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Federal Circuit Upholds Validity of Philips Patent on Dimmable LEDs
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2018

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board recently decided that a Philips patent on dimmable LED technology is valid despite a challenge from a competitor


Federal Circuit Reverses Course, Allows Appeal of Time-Bar Determination
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2018

In a break from previous cases on the issue, the Federal Circuit in January issued an en banc decision holding that time-bar determinations in inter


Federal Circuit May Be Poised to Eliminate Issue Joinder
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2017

A Federal Circuit panel may toss so-called “issue joinder” from inter partes review proceedings after hearing oral arguments last month in Nidec Motor


Supreme Court Clarifies Scope of the Patent Exhaustion Doctrine
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2017

An apparent implication of the Court's holding, among others, is that an owner of a patent cannot assert a patent infringement action to enforce


Can the Third Circuit’s Decision in In re Lipitor Antitrust Litigation be Used as an Appellate Forum-Shopping Tool in Antitrust Cases?
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2017

On April 13, 2017, the Third Circuit issued an eagerly awaited precedential opinion in In re Lipitor Antitrust Litigation, No. 14-4202. The case


PTAB Panel Estops Petitioner Under 315(e)(1)
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2017

A panel of judges at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“the Board”) recently estopped a Petitioner from joining a petition for inter partes review


Supreme Court Rules Exporting a Single Component of a Patented Invention Isn't Infringement Under 35 U.S.C. Section 271(f)(1)
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2017

In Life Technologies Corp. et al. v. Promega Corp. et al., No. 14-1538, 580 U.S. ____ (2017), decided on February 22, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court


Federal Circuit to Review PTAB’s Amendment Practice
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • August 31 2016

Earlier this month the Federal Circuit granted en banc review of the PTAB’s process for reviewing Motions to Amend Claims in AIA proceedings. In the


Federal Circuit issues second-ever IPR reversal, but petitioner still wins
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • November 24 2015

Earlier this month the Federal Circuit reversed the Patent Trial and Appeal Board in aninter partes review decision for just the second time ever


Appellate implications of filing post-grant patent challenges at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2015

It is a recurring mantra from appellate practitioners to their trial co-counsel that every decision and action made throughout the course of a trial