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Jurisdiction for “Late Listed” Orange Book Patent and Injunction Based on Induced Infringement by Drug Label
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • April 25 2018

As reported earlier, the Federal Circuit in Vanda Pharm. Inc. v. West-Ward Pharm. Int’l. Ltd. held that jurisdiction exists under 35 U.S.C


USPTO Issues Memorandum and Publishes Fed Reg Notice for Comment Regarding 101 Eligibility
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • April 23 2018

On April 20, 2018, the USPTO published ( in the Federal Register a “Request for


Federal Circuit clarifies standard for proper venue in patent cases
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • September 22 2017

As we discussed last month link to previous post, various district courts across the U.S. have been applying the statutory “regular and established


Federal Circuit Affirms ITC Exclusion Order In Viraj Appeal (2016-2482)
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • September 12 2017

On September 11, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ("Federal Circuit") issued a judgment without opinion affirming the decision


Cleveland Clinic - Part 1
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • September 12 2017

In Cleveland Clinic Found. V. True Health Diagnostics, LLC, 859 F.3d 1352 (2017) the Federal Circuit affirmed a finding that a method of


HELSINN - The USPTO and Federal Circuit are both wrong
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • August 21 2017

The USPTO has asserted that under the AIA secret sales or use of an invention do not invalidate a patent. See Fed. Reg., Vol. 78. No. 31, 11059 at


Proper venue, a developing story
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • August 21 2017

The U.S. patent venue statute states that a patent litigation may be filed in the judicial district where (1) the defendant resides, or (2) the


Decision Upholding Subject Matter Eligibility: Visual Memory v. NVIDIA (Fed. Cir., August 2017)
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • August 15 2017

With every major patent blog reporting on the recent Federal Circuit decision (favorable to patent owners) to reverse a district court judgement that


PTAB Designates New Precedent for AIA Trials
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • August 2 2017

Assignor Estoppel Not an Exception to 311(a) The Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) has designated the following decision as precedential: Athena


USPTO Intervenor Standing in PTAB Appeals
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • August 1 2017

USPTO Explains Intervenor Standing Some weeks back in Knowles Electronics v. Matal, the Federal Circuit, sua sponte, asked the following of the