Category Archives: Prosecution History Estoppel

Power Integrations, Inc. v. Fairchild Semiconductor Int., et al.

Docket No. 2016-2691, 2017-1875 DYK, CLEVENGER, CHEN July 3, 2018 Brief summary: DC claim constructions affirmed (e.g., no prosecution history estoppel) but damages determination based on the “entire market value rule” vacated and remanded since, e.g., PI “did not meet … Continue reading

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Wi-Fi One, LLC v. Broadcom Corp. (USPTO, Intervenor)

Docket No. 2015-1944-46 (IPR2013-00601) DYK, BRYSON, REYNA (D) April 20, 2018 Brief summary: PTAB rejection of Wi-Fi’s time-bar argument (§ 315(b)) that no DC “defendant was either a privy of Broadcom or a real party in interest”, and that the … Continue reading

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01 Communique Laboratory, Inc. (CL) v. Citrix Systems, Inc. et al.

Docket No. 2017-1869 NEWMAN, MAYER, STOLL April 26, 2018 Brief summary: DC order denying CL’s motion for a new trial regarding the alleged infringement of US 6,928,479 relating to “private communicaton portal[s]” by Citrix’s GoToMyPC product affirmed. Summary: CL appealed … Continue reading

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Sumimoto Dainippon Pharma Co./Sunovion Pharm. v. Emcure Pharmaceuticals et al.

Docket No. 2017-1798-800 MOORE, MAYER, STOLL April 16, 2018 Brief summary: DC determination that Sumimoto’s US 5,532,372 relating to Sunovion’s schizophrenia and bipolar depression drug LATUDA® (lurasidone) is not limited to racemic mixture affirmed. Summary: Emcure appealed DC determination that … Continue reading

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Richard J. Baker v. Microsoft Corp. et al. (Nintendo of America, Inc.)

Docket No. 2017-2357 REYNA, WALLACH, HUGHES April 9, 2018 Non-precedential Brief summary: DC grant of SJ of noninfringement to MSFT et al. based on its construction of the claim term “remote” based in part on prosecution history estoppel affirmed. Summary: … Continue reading

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Sanofi, et al. v. Watson Laboratories, Sandoz Inc.

Docket No. 2016-2722, -2726 PROST, WALLACH, TARANTO November 9, 2017 Brief summary: DC decision finding inducement to infringe based on proposed drug label, no obviousness in view of prior art clinical trial documents, or prosecution history estoppel affirmed. Summary: Sanofi … Continue reading

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Cisco Systems, Inc. v. ITC / Arista Networks, Inc. v. ITC

Docket Nos. 2016-2563, -2539 REYNA, SCHALL, WALLACH September 27, 2017 Brief summary: ITC decision that Arista’s importation of switches lacking software infringed (induced and contributory) Cisco’s patents affirmed. Summary: This decision relates to the ITC’s § 337 investigation based on … Continue reading

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