Federal Circuit Case Summaries

This section primarily contains selected summaries of recent intellectual property law Federal Circuit decisions as presented by our attorneys at our informal weekly Professional Luncheons. In addition, pertinent Supreme Court and USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) decisions have been included. These presentations of recent court decisions and other developments equip us with the most up-to-date information. Like many of our programs, these presentations are tailored to address the interests of our clients, who are always welcome to attend.

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MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORP. v. HOSPIRA, INC., Appeal No. 2017-1115 (Fed. Cir. October 26, 2017).  Before Newman, Lourie and Hughes.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Andrews).  (Obviousness)  Summary by:  Joel Gotkin

OWENS CORNING v. FAST FELT CORPORATION, Appeal No. 2016-2613 (Fed. Cir. October 11, 2017).  Before Newman, Dyk and Taranto.  Appealed from PTAB.  (Obviousness)  Summary by:  Graham Nelson

ORGANIK KIMYA AS v. ROHM AND HAAS CO., Appeal Nos. 2015-1983, 2015-2001 (Fed. Cir. October 11, 2017).  Before Prost, Newman, and Taranto.  Appealed from Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  (Claim ConstructionSummary by:  Megan Doughty

CISCO SYSTEMS, INC. v. INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION, Appeal Nos. 2016-2563, -2539 (Fed. Cir. September 27, 2017).  Before Reyna, Schall and Wallach.  Appealed from International Trade Commission.  (Claim Construction)   Summary byDonna Mason

IN RE: SMITH INT’L, INC., Appeal No. 2016-2303 (Fed. Cir. September 26, 2017) (Lourie, Reyna, and Hughes).  Appealed from the U.S.P.T.O. Patent Trial and Appeal Board. (Claim Construction)  Summary byStephano Salani

LIFETIME INDUSTRIES, INC, V. TRIM-LOK, INC., Appeal No. 2017-1096 (Fed. Cir. September 18, 2017).  Before Lourie, Moore, and O’Malley.  Appealed from N. D. Ind. (Judge Miller).  (Pleading Requirements For Patent Infringement)  Summary by:  Jacob Beers

WAYMO LLC v. UBER TECHNOLOGIES, INC., Appeal Nos. 2017-2235, 2017-2253 (Fed. Cir. September 13, 2017).  Before Newman, Wallach, and Stoll.  Appealed from N.D. Cal. (Judge Alsup).  (Writ of Mandamus; Third-Party Privilege)  Summary by:  Ashley Yeum

INTELLECTUAL VENTURES I LLC v. MOTOROLA MOBILITY LLC, Appeal No. 2016-1795 (Fed. Cir. September 13, 2017).  Before Newman, Dyk, and Taranto.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Robinson).  (Direct InfringementSummary by:  Brian Repper

ALLIED MINERAL PRODUCTS, INC. v. OSMI, INC. Appeal No. 2016-2641 (Fed. Cir. September 13, 2017). Before Moore, Reyna, and Stoll. Appealed from S.D. Fla. (Judge Marra).  (Declaratory JudgmentSummary by:  Justine Saxe

SOUTHWIRE CO. v. CERRO WIRE LLC, Appeal No. 2016-2287 (Fed. Cir. September 8, 2017).  Before Lourie, Moore, Hughes.  Appealed from Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  (ObviousnessSummary by:  Jason French

INTERCONTINENTAL GREAT BRANDS LLC v. KELLOGG NORTH AMERICA COMPANY, Appeal Nos. 2015-2082, -2084 (Fed. Cir. September 7, 2017).  Before Prost, Reyna, and Taranto.  Appealed from N.D. Ill. (Judge Kennelly).  (ObviousnessSummary byBenji Prebyl

VICOR CORPORATION v. SYNQOR, INC., Appeal Nos. 2016-2283, 2288 (Fed. Cir. August 30, 2017).  Before Lourie, Taranto, and Chen.  Appealed from PTAB.  (ObviousnessSummary by:  Christopher J. Wheeler

AMGEN, INC v. HOSPIRA, INC., Appeal No. 2016-2179 (Fed. Cir. August 10, 2017).  Before Dyk, Bryson, and Chen.  On appeal from D. Del. (Judge Andrews).  (Discovery)   Summary by:  Harris Pitlick

VISUAL MEMORY LLC v. NVIDIA CORPORATION, Appeal No. 2016-2254 (Fed. Cir. August 15, 2017).  Before O’Malley, Hughes, and Stoll.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Andrews).  (Patent Eligibility – ALICE)  Summary by:  John Hocker

HOMELAND HOUSEWARES, LLC v. WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION, Appeal No. 2016-1511 (Fed. Cir. August 4, 2017).  Before Prost, Newman, and Dyk.  Appealed from PTAB.  (Anticipation)  Summary by:  Graham Nelson

HONEYWELL INT’L INC. v. MEXICHEM AMANCO HOLDING S.A. DE C.V., Appeal No. 2016-1996 (Fed. Cir. August 1, 2017) (Lourie, Reyna, and Wallach).  Appealed from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.  (Obviousness)  Summary by:  Matt Stanford

GEORGETOWN RAIL EQUIPMENT COMPANY V. HOLLAND L.P., Appeal No. 2016-2297 (Fed. Cir. August 1, 2017).  Before Reyna, Schall, and Wallach.  Appealed from E.D. Tex. (Judge Schroeder III).  (Claim Construction; InfringementSummary byAshley Yeum

REGENERON PHARMACEUTICALS, INC., v. MERUS N.V., Appeal No. 2016-1346 (Fed. Cir. July 27, 2017).  Before Prost, Newman, and Wallach.  Appealed from S.D.N.Y. (Judge Forrest).  (Inequitable Conduct)  Summary by:  Bryan Hsu

SOFT GEL TECHNOLOGIES, INC., v. JARROW FORMULAS, INC., Appeal Nos. 2016-1814, 2016-1815 and 2017-1051 (Fed. Cir. July 26, 2017).  Before Prost, Bryson and Hughes.  Appealed from PTAB.  (Obviousness)  Summary by:  Patrick Gildea

GENBAND US LLC v. METASWITCH NETWORKS CORP., Appeal No. 17-1148 (Fed. Cir. July 10, 2017).  Before Lourie, Taranto, and Chen.  Appealed from E.D. Tex. (Judge Gilstrap).  (Permanent Injunction) Summary by:  Vishak Ganesh

MILLENNIUM PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. v. SANDOZ INC., Appeal Nos. 2015-2066, 2016-1008, -1009, -1010, -1109, -1110, -1283, -1762 (Fed. Cir. July 17, 2017).  Before Newman, Mayer and O’Malley.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Sleet).  (Obviousness)  Summary byBenji Prebyl

IPCOM GMBH & CO. v. HTC CORPORATION, Appeal No. 2016-1474 (Fed. Cir. July 7, 2017).  Before Prost, Clevenger, and Chen.  Appealed from Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  (Inter Partes Reexamination; Claim Construction)  Summary byJay Stelacone

STANFORD v. CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG, Appeal No. 2015-2011 (Fed. Cir. June 27, 2017). Before O’Malley, Reyna and Chen.  Appealed from N.D. Cal. (Judge Illston).  (Written Description)  Summary by:  Nat McQueen

NEXLEARN, LLC V. ALLEN INTERACTIONS, INC., Appeal Nos. 2016-2170, 2221 (Fed. Cir. June 19, 2017).  Before Moore, Schall, and Hughes.  Appealed from D. Kan. (Judge Melgren).  (Personal Jurisdiction)  Summary by:  Jacob Beers

OUTDRY TECHNOLOGIES CORP. v. GEOX S.P.A., Appeal No. 2016-1769 (Fed. Cir. June 16, 2017).  Before Dyk, Moore, and Reyna.  Appealed from Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  (Obviousness)  Summary by:  Daniel Mooney

CLEVELAND CLINIC FOUNDATION v. TRUE HEALTH DIAGNOSTICS, LLC, Appeal No. 2016-1766 (Fed. Cir. June 16, 2017).  Before Lourie, Reyna, and Wallach.  Appealed from N.D. Ohio (Judge Gaughan).  (§101 Subject Matter Eligibility)  Summary by:  Megan Doughty

EMERACHEM HOLDINGS, LLC v. VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC., Appeal No. 2016-1984 (Fed. Cir. June 15, 2017).  Before Moore, Clevenger, and Chen.  On appeal from Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  (Notice And Opportunity To Respond In IPR Reviews)   Summary by:  Harris Pitlick

ONE-E-WAY, INC. v. INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION, Appeal No. 16-2105 (Fed. Cir. June 12, 2017).  Before Prost, Wallach and Stoll.  Appealed from the International Trade Commission.  (Indefiniteness)  Summary byDonna Mason

NEW WORLD INT’L, INC. v. FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC., Appeal No. 2016-2097 (Fed. Cir. June 8, 2017).  Before Prost, Bryson, and Wallach.  Appealed from N.D. Tex. (Judge Lynn).  (Personal Jurisdiction)   Summary by:  John Hocker

RIVERA v. ITC, Appeal No. 2016-1841 (Fed. Cir. May 23, 2017) (Reyna, Chen, and Linn).  Appealed from the U.S. ITC.  (Written DescriptionSummary by:  Matt Stanford

MYLAN INSTITUTIONAL LLC. V. AUROBINDO PHARMA LTD., Appeal No. 2017-1645 (Fed. Cir. May 19, 2017).  Before Lourie, Moore, and Reyna.  Appealed from E.D. Tex. (Judge Schroeder).  (Doctrine of Equivalents in Chemical Cases)  Summary by:  Scott Strickland

JOSEPH PHELPS VINEYARDS, LLC v. FAIRMONT HOLDINGS, LLC.Appeal No. 2016-1089 (Fed. Cir. May 24, 2017) (per curiam)  Appealed from TTAB.  (Likelihood of Confusion Fame) Summary by:  Holly Ford Lewis

AYLUS NETWORKS, INC. v. APPLE INC., Appeal No. 2016-1599 (Fed. Cir. May 11, 2017).  Before Moore, Linn, and Stoll.  Appealed from N.D. Cal. (Judge Chen).  (IPR Prosecution History Estoppel)  Summary by:  Brian Repper

