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Data transaction claim not patent eligible

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 31 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, in a ruling designated as non-precedential, affirmed the district court finding that a claimed

Data-encryption is patent eligible despite not being tied to a particular machine

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 31 2014

Addressing an argument that a data-encryption patent was directed to non-eligible subject matter because it covered an abstract idea divorced from a

New investigation 337-TA-726 instituted, assigned to Chief ALJ Luckern

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2010

On July 8, 2010, the Commission issued a notice instituting a section 337 investigation entitled Certain Electronic Imaging Devices, Inv. No. 337-TA-726, based on a complaint filed June 16, 2010

Infringement of a computerized method must demonstrate use of a computer

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 7 2010

In a decision that issued shortly before the Supreme Court decision in In re Bilski, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit found that a patent directed to “computerized method” was not infringed where at least one step was not performed by a computer

Federal Circuit issues opinion in Pass & Seymour v. ITC

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 30 2010

On August 27, 2010 the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed the holding of the International Trade Commission in Inv. No. 337-TA-615, that certain accused products produced by Respondents General Protecht Group, Wenzhou Trimone Science and Technology Electric Co. Ltd. and Shanghai ELE Manufacturing Corporation do not infringe the asserted U.S. Patent Nos. 5,594,398 and 7,212,386, held by Complainant Pass & Seymour, Inc

ALJ Bullock denies summary determination motions in Inv. No. 337-TA-704

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 26 2010

ALJ Bullock issued two orders denying summary determination in Inv. No. 337-TA-704, Certain Mobile Communication Devices and Components Thereof

Failure to object to improper use of the entire market value rule will constitute waiver

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 30 2010

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed an infringement verdict for the method claims in a “locked code” products case, but upheld both the infringement verdict on the apparatus claims and the manner in which the Georgia-Pacific reasonable royalty factors were applied to damages

The 25 percent rule is fundamentally flawed

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 31 2011

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held that the 25 percent rule of thumb, often used as a tool for determining a baseline royalty rate in a hypothetical negotiation, is a fundamentally flawed

Supreme Court affirms clear and convincing standard of patent invalidity proof

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 30 2011

Delivering what is likely the final blow to its battle against a $240 million infringement judgment, the Supreme Court of the United States unanimously rejected Microsoft’s plea to modify the clear and convincing evidence standard of proof required to invalidate a patent

Commission grants consent motion to terminate Inv. No. 337-TA-685

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 8 2011

On July 7, 2011, the Commission granted a consent motion filed by complainant, Samsung Electronics Co. (“Samsung”) in Inv. No. 337-TA-685, Certain Flash Memory and Products Containing Same, to terminate the investigation in its entirety on the basis of settlement