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Last month at the Federal Circuit - October 2014
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • October 29 2014

In buySAFE, Inc. v. Google, Inc., No. 13-1575 (Fed. Cir. Sept. 3, 2014), the Federal Circuit affirmed the district court’s determination that the


Section 2(d) refusal stands despite “procedural mishaps”
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • April 17 2015

The TTAB recently issued a precedential decision emphasizing two important points. First, that applicants should monitor the status of cited


Supplying a single, essential component of an infringing product to a foreign subsidiary for assembly overseas could constitute induced infringement
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2015

Under the Patent Act, a party may infringe a patent by supplying all or a substantial portion of the components of a Patented invention and actively


Implied exclusive licensee lacks standing to sue for patent infringement
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2015

A California court recently dismissed a plaintiff's patent-infringement action for lack of standing despite finding that the plaintiff held an


Last month at the Federal Circuit - May 2015
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • May 28 2015

In Intellectual Ventures II LLC v. JPMorgan Chase & Co., No. 14-1724 (Fed. Cir. Apr. 1, 2015), the Federal Circuit dismissed an interlocutory appeal


Licensee who receives rights to sue, sublicense, and assign rights can sue for patent infringement without joining the patent owner
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2015

A Minnesota court recently rejected a challenge to a licensee's right to sue for infringement without joining the patent owner. The court found that


A patent owner cannot be sued in a state merely because it licensed companies doing business in that state and threatened suit for patent infringement in that state
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • April 21 2015

A nonpracticing entity based in New York had twice licensed its patents to companies doing business in Texas. It sent a cease-and-desist letter to a


Licensee's breach of agreement provides licensor with ability to sue licensee for infringement
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2015

While settlement agreements are often intended to fully and finally resolve disputes between the parties, a failure to comply with the terms of a


Ninth Circuit acknowledges that its precedent on functionality is “less than clear”
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2015

Plaintiff Moldex-Metric had used a bright green color to identify its earplugs since 1982. After defendant McKeon Products started selling earplugs


TTAB holds that documents filed on the same day are assumed to be filed at the same instant
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2015

On July 24, 2015, the TTAB ruled that, for procedural purposes, two documents filed on the same day are considered to have been filed at the same