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Precedential Opinion Panel to Review Same-Party Joinder
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • December 7 2018

In September, the Patent Office revised Standing Operating Procedure 2 (available here) to create a new review path for designating opinions


Federal Circuit Rules that Assignor Estoppel Does Not Apply to IPR Petitions
  • Brooks Kushman PC
  • USA
  • December 6 2018

Arista Networks, Inc. v. Cisco Systems, Inc., Case No. 2017-1525 (Fed. Cir. Nov. 9, 2018) The Federal Circuit recently ruled that a petition for


PTAB Denies “Same-Party” Joinder
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • December 5 2018

In a recent “same-party” joinder opinion, the PTAB broke with previous decisions to hold that it did not have authority under 35 U.S.C. 315(c) to


Assignor Estoppel Has “No Place” in IPR Proceedings
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • November 27 2018

Assignor estoppel is an equitable defense that prevents an assignor of a patent from later challenging the patent’s validity. In Arista Networks, Inc


Assignor Estoppel Does Not Apply to IPRs
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • November 26 2018

Assignor estoppel is a long-established, common-law doctrine of equity, which prevents a party who assigns a patent to another from later challenging


Court Rules on Remand that it Lacks Long-Arm Jurisdiction Over Tech Company in Defamation Lawsuit
  • Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2018

Judge Kaplan recently ruled that the Superior Court does not have jurisdiction over an out-of-state defendant under the Massachusetts long-arm


Court Lacks Long-Arm Jurisdiction Over App Developer in Defamation Lawsuit
  • Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2018

Judge Kaplan recently ruled that the Superior Court does not have jurisdiction over an out-of-state defendant under the Massachusetts long-arm


Yet Another Opinion Addresses the Availability of Class or Collective Arbitration and Whether It Is a ‘Gateway Issue’ for the Court - Herrington v. Waterstone Mortgage Corp.
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • October 25 2018

We didn't expect to be discussing class or collective arbitration issues so soon, but we have repeatedly underestimated the resilience of these


District Court Applies TCPA’s Plain Language to Grant Defendants Summary Judgment
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2018

Recently, the Eastern District of Michigan granted a motion for summary judgment in Gary v. Trueblue, Inc., No. 17-10544, 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS


OSI Layers Take the Cake - Plain Language Outweighs Prosecution History Disavowal
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 24 2018

Addressing whether arguments made during prosecution serve to disavow the plain meaning of certain claim terms, the US Court of Appeals for the