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Federal Circuit Flash Digest

By Keke Wu – Edited by Yunnan Jiang

Federal Circuit Rejects-in-part the District Court’s Claim Construction

No Jurisdiction to Claim Reputational Harm after Settlement

Federal Circuit Affirms-in-part PTAB in Belden vs. Berk-Tek


Posted On Nov - 18 - 2015 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Flash Digest: News in Brief

By David Nathaniel Tan – Edited by Ken Winterbottom

Patent Holders’ Choice of Forum Under Siege

Property vs. Privacy: Shooting Down Drones

United Kingdom Re-introduces Surveillance Bill

Full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Released


Posted On Nov - 11 - 2015 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Supreme Court Poised to Overrule Federal Circuit Again in Upcoming Patent Case

By Adi Kamdar – Edited by Travis West

The Supreme Court announced it would take up two parallel patent cases this term, Stryker Corp. v. Zimmer, Inc. and Halo Electronics, Inc. v. Pulse Electronics, Inc., regarding the Federal Circuit’s strict standard for awarding enhanced damages for willful patent infringement — a standard that does not comport with recent high court rulings. Commentators predict the Supreme Court will overrule the Federal Circuit, continuing a clear trend that materialized through the Court’s last few terms.


Posted On Nov - 4 - 2015 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Federal Circuit Flash Digest

By Colette Ghazarian – Edited by Olga Slobodyanyuk

USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board Under No Obligation to Review Evidence Not Originally Presented

“Substantially Pure” Compound Held Obvious When 50/50 Mixture and Pure Compound Prior Art Exists

Federal Circuit Expands Patent Enablement Analysis


Posted On Nov - 4 - 2015 Comments Off READ FULL POST

University Awarded $234 Million in Patent Suit Against Apple

By Shailin Thomas – Edited by Cristina Carapezza

In October, the District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin granted a partial judgment for the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation in its patent suit against Apple over technology incorporated into Apple processors. The District Court held that a device using a patented technology infringes even if it does not always utilize that technology. A jury later awarded $234 million in damages.


Posted On Nov - 3 - 2015 Comments Off READ FULL POST
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