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HTMLPetitioner's Burden to Rebut Evidence of an Actual Reduction to Practice
Aiyda Gharamani; Sughrue Mion PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
February 26, 2015, previously published on January 29, 2015
On November 25, 2014, The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) entered its final written decision in Sequenom, Inc., v. Board of Trustees of Leland Stanford Junior Univ. (IPR2013-00390, Paper No. 45. While Inter Partes Review was instituted on December 9, 2013, the PTAB ultimately decided that the...

 

HTMLSummary of Antares Pharma, Inc. v. Medac Pharma. Inc., 2014-1648
Sughrue Mion PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
February 17, 2015, previously published on November 17, 2014
Within two years of the USPTO issuing a patent the Applicant may request the Office reissue the patent with enlarged claim scope, provided it is “for the invention disclosed in the original patent.” Antares sought and obtained a reissue of its U.S. Patent 7,776,015 (“the...

 

HTMLSummary of Par Pharmaceutical, Inc. v. TWi Pharmaceuticals, Inc., 2014-1391
Yoonhee Kim; Sughrue Mion PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
February 17, 2015, previously published on December 3, 2014
On December 3, 2014, in Par Pharmaceutical, Inc. v. TWi Pharmaceuticals, Inc., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (“Federal Circuit”) vacated the district court’s judgment of invalidity, holding that the district erred in determining inherency in the context of...

 

HTMLSummary of Ericsson, Inc. v. D-Link Systems, Inc., 2013-1625, -1631, -1632, -1633
Sughrue Mion PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
February 17, 2015, previously published on December 4, 2014
On December 4, 2014, in Ericsson, Inc. v. D-Link Systems, Inc., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (“Federal Circuit”) vacated the district court’s royalty awards, holding that the district court erred in including all 15 Georgia-Pacific factors in the jury...

 

HTMLPTAB Clarifies the Service Provision of 35 U.S.C. §315(b)
John Holley; Sughrue Mion PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
December 10, 2014, previously published on November 21, 2014
In a recent Inter Partes Review (IPR) proceeding, patent owner Click-To-Call Technologies LP failed in its attempt to prevent the institution of an IPR of U.S. Patent No. 5,818,836 sought by petitioner YP Interactive LLC. 35 U.S.C. § 315(b) bars a petitioner from pursuing an IPR of a certain...

 

HTMLFederal Circuit Reverses District Court and Grants Motion to Stay in view of CBM Institution
John M. Bird; Sughrue Mion, PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
December 10, 2014, previously published on November 24, 2014
In Verstata Software, Inc. v. Callidus Software, Inc., 2014-4682 (November 20, 2014), the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed the District of Delaware’s denial of a motion to stay the district court case during a transitional Covered Business Method (CBM) Review. The decision...

 

HTMLLive Testimony: Can The Testimony Help You?
David P. Emery; Sughrue Mion, PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
November 14, 2014, previously published on October 14, 2014
In an Inter Partes Review proceeding, patent owner Escort, Inc., who was permitted to provide live testimony during the oral hearing, lost its bid to antedate the only two references relied on by petitioner K-40 Electronics, LLC. K-40 Electronics, LLC v. Escort, Inc. (IPR2013-00203, Paper No. 45,...

 

HTMLThe Admissibility and Relevance of Wikipedia Articles as Evidence in Post-Grant Patent Proceedings
Cyril K. Chan; Sughrue Mion PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
November 14, 2014, previously published on October 21, 2014
In the final decisions issued on September 18, 2014 for two related proceedings, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board considered motions to exclude evidence involving webpage printout documents from Wikipedia and Webopedia. See SAP America, Inc. v. Lakshmi Arunachalam (CBM2013-00013, Paper No. 61, pp....

 

HTMLPTAB Finds Non-Excluded Embodiments Included or Enabled
Grant M. Ford; Sughrue Mion PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
November 14, 2014, previously published on October 31, 2014
In two related inter partes review final written decisions, the PTAB relied on extrinsic evidence to invalidate patent claims. In Mobotix Corp. v. e-Watch, Inc., Petitioner Mobotix Corp. challenged the validity Patent Owner E-Watch, Inc.’s U.S. patents 7,023,913 and 7,733,371, related to...

 

HTMLThe PTAB Will Not Play Archeologist with the Record to Ascertain Invalidity
Grant Shackelford; Sughrue Mion PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
November 14, 2014, previously published on November 5, 2014
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) recently entered final written decisions in Ariosa Diagnostics v. Verinata Health, Inc., IPR 2013-00276, Paper No. 43 (“Ariosa”) and Athena Automation Ltd. v. Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd. IPR2013-00290, Paper No. 45 (“Athena”)...

 


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