Category Archives: Inventorship

University of Utah v. Max-Planck et al.

Docket No. 2016-1336 O’MALLEY, REYNA, WALLACH March 23, 2017 Brief Summary: DC finding that this case was not “exceptional” under § 285 and thus denying Max-Planck’s motion for attorney fees of about $8 million affirmed since there is no “precise … Continue reading

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Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. v. Mylan Insitutional LLC et al.

Docket No. 2016-1155, -1259 MOORE, REYNA, TARANTO January 26, 2017 Brief Summary: DC decision that patented invention was not derived from “someone at the FDA” or shown to obvious affirmed. Summary: Mylan appealed DC rejection of its invalidity assertions regarding … Continue reading

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Drone Technologies, Inc. v. Parrot S.A.

Docket No. 2015-1892, -1955 NEWMAN, SCHALL, CHEN September 29, 2016 Brief Summary: DC decision award of damages and attorney fees /default judgment vacated and remanded, while its decision not to consider inventorship issues was affirmed. Summary: Parrot appealed DC award … Continue reading

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Vapor Point LLC et al. v. Elliot Moorehead et al. (“NanoVapor”)

Docket No. 2015-1801, -2033 O’MALLEY, CHEN, STOLL August 10, 2016 Brief Summary: DC correction of inventorship (four key concepts encompassed by NV’s patents, three of the four contributed by VP) and dismissal affirmed (NV waived its rights to argue assignment). … Continue reading

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Hedwig Lismont v. Alexander Binzel Corporation et al.

Docket No. 2014-1846 LOURIE, REYNA, CHEN February 16, 2016 Brief Summary: DC grant to SJ to ABC that Mr. Lismont’s inventorship claim was barred by laches was affirmed since he could not rebut the presumption of laches resulting from the … Continue reading

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TriReme Medical, LLC v. AngioScore, Inc.

Docket No. 2015-1504 PROST, DYK, CHEN February 5, 2016 Brief Summary: DC dismissal of TriReme’s suit for correction of ownership of patents AngioScore claims to own exclusively reversed and remanded for consideration of whether consultant invented subject matter that was … Continue reading

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Alexander Shukh v. Seagate Technology, LLC et al.

Docket No. 2014-1406 MOORE, WALLACH, TARANTO October 2, 2015 Update: Cert. denied 6/27/16 (regarding “automatic assignment” issue) Brief Summary: Dr. Shukh’s assignment conveyed legal title to Seagate so he had no ownership or financial issue in six patents. But decision … Continue reading

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