Category Archives: Summary Judgment

Non-obviousness finding for Relistor® OB-listed formulation patent reversed due to structural and functional similarity to prior art compounds

Valeant Pharm. Int., Salix Pharm., Inc. et al. v. Mylan Pharm. Inc., et al., Actavis LLC Docket No. 2018-2097 LOURIE, REYNA, HUGHES April 8, 2020 Brief Summary: DC grant of SJ of non-obviousness of OB formulation patent reversed and remanded … Continue reading

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BSG Tech LLC v. BuySeasons, Inc., Rakuten Commerce, LLC

Docket No. 2017-1980 REYNA, WALLACH, HUGHES August 15, 2018 Brief summary: DC grant of SJ to BuySeasons because all of BSG’s asserted claims are invalid as ineligible under § 101 affirmed. Summary: BSG appealed DC holding that all asserted claims … 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Docket No. 2017-2357 REYNA, WALLACH, HUGHES April 9, 2018 Non-precedential Brief summary: DC grant of SJ of noninfringement to MSFT et al.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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Wi-LAN USA, Inc. et al. v. Ericsson, Inc. et al.

Docket No. 2015-1766, -1794 MOORE, O’MALLEY, WALLACH January 17, 2017 Non-precedential Brief Summary: DC grant of SJ for anticipation and non-infringement vacated; determination that Most Favored Licensee Provision of Agreement only applied to patents owned as of the date thereof. … Continue reading

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Zhejiang Medicine Co., Ltd. et al. v. Kaneka Corporation

Docket No. 2016-1390 LOURIE, MOORE, O’MALLEY January 12, 2017 Non-precedential Brief Summary: DC grant of SJ vacated for faulty claim construction and remanded. Summary: Kaneka appealed DC grant of SJ to Zhejiang for noninfringement of the asserted claims of US … Continue reading

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