IN RE AFFINITY LABS OF TEXAS, LLC, Appeal No. 2016-1092 (Fed. Cir. May 5, 2017).  Before Taranto, Chen, and Stoll.  Appealed from Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  (Estoppel Under Pre-AIA 35 U.S.C. §317(b))  Summary by:  Jason French

ROVALMA, S.A. v. BOHLER-EDELSTAHL GMBH & CO. KG, Appeal No. 2016-2233 (Fed. Cir. May 11, 2017).  Before Wallach, Taranto and Stoll.  Appealed from PTAB. (Inter Partes Review)

CISCO SYSTEMS, INC., v. CIRREX SYSTEMS, LLC, Appeal Nos. 2016-1143 & 2016-1144 (Fed. Cir. May 10, 2017).  Before Prost, Wallach and Chen.  Appealed from PTAB.  (Claim Construction; Written Description)  Summary by:  Patrick Gildea

HELSINN HEALTHCARE S.A. v. TEVA PHARM. USA, INC., Appeal Nos. 2016-1284, -1787 (Fed. Cir. May 1, 2017).  Before Dyk, Mayer, O’Malley.  Appealed from D.N.J. (Judge Cooper).  (On-Sale Bar)  Summary by:  Molly Chen

RECOGNICORP, LLC v. NINTENDO CO., LTD., Appeal No. 2016-1499 (Fed. Cir. April 28, 2017).  Before Lourie, Reyna, and Stoll.  Appealed from W.D. Wash. (Judge Jones).  (Subject Matter Eligibility)  Summary by:  Christopher J. Wheeler

NICHIA CORPORATION V. EVERLIGHT AMERICAS, INC., Appeal Nos. 2016-1585, 2016-1618 (Fed. Cir. April 28, 2017).  Before Reyna, Hughes and Stoll.  Appealed from E.D. Tex. (Judge Gilstrap).  (Injunctive Relief)  Summary byDonna Mason

PHIL-INSUL CORP. v. AIRLITE PLASTICS CO., Appeal No. 2016-1982 (Fed. Cir. April 17, 2017).  Before O’Malley, Bryson and Wallach.  Appealed from D. Neb. (Judge Bataillon).  (Collateral Estoppel)  Summary by:  Joel Gotkin

REMBRANDT WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES, LP v. SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO. LTD., Appeal No. 2016-1729 (Fed. Cir. April 17, 2017).  Before Taranto, Chen and Stoll.  Appealed from E.D. Tex. (Gilstrap, J.)  (Patent Marking – Pre-Notice Damages)  Summary by:  John Hocker

CORE WIRELESS LICENSING S.A.R.L v. APPLE INC., Appeal No. 2015-2037 (Fed. Cir. April 14, 2017).  Before O’Malley, Bryson, and Wallach.  Appealed from E.D. Tex. (Judge Gilstrap).  (Claim Construction)  Summary by:  Vishak Ganesh

NOVARTIS AG v. TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS, Appeal No. 2016-1352 (Fed. Cir. April 12, 2017).  Before Taranto, Chen, and Stoll.  Appealed from PTAB.  (Obviousness)  Summary by:  Graham Nelson

THE MEDICINES COMPANY v. MYLAN, INC., Appeal Nos. 15-1113, 15-1151, 15-1181 (Fed. Cir. April 6, 2017).  Before Dyk, Wallach, and Hughes.  Appealed from N.D. Ill. (Judge Eve).  (Claim Construction)  Summary by:  Bryan Hsu

WASICA FINANCE GMBH v. CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, INC., Appeal Nos. 2015-2078, 2015-2079, 2015-2093, and 2015-2096 (Fed. Cir. April 4, 2017).  Before Prost, Schall, and Chen.  Appealed from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  (Claim Construction)  Summary by:  Brian Repper

ASETEK DANMARK A/S V. CMI USA INC., Appeal Nos. 2016-1026, 2016-1183 (Fed. Cir. April 3, 2017).  Before Prost, Newman and Taranto.  Appealed from N.D. Cal. (Judge Tigar).  (Injunctions)

IN RE CHUDIK, Appeal No. 2016-1817 (Fed. Cir. March 27, 2017).  Before Dyk, Reyna, and Stoll.  Appealed from PTAB.  (AnticipationSummary byBenji Prebyl

MENTOR GRAPHICS CORPORATION v. EVE-USA, INC., Appeal Nos. 2015-1470, -1554, -1556 (Fed. Cir. March 16, 2017).  Before Lourie, Moore, and Chen.  Appealed from D. Or. (Judge Mosman).  (Damages)  Summary by:  Christopher Wheeler

INTELLECTUAL VENTURES I LLC v. CAPITAL ONE FINANCIAL CORPORATION, Appeal No. 2016-1077 (Fed. Cir. March 7, 2017).  Before Chen, Prost, and Wallach.  Appealed from D. Md. (Judge Grimm).  (Rule 54(b) Certification; Collateral Estoppel)  Summary by:  Jay Stelacone

THALES VISIONIX INC. v. UNITED STATES, Appeal Nos. 2015-5150. (Fed. Cir. March 8, 2017).  Before Moore, Wallach and Stoll.  Appealed from Ct. Fed. Claims (Judge Moore).  (Patent-Eligible Subject Matter).  Summary by:  David Zibelli

PRISM TECHNOLOGIES, LLC vs. SPRINT SPECTRUM L.P. Appeal No. 2016-1456, 1457 (Fed. Cir. March 6, 2017). Before Taranto, Linn and Chen.  Appealed from D.  Neb. (Judge Strom). Summary byHolly Ford Lewis

LOS ANGELES BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE AT HARBOR-UCLA MEDICAL CENTER v. ELI LILLY AND COMPANY, Appeal No. 2016-1518 (Fed. Cir. February 28, 2017).  Before Newman, Bryson, and Moore.  Appealed from Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  (Claim Construction; Obviousness). Summary byMegan Doughty

ICON HEALTH & FITNESS, INC. v. STRAVA, INC., Appeal No. 2016-1475 (Fed. Cir. February 27, 2017).  Before O’Malley, Reyna, and Wallach.  Appealed from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  (Obviousness Rationale). Summary byMolly Chen

SECURE AXCESS, LLC v. PNC BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Appeal No. 2016-1353 (Fed. Cir. February 21, 2017).  Before Judges Lourie, Plager, and Taranto.  Appealed from the PTAB.  (Covered Business Method Review)

METALCRAFT OF MAYVILLE, INC. v. THE TORO COMPANY ET AL, Appeal Nos. 2016-2433, 2514 (Fed. Cir. February 16, 2017).  Before Moore, Hughes, and Stoll.  On appeal from E.D. Wis. (Chief Judge Randa).  (Preliminary Injunctions)

LIFE TECHNOLOGIES v. PROMEGA, No. 14-1538 (U.S. February 22, 2017).  Sotomayor, Kennedy, Ginsburg, Breyer, Kagan, Thomas, Alito.  Appealed from Fed. Cir. (Judges Prost, Meyer, Chen).  (Infringement)

LIFE TECHNOLOGIES v. PROMEGA事件、整理番号14-1538 (米国、2017年2月22日)。Sotomayor裁判官による賛成意見執筆、Kennedy裁判官、Ginsburg裁判官、Breyer裁判官、Kagan裁判官、Thomas裁判官、Alito裁判官。連邦巡回(Prost裁判官、Meyer裁判官、Chen裁判官)の判決を不服としての上訴。

ORGANIK KIMYA, SAN. VE TIC. A.S. v. ITC, Appeal No. 2015-1774, 1833 (Fed. Cir. February 15, 2017) (Lourie, Mayer, and O’Malley).  Appealed from the U.S. ITC.  (Sanctions)

XILINX, INC. v. PAPST LICENSING GMBH & Co. KG, Appeal No. 2015-1919 (Fed. Cir. February 15, 2017).  Before Prost, Newman, and Dyk.  Appealed from N.D. Cal. (Judge Koh).  (Declaratory Judgment Jurisdiction)

PERSONAL WEB TECHNOLOGIES, LLC, v. APPLE, INC., Appeal No. 2016-1174 (Fed. Cir. February 14, 2017).  Before Taranto, Chen and Stoll.  Appealed from Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB).  (Obviousness)

MPHJ TECH. INVESTMENTS, LLC v. RICOH AMS. CORP., Appeal No. 2016-1243 (Fed. Cir. February 13, 2017).  Before Newman, Lourie, and O’Malley.  Appealed from P.T.A.B.  (Claim Construction)

SHIRE DEVELOPMENT, LLC v. WATSON PHARMACEUTICALS, INC., Appeal No. 2016‑1785 (Fed. Cir. February 10, 2017).  Before Prost, Taranto, and Hughes.  Appealed from S.D. Fla. (Judge Middlebrooks).  (Claim Construction Consisting Of/Markush Group)

CUMBERLAND PHARMACEUTICALS INC. v. MYLAN INSTITUTIONAL LLC, Appeal Nos. 2016-1155, -1259 (Fed. Cir. January 26, 2017).  Before Moore, Reyna, and Taranto.  Appealed from N.D. Ill. (Judge Pallmeyer).  (Derivation; Obviousness)

TINNUS ENTERPRISES, LLC v. TELEBRANDS CORPORATION, Appeal Nos. 2016-1410. (Fed. Cir. January 24, 2017).  Before Moore, Wallach and Stoll.  Appealed from E.D. Tex. (Judge Schroeder).  (Preliminary Injunction)

ELI LILLY AND COMPANY v. TEVA PARENTERAL MEDICINES, INC., Appeal No. 2015-2067 (Fed. Cir. January 12, 2017).  Before Prost, Newman and Dyk.  Appealed from S.D. Ind. (Judge Pratt).  (Induced Infringement)

PHIGENIX, INC. v. IMMUNOGEN, INC., Appeal No. 2016-1544 (Fed. Cir. January 9, 2017) (Dyk, Wallach and Hughes).  Appealed from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board in IPR2014-00676.  (Standing)

WALKER v HSN, Appeal No. 2015-1676 (Fed. Cir. January 6, 2017).  Before Reyna, Hughes and Stoll.  Appealed from D. Colo. (Judge Martinez).  (Sanctions)

