30May 2018

Federal Circuit Affirms That D Three Enterprises Priority Patent Filing Does Not Support Genus Claims

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A Priority Patent Application is Only as Good as the Claim It Supports Federal Circuit affirms district court’s summary judgment regarding effective filing dates and invalidity in view of intervening prior art (largely, the infringer's [...]

30May 2018

California Jury Finds Big For Apple But Jury Instructions On Article of Manufacture Lacking

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Larger takeaway from Samsung v. Apple may be reinforcement of design patent importance in protecting business interests Jury finds that Apple is entitled to $538.6 million from Samsung infringement of design and utility patents Federal [...]

28Apr 2018

Core Wireless v. LG: A Guiding Star For Interface Software Patent Eligibility

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Lower Court decision in Local Intelligence shines light on Federal Circuit Core Wireless decision on interface software patent eligibility In Core Wireless, non-abstract display interface software claims survived Alice challenge before Federal Circuit on Alice Step [...]

27Mar 2018

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms “Blurred Lines” Copyright Infringement

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Failure to make a trial motion for judgment as a matter of law precluded appellate consideration of whether elements additional to a musical style “transform the nature of the copyright claim” into a copyright-eligible application [...]

21Mar 2018

Symantec Federal Circuit Affirms Patent Ineligible Software Claims

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Don’t Count on a Berkheimer Do-Over Lower court’s conclusion that claim elements were not well-understood, routine and conventional is a question of fact, to which Federal Circuit must give clear error deference In Intellectual Ventures [...]

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