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On April 19, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit decided Aspex Eyewear & Contour Optik Inc. v. Zenni Optical LLC. (Fed. Cir. 2013). Aspex Eyewear, the plaintiff-appellent, appealed a decision of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida that collateral estoppel precluded its patent infringement lawsuit against Zenni [...]
2013 Offshore Technology Conference Sets Record Number of Attendees and Displays Impressive Innovation
The 2013 Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, Texas drew the second-highest number of attendees in history. According to the official records, 104,800 people attended the conference, which is 17% higher than last year. For those of us who have seen the oil business in boom and bust cycles, the boom cycles are definitely more interesting! [...]
Federal Circuit Decides That a Cross-Appeal is Required for District Court to Consider Patent Validity on Remand
On April 19, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit decided Lazare Kaplan Int’l Inc. v. Photoscribe Technologies Inc.. (Fed. Cir. 2013). In its opinion, the Federal Circuit reversed the district court’s granting of relief under Rule 60 (b) and vacated its finding of patent invalidity because the… Continue reading
Federal Circuit Reaffirms That Form 18 is the Appropriate Standard in Evaluating a Complaint for Direct Patent Infringement
On April 18, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued an opinion in K-Tech Communications Inc. v. Time Warner Cable Inc. & DirecTV (Fed Cir. 2013). K-Tech Communications, the plaintiff-appellant, appealed from the US District Court for the Central District of California’s dismissal of its patent infringement complaint for failure to… Continue reading
In April 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit decided the keyword advertising case Rosetta Stone Ltd. v. Google Inc. 676 F.3d. 144 (4th Cir., April 9, 2012). The plaintiff-appellant, Rosetta Stone, appealed from a judgment of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. In its opinion, the… Continue reading
- Federal Circuit Applies Collateral Estoppel to Patent Claim Terms Not Previously Construed May 17, 2013
- 2013 Offshore Technology Conference Sets Record Number of Attendees and Displays Impressive Innovation May 11, 2013
- Federal Circuit Decides That a Cross-Appeal is Required for District Court to Consider Patent Validity on Remand May 7, 2013
- Federal Circuit Affirms $20.8 Million Patent Infringement Judgment Against Home Depot March 2, 2012
- House, Senate leaders postpone action on PIPA and SOPA but plan to Reintroduce Censorship Bill February 8, 2012
- Patent Applications July 3, 2012
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