Tag Archives: Cir.

IBM Corp. v. Iancu (Fed. Cir. 2019)

Federal Circuit Reverses Board in Two IPR Decisions By Joseph Herndon — In International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) v. Iancu, the Federal Circuit found that the Board's interpretation of key claim limitations was incorrect resulting in the Board's decisions having … Continue reading

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WesternGeco L.L.C. v. ION Geophysical Corp. (Fed. Cir. 2019)

By Donald Zuhn –- Last June, the Supreme Court determined that $93.4 million in lost foreign profits awarded to WesternGeco L.L.C. for infringement under 35 U.S.C. § 271(f)(2) was a permissible domestic application of 35 U.S.C. § 284, and the … Continue reading

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In re Marco Guldenaar Holding B.V. (Fed. Cir. 2018)

By Michael Borella — One final 35 U.S.C. § 101 case inched across the finish line at the end of 2018. And while this one is not particular remarkable substantively, its concurrence from a particularly opinionated judge may give it … Continue reading

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In re Tropp (Fed. Cir. 2018)

By Donald Zuhn — Today, in In re Tropp, the Federal Circuit vacated and remanded a decision by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Patent Trial and Appeal Board affirming the Examiner's rejection of claims 29-53 of U.S. Application No. … Continue reading

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Ancora Technologies, Inc. v. HTC America, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2018)

By Michael Borella — Ancora sued HTC in the Western District of Washington alleging infringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,411,941. HTC moved to dismiss the case, contending that the claims of the patent were ineligible under 35 U.S.C. § 101. … Continue reading

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