SONIX TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. v. PUBLICATIONS INTERNATIONAL, LTD., Appeal No. 2016-1449 (Fed. Cir. January 5, 2017).  Before Lourie, O’Malley, and Taranto.  Appealed from N.D. Ill. (Judge St. Eve).  (Indefiniteness)

IN RE: VAN OS, Appeal No. 2015-1975 (Fed. Cir. January 3, 2017).  Before Newman, Moore and Wallach.  Appealed from Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  (Obviousness)

IN RE ETHICON, INC., Appeal No. 2015-1696 (Fed. Cir. January 3, 2017).  Before Newman, Lourie, and Dyk.  On appeal from Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  (Obviousness)

D’AGOSTINO v. MASTERCARD INT’L INC., Appeal No. 2016-1592, 1593 (Fed. Cir. December 22, 2016).  Before Taranto, Linn and Stoll.  Appealed from PTAB.  (Claim Construction)

U.S. WATER SERVICES, INC. v. NOVOZYMES A/S, Appeal Nos. 2015-1950, 1967 (Fed. Cir. December 15, 2016).  Before Wallach, Hughes, and Stoll.  Appealed from W.D. Wis. (Judge Peterson).  (Invalidity; Inequitable Conduct)

UNITED CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTS, INC. v. TILE TECH, INC., Appeal No. 2016-1392 (Fed. Cir. December 15, 2016).  Before Moore, Wallach, and Stoll.  Appealed from C.D. Cal. (Judge Real).  (Default Judgment For Discovery Misconduct)

MEDGRAPH, INC. v. MEDTRONIC, INC., Appeal No. 2015-2019 (Fed. Cir. December 13, 2016).  Before Taranto, Plager and Lourie.  Appealed from W.D.N.Y. (Judge Larimer).  (Direct Infringement)

POWER INTEGRATIONS, INC. v. FAIRCHILD SEMICONDUCTOR INTL. INC., Appeal Nos. 2015-1329, 2015-1388 (Fed. Cir. December 12, 2016).  Before Prost, Schall and Chen.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Stark).  (Inducement)

IN RE NUVASIVE, INC., Appeal No. 2015-1670 (Fed. Cir. December 7, 2016).  Before Moore, Wallach, and Taranto.  Appealed from Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  (Waiver and Obviousness)

ASETEK DANMARK A/S v. CMI USA INC., Appeal Nos. 2016-1026, -1183 (Fed. Cir. December 6, 2016).  Before Prost, Newman, and Taranto.  Appealed from N.D. Cal. (Judge Tigar).  (Non-Party Injunction Scope)

APPLE, INC. v. AMERANTH, INC., Appeal Nos. 2015-1703, 2015-1704 (Fed. Cir. Nov. 29, 2016).  Before Reyna, Chen, Stoll.  Appealed from Patent Trial and Appeal Board. (Subject Matter Eligibility)

UNWIRED PLANET, LLC v. GOOGLE INC., Appeal No. 2015-1812 (Fed. Cir. November 21, 2016).  Before Reyna, Plager, and Hughes.  Appealed from Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  (CBM Review)

ALFRED E. MANN FOUND. FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH v. COCHLEAR CORP., Appeal Nos. 2015-1580, 2015-1606, 2015-1607 (Fed. Cir. November 17, 2016).  Before Newman, Chen and Hughes.  Appealed from C.D. Cal. (Judge Olguin).  (Indefiniteness)

PERFECT SURGICAL TECHNIQUES, INC. v. OLYMPUS AMERICA, INC., Appeal No. 2015-2043 (Fed. Cir. November 15, 2016).  Before Moore, Schall, and O’Malley.  Appealed from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  (Diligence in Reduction to Practice)

CHRISTIAN FAITH FELLOWSHIP CHURCH  v. ADIDAS AG., Appeal No. 2016-1296 (Fed. Cir. November 14, 2016) Before Reyna, Hughes and Stoll.  Appealed from TTAB.  (Use In Commerce)

IN RE NUVASIVE, Appeal Nos. 2015-1672, -1673 (Fed. Cir. Nov. 9, 2016).  Before Moore, Wallach, and Taranto.  Appealed from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  (Due Process)

REG SYNTHETIC FUELS, LLC v. NESTE OIL OYJ, Appeal No. 15-1773 (Fed. Cir. November 8, 2016).  Before Prost, Taranto, and Chen.  Appealed from PTAB.  (Conception of Invention; Evidence)

AMDOCS (ISRAEL) Ltd. v. OPENET TELECOM, INC., Appeal No. 2015-1180 (Fed. Cir. November 1, 2016).  Before Newman, Plager, and Reyna.  On appeal from E.D. Va (Judge Brinkema).  (Subject Matter Eligibility – Abstract Idea)

IN RE EFTHYMIOPOULOS, Appeal No. 2016-1003 (Fed. Cir. October 18, 2016).  Before Prost, Newman, and Bryson.  Appealed from the PTAB.  (Obviousness)

MASS. INST. OF TECH. v. SHIRE PHARMACEUTICALS, Appeal No. 2015-1881 (Fed. Cir. October 13, 2016).  Before O’Malley, Chen, and Stoll.  Appealed from D. Mass. (Judge Wolf).  (Prosecution History Disclaimer)

APPLE, INC. v. SAMSUNG ELEC. CO., LTD., Appeal Nos. 2015-1171, 2015-1195, 2015-1994 (Fed. Cir. October 7, 2016).  En Banc.  Appealed from N.D. Cal (Judge Koh).  (Review Standard)

INTELLECTUAL VENTURES I LLC v. SYMANTEC CORP., Appeal Nos. 2015-1769, -1770, -1771 (Fed. Cir. September 30, 2016).  Before Dyk, Mayer, and Stoll.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Stark).  (Subject Matter Eligibility)

HUSKY INJECTION MOLDING SYSTEMS LTD. v. ATHENA AUTOMATION LTD., Appeal Nos. 2015-1726, 2015-1727 (Fed. Cir. September 23, 2016).  Before Lourie, Plager, and Stoll.  Appealed from PTAB.  (Inter Partes Review; Incorporation By Reference)

AFFINITY LABS OF TEXAS, LLC v. DIRECTV, LLC, Appeal Nos. 2015-1845, 2015-1846, 2015-1847, 2015-1848. (Fed. Cir. September 23, 2016).  Before Prost, Bryson and Wallach.  Appealed from W.D. Tex. (Judge Smith).  (Subject Matter Eligibility)

COX COMMUNICATIONS v. SPRINT, Appeal No. 2016-1013 (Fed. Cir. September 23, 2016).  Before Prost, Newman, and Bryson.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Robinson).  (Indefiniteness)

CLASSCO, INC. v. APPLE, INC., Appeal No. 2015-1853 (Fed. Cir. September 22, 2016).  Before Taranto, Bryson, and Stoll.  Appealed from PTAB.  (Obviousness)

MCRO, INC. v. BANDAI NAMCO GAMES AM. INC., Appeal Nos. 2015-1080 through -1090 and -1092 through -1101 (Fed. Cir. September 13, 2016).  Before Reyna, Taranto, and Stoll.  Appealed from C.D. Cal. (Judge Wu).  (Subject Matter Eligibility)

DYNAMIC 3D GEOSOLUTIONS LLC v. SCHLUMBERGER, Appeal Nos. 2015-1628, 2015-1629 (Fed. Cir. September 12, 2016).  Before Lourie, Wallach, and Hughes.  Appealed from W.D. Tex. (Judge Yeakel).  (Conflict of Interest)

STRYKER CORP. v. ZIMMER, INC., Appeal No. 2013-1668 (Fed. Cir. September 12, 2016).  Before Prost, Newman, and Hughes.  On remand from the U.S. Supreme Court.  (Enhanced Damages)

UCB, INC. v. YEDA RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD., Appeal No. 2015-1957 (Fed. Cir. September 8, 2016).  Before Newman, Lourie and Chen.  Appealed from E.D. Va. (Judge Brinkema).  (Claim Construction; Prosecution Estoppel)

ASIA VITAL COMPONENTS CO., LTD. v. ASETEK DANMARK A/S, Appeal No. 2015-1597 (Fed. Cir. September 8, 2016).  Before Prost, Linn and Taranto.  Appealed from E.D. Va. (Judge O’Grady).  (Declaration Judging Jurisdiction)

VERITAS TECHNOLOGIES LLC v. VEEAM SOFTWARE CORP., Appeal No. 2015-1894 (Fed. Cir. August 30, 2016).  Before Lourie, O’Malley and Taranto.  Appealed from PTAB.  (Obviousness; IPR Substitute Claims)

LIBERTY AMMUNITION, INC. v. UNITED STATES, Appeal Nos. 2015-5057, -5061 (Fed. Cir. August 26, 2016).  Before Prost, Newman and Stoll.  Appealed from Court of Federal Claims (Judge Lettow).  (Claim Construction; Indefiniteness:  Terms of Degree)

SCRIPTPRO LLC v. INNOVATION ASSOCIATES, INC., Appeal No. 2015-1565 (Fed. Cir. August 15, 2016).  Before Moore, Taranto, and Hughes.  Appealed from D. Kan. (Judge Murguia).  (Written Description Support)

ARENDI S.A.R.L. v. APPLE INC., Appeal No. 2015-2073 (Fed. Cir. August 10, 2016).  Before Moore, Linn and O’Malley.  Appealed from Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  (Obviousness)

VAPOR POINT LLC v. MOORHEAD, Appeal No. 2015-1801-2003 (Fed. Cir. August 10, 2016).  Before O’Malley, Chen, and Stoll (per curiam).  Appealed from S.D. Tex. (Judge Gilmore).  (Inventorship)

IN RE: WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC., Appeal No. 2015-1050, -1058 (Fed. Cir. August 9, 2016).  Before Prost, Bryson, and Wallach.  Appealed from Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  (Obviousness)

HALO ELECTRONICS, INC. v. PULSE ELECTRONICS, INC., Appeal Nos. 2013-1472, 2013-1656. (Fed. Cir. August 5, 2016).  Before Lourie, O’Malley and Hughes.  Appealed from D. Nev. (Judge Pro).  (Enhanced Damages)

MULTILAYER STRETCH CLING FILM HOLDINGS, INC. v. BERRY PLASTICS CORP., Appeal No. 2015-1420, 1477 (Fed. Cir. August 4, 2016) (Dyk, Plager and Taranto).  Appealed from W.D. Tenn. (Judge Young).  (Claim Construction)

