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Dissatisfied patent reexamination plaintiff contends standing conferred by statute

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 13 2014

A consumer-interest organization that was dissatisfied by a Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI) ruling in the appeal of a patent

Ninth Circuit rules out state’s claims in class settlement with fetal-gender testing co

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 13 2014

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has enjoined California's effort to obtain restitution on behalf of individual citizens bound by the bargainedfor

Federal Circuit addresses personal jurisdiction in patent infringement litigation

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 30 2012

Finding that the U.S. Supreme Court “has yet to reach a consensus on the proper articulation of the stream-of-commerce theory” of personal jurisdiction to assess whether a court has jurisdiction over a non-resident defendant in a patent infringement suit, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has applied its own theory, which assesses the pleadings and evidence under “any articulation of the stream-of-commerce theory,” and has determined that a district court in Wyoming properly dismissed two patent infringement lawsuits for lack of jurisdiction

Federal court upholds FTC rules on reporting certain pharma patent transfers

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 12 2014

Granting the agency's motion for summary judgment, a federal court in the District of Columbia has upheld the U.S. Federal Trade Commission's (FTC's

Ninth Circuit okays pharma waste disposal ordinance

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 30 2014

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the validity of an Alameda County ordinance that requires prescription drug producers that sell brand

Long-running GORE-TEX graft patent dispute fractures Federal Circuit panel

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 1 2012

A divided Federal Circuit Court of Appeals panel has upheld a jury verdict of patent validity and willful infringement and affirmed a district court’s decision to enhance the damages verdict, thus upholding an award in excess of $371 million and an additional award of $19 million in costs and attorney’s fees

USPTO seeks to intervene in publisher’s copyright infringement suit against law firm

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 21 2012

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has filed a motion to intervene, and an answer and counterclaim, in litigation brought by scientific-journal publishers against a law firm for alleged copyright infringement involving articles on prior art copied and submitted with its clients’ patent applications

Federal Circuit reminds litigants to cross-appeal patent invalidity claim

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 21 2013

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, in the context of patents on improvements to electronic animal collars, has in large part affirmed a lower

Fourth Circuit joins others to adopt predicate-act doctrine for foreign copyright infringement

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 21 2012

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has adopted the predicate-act doctrine “which posits that a plaintiff may collect damages from foreign violations of the Copyright Act so long as the foreign conduct stems from a domestic infringement.”

Third Circuit revives shareholder suit over dissolved biotech company

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 30 2014

A divided Third Circuit Court of Appeals panel has reversed a district court ruling dismissing a shareholder's lawsuit against individuals and a