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Appeals court validates FERC regional planning mandate as reasoned evolution of the open-access electricity transmission system
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 18 2014

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) Order No. 1000 mandate that going forward the high-voltage electric transmission grid be planned


CBM review cannot proceed if petitioner filed civil suit challenging patent’s validity prior to filing review petition
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 1 2014

Addressing the circumstances under which a Covered Business Method (CBM) patent review may proceed, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO


PTAB denies motion to amend a motion to amend; reason: delay
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 1 2014

In response to patent owner’s request to file a motion to amend a motion to amend made approximately one month before oral hearing, the U.S. Patent


No motivation to combine where combination requires complete redesign
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 1 2014

In a final written decision for two consolidated Inter Partes Review (IPR) proceedings, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and


Claim construction clarified, not changed, post-verdict
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 1 2014

Addressing whether a district court’s post-verdict ruling on judgment as a matter of law (JMOL) constituted an improper change in claim construction


Patent owners: better address all obviousness arguments raised by petitioner
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 1 2014

In a final written decision addressing an obviousness challenge, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB, the


PTO decision not to institute IPR is final and not appealable
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 1 2014

Effectively reiterating a decision from earlier this year, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit granted a patent owner’s motion to


PTAB on analogous art
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 1 2014

In a final written decision addressing the patentability of claims challenged as obvious, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and


California court finds lack of antitrust standing for price-fixed component parts
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 29 2014

On Sept. 22, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California issued an important opinion regarding antitrust standing in Los


The squeaky wheel gets the grease--you won’t get fees if you don’t complain early
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 1 2014

Applying recent standards for determining whether a case is “exceptional” under Octane Fitness for purposes of awarding fees, the U.S. District Court