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Once invalid, always invalid: the Federal Circuit clarifies application of issue preclusion

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • USA
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  • March 26 2015

Clarifying the application of issue preclusion in the context of patent invalidity, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit explained that

No acquiescence defense in Fifth Circuit without significant investment in reliance

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2015

Clarifying that undue prejudice is a distinct requirement of the acquiescence defense, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit reversed the

Chuck Yeager’s latest suit pulls out of nose dive

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2015

Over the years, well-known aviation figure and retired United States Air Force general, Charles E. “Chuck” Yeager (Yeager) has been engaged in

No collateral estoppel in subsequent case where decision in earlier case subject to multiple possible theories

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2015

Addressing the applicability of the collateral estoppel doctrine, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit concluded that there was no

Luck runs out for Lucky Brand

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2015

Addressing whether a trademark holder’s victory in a prior lawsuit barred a subsequent action on new acts of infringement, the U. S. Court of Appeals

Claims must be limited to financial activities to be covered business methods

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2015

Narrowing the application of Covered Business Method (CBM) patent review, in two recent cases, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board

Creative interpretation of abandonment cannot save patent

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2015

Addressing a request for adverse judgment by the patent owner, the U.S Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO) Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or

Board to parties: “call me”

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2015

In an order issued after a post-conference call order, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO) Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board

PTAB issues rare grant of rehearing and clarifies scope of joinder

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2015

In a rare decision granting a petitioner’s request for rehearing, a twice-expanded panel of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board

Increasing antitrust risk in non-reportable transactions DOJ obtains disgorgement of profits in tour bus settlement

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2015

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently reached a settlement with Coach USA Inc. and City Sights LLC, breaking up their Joint Venture