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A dismissal for lack of standing should generally be without prejudice

USA - July 27 2009 Addressing yet another standing dispute, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit overturned a dismissal for lack of standing with prejudice, noting the general rule that a dismissal on that basis should ordinarily be without prejudice.

Patent assignment recorded at USPTO creates a rebuttable presumption of a valid assignment

USA - April 28 2010 Addressing the burdens of proof associated with a standing challenge based on the validity of an assignment, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (USITC’s) determination that the recordation of a patent assignment at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) created a rebuttable presumption of a valid assignment which shifted the burden to rebut that presumption to the party challenging standing.

Joint actors as it relates to method claim infringement

USA - March 29 2013 Addressing infringement of a method claim by one or two actors, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit vacated a district court's grant of…

New complaint filed by Interdigital Technology

USA - July 28 2011 InterDigital Communications LLC, InterDigital Technology Corporation, and IPR Licensing Inc. filed a letter on July 26, 2011, requesting that the International Trade Commission conduct an investigation under section 337 covering Certain WirelessDevices with 3G Capabilities and Components Thereof.

Blair M. Jacobs, Robert J. Walters.

Lab notebook entries save the day for University of Pittsburgh in an inventorship contest

USA - August 31 2009 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld a district court’s finding that based on notebook entries evidencing early appreciation of the claimed inventions by two of the named inventors that five other researchers were improperly named as inventors on a patent.