Category Archives: Royalties

Arctic Cat Inv. V. Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. et al.

Docket Nos. 2017-1475 MOORE, PLAGER, STOLL December 7, 2017 Brief summary: DC denial of BRP’s JMOL that the asserted claims would have been obvious and that the royalty, willfulness and trebling of damages were improper affirmed. Patent marking issue vacated … Continue reading

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Promega Corporation et al. v. Life Technologies Corporation et al.

Docket No. 2013-1011, -1029, -1376 PROST, MAYER, CHEN November 13, 2017 Brief summary: DC grant of Life’s motion for JMOL that Promega failed to prove infringement under § 271(a) and (f)(1), and its “vacatur of the [DC’s] denial of Promega’s … Continue reading

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Rembrandt Wireless Technologies L.P. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. et al.

Docket No. 2016-1729 TARANTO, CHEN, STOLL April 17, 2017 Brief Summary: DC claim construction based on prosecution history estoppel affirmed (“patentee’s use of ‘i.e.,’ in the intrinsic record…is often definitional”). DC non-obviousness conclusion affirmed. Royalty calculation affirmed. FC found “disclaimer … Continue reading

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Rosebud LMS Inc. et al. v. Adobe Systems Incorporated

Docket No. 2015-1428 MOORE, HUGHES, STOLL February 9, 2016 Brief Summary: DC grant of SJ to Adobe as not liable for pre-issuance damages under 35 USC § 154(d) because it had no actual notice of the published patent application affirmed. … Continue reading

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Commonwealth Scientific and Indus. Res. Org. (CSIRO) v. Cisco System, Inc.

Docket Nos. 2015-1066 PROST, DYK, HUGHES December 3, 2015 Update:  Cert. denied 6/27/16 (15-1440) Brief Summary: Damages award was therefore vacated and remanded as it “must reflect the value attributable to the infringing feature of the product, and no more” … Continue reading

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SCA Hygeine et al. v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC et al.

Docket No. 2013-1564 En banc opinion (PROST, NEWMAN, LOURIE, DYK, O’MALLEY, REYNA; CIP/DIP: HUGHES, MOORE, WALLACH, TARANTO, CHEN) September 18, 2015 Brief Summary: On the “critical question” of whether § 282 applies to both equitable and legal relief, the court … Continue reading

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Carnegie Mellon University v. Marvell Technology Group, Ltd. et al.

Docket No. 2014-1492 WALLACH, TARANTO, CHEN August 4, 2015 Update:  Carnegie Mellon’s request for rehearing en banc held in abeyance until SCOTUS Halo (FC 2014, SCOTUS cert. granted 10/19/15) and Stryker (FC 2015, cert. granted 10/19/15) cases are decided but … Continue reading

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