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Amini sues Yuan Tai Enterprises - again
  • Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
  • USA
  • July 7 2014

Amini Innovation Corporation ("AICO") filed suit on June 30, 2014 in the United States District Court for the Central District of California (AICO's


Laches is a defense to patent infringement, for now
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • December 23 2014

Laches has long been a defense to patent infringement. Laches exists when the patent holder unreasonably and inexcusably delays in filing a patent


Does ‘Raging Bull’ deliver knockout to patent laches defense?
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2015

Under Federal Circuit case law, patent-infringement defendants may assert the laches defense an equitable defense barring claims brought after an


Patent litigation delays after the "Raging Bull" decision: how deep into IP law will the Supreme Court’s knockout punch to copyright laches resonate?
  • Baker Botts LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2015

"Laches is a clement doctrine," the Federal Circuit wrote more than 20 years ago. "It assures that old grievances will some day be laid to rest, that


Copyright and patent implications of Supreme Court’s first sale doctrine ruling
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2013

In a 6-3 decision issued on March 19, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the first sale doctrine, which allows the owner of a "lawfully made"


Ten new Supreme Court opinions reshaping the intellectual-property landscape
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • August 25 2014

Thirty years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court heard between 150 and 175 cases each year, but rarely accepted an intellectual-property case for review


Supreme Court corner - September, 2014
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2014

In a unanimous (9-0) opinion authored by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Court held that the Federal Circuit’s indefiniteness standard bred “lower


MOFO IP Quarterly - Summer 2014
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2014

The Supreme Court heard a record-breaking six patent cases in the 2013-2014 Term. By contrast, the high court heard only three patent cases in each


SCA Hygiene Products v. First Quality Baby Products
  • Sughrue Mion PLLC
  • USA
  • September 18 2015

The en banc Federal Circuit held that the defense of laches can still be used to bar the recovery of damages andor injunction in patent cases even


Federal Circuit narrowly upholds laches defense
  • Fish & Richardson PC
  • USA
  • October 7 2015

In a 6-5 decision, the Federal Circuit, sitting en banc, ruled last month in SCA Hygiene Products v. First Quality Baby Products, 2013-1564, that