Cindy Chen

Cindy Chen

Cindy Chen


Posts by Cindy Chen


Trace Contamination by Patented Seeds Insufficient to Establish Standing to Challenge Patents

Flying under the AMP v. Myriad radar recently was Federal Circuit’s Organic Seed Growers v. Monsanto. In Organic Seed Growers, the Federal Circuit denied declaratory relief …
By Cindy Chen
6 years ago 2

Sowing the seeds of wrath: Doctrine of Patent Exhaustion Could Not Save Farmer from Liability for Infringing Monsanto’s Patents on Genetically Modified Seeds

Some had hoped that the Court would use Bowman as an opportunity to address the extent of a patent owner’s monopoly over other self-replicating technologies in …
By Cindy Chen
6 years ago 14

Claim Construction: A Game of Chance at the Federal Circuit

Where the Federal Circuit is reviewing a validity decision from the district courts, the Federal Circuit reviews the claim construction de novo. The Federal Circuit also chooses …
By Cindy Chen
6 years ago 0

CAFC Favors Non-Practicing Entities on “Domestic Injury”

Recently the Federal Circuit, sitting en banc, denied Nokia’s petition for rehearing. The Federal Circuit decision is nevertheless interesting for its treatment of Section 337’s “domestic …
By Cindy Chen
7 years ago 1