WI-LAN USA, INC. v. APPLE, INC, Appeal No. 2015-1256 (Fed. Cir. August 1, 2016).  Before Lourie, Bryson and Chen.  Appealed from S.D. Cal. (Judge Sabraw).  (Waiver)

IN RE: MAGNUM OIL TOOLS INTERNATIONAL, LTD., Appeal No. 2015-1300 (Fed. Cir. July 25, 2016).  Before Newman, O’Malley and Chen.  Appealed from Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  (Inter Partes Review; Obviousness)

ADVANCED GROUND INFORMATION SYSTEMS, INC. v. LIFE360, INC., Appeal No. 2015-1732 (Fed. Cir. July 28, 2016).  Before Moore, Mayer and Wallach.  Appealed from S.D. Fla. (Judge Middlebrooks).  (Means-Plus-Function – Indefiniteness)

UNWIRED PLANET, LLC v. APPLE INC., Appeal No. 2015-1725 (Fed. Cir. July 22, 2016).  Before Moore, Bryson, and Reyna.  Appealed from N.D. Cal. (Judge Chhabria).  (Claim Construction)

POLAR ELECTRO OY v. SUUNTO OY, Appeal No. 2015-1930 (Fed. Cir. July 20, 2016).  Before Newman, Lourie, and Chen.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Sleet).  (Personal Jurisdiction)

WBIP, LLC v. KOHLER CO., Appeal No. 2015-1038, -1044 (Fed. Cir. July 19, 2016).  Before Moore, O’Malley, and Chen.  Appealed from D. Mass. (Judge Gorton).  (Obviousness; Secondary Considerations)

THE MEDICINES COMPANY v. HOSPIRA, INC., Appeal Nos. 2014-1469 and 2014-1504 (Fed. Cir. July 11, 2016).  Before Prost, Newman, Lourie, Dyk, Moore, O’Malley, Reyna, Wallach, Taranto, Chen, Hughes, and Stoll (en banc).  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Andrews).  (§102(b) On-Sale Bar)

RAPID LITIGATION MANAGEMENT LTD. v. CELLZDIRECT, INC., Appeal No. 2015‑1570 (Fed. Cir. July 5, 2016).  Before Prost, Moore and Stoll.  Appealed from N.D. Ill. (Judge Shadur).  (Patent Eligible Subject Matter, Law of Nature)

OAKVILLE HILLS CELLAR, INC. v. GEORGALLIS HOLDINGS, LLC, Appeal No. 2016-1103 (Fed. Cir. June 24, 2016).  Before Lourie, Moore, and Chen.  Appealed from the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.  (Likelihood of Confusion)

BASCOM GLOBAL INTERNET SERVICES, INC. v. AT&T MOBILITY LLC, Appeal No. 2015-1763 (Fed. Cir. June 27, 2016).  Before Newman, O’Malley and Chen.  Appealed from N.D. Tex. (Judge Lynn).  (Patent Eligible Subject Matter)

IMMERSION CORP. v. HTC CORP., Appeal No. 2015-1574 (Fed. Cir. June 22, 2016).  Before Prost, Linn, and Taranto.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Andrews).  (35 U.S.C. §120)

ALLIED ERECTING AND DISMANTLING CO., INC. v. GENESIS ATTACHMENTS, LLC, Appeal No. 2015-1533 (Fed. Cir. June 15, 2016).  Before Newman, Dyk, and Wallach.  Appealed from PTAB.  (Obviousness)

GENZYME THERAPEUTIC PRODUCTS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP v. BIOMARIN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC., Appeal Nos. 2015-1720, 1721 (Fed. Cir. June 14, 2016).  Before Moore, Bryson, and Reyna.  Appealed from Patent Trial and Appeal Board (Board).  (Inter Partes Review)

SAS INSTITUTE, INC. V. COMPLEMENTSOFT, LLC, Appeal Nos. 2015-1346, 1347 (Fed. Cir. June 10, 2016).  Before Newman, Chen, and Stoll.  Appealed from Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  (Claim Construction)

WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC. v. NUVASIVE, INC., Appeal Nos. 2013-1576, -1577, (Fed. Cir. June 3, 2016).  Before Dyk, Lourie, and Reyna.  Appealed from S.D. Cal. (Judge Bencivengo).  (Induced Infringement)

RUCKUS WIRELESS, INC. v. INNOVATIVE WIRELESS SOLUTIONS, LLC, Appeal Nos. 2015‑1425, 2015-1438 (Fed. Cir. May 31, 2016).  Before Prost, Reyna, Stark.  Appealed from E.D. Tex. (Judge Yeakel).  (Claim Construction)

PROFECTUS TECHNOLOGY LLC, v. HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD., Appeal Nos. 2015-1016, -1018, -1019 (Fed. Cir. May 26, 2016).  Before Moore, Reyna, and Wallach.  Appealed from E.D. Tex. (Judge Schneider).  (Claim Construction; Summary Judgment)

IN RE: AQUA PRODUCTS, INC., Appeal No. 2015-1177 (Fed. Cir. May 25, 2016).  Before Prost, Reyna and Stark (D. Del., by designation).  Appealed from Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  (Inter Partes Review)

TLI COMMUNICATIONS LLC v. AV AUTOMOTIVE, L.L.C., Appeal Nos. 2015-1372, -1376-1379, -1382-1385, -1417, -1419, -1421 (Fed. Cir. May 17, 2016).  Before Dyk, Schall and Hughes.  Appealed from E.D. Va. (Judge Ellis).  (Patent Eligible Subject Matter)

DIAMOND COATING TECHS., LLC v. HYUNDAI MOTOR AM., Appeal Nos. 2015-1844, 2015-1861(Fed. Cir. May 17, 2016).  Before Wallach, Bryson and Taranto.  Appealed from C.D. Cal. (Judge King).  (Patent Assignment Agreements)

INTENDIS GMBH v. GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS INC., USA, Appeal No. 15-1902 (Fed. Cir. May 16, 2016).  Before Prost, Moore, Taranto.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Robinson).  (Doctrine of Equivalents)

MERCK v. HEALTHCARE PHARMACEUTICALS INC., Appeal Nos. 2015-2063, -2064 (Fed. Cir. May 13, 2016).  Before Dyk, Mayer, Hughes.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Andrews).  (§102(b) On-Sale Bar)

HOWMEDICA OSTEONICS CORP. v. ZIMMER, INC., Appeal No. 2015-1232, -1234, -1239 (Fed. Cir. May 12, 2016).  Before O’Malley, Plager and Wallach.  Appealed from D.N.J. (Judge Wigenton).  (Claim ConstructionDoctrine of Equivalents)

ENFISH, LLC v. MICROSOFT CORP., Appeal No. 2015-1244 (Fed. Cir. May 12, 2016).  Before Moore, Tanto, and Hughes.  Appealed from C.D. Cal. (Judge Pfaelzer).  (Patentable Subject Matter)

INTELLIGENT BIO-SYSTEMS, INC. v. ILLUMINA CAMBRIDGE LTD., Appeal No. 2015-1693 (Fed. Cir. May 9, 2016).  Before O’Malley, Wallach and Hughes.  Appealed from PTAB.  (Inter Partes Review)

MANKES v. VIVID SEATS LTD., Appeal Nos. 2015-1500, 2015-1501 (Fed. Cir. April 22, 2016).  Before Taranto, Schall, and Chen.  Appealed from E.D.N.C. (Judge Flanagan).  (Divided Infringement)

SPORT DIMENSION, INC. V. THE COLEMAN COMPANY, INC., Appeal No. 2015-1553 (Fed. Cir. April 19, 2016).  Before Moore, Hughes, and Stoll.  Appealed from C. D. Cal. (Judge O’Connell).  (Design patent Claim Construction)

IN RE: MAN MACHINE INTERFACE TECHNOLOGIES LLC, Appeal No. 2015-1562 (Fed. Cir. April 19, 2016).  Before Lourie, O’Malley and Stoll.  Appealed from PTAB.  (Claim Construction)

GENETIC TECH. LTD. v. MERIAL L.L.C., Appeal Nos. 2015-1202 and 2015-1203 (Fed. Cir. April 8, 2016).  Before Prost, Dyk, and Taranto.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Stark).  (Patent Eligibility)

REMBRANDT VISION TECHS., L.P. v. JOHNSON & JOHNSON VISION CARE, INC., Appeal No. 2015-1079 (Fed. Cir. April 7, 2016).  Before Dyk, Moore, and Stoll.  Appealed from M.D. Fla. (Judge Corrigan).  (Rule 60(b) Motion)

HIGH POINT SARL v. SPRINT NEXTEL CORP., Appeal No. 2015-1298 (Fed. Cir. April 5, 2016).  Before Reyna, Mayer, and Chen.  Appealed from D. Kan. (Judge Murguia).  (Equitable Estoppel)

CARDPOOL, INC. v. PLASTIC JUNGLE, INC., Appeal No. 2014-1562 (Fed. Cir. April 5, 2016).  Before Newman, Reyna, and Wallach.  Appealed from N.D. Cal. (Judge Alsup).  (Vacatur, Res Judicata)

NOBLE HOUSE HOME FURNISHINGS, LLC v. FLOORCO ENTERPRISES, LLC, Cancellation No. 92057394 (TTAB April 4, 2016).  Before Bergsman, Wolfson, and Heasley.  (Trademark Ownership)

SIMPLEAIR, INC. v. SONY ERICSSON MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS AB, Appeal No. 2015-1251, -1253 (Fed. Cir. April 1, 2016).  Before Moore, Reyna, and Wallach.  Appealed from E.D. Tex. (Judge Gilstrap).  (Claim Construction)

CLARE v. CHRYSLER GROUP LLC, Appeal No. 2015-1199 (Fed. Cir. March 31, 2016).  Before Prost, Moore, and Wallach.  Appealed from E.D. Mich. (Judge Edmunds).  (Claim Construction)

ROMAG FASTENERS, INC. v. FOSSIL, INC., Appeal No. 2014-1856 (Fed. Cir. March 31, 2016).  Before Dyk, Wallach, and Hughes.  Appealed from D. Conn. (Judge Bond Arterton).  (Trademark Infringement Damages)

