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Patexia Insight 103: Patent Litigation Up 24 Percent in Q1 of 2021

The first quarter of 2021 just ended but several recent trials in Waco, Texas including the famous VLSI Technology vs. Intel, which resulted in a $2.18B verdict, garnered all the...

Fresh From the Bench: Latest Federal Circuit Court Cases

CASE OF THE WEEK Wi-LAN Inc. v. Sharp Electronics Corporation, Appeal Nos. 2020-1041, -1043 (Fed. Cir. Apr. 6, 2021) In this week’s Case of the Week, the Federal Circuit...

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The Federal Circuit recently faced a patent marking issue in Arctic Cat Inc. v. Bombardier Recreational Products Inc., [2017-1475] (December 8, 2017).  In that... Read More »
In a recent development with the ongoing complex litigation involving Janssen Biotech’s arthritis biologic medicine Remicade (infliximab) and Celltrion’s... Read More »
A pair of ongoing USPTO initiatives, Patents for Humanity and Patents 4 Patients, offer incentives that certain biotechnology patent applications may be eligible... Read More »
Written by Caleb A. Bates, Ph.D., Peter Law and Eric Furman, Ph.D. Sovereign immunity refers to the doctrine that the government cannot be sued without its... Read More »
Last week, we released the names of the five most active companies in IPR. However, the most active ones are not necessarily the best performing. This week, we have... Read More »
Written by Peter E. Heuser - Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt P.C. In In Re Cray, the panel grants Cray’s petition for a writ of mandamus, ruling that the... Read More »
Written by Loni Morrow and Jason J. Jardine Edited by Catherine Holland What is a Utility Patent? Utility patents cover a new and useful process, machine, ... Read More »
Written by Daniel A. Kamkar and Benjamin Anger On August 30, 2017, the PTAB issued a Final Written Decision in M & P Golf, LLC (d/b/a Cool Clubs) v. Max Out... Read More »
Written by Peter Law and Kerry S. Taylor, Ph.D. In a creative move to take advantage of recent PTAB decisions regarding Sovereign Immunity, (see e.g., Covidien LP ... Read More »
Written by Scott Siera, Ph.D. and Eric Furman, Ph.D. Seven years after Mylotarg® (gemtuzumab ozogamicin) was voluntarily withdrawn from the market, the U.S... Read More »
Written by Damien Howard and Ronald J. Schoenbaum The Federal Circuit recently decided a patent subject-matter eligibility case relating to computer memory in... Read More »
Written by Peter E. Heuser, Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C. Today the Circuit agreed to hear en banc Nantkwest v. Matal, in which the panel had reversed a... Read More »
Written by Jordan M. Cox and Nathanael Luman, Ph.D. The Federal Circuit determined that Article III standing was not necessary for an appellee to participate in a ... Read More »
Written by Peter E. Heuser, Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C. This was a busy week for precedential cases at the Circuit. In AIA v. Avid, the Circuit rules... Read More »
Written by Mark Speegle and Sean Murray Edited by John Sganga, Joseph Cianfrani, and Boris Zelkind On July 14, 2017, in a stunning reversal of fortune, a... Read More »
Written by Peter E. Heuser, Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C. In AdjustaCam v. Newegg, the Circuit reverses the denial of attorney fees where Judge Gilstrap... Read More »
In Genband US LLC v. Metaswitch Networks Corp., [2017-1148] (July 1-, 2017), the Federal Circuit vacated the denial of a permanent injunction and remanded for... Read More »
LED colossus Nichia (the world’s largest supplier of LEDs) accused Everlight of infringing three patents relating to tiny LEDs used in LCD backlights, video... Read More »
In SCA v. First Quality Baby Products, the Supreme Court ‎holds that laches should not be available as a defense in ‎patent cases, refusing to concur with the ... Read More »
Last week, we released the top 10 patent owners whose patents had been challenged the most since the inception of Inter-Partes Review (IPR). Zond ranked first with a... Read More »
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