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Rooling the dice at the CAFC

A claim involved in the case:1. A method of playing a dice game comprising:providing a set of dice, the set of dice comprising a first die, a second die, and a third die, wherein on-ly a single face of the … Continue reading

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ParkerVision loses appeal of PTAB decision at CAFC

The outcome:ParkerVision, Inc. (“ParkerVision”) appeals fromthree final written decisions of the U.S. Patent Trial andAppeal Board (“Board”) in related inter partes reviewproceedings, in which the Board held certain claims ofU.S. Patent No. 6,091,940 (“the ’940 patent”) unpatentableas obvious under 35 … Continue reading

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In Align Technology, CAFC finds no substantial evidence from PTAB or appellee ClearCorrect

The outcome:Align Technology, Inc., owns U.S. Patent No.6,699,037. In an inter partes review requested byClearCorrect Operating, LLC, the Patent Trial and AppealBoard determined that claims 1, 2, 9, and 10 areunpatentable. The Board’s determination rested on itsfindings regarding the key … Continue reading

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CAFC Clarifies SAS Impact on Pending Appeals

CAFC Has Jurisdiction Where SAS Relief Waived The impact of the Supreme Court’s decision in SAS Institute has been immediate and far-reaching. As explained last week, the courts have quickly realized the import of this Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) … Continue reading

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The CAFC upholds challenge to Philips patent in LED application area

A use of a light emitting diode in traffic lights was at issue:The ’988 patent describes a circuit arrangement for asignaling light, such as a traffic light, that uses a light emittingdiode (LED), rather than a traditional incandescentlamp, as its … Continue reading

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