Tag Archives: Laches

Laches Defense Applies to Cancellation Actions – Cosmetic Warriors v. Pinkette Clothing

In Cosmetic Warriors v. Pinkette Clothing, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit filed an opinion a couple weeks ago, reconfirming that the equitable defense of laches (unreasonable and prejudicial delay in bringing a lawsuit) applies in trademark cancellation actions, … Continue reading

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Judge Sleet Concludes that Asserted Claims of Patent In-Suit Are Not Invalid Due to Obviousness-Type Double Patenting and No Grounds for Prosecution Laches Are Present

Following a four-day bench trial before him in Shire Orphan Therapies LLC et al. v. Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC, Civil Action No. 15-1102-GMS (D.Del. June 5, 2018), and having considered the entire record in the case and the applicable law, … Continue reading

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