Category Archives: Prosecution History Estoppel

Federal Circuit reverses DC grant of SJ based on § 102(b) on-sale bar defense (e.g., inventor declarations not “sham affidavits”)

Quest Integrity USA, LLC v. Cokebusters USA Inc. Docket No. 2017-2423 DYK, TARANTO, HUGHES May 21, 2019 Brief summary: DC grant of SJ based on § 102(b) on-sale bar defense (e.g., inventor declarations not “sham affidavits”) reversed. Summary: Quest appealed … Continue reading

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Continental Circuits LLC v. Intel Corporation, et al.

Docket No. 2018-1076 LOURIE, LINN, TARANTO February 8, 2019 Brief summary: DC judgment that Intel did not infringe CC’s asserted patents vacated and remanded due to DC’s erroneous claim construction (e.g., no clear disavowel of claim scope). Summary: CC appealed … Continue reading

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Invidior Inc. et al. v. Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, S.A. et al.

Docket Nos. 2018-2167, -21696 NEWMAN (D), LOURIE, STOLL Nov. 20, 2018 (Non-precedential) Brief summary: DC order granting Invidior’s preliminary injunction reversed and remanded (“‘305 patent expressly disclaimed, through remarks in the specification, solely using conventional top air drying” and “claim … Continue reading

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Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. TWi Pharmaceuticals, Inc. et al.

Docket No. 2017-2513 O’MALLEY, CLEVENGER, STOLL September 6, 2018 Non-precedential Brief summary: DC finding that TWi’s ANDA to Supernus’s Oxtellar XR® would infringe the asserted OB-listed patents and that the claims are not invalid affirmed. Summary: TWi appealed DC holding … Continue reading

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Advantek Marketing, Inc. v. Shanghai Walk-Long Tools Co., Ltd. et al.

Docket No. 2017-1314 NEWMAN, CELVENGER, CHEN August 1, 2018 Brief summary: DC’s dismissal of Advantek’s design patent infringement complaint reversed since, e.g., “a design patent may be for a component of a product” (“damages based on the value of the … Continue reading

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Blackbird Tech LLC et al. v. ELB Electronics, Inc. et al.

Docket No. 2017-1703 PROST, MOORE, REYNA (D) July 16, 2018 Brief summary: DC decision of non-infringement based on its claim construction vacated and remanded because, e.g., the FC panel disagreed that the “fastener limitation should be imported into the claim”. … Continue reading

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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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