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“Pretzel Crisps” Again Ruled Generic Term by TTAB
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2017

For a second time, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) has granted Frito-Lay North America's petition for cancellation of Snyder's-Lance Inc


Soy Fiber Food Additive Too Obvious for Patent, Appeals Court Confirms
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2016

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has affirmed a Patent Trial and Appeal Board ruling that a method of enzymatic hydrolysis of soy


Federal Circuit overturns TTAB ruling finding “Pretzel Crisp” generic
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2015

The Federal Circuit has reversed and remanded a Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) decision invalidating Snyder's-Lance Inc.'s "Pretzel Crisp"


Federal Circuit affirms USDA’s grape patents
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2015

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a lower court's ruling that unauthorized public use of the Scarlet Royal and Autumn King varieties


Company seeks SCOTUS order allowing Federal Circuit to apply Alice standard
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2014

Advanced Biological Laboratories SA (ABL) has requested in a reply brief that the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) issue a GVR ordergrant its


Federal Circuit rules jurisdiction lacking in Vermont dispute with patent assertion entity
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2014

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that it lacks jurisdiction to review a district court ruling remanding to state court for lack of


SCOTUS reverses Federal Circuit patent ruling
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court has reversed a Federal Circuit Court of Appeals decision on induced infringement, ruling that a defendant cannot be


Federal Circuit rules on zero damages and standard-essential patents
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2014

In a closely watched case, a divided Federal Circuit Court of Appeals panel has determined that U.S. Circuit Judge Richard Posner, presiding as a


U.S. Supreme Court opens door to fees in patent assertion entity litigation
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals erred in reviewing de novo a district court "exceptional" case


Divided Federal Circuit rules claim construction is de novo review matter
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 27 2014

A split en banc Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has declined an invitation to overturn 15-year-old precedent and determined that "appellate review