trade Commission and Solofill, LLC (Intervenor)

Docket No. 2016-1841 REYNA, LINN, CHEN May 23, 2017 Brief Summary: ITC decision of no § 337 violation because the asserted claims to a beverage brewer are invalid for lack of written description affirmed. Summary: Rivera appealed ITC holding that … Continue reading

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