SHAW INDUSTRIES GROUP, INC. v. AUTOMATED CREEL SYSTEMS, INC., Appeal Nos. 2015-1116, 2015-1119. (Fed. Cir. March 23, 2016).  Before Moore, Reyna and Wallach.  Appealed from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  (IPR, Obviousness)

ACORDA THERAPEUTICS INC. v. MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS INC., Appeal Nos. 2015‑1456, 1460 (Fed. Cir. March 18, 2016).  Before Newman, O’Malley and Taranto.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judges Stark & Sleet).  (Personal Jurisdiction)

HALO CREATIVE & DESIGN LIMITED v. COMPTOIR DES INDES INC., Appeal No. 2015‑1375 (Fed. Cir. March 14, 2016) (Dyk, Mayer and Hughes).  Appealed from N.D. Ill. (Judge Leinenweber).  (Forum Non Conveniens)

BLUE CALYPSO, LLC. v. GROUPON, INC., Appeal Nos. 2015-1399, 2015-1401 (Fed. Cir. March 1, 2016).  Before Reyna, Schall, and Chen.  Appealed from Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  (Public Availability of Prior Art Publication)

LUMINARA WORLDWIDE, LLC v. LIOWN ELECTRONICS CO. LTD., Appeal No. 2015-1671 (Fed. Cir. February 29, 2016).  Before Moore, O’Malley, and Taranto.  Appealed from D. Minn. (Judge Nelson).  (Standing)

IN RE SMITH, Appeal No. 2015-1664 (Fed. Cir. March 10, 2016).  Before Moore, Hughes and Stoll.  Appealed from PTAB.  (Patentable Subject Matter – Alice)

EON CORP. IP HOLDINGS LLC v. SILVER SPRING NETWORKS, INC., Appeal No. 2015-1237 (Fed. Cir. February 29, 2016).  Before Prost, Bryson, and Hughes.  Appealed from E.D. Tex. (Judge Love).  (Claim Construction)

 APPLE INC. v. SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., Appeal Nos. 2015-1171, -1195, and -1994 (Fed. Cir. February 26, 2016).  Before Prost, Dyk, and Reyna.  Appealed from N.D. Cal. (Judge Koh).  (Obviousness)

PPC BROADBAND, INC. v. CORNING OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS RF, LLC, Appeal Nos. 2015-1361, 1364, 1366, 1368, 1369 (Fed. Cir. February 22, 2016).  Before Moore, O’Malley, and Wallach.  Appealed from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  (Inter Partes Review; Claim Construction)

THE OHIO WILLOW WOOD COMPANY v. ALPS SOUTH, LLC, Appeal Nos. 2015-1132, 2015-1133 (Fed. Cir. February 19, 2016).  Before Dyk, Bryson, and Wallach.  Appealed from S.D. Ohio (Judge Frost).  (Inequitable Conduct)

ZOLTEK CORP. v. US, Appeal No. 2014-5082 (Fed. Cir. February 19, 2016).  Before Newman, Clevenger and Moore.  Appealed from Ct. Fed. Clms. (Judge Damich).  (Written Description; Obviousness)

LISMONT v. ALEXANDER BINZEL CORP. Appeal No. 2014-1846 (Fed. Cir. February 16, 2016).  Before Lourie, Reyna and Chen.  Appealed from E.D. Va. (Judge Davis).  (Laches-Correction Of Inventorship)

LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC. v. IMPRESSION PRODUCTS, INC., Appeal Nos. 2014-1617 and 1619 (Fed. Cir. February 12, 2016).  Decided en banc, majority opinion by Taranto.  Appealed from S.D. Ohio (Judge Barrett).  (Patent Exhaustion)

NIKE, INC. v. ADIDAS AG, Appeal No. 2014-1719 (Fed. Cir. February 11, 2016).  Before Chen, Mayer, and Stoll.  Appealed from P.T.A.B.  (Inter Partes Review)

CONVOLVE, INC. v. COMPAQ COMPUTER CORP., Appeal No. 2014-1732 (Fed. Cir. February 10, 2016).  Before Dyk, Taranto, and Hughes.  Appealed from S.D.N.Y. (Judge Daniels).  (Claim Construction-Intervening Rights)

TRANSWEB, LLC v. 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES CO., Appeal No. 2014-1646 (Fed. Cir. February 10, 2016).  Before Wallach, Bryson, and Hughes.  Appealed from D.N.J. (Judge Hochberg).  (Prior Use Corroboration)

SYNOPSYS, INC. v. MENTOR GRAPHICS CORP., Appeal Nos. 2014-1516, 2014-1530. (Fed. Cir. Feb. 10, 2016).  Before Newman, Dyk and Wallach.  Appealed from PTAB.  (Inter Partes Review)

ROSEBUD LMS INC., v. ADOBE SYSTEMS INC., Appeal No. 2015-1428 (Fed. Cir. February 9, 2016 ).  Before Moore, Hughes, and Stoll.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Robinson).  (Actual Knowledge)

TRIREME MEDICAL, LLC v. ANGIOSCORE, INC., Appeal No. 2015-1504 (Fed. Cir. February 5, 2016).  Before Prost, Dyk, and Chen.  Appealed from N.D. Cal. (Judge Beeler).  (Assignment)

THE TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK v. SYMANTEC CORPORATION, Appeal No. 2015-1146 (Fed. Cir. February 2, 2016).  Before Dyk, Prost, and Hughes.  Appealed from E.D. Va. (Judge Spencer).  (Claim Construction)

PURDUE PHARMA L.P. v. EPIC PHARMA, LLC, Appeal Nos. 2014-1294, etc. (Fed. Cir. Feb. 1, 2016).  Before Prost, Reyna and Stark (D. Del., by designation).  Appealed from S.D.N.Y. (Judge Stein).  (Anticipation; Obviousness:  Problem Source Discovery)

AKZO NOBEL COATINGS, INC. v. DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY, Appeal No. 2015-1331, 2015-1389 (Fed. Cir. January 29, 2016) (Lourie, Reyna and Chen).  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Stark).  (Claim Construction)

AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. v. WATERS TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION, Appeal No. 2015-1280 (Fed. Cir. January 29, 2016).  Before Moore, O’Malley, and Taranto.  Appealed from PTAB.  (IPR Privity)

AVID TECHNOLOGY. INC. v. HARMONIC, INC., Appeal No. 2015-1246 (Fed. Cir. January 29, 2016).  Before Reyna, Taranto, Stoll.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Sleet).  (Claim Construction)

LUMEN VIEW TECHNOLOGY LLC v. FINDTHEBEST.COM, INC., Appeal Nos. 2015-1275, 2015-1325 (Fed. Cir. January 22, 2016).  Before Lourie, Moore and Wallach.  Appealed from S.D.N.Y. (Judge Cote).  (Award of Attorney’s Fees)

ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC. v. COVIDIEN LP, Appeal No. 2014-1771 (Fed. Cir. January 13, 2016). Before Newman, Dyk and Taranto. Appealed from PTAB.  (Inter Partes Review)

WI-LAN, INC. v. APPLE INC., Appeal Nos. 2014-1437, 1485 (Fed. Cir. January 8, 2016).  Before Reyna, Wallach, and Hughes. Appealed from E.D. Tex (Judge Gilstrap).  (Claim Construction Post-Verdict)

IN RE URBANSKI, Appeal No. 2015-1272 (Fed. Cir. January 8, 2016).  Before Lourie, Bryson, and Chen.  Appealed from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  (Obviousness)

REDLINE DETECTION, LLC v. STAR ENVIROTECH, INC. Appeal No. 15-1047 (Fed. Cir. December 31, 2015).  Before Lourie, Wallach and Hughes.  Appealed from PTAB.  (Motions To File Supplemental Information In IPRs)

IN RE TAM, Appeal No. 2014-1203 (Fed. Cir. December 22, 2015).  Before Prost, Newman, Lourie, Dyk, Moore, O’Malley, Reyna, Wallach, Taranto, Chen, Hughes, and Stoll.  (Section 2(a) of Lanham Act; First Amendment)

S. ALA. MED. SCI. FOUND. v. GNOSIS S.P.A., Appeal Nos. 2014-1778, -1780, -1781 (Fed. Cir. December 17, 2015). Before Newman, Plager, and Hughes. Appealed from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  (Objective Indicia Of Nonobviousness)

IN RE DISTEFANO, Appeal No. 2015-1453 (Fed. Cir. December 17, 2015).  Before Prost, Taranto, and Hughes.  Appealed from Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  (Printed Matter Doctrine)

APPLE INC. v. SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., Appeal No. 2014-1802 (Fed. Cir. December 16, 2015).  Before Prost, Reyna and Moore.  Appealed from N.D. Cal. (Judge Koh).  (Injunctive Relief)

OPENWAVE SYSTEMS, INC. v. APPLE INC., Appeal No. 2015-1108 (Fed. Cir. December 15, 2015).  Before Moore, O’Malley, and Chen.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Andrews).  (Claim Construction)

PROLITEC, INC. v. SCENTAIR TECHNOLOGIES, INC., Appeal No. 2015-1020 (Fed. Cir. December 4, 2015).  Before Prost, Newman, and Taranto.  Appealed from PTAB.  (IPR Motions To Amend)

COMMONWEALTH SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH ORGANISATION v. CISCO SYSTEMS, INC., Appeal No. 2015-1066 (Fed. Cir. December 3, 2013).  Before Prost, Dyk and Hughes.  Appealed from E.D. Tex. (Judge Davis).  (Damages)

MCM PORTFOLIO LLC v. HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY, Appeal No. 2015-1091 (Fed. Cir. December 2, 2015).  Before Dyk, Prost, and Hughes.  Appealed from P.T.A.B.  (Constitutionality of IPR Proceedings)

STRAIGHT PATH IP GROUP, INC. v. SIPNET EU S.R.O., Appeal No. 2015-1212 (Fed. Cir. November 25, 2015).  Before Dyk, Taranto, and Hughes.  Appealed from P.T.A.B.   (Claim Interpretation)

