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Resealable cookie packaging patent invalidated as obvious in Kraft- Kellogg dispute
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2015

An Illinois federal court has granted summary judgment in favor of Kellogg North America Co. in a lawsuit disputing the patented design of resealable


New year, new privilege: patent agents gain protection
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2016

A first-ever patent agent-client privilege is in town, and it changes the litigation discovery landscape. Molding U.S. Supreme Court precedent, the


Two sides to the lens: U.S. Supreme Court and Federal Circuit take different views?
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2015

Has justice become blinded to fundamental differences between the way patent law is interpreted by the U.S. Supreme Court and the Federal Circuit


Heinz “Dip & Squeeze” suit headed to trial
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2015

A Pennsylvania federal court has denied H.J. Heinz Co.'s motion for summary judgment in a lawsuit alleging that the company stole the idea for the


Jury finds for Heinz in “Dip & Squeeze” packet dispute
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 3 2015

A federal jury in Pennsylvania has found that H.J. Heinz Co. did not appropriate the idea of a dual-opening condiment packaging, the "Dip & Squeeze"


Apportionment gets a whole lot of attention in landmark Virnetx, Inc. v. Apple Inc . (part I)
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2015

The Federal Circuit delivered its clearest, most in-depth damages opinion in more than two years in VirnetX, Inc. v. Apple Inc. The court now (1


Decoding Patent Eligibility of Diagnostic Methods
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2016

Figuring out whether an invention is patent-worthy has become a bit easier, thanks to the Federal Circuit’s clarifications in Genetic Technologies


Soy Fiber Food Additive Too Obvious for Patent, Appeals Court Confirms
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2016

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has affirmed a Patent Trial and Appeal Board ruling that a method of enzymatic hydrolysis of soy


Is Every Case Exceptional? Octane Fitness v. Icon Health & Fitness and Fee Awards
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2016

As the U.S. Supreme Court begins its term this month, its watershed case on attorney fees in patent cases, Octane Fitness, turns two and a half. Many


Second Circuit antitrust decision creates uncer tainty for non-practice of patents
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit's recent decision in New York v. Actavis PLC appeared on its face to address a narrow issue of