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To Strike early or to stay longer? It is a question. Gilead Sciences, Inc. v. Natco Pharma Ltd

In Gilead Sciences, Inc. v. Natco Pharma Ltd (Fed. Cir. 2014), the Federal Circuit further expands the scope of references for non-statutory double patenting rejection.  The key question of this case is whether a patent issued after but expires before another patent can be qualified as a double-patenting reference for that patent. 688 more words

Patent Infringement

Apr. 7, 2014: Filing by the Court in O'Donnell v. MSPB

Apr. 07, 2014

Submitted ON THE BRIEFS. Panel: Judge: O’Malley, Judge: Mayer, Judge: Wallach

Docket available here.

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Apple and Samsung Do Not Have to Disclose Profits in Patent Litigation

The epic battle between Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. could have resulted in the release of some juicy inside information. The Federal U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that the tech giants do not have to reveal confidential profit and sales information. 374 more words

Work And No Play

Lightning Strikes Twice

In an eagerly–anticipated opinion (at least in the patent community), the Federal Circuit, sitting en banc, has reconfirmed the so–called “Cybor standard” of de novo review of claim construction, whereby the scope of a patent grant is reviewed as a matter of law. 156 more words

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