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Decisive jury verdict increases ongoing royalty
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2013

The court in Syntrix Biosystems referred to, but did not rely upon, the Read v. Portec factors before deciding a higher ongoing royalty rate was


Concrete signs of an abstract idea: Vehicle Intelligence may peek into the future of invalidity
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 29 2016

The patent world continues to struggle mightily with articulating the core "idea" of a patent and whether it is too "abstract," in the wake of Alice


Higher rate range no concession
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2013

Judge Posner, sitting by designation, concluded a patent was invalid and entered judgment in favor of the accused infringer. However, he did comment


Expert gets second chance
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2013

Granting in part a Daubert motion, the Wi-Lan court found defects in the damages expert’s report. But, the court allowed the expert to amend his


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.”


Federal Circuit kills lost-profits award
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2013

In Calico Brand, the Federal Circuit applied well-established case law to overturn a lost profits award when proof of “but for” causation was lacking


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


Damages expert discovery and trial bifurcated
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2013

The district court in British Telecommunications granted Defendant’s motion to bifurcate expert discovery and the trial on damages after fact