Category Archives: Post-grant review

Merck & CIE v. Gnosis S.P.A. et al.

Docket Nos. 2014-1779 NEWMAN(D), PLAGER, HUGHES December 17, 2015 Brief Summary: PTAB decision of obviousness affirmed (motivation derived from prior art, no nexus shown). Judge Newman’s dissent argues post-grant review improperly allows “the petitioner [to] provide invalidity by no more … Continue reading

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Benefit Funding Systems LLC et al. v. Regions Financial Corp. et al.

Docket No. 2014-1122, -1124, -1125 PROST, LOURIE, HUGHES September 25, 2014 Brief Summary: DC grant of stay in litigation pending PTO review of claims under the Transitional Program for Covered Business Method Patents to determine patentability under 35 U.S.C. § … Continue reading

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