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Important Copyright Protections for Software to be Addressed in Pending Federal Circuit Appeal
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2018

In December 2014, Cisco Systems, Inc. sued rival ethernet switch provider Arista Networks, Inc., for more than $300 million because it allegedly


Finjan v. Blue Coat Systems: Attaching Security Profile to a Downloadable Is Patent Eligible
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2018

In Finjan v. Blue Coat Systems, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit rendered a decision containing interesting rulings on patentable subject


Federal Circuit Finds Lanham Act Clause Banning Immoral and Scandalous Trademarks Unconstitutional
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2018

On December 15, 2017, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit struck down as unconstitutional the clause within 15 U.S.C. 1052(a) (“Section


Strategic Use of a Reissue Application in the Context of an Inter Partes Review (IPR) Proceeding
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 2 2018

In Legend3D, Inc. (Petitioner) v. Prime Focus Creative Services Canada Inc. (Patent Owner), Case IPR2016-00806, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board


Federal Circuit Provides Guidance on Joint Infringement Standard
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • December 27 2017

In Travel Sentry, Inc. v. Tropp, Appeal No. 16-2386 (Fed. Cir. Dec. 19, 2017),1 the Federal Circuit clarified the scope of joint infringement under


Federal Circuit Splits on Approach to Analyzing Graham Factors
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2017

In Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. v. Hospira, Inc.,1 the Federal Circuit affirmed the lower court’s ruling that the asserted claims of Merck’s U.S


The Federal Circuit Provides a Tutorial on Patent Venue
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2017

The Federal Circuit in In re Cray, Inc., Appeal No. 2017-129 (Fed. Cir. Sept. 21, 2017), has provided extensive guidance to district courts on the


Visual Memory v. NVIDIA: The Importance of a Robust Written Description
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2017

In Visual Memory v. NVIDIA (Fed. Cir. 2017), the Federal Circuit reversed the district court’s holding that Visual Memory’s U.S. Patent No. 5,953,740


Federal Circuit Suggests Solution to Patent Owner’s Dilemma When Applicant for Biosimilar Product Refuses Discovery
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2017

In Amgen, Inc. v. Hospira, Inc., Appeal No. 2016-2179 (Fed. Cir. Aug. 10, 2017), the Federal Circuit suggested what an owner of a reference product


Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Merus N.V.: The Federal Circuit Revisits the Defense of Inequitable Conduct
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2017

In Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Merus N.V., No. 2016-1346, slip op. (Fed. Cir. July 27, 2017) (hereafter, “Slip Op.”), the Federal Circuit seems