Posts Tagged: Chief Judge Rader


What Mattered in 2014: Reflecting on the Biggest Moments in IP

It is one again time to take a moment to look back on the year that was, reflecting on the biggest, most impactful moments of the year. …
8 months ago 1

Edward Reines Disciplined by CAFC for Rader E-mail

Fast forward to November 5, 2014, the date on which the Federal Circuit issued a Per Curiam decision publicly reprimanding Reines for his conduct relating to the dissemination of …
9 months ago 4

Judge Michel Speaks on the Future of the Federal Circuit

Judge Michel: "I’m aghast at the suggestions that are made in some blogs that the Federal Circuit be abolished. The idea that you need more so-called …
1 year ago 4

CAFC Shock: Judge Randall Rader Announces Retirement

In what can really only be characterized as a stunning development, earlier today Judge Randall Rader of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit …
1 year ago 11

Disbanding the Federal Circuit is a Bad Idea

Given the anti-patent climate that has been created by major Silicon Valley technology companies, the Obama Administration and certain Members of Congress, the news that Judge Rader …
1 year ago 11

The Evolution of Patent Jurisprudence, from Giles Rich to Howard Markey to Randall Rader

Written by Don Dunner: ''Fifty-four years ago, a lawyer in the prime of his career was appointed by President Eisenhower to serve as a judge on the …
1 year ago 1

CAFC Surprise: Rader Stepping Down as Chief Judge

Chief Judge Randall R. Rader today announced that he will step down as Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on …
1 year ago 4

Software May be Patented in Asia, but the Details Remain Unclear

As in the U.S., when drafting claims in China, one must describe the invention sufficiently to enable a person skilled in the art to make and …
2 years ago 2

Ultramercial Revisited: Rader Throws Down the Gauntlet on Patent-Eligibility of Computer-Implemented Inventions*

In Ultramercial I and II, the patentee (Ultramercial) asserted that U.S. Pat. No. 7,346,545 (the ‘545 patent) was infringed by Hulu, LLC (“Hulu”), YouTube, LLC (“YouTube”), and WildTangent, …
2 years ago 9

Defending Chief Judge Rader: Judges Can Make Patent Trolls Pay

Last Tuesday evening Chief Judge Rader was on a panel with U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh of the United States Federal District Court for the …
2 years ago 4

The Alice in Wonderland En Banc Decision by the Federal Circuit in CLS Bank v. Alice Corp

All the Judges rely on the same Supreme Court precedents in Gottschalk v Benson, Parker v. Flook, Diamond v. Diehr, Bilski v. Kappos, and Mayo v. Prometheus. …
2 years ago 22

5 CAFC Judges Say Computers Patentable, Not Software

Perpetuating the myth that the computer is where the magic lies does nothing other than ignore reality. Software is what makes everything happen. or crying out loud, …
2 years ago 17