Category Archives: Method claims

Lilly’s Orange Book ‘209 patent regarding administration of pemetrexed not literally infringed, but infringed under DOE

Eli Lilly and Company v. Hospira, Inc., Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Docket No. 2018-2126, -2127, -2128 LOURIE, MOORE, TARANTO August 9, 2019 Brief Summary: DC literal infringement decision reversed, but infringement under DOE affirmed. Summary: Hospira and Dr. Reddy’s (DRL) appealed … Continue reading

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Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc. et al. v. Sequenom, Inc.

Docket No. 2014-1139, 2014-1144 REYNA, LINN (C), WALLACH June 12, 2015 Update:  Petition for Rehearing en banc denied 12/2/15; Cert. denied 6/27/16 Brief Summary: Method claims for amplifying and detecting fetal DNA in maternal serum or plasma deemed patent ineligible … Continue reading

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Kaneka Corporation v. Xiamen Kingdomway Group Co. et al.

Docket No. 2014-1373, -1399 NEWMAN, REYNA, HUGHES June 10, 2015 Brief Summary: DC claim construction correct on some points but incorrect on others (“inconsistent with the intrinsic record”, steps of claims not limited to particular order, preamble “comprises” does not … Continue reading

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Mformation Technologies, Inc. et al. (“MT”) and Research In Motion Limited et al. (“Blackberry”)

Docket No. 2012-1679, 2013-1123 PROST, SCHALL, HUGHES August 22, 2014 Brief Summary: Post-verdict DC grant of JMOL did not change claim construction but “at most clarified its previous instruction that was already present in the jury instructions.” Steps of method … Continue reading

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