ARIOSA DIAGNOSTICS v. VERINATA HEALTH, INC., Appeal Nos. 2015-1215 and 2015-1226 (Fed. Cir. November 16, 2015).  Before Prost, Wallach and Taranto.  Appealed from Patent Trials and Appeals Board.  (Inter Partes Review; Obviousness)

AKAMAI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. v. LIMELIGHT NETWORKS, INC., Appeal Nos. 2009-1372, -1380, -1416, -1417 (Fed. Cir. November 16, 2015).  Before Linn, Prost, and Moore.  Appealed from D. Mass. (Judge Zobel).  (Lost Profits)

INPHI CORPORATION v. NETLIST, INC., Appeal No. 2015-1179 (Fed. Cir. November 13,  2015).  Before O’Malley, Reyna and Chen.  Appealed from the PTAB.  (Written Description)

DELORME PUBLISHING CO., INC. v. INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION, Appeal No. 14-1572 (Fed. Cir. November 12, 2015).  Before Moore, Reyna, and Taranto.  Appealed from International Trade Commission.  (Contempt Of ITC Order)

CUBIST PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. v. HOSPIRA, INC., Appeal Nos. 2015-1197, -1204, -1259 (Fed. Cir. November 12, 2015).  Before Wallach, Bryson, and Hughes.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Sleet).  (Invalidity and Infringement)

ADVANCED STEEL RECOVERY, LLC v. X-BODY EQUIPMENT, INC., Appeal No. 2014-1829 (Fed. Cir. November 12, 2015).  Before Prost, Moore and Stoll. Appealed from E.D. Cal. (Judge Burrell).  (Claim Construction)

MOMENTA PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. V. TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS USA INC., Appeal Nos. 2014-1274, -1276, -1277, -1278 (Fed. Cir. November 10, 2015).  Before Dyk, Moore, and Wallach.  Appealed from D. Mass. (Judge Gorton).  (Infringement Under 35 U.S.C. §§271(a) and 271(g))

CLEARCORRECT OPERATING, LLC v. ITC, Appeal No. 2014-1527 (Fed. Cir. November 10, 2015).  Before Prost, Newman and O’Malley.  Appealed from ITC.  (ITC Jurisdiction)

BELDEN, INC. v. BERK-TEK, LLC, Appeal No. 2014-1575, 1576 (Fed. Cir. November 5, 2015).  Before Newman, Dyk and Taranto.  Appealed from PTAB.  (Obviousness)

TESCO v. NATIONAL OILWELL VARCO, Appeal No. 2015-1041 (Fed. Cir. October 30, 2015).  Before Newman, O’Malley, and Chen.  Appealed from S.D. Tex. (Judge Ellison).  (Sanctions; Jurisdiction)

SHUKH v. SEAGATE TECH., LLC, Appeal No. 2014-1406 (Fed. Cir. October 2, 2015).  Before Moore, Wallach, and Taranto.  Appealed from D. Minn. (Judge Tunheim).  (Standing Inventorship)

IN RE STEED, Appeal No. 2014-1458 (Fed. Cir. October 1, 2015).  Before Newman, Clevenger, and Dyk.  Appealed from P.T.A.B.  (37 C.F.R. §1.131)

NORDOCK, INC. V. SYSTEMS INC., Appeal Nos. 2014-1762, -1795 (Fed. Cir. September 29, 2015).  Before O’Malley, Reyna, and Chen.  Appealed from E.D. Wash. (Judge Randa).  (Design Patent Damages)

STATE OF VERMONT v. MPHJ TECHNOLOGY INVESTMENTS, LLC, Appeal No. 2015-1310 (Fed. Cir. September 28, 2015).  Before Prost, Newman and O’Malley.  Appealed from D. Vt. (Judge Sessions).  (Removal to Federal Court)

SUMMIT 6, LLC v. SAMSUNG ELECTRONIC CO. LTD.,  Appeal Nos. 2013-1648, -1651 (Fed. Cir. September 21, 2015).  Before Prost, Reyna and Hughes.  Appealed from N.D. Tex. (Judge O’Connor).  (Damages Expert Testimony)

SCA HYGIENE PRODUCTS AKTIEBOLAG v. FIRST QUALITY BABY PRODUCTS, LLC, Appeal No. 2013-1564 (Fed. Cir. September 18, 2015) (rehearing en banc, 6-5, Prost; dissent by Hughes).  Appealed from W.D. Ky. (Judge McKinley).  (Equitable Defenses)

APPLE INC. v. SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., Appeal No. 2014-1802 (Fed. Cir. September 17, 2015).  Before Moore, Reyna, and Prost.  Appealed from N.D. Cal. (Judge Koh).  (Permanent Injunction)

ASTORNET TECHNOLOGIES INC. v. BAE SYSTEMS, INC., Appeal Nos. 2014-1854, 2015-1006, 2015-1007 (Fed. Cir. September 17, 2015).  Before Prost, Newman, and Taranto.  Appealed from D. Md. (Judge Titus).  (28 U.S.C. §1498)

IVERA MEDICAL CORP. v. HOSPIRA, INC., Appeal No. 14-1613 (Fed. Cir. September 8, 2015).  Before Newman, Reyna, and Taranto.  Appealed from S.D. Cal. (Judge Huff).  (Summary Judgment; Obviousness)

DYNAMIC DRINKWARE, LLC v. NATIONAL GRAPHICS, INC., Appeal No. 2015-1214 (Fed. Cir. September 4, 2015).  Before Lourie, Bryson, and O’Malley.  Appealed from Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  (Anticipation)

MEDIA RIGHTS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. v. CAPITAL ONE FINANCIAL CORP., Appeal No. 2014-1218 (Fed. Cir. September 4, 2015).  Before O’Malley, Plager, and Taranto.  Appealed from E.D. Va. (Judge Trenga).  (Means-Plus-Function)

THE DOW CHEMICAL CO. v. NOVA CHEMICAL CORP., Appeal No. 2014-1431 (Fed. Cir. August 28, 2015).  Before Prost, Dyk, and Wallach.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Stark).  (Law of the Case/Issue Preclusion; Indefiniteness)

HYATT v. LEE, Appeal No. 2014-1596 (Fed. Cir. August 20, 2015).  Before Moore, Mayer and Linn. Appealed from E.D. Va. (Judge Hilton).  (Disclosure Of Confidential Applications)

ABT SYSTEMS, LLC v. EMERSON ELECTRIC CO., Appeal No. 2014-1618, 1700 (Fed. Cir. August 19, 2015).  Before Prost, Clevenger and Schall.  Appealed from E.D. Mo.  (Judge Fleissig).  (Obviousness)

KERANOS, LLC. v. SILICON STORAGE TECHNOLOGY, INC., Appeal Nos. 2014-1360 and 2014-1500 (Fed. Cir. August 13, 2015).  Before Chen, Bryson and Hughes.  Appealed from E.D. Tex. (Judge Schneider).  (Amending Infringement Contentions)

AKAMAI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. v. LIMELIGHT NETWORKS, INC., Appeal Nos. 2009-1372, 2009-1380, 2009-1416, 2009-1417 (Fed. Cir. August 13, 2015).  En banc (minus judges Taranto, Chen and Stoll), per curiam.  Appealed from D. Mass. (Judge Zobel).  (Multi-Actor Infringement)

POWER INTEGRATIONS, INC. v. LEE, Appeal No. 2014-1123 (Fed. Cir. August 12, 2015).  Before Moore, Mayer, and Linn.  Appealed from the BPAI, upon transfer by the D.D.C. (Judge Rothstein).  (Claim Construction)

SUPREMA, INC. v. ITC, Appeal No. 2012-1170 (Fed. Cir. August 10, 2015). En banc rehearing (Reyna).  (Induced Infringement Under the Tariff Act)

ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC. v. COVIDIEN, INC., Appeal No. 2014-1370 (Fed. Cir. August 7, 2015).  Before Lourie, Bryson and Chen.  Appealed from S.D. Ohio (Judge Black).  (Design Patent Invalidity and Non-Infringement)

ALLERGAN, INC. v. SANDOZ INC., Appeal No. 2014-1275 (Fed. Cir. August 4, 2015).  Before Lourie, Linn and Hughes.  Appealed from E.D. Tex. (Judge Schneider).  (Obviousness)

CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY v. MARVELL TECHNOLOGY GROUP, LTD., Appeal No. 2014-1492 (Fed. Cir. August 4, 2015).  Before Wallach, Taranto, Chen.  Appealed from W.D. Pa. (Judge Fischer).  (Willful Infringement)

CIRCUIT CHECK INC. v. QXQ INC., Appeal No. 2015-1155. (Fed. Cir. July 28, 2015).  Before Lourie, Dyk and Moore.  Appealed from E.D. Wis. (Judge Griesbach).  (Obviousness; Non-Analogous Art)

In re: POSCO, Appeal No. 2015-112 (Fed. Cir. July 22, 2015).  Before Newman, Dyk, Hughes.  Appealed from D. N.J. (Judge Chester).  (Discovery)

AMGEN INC. v. SANDOZ INC.,  Appeal No. 2015-1499 (Fed. Cir. July 21, 2015).  Before Newman, Lourie, and Chen.  Appealed from N.D. Cal. (Judge Seeborg).  (Statutory Construction)

JUICE GENERATION, INC. v. GS ENTERPRISES LLC, Appeal No. 2014-1853 (Fed. Cir. July 20, 2015). Before Newman, Reyna, and Taranto.  Appealed from Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.  (Likelihood of Confusion)

AIRBUS S.A.S., v. FIREPASS CORP., Appeal No. 2014-1808 (Fed. Cir. July 17, 2015).  Before Lourie, Dyk, and Moore.  Appealed from PTAB.  (Inter Partes Reexamination)

SFA SYSTEMS, LLC v. NEWEGG INC., Appeal No. 2014-1712 (Fed. Cir. July 10, 2015).  Before O’Malley, Clevenger and Hughes.  Appealed from E.D. Tex. (Judge Davis).  (Attorney Fees)

VERSATA DEVELOPMENT GROUP, INC. v. SAP AMERICA, INC., Appeal No. 2014-1194 (Fed. Cir. July 9, 2015). Before Newman, Plager, and Hughes.  Appealed from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. (Covered Business Method Review)

