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Supreme Court on evaluation of claims to computer-implemented inventions under 35 U.S.C. 101
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 23 2014

On June 19, 2014, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its much anticipated decision in Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank


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


First patents survive inter partes review fully intact
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 29 2014

In the past several months, decisions have been rendered in the first wave of inter partes reviews filed under the American Invents Act (AIA). The


The hacker who avoided a false marking claim
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 28 2011

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a lower court’s dismissal, with prejudice, of a false marking complaint, finding that the complaint failed to properly allege an “unpatented article” under 35 U.S.C. 292


Common sense variation is unpatentable
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 28 2011

Affirming the district court’s grant of summary judgment of invalidity, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held that a common-sense variation of known technology is unpatentable


Commission institutes new investigation and assigns ALJ Rogers
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 14 2011

The Commission instituted Inv. No. 337-TA-786, Certan Integrated Circuits, Chipsets, and Products Containing the Same, Including Televisions


Target date set in Certain Universal Serial Bus ("USB") Portable Storage Devices, Including USB Flash Drives and Components Thereof
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 2 2011

On September 1, 2011, ALJ Essex issued an order setting November 19, 2012 as the target date in Certain Universal Serial Bus (“USB”) Portable Storage Devices, Including USB Flash Drives and Components Thereof, Inv. No. 337-TA-788


Inv. No. 337-TA-773 terminated as to respondents Optoma Corporation and Optoma Technology, Inc.
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 7 2011

On September 6, 2011, ALJ E. James Gildea issued an initial determination that granted a joint motion to terminate Inv. No. 337-TA-773, Certain Motion-Sensitive Sound Effects Devices and Image Display Devices and Components and Products Containing the Same, as to Respondents Optoma Corporation and Optoma Technology, Inc. (collectively “Optoma”


Initial determination of no violation issued in flash memory chips investigation
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 26 2010

On October 22, ALJ Bullock issued notice of his Initial Determination in Inv. No. 337-TA-664, Certain Flash Memory Chips and Products Containing Same


ALJ Gildea sets procedural schedule in Inv. No. 337-TA-794
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 13 2011

On September 12, 2011, ALJ E. James Gildea set the procedural schedule in Certain Electronic Devices, Including Wireless Communication Devices, Portable Music and Data Processing Devices, and Tablet Computers, Inv. No. 337-TA-794