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Federal Circuit lacks jurisdiction to review institution decisions
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2015

The Federal Circuit has ruled that it lacks jurisdiction to review a PTAB decision to vacate and terminate an IPR institution decision, either by


PORNO JESUS mark refused as disparaging to Christian-Americans
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2015

In a straightforward application of Section 2(a) of the Lanham Act, the TTAB upheld a refusal to register the mark PORNO JESUS for adult


$1.54 billion damages award vacated: were goods that never entered U.S. “sold” domestically?
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2015

In Carnegie Mellon University v. Marvell Technology Group, No. 2014-1492 (Fed. Cir. Aug. 4, 2015), the Federal Circuit vacated the largest damages


Patent Trial and Appeal Board canceled over 90 of claims decided in February and often relies on extrinsic evidence that may be entitled to deference on appeal
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2015

February was a particularly brutal month for patent owners before the Board. Considering only final written decisions, statistics show that the PTAB


The Federal Circuit vacates TTAB ruling because the Board failed to properly consider evidence of third-party use
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2015

On July 20, 2015, the Federal Circuit vacated a TTAB decision finding the mark PEACE LOVE AND JUICE & Design to be confusingly similar to a family of


The International Trade Commission Has No Authority to Prevent Infringing Digital Data Files From Being Electronically Imported Into the United States
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • November 24 2015

In a split 2-1 panel decision, the Federal Circuit ruled that the International Trade Commission's jurisdiction to remedy unfair acts involving the


Pattern of Nuisance-Value Settlements, Failure to Disclose Material Prior Art, and Uncooperativeness in Settlement Results in Award of Attorney's Fees
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • November 17 2015

In considering the totality of the circumstances, a Maryland court recently deemed a case "exceptional" and awarded attorney's fees against a company


When served is not “served”
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2015

The one-year rule, codified in 35 U.S.C. 315(b), bars a party from filing an Inter Partes Review (IPR) petition challenging the validity of a


Federal Circuit confirms M.Z. Berger out of time to prove intent to use iWatch mark
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2015

The Federal Circuit has upheld the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board's ruling that watchmaker M.Z. Berger did not provide sufficient evidence to show


Attorneys' fees awarded after patent owner lost for a second time on the same claim-construction argument on a different but related patent
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2015

A Texas court recently ordered a patent owner to pay over one hundred thousand dollars in attorneys' fees. The decision came after the court