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Federal Circuit Clarifies Standard for Defendants Seeking Award of Attorney’s Fees

On December 26, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit decided Kilopass Technology, Inc. v. Sidense Corporation, (Case No. 2013-1193). In this case, the defendant-appellant, Sidense Corporation (Sidense), had appealed from the district court’s denial of its motion for attorney’s fees under 35 U.S.C. § 285. In its opinion, written by… Continue reading

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U.S Supreme Court Will Review Standard for Induced Infringement of a Claimed Method When Infringement is Split Among Multiple Parties

On January 10, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Limelight Networks, Inc. v. Akamai Technologies, Inc. The petitioner in the case, Limelight Networks (Limelight), appealed from the en banc opinion of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Akamai Technologies, Inc. v. Limelight Networks, Inc. and McKesson Technologies, Inc. v. […]

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U.S. Supreme Court May Decide to Review Second Circuit Ruling in Online TV Case

On January 10, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to decide whether to review the opinion of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc. (2d Cir. April 1, 2013). American Broadcasting Companies filed the writ of certiorari in October 2013, asking the Court… Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Determines That Plaintiffs Must Prove Likelihood of Irreparable Harm to Obtain a Preliminary Injunction in Trademark

On December 2, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued an opinion in Herb Reed Enterprises, LLC v. Florida Mgmt., Inc.; Larry Marshak (9th Cir. December 2, 2013). In this case,  Larry Marshak and his company Florida Entertainment Management, Inc. (Marshak) had appealed the district court’s grant of a preliminary injunction in… […]

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Federal Circuit Affirms Jury Verdict of Invalidity for Lack of Written Description in Spinal Disc Case

In October, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued an opinion in Synthes USA, LLC and Depuy Synthes Products, LLC. v. Spinal Kinetics, Inc.,_F.3d _ (Fed. Cir. 2013). Synthes USA and Depuy Synthes Products (Synthes), the plaintiffs-appellants, appealed from a jury verdict of non-infringement of U.S. Patent Continue reading

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