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Federal Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Independent Contractor Misclassification Claims
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2018

My father grew up in Nazi-occupied Europe during World War II and would tell the story of how an official would come to his family’s home to modify


USPTO Memo Addresses Eligibility of Method-of-Treatment Claims in View of Federal Circuit Decision
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2018

In a memorandum dated June 7, 2018 (Memo), the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) set out new guidance concerning method-of-treatment claims


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