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Claim at Issue Must Be Substantively Allowable to Qualify for PTA

USA - September 22 2022 The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed two district court decisions, finding that a patent owner who only partially prevailed in…

Ninth Circuit Provides Clarity on the Scope of Receiverships

USA - September 22 2022 The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed an order denying the defendants’ motion to discharge a receiver who had been appointed to aid…

CAFC Pulls Final Loose Thread in Nike-Adidas Patent Row

USA - September 22 2022 Issuing a third and final decision, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a Patent Trial & Appeal Board (Board) decision…

No Second Bite at the Apple: Dismissal under Duplicative-Litigation Doctrine

USA - September 22 2022 The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a district court’s dismissal of a second case between the same parties and asserting the…

Nothing Private about Relator’s Qui Tam Action Info

USA - September 22 2022 The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed a district court’s order denying the defendants’ motion to dismiss a qui tam action under the…

It Can Take Three Appeals to Make a Claim Construction Go “Right”—or Three Bites by Apple

USA - September 22 2022 In a nonprecedential opinion on remand from the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and a US Patent & Trademark Office (PTO) Director-granted…

Sometimes Inactions Speak Louder Than Words

USA - September 22 2022 The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a decision granting summary judgment in favor of the US Patent & Trademark Office (PTO)…

Too Quick to Be Lit—Need to Serve That Complaint First

USA - September 22 2022 The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit reversed a default judgment and monetary award in favor of the plaintiff, which was issued in a case…

Foreign Video-Hosting Website Can’t Escape Long Arm of the Law

USA - September 15 2022 Focusing on the first prong of the minimum contacts test (whether the foreign defendant purposefully directed its activities at the United States)…

A Window into Trade Secret Damages: R&D Costs Can Quantify Unjust Enrichment

USA - September 15 2022 The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed a district court’s finding of damages in a trade secrets case under Pennsylvania’s version of…