Posts Tagged: Patent Litigation


Congress, the ITC and the Biden Administration Must Move Forward to Stop Samsung’s IP Abuse

Last week, years of arguing and contention came to an end. The fight I’m referring to was not a political campaign, but that doesn’t make …
By John Michaelson
20 hours ago 0

Federal Circuit Sides with Inventors on Analysis of California Employment Contract Law

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit yesterday reversed a district court finding that an inventor of water park surfing attractions breached his employment …
By Eileen McDermott
1 day ago 0

Federal Circuit Considers CBM Review Under Thryv on Remand from SCOTUS

On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) in SIPCO, LLC v. Emerson Electric Co. affirmed a determination of the U.S. …
By IPWatchdog
5 days ago 1

Patent Filings Roundup: EZ Pass Suit; Broken Smartphone Suppliers; Music Plugin Competitor Suits

It was a light week for Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) filings, with just 18 new petitions, while the district courts remained busy with 71 new complaints. Some …
By Jonathan Stroud
5 days ago 0

Supreme Court Denies Patent Petitions on Arthrex, Eligibility

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court denied petitions for certiorari in two cases from the U.S. Court of Appeals of the Federal Circuit (CAFC): IYM …
By Rebecca Tapscott
6 days ago 3

Federal Circuit Holds Google Forfeited Claim Construction Arguments Not Presented to PTAB

On November 13, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) affirmed a decision of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Patent Trial and …
By IPWatchdog
7 days ago 0

What SCOTUS’ Decision to Scrutinize Social Security Act Appointments Clause Case Means for Arthrex

Last week, an order list issued by the U.S. Supreme Court indicated that the nation’s highest court had granted a pair of petitions for writ …
By Steve Brachmann
8 days ago 2

Federal Circuit Finds Claims Patent Eligible Where Not Directed Solely to Printed Matter

On November 10, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed-in-part and vacated-in-part a decision of the U.S. District Court for the District of …
By Rebecca Tapscott
8 days ago 7

Federal Circuit Vacates and Remands PTAB Decision on Basis of Analogous Art

Earlier this week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) vacated and remanded a decision of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, …
By Rebecca Tapscott
11 days ago 9

Patent Filings Roundup: Quiet Week for the Courts, Qualcomm Takes Semiconductor Suits to the PTAB

District court activity dropped to 38 new complaints this week, with 28 Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) petitions – one post grant review (PGR) and 27 inter partes reviews (IPRs) – …
By Jonathan Stroud
12 days ago 0

Illinois District Court Finds Appliance Controller Patents Ineligible under Alice/Mayo

On November 6, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, granted a motion to dismiss an infringement suit on the grounds that …
By Rebecca Tapscott
12 days ago 9

Section 295’s Potent but Overlooked Remedy in Process Patent Cases

One of the first rules of patent litigation is that the patentee has the burden of proving infringement. Except that’s not always the case. For over …

Federal Circuit Weighs in on Proper Venue in Hatch-Waxman Cases Under TC Heartland

Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit addressed a question of first impression regarding whether an act of patent infringement occurs in …
By IPWatchdog
14 days ago 1

Federal Circuit Affirms PTAB Interference Decision Based on Claim Construction; Newman Dissents

On November 4, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) affirmed a decision of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial …
By Rebecca Tapscott
16 days ago 1

District Court Finds Google Patent Ineligible Under Alice

On November 2, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, in Google LLC v. Sonos, Inc., issued an order granting Sonos’s motion to …
By IPWatchdog
17 days ago 15