Category Archives: Prosecution History Estoppel

ITC finding of no indefiniteness or invalidity for anticipation or obviousness affirmed

Guangdong Alison Hi-Tech Co. v. Int. Trade Comm. (ITC), Aspen Aerogels, Inc. Docket No. 2018-2042 DYK, CHEN, STOLL August 27, 2019 Brief Summary: ITC finding of no indefiniteness or invalidity for anticipation or obviousness affirmed. Summary: Guangdong Alison Hi-Tech Co. … Continue reading

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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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ITC claim construction, written description, and finding of infringement by imported E. coli strains affirmed by Federal Circuit

Ajinomoto Co. et al. v. Int. Trade Commission (ITC) et al. Docket No. 2018-1590, -1629 (ITC No. 337-TA-1005) DYK (C/D), MOORE, TARANTO August 6, 2019 Brief Summary: ITC claim construction, written description, and finding that certain E. coli strains imported … Continue reading

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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Docket Nos. 2018-2167, -21696 NEWMAN (D), LOURIE, STOLL Nov. 20, 2018 (Non-precedential) Brief summary: DC order granting Invidior’s preliminary injunction reversed and remanded (“‘305 patent expressly disclaimed, through remarks in the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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