IN RE: CUOZZO SPEED TECHNOLOGIES, LLC, Appeal No. 2014-1301 (Fed. Cir. July 8, 2015).  Before Newman, Clevenger and Dyk.  Appealed from Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  (Inter Partes Review)

CELGARD, LLC v. SK INNOVATION CO., LTD., Appeal No. 2014-1807 (Fed. Cir. July 6, 2015).  Before Newman, Reyna and Wallach.  Appealed from W.D.N.C. (Judge Cogburn).  (Jurisdiction-Stream Of Commerce)

DAIICHI SANKYO CO, LTD. v. LEE, Appeal No. 2014-1280 (Fed. Cir. July 3, 2015).  Before Moore, Reyna, and Taranto.  Appealed from D.D.C. (Judge Roberts).  (Patent Term Adjustment)

WESTERNGECO L.L.C. v. ION GEOPHYSICAL CORP., Appeal No. 2013-1527 (Fed. Cir. July 2, 2015).  Before Dyk, Wallach, and Hughes.  Appealed from S.D. Tex. (Judge Ellison).  (§ 271(f) Damages)

THE MEDICINES COMPANY v. HOSPIRA, INC., Appeal Nos. 2014-1469, -1504  (Fed. Cir. July 2, 2015).  Before Dyk, Wallach and Hughes.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Andrews).  (On-Sale Bar)

SPEEDTRACK, INC. v. OFFICE DEPOT, INC., Appeal No. 2014-1475 (Fed. Cir. June 30, 2015).  Before Prost, Mayer and O’Malley.  Appealed from N.D. Cal. (Judge Hamilton).  (Kessler Doctrine)

MOHSENZADEH v. LEE, Appeal No. 2014-1499 (Fed. Cir. June 25, 2015).  Before Moore, Schall, and Reyna.  Appealed from E.D. Va. (Judge Lee).  (Patent Term Adjustment)

G.D. SEARLE LLC v. LUPIN PHARM., INC., Appeal No. 2014-1476 (Fed. Cir. June 23, 2015).  Before Prost, Bryson, and Hughes.  Appealed from E.D. Va. (Judge Wright Allen).  (Obviousness-Type Double Patenting)

LIGHTING BALLAST CONTROL v. PHILIPS ELECTRONICS, Appeal No. 2012-1014 (Fed. Cir. June 23, 2015).  Before Reyna, Lourie, and O’Malley.  Appealed from N.D. Tex. (Judge O’Connor).  (35 U.S.C. §112, ¶6; Claim Construction)

TOMTOM, INC. v. ADOLPH, Appeal No. 2014-1699 (Fed. Cir. June 19, 2015).  Before Wallach, Hughes and Fogel (N.D. Cal., by designation).  Appealed from E.D. Va. (Judge Ellis).  (Claim Construction)

TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS USA v. SANDOZ INC., Appeal No. 2012-1567, -1568, -1569 and -1570 (Fed. Cir. June 18, 2015).  Before Moore, Mayer and Wallach.  Appealed from S.D.N.Y. (Judge Jones).  (Indefiniteness)

WILLIAMSON v. CITRIX ONLINE, LLC, Appeal No. 2013-1130 (Fed. Cir. June 16, 2015).  En banc, opinion by Linn.  Appealed from C.D. Cal. (Judge Matz).  (35 U.S.C. §112, ¶6)

MICROSOFT CORP. v. PROXYCONN, INC., Appeal No. 2014-1542, -1543 (Fed. Cir. June 16, 2015).  Before Prost, Lourie and Gilstrap (E.D. Tex.).  Appealed from USPTO PTAB.  (Inter Partes Review)

ARIOSA DIAGNOSTICS, INC. v. SEQUENOM, INC., Appeal Nos. 2014-1139, -1144 (Fed. Cir. June 12, 2015).  Before Reyna, Linn, and Wallach.  Appealed from N.D. Cal. (Judge Illston).  (Subject Matter Eligibility)

ALPS SOUTH, LLC v. THE OHIO WILLOW WOOD GROUP, Appeal No. 2013-1452, -1488, 2014-1147, -1426 (Fed. Cir. June 5, 2015).  Before Lourie, Moore and Chen.  Appealed from M.D. Fla. (Judge Scriven).  (Standing)

M.Z. BERGER & CO., INC. v. SWATCH AG, Appeal No. 2014-1219 (Fed. Cir. June 4, 2015).  Before Lourie, Chen, and Hughes.  Appealed from the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.  (Trademark Intent to Use)

SHIRE DEVELOPMENT, LLC v. WATSON PHARMACEUTICALS, INC., Appeal No. 2013-1409 (Fed. Cir. June 3, 2015).  Before Prost, Chen, and Hughes.  Appealed from S.D. Fla. (Judge Middlebrooks).  (Standard of Review; Claim Construction)

APPLE v SAMSUNG, Appeal Nos. 2014-1335, 2015-1029 (Fed. Cir. May 18, 2015).  Before Prost, O’Malley, and Chen.  Appealed from N.D. Cal. (Judge Koh).  (Trademark Dilution)

AKAMAI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. v. LIMELIGHT NETWORKS, INC, Appeal Nos. 2009-1372, -1380, -1416, -1417 (Fed. Cir. May 13, 2015).  Before Prost, Linn and Moore.  Appealed from D. Mass. (Judge Zobel).  (Infringement)

ARCELORMITTAL FRANCE v. AK STEEL CORP., Appeal No. 2014-1189 (Fed. Cir. May 12, 2015).  Before Dyk, Wallach, and Hughes.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Robinson).  (Reissue-Claim Interpretation)

LELO, INC. v. INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION, Appeal No. 2013-1582 (Fed. Cir. May 11, 2015).  Before Moore, Clevenger, and Reyna.  Appealed from ITC.  (Domestic Industry Requirements)

BIOGEN MA, INC. v. JAPANESE FOUNDATION FOR CANCER RESEARCH, Appeal No. 2014-1525 (Fed. Cir. May 7, 2015).  Before Dyk, Schall and Chen.  Appealed from D. Mass. (Judge Saylor).  (Interference Estoppel; Subject Matter Jurisdiction)

EON CORP. IP HOLDINGS LLC v. AT&T MOBILITY, Appeal No. 2014-1392 (Fed. Cir. May 6, 2015).  Before Prost, Newman, and Bryson.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Andrews).   (Indefiniteness)

TAKEDA PHARMACEUTICALS U.S.A. v. WEST-WARD PHARMACEUTICAL CORP., Appeal Nos. 2015-1139, 2015-1142 (Fed. Cir. May 6, 2015).  Before Newman, Dyk and Hughes.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Robinson).  (Preliminary Injunction)

BIOSIG INSTRUMENTS, INC. v. NAUTILUS, INC., Appeal No. 2012-1289 (Fed. Cir. April 27, 2015).  Before Newman, Schall, and Wallach.  On remand. (Indefiniteness)

INFO-HOLD, INC. v. MUZAK LLC, Appeal No. 2014-1167 (Fed. Cir. April 24, 2015).  Before Reyna, Wallach, and Taranto.  Appealed from S.D. Ohio (Judge Black).  (Damages)

INEOS USA LLC v. BERRY PLASTICS CORPORATION, Appeal No. 2014-1540 (Fed. Cir. April 16, 2015).  Before Dyk, Moore, and O’Malley.  Appealed from S.D. Tex. (Judge Costa).  (Anticipation of Ranges)

AUTOMATED MERCHANDISING SYSTEMS INC. v. LEE, Appeal No. 2014-1728 (Fed. Cir. April 10, 2015).  Before Prost, Taranto, and Fogel.  Appealed from E.D. Va. (Judge Trenga).  (Inter Partes Reexamination; Administrative Procedure Act)

INSITE VISION INC. v. SANDOZ, INC, Appeal No. 2014-1065 (Fed. Cir. April 9, 2015).  Before Prost, Newman, and Linn.  Appealed from D.N.J. (Judge Cooper).  (Obviousness)

ASTRAZENECA AB v. APOTEX CORP, Appeal No. 2014-1221 (Fed. Cir. April 7, 2015).  Before O’Malley, Clevenger, and Bryson.  Appealed from S.D.N.Y.  (Judge Cote).  (Damages Calculation)

VASUDEVAN SOFTWARE, INC. v. MICROSTRATEGY, INC., Appeal No. 2014-1094. (Fed. Cir. April 3, 2015).  Before Linn, Chen and Hughes.  Appealed from N.D. Cal. (Judge Seeborg).  (Claim Interpretations; Enablement)

CADENCE v. EXELA, Appeal No. 2014-1184 (Fed. Cir. March 23, 2015).  Before Reyna, Linn, and Wallach.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Stark).  (Claim Construction/Doctrine of Equivalents)

SENJU PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD. V. LUPIN LTD., Appeal No. 2013-1630 (Fed. Cir. March 20, 2015).  Before Plager, Newman, and Moore.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Robinson).  (Obviousness)

TWO-WAY MEDIA LLC v. AT&T, INC., Appeal No. 2014-1302 (Fed. Cir. March 19, 2015).  Before Dyk, O’Malley and Wallach.  Appealed from W.D. Tex (Judge Garcia).  (Extending/Re-Opening Appeal Period; FED. R. APP. P. 4(a))

MOBILEMEDIA IDEAS LLC v. APPLE, INC., Appeal Nos. 2014-1060, 1091 (Fed. Cir. March 17, 2015).  Before Taranto, Bryson and Chen.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Robinson).  (Expert Testimony-Means-Plus-Function)

ENZO BIOCHEM INC. v. APPLERA CORP., Appeal No. 2014-1321 (Fed. Cir. March 16, 2015).  Before Prost, Newman and Linn.  Appealed from D. Conn. (Judge Arterton).  (Claim Construction)

EIDOS LLC., v. AU OPTRONICS CORP., Appeal No. 2014-1254 (Fed. Cir. March 10, 2015).  Before Wallach, Taranto and Chen.  Appealed from E.D. Tex. (Judge Davis).  (Indefiniteness)

WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC. v. NUVASIVE, INC., Appeal Nos. 2013-1576, -1577 (Fed. Cir. March 2, 2015).  Before Lourie, Dyk, and Reyna.  Appealed from S.D. Cal. (Judge Bencivengo)  (Infringement; Damages)

