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PTO Must Apply Phillips Standard when Construing Expired Patents
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 28 2016

In an opinion addressing the standard for claim construction of a patent that expires during reexamination, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal


Unwrapping the Meaning of Markush Group Language
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 28 2016

Addressing issues of claim construction for a Markush group, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed-in-part a district court


Army Ammunition Goes Green and Infringement Free
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 28 2016

In a patent infringement action against the US Army for its use of lead-free "green bullets," the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


Federal Patent-Agent Privilege Not Recognized in Texas State Courts
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 28 2016

Finding that Texas state courts lacked authority to recognize common-law discovery privileges, the Texas Court of Appeals for the Fifth District


Once Again, Written Description Does Not Limit Claim Scope
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 28 2016

Addressing the interplay between the written description and claim construction, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed the


Claim Differentiation Doctrine Does Not Overcome Construction Dictated by Written Description or Prosecution History
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 28 2016

Addressing the application of the claim differentiation doctrine in claim construction, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed the


Corrected Inventorship Leads to Loss of Standing to Pursue Infringement Case
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 28 2016

Addressing inventorship and waiver issues, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed the district court's decision to add two joint


Double-Checking Alice Using Common-Sense Distinctions Between Ends and Means
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 28 2016

Following its decision in Enfish (IP Update, Vol. 19, No. 6), the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit provided additional guidance on


IPR Stay Factors and Explaining Preliminary Injunction Rationale
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 28 2016

In a decision clarifying the applicable test for staying a district court case during an inter partes review (IPR), the US Court of Appeals for the


Exclusive Recitation of Specific Device in Specification Limits Claim Term
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 28 2016

Addressing issues of claim construction, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a limiting construction of a claim term where the