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Federal Circuit panel divides over indirect infringement law
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2013

A split Federal Circuit Court of Appeals panel has determined that an accused inducer's good-faith belief in the invalidity of a patent may negate


Federal Circuit applies Gunn, rules false statement about patent claim belongs in state court
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2013

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that a dispute over allegedly false statements about patents did not raise a substantial question


Alleged infringing farmer files Scotus merits brief on patent exhaustion
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2012

Indiana farmer Vernon Bowman claims in his U.S. Supreme Court merits brief that the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, which ruled that he infringed patents by planting second-generation genetically modified (GM) seeds, has “significantly curtailed the patent-exhaustion defense” by refusing to “hold Monsanto’s patent rights exhausted with respect to the seeds Bowman purchased from a grain elevator.”


AIPLA amicus brief urges Scotus to keep patent malpractice suits in state court
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2012

In an amicus brief, the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) urges the U.S. Supreme Court to scale back the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals’ view of jurisdiction over state-law claims that involve patent-law issues


Myriad Genetics sues diagnostics company over BRCA1 and BRCA2 testing
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2013

Just weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court determined that naturally occurring human genes are not patent eligible and thus found certain Myriad


U.S. Supreme Court to consider just one question in Myriad Genetics
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2012

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to review a Federal Circuit Court of Appeals ruling on the patentability of human genes and limited its grant of certiorari to the question “Are human genes patentable?”


Federal Circuit applies patent issuance date to laches claim in inventorship correction suit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2012

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a claim for correction of inventorship under 35 U.S.C. 256 accrues when the patent issues and not when the allegedly omitted inventors purportedly knew or should have known that they were not named inventors on the patent application


Federal Circuit’s patent infringement ruling conflicts with USPTO re-examination on validity
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2012

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has denied a request for an en banc rehearing by a medical-device patent holder which argued that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO’s) Board of Patent Appeals had effectively nullified a previous Federal Circuit decision on the validity of its patent


House bill would impose litigation costs on losing non-practicing entities
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2013

U.S. Reps. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) and Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) have introduced legislation (H.R. 845) that would create a "loser pays" system in


Kraft sues Kellogg & Keebler alleging packaging patent infringement
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2013

Kraft Foods Global Brands LLC has filed a complaint in an Illinois federal court against Kellogg and Keebler, claiming that the companies' cookie