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Court orders trial in “patent troll” litigation despite evidence of misconduct
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2013

A federal court in California has denied a motion to dismiss litigation involving a patent assertion entity claiming that the defendant violates its


Challenge to AIA first-to-file rule fails for lack of standing
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2014

Ruling that it had jurisdiction to consider a constitutional challenge to the America Invents Act (AIA), the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has


Heinz “Dip & Squeeze” suit headed to trial
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2015

A Pennsylvania federal court has denied H.J. Heinz Co.'s motion for summary judgment in a lawsuit alleging that the company stole the idea for the


Federal Circuit affirms USDA’s grape patents
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2015

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a lower court's ruling that unauthorized public use of the Scarlet Royal and Autumn King varieties


Federal Circuit upholds sanctions against plaintiff and counsel
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2010

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has denied a motion seeking to stay an award of $631,000 in sanctions and fees against a company and its counsel for bringing a baseless infringement claim involving an information processing methodology


Australian court finds human gene mutation to be patentable
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Australia, USA
  • September 11 2014

A full panel of the Federal Court of Australia has upheld its earlier ruling that an isolated but naturally occurring nucleic acid, BRCA1, can be


Federal Circuit affirms dismissal of patent assignor estoppel claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2013

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed the district court's dismissal of claims filed by a patent owner against the co-inventor who


Eighth Circuit says pleadings can be filed under seal, but needs more justification
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2013

The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that a federal district court did not abuse its discretion in sealing an antitrust complaint


SCOTUS hears argument on patent exhaustion in GE seed case
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2013

According to court watchers, the U.S. Supreme Court appeared skeptical of claims by an Indiana farmer that the first sale of a genetically engineered


Legal malpractice arising from patent suit belongs in state court, says SCOTUS
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court has determined in a unanimous decision that the federal courts do not have jurisdiction over a legal malpractice claim arising