Category Archives: Preamble

Georgetown Rail Equipment Company v. Holland L.P.

Docket No. 2016-2297 REYNA, SCHALL, WALLACH August 16, 2017 Brief summary: DC’s infringement ($1.5m awarded), claim construction (preamble is not a limitation), willfulness, and enhanced damages ($1m) conclusions affirmed. Summary: Holland appealed the DC’s infringement ($1.5m awarded), claim construction, willfulness, … Continue reading

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Outdry Technologies Corp. v. Geox S.P.A.

Docket No. 2016-1769 (IPR2914-01244) DYK, MOORE, REYNA June 16, 2017 Brief Summary: Board obviousness decision based on reasoning adopted from Geox’s arguments affirmed. The FC panel also explained that “[t]he Board was not required to limit its motivation to combine … Continue reading

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Altaire Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Paragon Bioteck, Inc.

PGR2015-00011 (US 8,859,623 B1) Post-Grant Review Decision November 14, 2016 Brief Summary: Preamble found not to limit the claim; petition for PGR found not to show unpatentability of the claims by a preponderance of the evidence. Summary: The grounds for … Continue reading

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Coherus Biosciences Inc. v. Abbvie Biotechnology Ltd.

IPR2016-00172 U.S. Pat. No. 8,889,135B2 May 17, 2016 Decision instituting IPR Update: See summary of May 16, 2017 FWD finding claims 1-5 unpatenable. See also July 6, 2017 FWD in IPR2016-00408 and IPR2016-00409 (both requested by Boehringer Ingelheim) finding claims … Continue reading

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PPC Broadband, Inc. v. Corning Optical Communications RF, LLC

Docket No. 2015-1364 (IPR2013-00342) MOORE, O’MALLEY, WALLACH February 22, 2016 Brief Summary: PTAB “broadest reasonable construction” of claim term found not to be “reasonable” in view of the specification. Summary: PPC Broadband appealed from PTAB IPR decision that claims 1-10 … Continue reading

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Convolve, Inc. et al. v. Compaq Computer Corp., et al.

Docket No. 2014-1732 DYK, TARANTO, HUGHES February 10, 2016 Brief Summary: DC grant of SJ based on its construction of “user interface” affirmed; grant of SJ based on its construction of “controller” reversed; and finding “liability is precluded by intervening … Continue reading

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Summit 6 LLC v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. et al.

Docket No. 2013-1648, -1651 MOORE, MAYER, LINN September 21, 2015 Brief Summary: Jury findings / DC decisions affirmed regarding $15 million damages infringement award to Summit 6 affirmed. Summary: Jury found Summit’s US 7,765,482 five asserted claims relating to processing … Continue reading

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