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Accent Packaging, Inc. v. Leggett & Platt, Inc
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2013

A claim construction must not exclude the preferred embodiments, the possibility of altering an accused device to meet claim limitations does not


Motiva, LLC v. Int’l Trade Comm’n, No. 2012-1252 (Fed. Cir. May 13, 2013).
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2013

In an ITC proceeding, previous litigation of a patent by the complainant does not constitute a substantial investment in licensing to satisfy the


Forrester Envtl. Servs., Inc., v. Wheelabator Techs., Inc., No. 2012-1686 (Fed. Cir. May 16, 2013).
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2013

State law tortious interference and trade secret misappropriation claims did not raise a "substantial question of federal patent law" authorizing


Intel Corp. v. Negotiated Data Solution, Inc. et. Al., no. 2011-1448 (Fed. Cir. Dec. 17, 2012).
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 26 2012

A broad patent license, without language to the contrary, extends to reissue patents that are granted after the term of the license agreement. The


Regents of the University of Minnesota v. ADA Medical Corp., No. 2012-1167 (Fed. Cir. June 3, 2013).
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2013

An earlier prosecution disclaimer applies to a later application so long as the two have the same or closely related claim limitation language


Dey, L.P. et al. v. Sunovion Pharm., Inc., No. 2012-1428 (Fed. Cir. May 20, 2013).
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 30 2013

Clinical drug trials operating under standard confidentiality procedures do not constitute a third-party public use under pre-America Invents Act


Voter Verified, Inc. v. Premier Election Solutions, Inc., Nos. 2011-1553, 2012-1017 (Fed. Cir. Nov. 5, 2012)
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2012

The indexing of an online publication describing an invention, while relevant to questions of public accessibility and obviousness, is no more important than other factors pointing to the article’s availability to persons interested and ordinarily skilled in the subject matter or art


Bancorp Servs., L.L.C. v. Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada (U.S.), No. 2011-1467 (Fed. Cir. July 26, 2012)
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2012

An abstract idea cannot be rendered patentable by the mere addition of a computer-aided or field-of-use limitation


Rates Technology, Inc. et al. v. Mediatrix Telecom, Inc. et al., No. 2011-1384 (Fed. Cir. July 26, 2012)
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2012

The case dismissal and monetary sanctions awarded against the patentee’s attorney were upheld on appeal


Flo Healthcare Solutions, LLC v. Rioux Vision, Inc., No. 2011-1476 (Fed. Cir. Oct. 23, 2012)
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2012

Even if a claim does not include the word “means,” there is only a rebuttable presumption, and not an absolute conclusion, that 35 U.S.C. 112 6 was not intended to govern the claim; a written description limitation should not be read into a claim if it is not used in the claim