GILEAD SCIENCES. INC. v. LEE, Appeal No. 2014-1159 (Fed. Cir. February 26, 2015).  Before Dyk, Wallach, and Hughes.  Appealed from E.D. Va. (Judge O’Grady).  (Patent Term Adjustment)

PACING TECHNOLOGIES v. GARMIN INT’L. INC., Appeal No. 2014-1396 (Fed. Cir. February 18, 2015).  Before Lourie, Moore and Reyna.  Appealed from S.D. Cal. (Judge Benitez).  (Claim Construction)

UNITED ACCESS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC v. CENTURYTEL BROADBAND SERVICES LLC, Appeal No. 2014-1347 (Fed. Cir. February 12, 2015).  Before Newman, Bryson and O’Malley.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Stark)  (Collateral Estoppel)

HELFERICH PATENT LICENSING, LLC v. NEW YORK TIMES CO., Appeal Nos. 2014-1196, -1197, -1198, -1199, -1200 (Fed. Cir. February 10, 2015).  Before Taranto, Bryson, and Chen.  Appealed from N.D. Ill (Judge Darrah).  (Patent Exhaustion)

IN RE OKAMOTO CORP., Serial No. 85739429 (TTAB February 6, 2015).  Before Zervas, Lykos, and Greenbaum.  (Surname Refusal)

GAYLORD v. UNITED STATES, Appeal No. 2014-5020 (Fed. Cir. February 4, 2015). Before Moore, Reyna, and Taranto.  Appealed from Fed. Cl. (Judge Wheeler).  (Royalty Calculation)

 IN RE PAPST LICENSING DIGITAL CAMERA PATENT LITIGATION, Appeal No. 2014-1110 (Fed. Cir. February 2, 2015).  Before Taranto, Schall, and Chen.  Appealed from D.D.C. (Judge Collyer).  (Claim Construction)

IN RE IMES, Appeal No. 2014-1206 (Fed. Cir. January 29, 2015).  Before Lourie, Moore, and Chen.  Appealed from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB).  (Anticipation and Obviousness)

TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS USA, INC. v. SANDOZ, INC., Appeal No. 13-854. (U.S. Supreme Court, January 20, 2015). Opinion by Breyer; Thomas and Alito, dissenting. Appealed from Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.  (Standard Of Review For Claim Construction) (See also:  SPECIAL REPORT:  SUPREME COURT ESTABLISHES A NEW STANDARD OF REVIEW FOR CLAIM CONSTRUCTION February 4, 2015)

NEUROREPAIR, INC. v. THE NATH LAW GROUP, Appeal No. 2013-1073 (Fed. Cir. January 15, 2015).  Before Wallach, Chen and Hughes.  Appealed from S.D. Cal. (Judge Houston).  (Federal Jurisdiction)

BARD PERIPHERAL VASCULAR, INC. v. W.L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC., Appeal No. 2014-1114 (Fed. Cir.  January 13, 2015).  Before Prost, Hughes and Newman.  Appealed  from D. Ariz. (Judge Murguia).  (Standing; Willfulness)

DELANO FARMS v. THE CALIFORNIA GRAPE COMMISSION, Appeal No. 2014-1030 (Fed. Cir. January 9, 2015).  Before Prost, Bryson and Hughes.  Appealed from E.D. Cal. (Judge Haddon).  (Public Use)

FLEMING v. ESCORT INC., Appeal No. 2014-1331, -1371 (Fed. Cir. December 24, 2014).  Before Taranto, Hughes and Bryson.  Appealed from the D. Idaho (Judge Winmill).  (Prior Invention/Reissue)

CONTENT EXTRACTION & TRANSMISSION LLC v. WELLS FARGO BANK, NAT’L ASS’N, Appeal Nos. 2013-1588, 2013-1589, 2014-1112, and 2014-1687 (Fed. Cir. December 23, 2014).  Before Dyk, Taranto, and Chen.  Appealed from D.N.J. (Judge Shipp).  (Patent-Eligible Subject Matter)

AQUA SHIELD v. INTER POOL COVER TEAM, Appeal No. 2014-1263 (Fed. Cir. December 22, 2014).  Before Wallach, Taranto and Chen.  Appealed from D. Utah (Judge Stewart).  (Damages; Willfulness)

IN RE ST. HELENA HOSPITAL, Appeal No. 2014-1009 (Fed. Cir. December 16, 2014).  Before Lourie, Linn and O’Malley.  Appealed from TTAB.  (Likelihood of Confusion)

PROMEGA CORP. v. LIFE TECH. CORP., Appeal Nos. 2013-1011, -1029, -1376 (Fed. Cir. December 15, 2014).  Before Prost, Mayer, and Chen.  Appealed from W.D. Wis. (Chief Judge Crabb).  (Active Inducement)

ABB TURBO SYSTEMS AG v. TURBOUSA, INC., Appeal No. 2014-1356 (Fed. Cir. December 17, 2014).  Before Prost, Newman and Taranto.  Appealed from S.D. Fla. (Judge Moore).  (Trade Secret-Reasonable Efforts)

UNIVERSITY OF UTAH RESEARCH FOUNDATION v. AMBRY GENETICS CORPORATION, Appeal Nos. 2014-1361, 1366 (Fed. Cir. December 17, 2014).  Before Dyk, Prost, and Clevenger.  Appealed from D. Utah (Judge Shelby).  (Patent-Eligible Subject Matter)

STRYKER CORP., v. ZIMMER, INC., Appeal No. 2013-1668 (Fed. Cir. December 19, 2014).  Before Prost, Newman and Hughes.  Appealed from W.D. Mich. (Judge Jonker).  (Infringement; Willfulness)

JAPANESE FOUNDATION FOR CANCER RESEARCH v. LEE, Appeal Nos. 2013-1678, 2014-1014 (Fed. Cir. December 9, 2014).  Before Prost, Dyk and Taranto.  Appealed from E.D. Va. (Judge Trenga).  (Terminal Disclaimer)

DDR HOLDINGS, LLC. v. HOTELS.COM, L.P., Appeal No. 2013-1505 (Fed. Cir. December 5, 2014). Before Wallach, Mayer and Chen. Appealed from E.D. Tex. (Judge Gilstrap). (Anticipation; Indefiniteness; Patent Eligible Subject Matter)

MEMORYLINK CORP. v. MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS, INC., Appeal No. 2014-1186 (Fed. Cir. December 5, 2014). Before Lourie, Moore and O’Malley. Appealed from N.D. Ill. (Judge Tharp). (Consideration)

TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP LP v. ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC., Appeal No. 2013-1324 (Fed. Cir. December 4, 2014).  Before Prost, Reyna, and Hughes.  Appealed from D. Conn. (Judge Bond Arterton).  (Obviousness and 35 U.S.C. § 102(g))

ERICSSON, INC. v. D-LINK SYSTEMS, INC., Appeal Nos. 2013-1625, -1631, -1632, -1633. (Fed. Cir. December 4, 2014).  Before O’Malley, Taranto and Hughes.  Appealed from E.D. Tex. (Judge Davis).  (Damages)

PAR PHARMACEUTICAL, INC. v. TWI PHARMACEUTICALS, INC., Appeal No. 2014-1391 (Fed. Cir. Dec. 3, 2014). Before O’Malley, Wallach, Hughes. Appealed from D. Md. (Judge Blake). (Obviousness – Inherency)

VERSATA SOFTWARE, INC. v. CALLIDUS SOFTWARE, INC., Appeal No. 2014-1468 (Fed. Cir. November 20, 2014). Before Chen, Mayer, and Linn. Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Robinson). (Grant Of Motion To Stay Litigation)

ANTARES PHARMA, INC. v. MEDAC PHARMA INC., Appeal No. 2014-1648 (Fed. Cir. November 17, 2014). Before Dyk, Reyna and Taranto. Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Robinson). (Reissue)

ULTRAMERCIAL, INC. v. HULU, LLC, Appeal No. 2010-1544 (Fed. Cir. November 14, 2014). Before Lourie, Mayer and O’Malley. Appealed from C.D. Cal. (Judge Klausner). (Patent Eligibility Under 35 U.S.C. §101)

AZURE NETWORKS, LLC v. CSR PLC, Appeal No. 2013-1459 (Fed. Cir. November 6, 2014).  Before Reyna, Mayer, and Chen.  Appealed from E.D. Tex. (Judge Schneider).  (Claim Construction)

WILLIAMSON v. CITRIX ONLINE, LLC, Appeal No. 2013-1130 (Fed. Cir. November 5, 2014).  Before Linn, Moore, and Reyna.  Appealed from C.D. Cal. (Judge Matz).  (Means-Plus-Function)

HALO ELECTRONICS, INC. v. PULSE ELECTRONICS, INC., Appeal No. 2013-1472 (Fed. Cir. October 22, 2014).  Before Lourie, O’Malley, Hughes.  Appealed from D. Nev. (Judge Pro).  (Infringement; Extraterritorial Effect)

IRIS CORPORATION v. JAPAN AIRLINES CORPORATION, Appeal No. 2010-1051 (Fed. Cir. October 21, 2014).  Before Prost, Newman and Hughes.  Appealed from E.D.N.Y. (Judge Amon).  (Liability Under Sovereign Immunity)

WORLD CLASS TECH. CORP. v. ORMCO CORP., Appeal Nos. 2013-1679, 2014-1692 (Fed. Cir. October 20, 2014).  Before Prost, Taranto, and Hughes.  Appealed from D. Or. (Judge Acosta).  (Claim Construction)

ANTICANCER, INC. v. PFIZER, INC., Appeal No. 2013-1056 (Fed. Cir. October 20, 2014).  Before Newman, Reyna and Taranto.  Appealed from S.D. Cal. (Judge Sammartino).  (Attorney Fee Sanctions)

CARDSOFT, LLC v. VERIFONE, INC., Appeal No. 2014-1135 (Fed. Cir. October 17, 2014).  Before Prost, Taranto, and Hughes.  Appealed from E.D. Tex. (Judge Payne).  (Claim Construction)

ROBERT BOSCH, LLC. v. SNAP-ON INCORPORATED, Appeal No. 2014‑1040 (Fed. Cir. October 14, 2014).  Before Prost, Taranto, and Hughes.  Appealed from E.D. Mich. (Judge Cleland).  (35 U.S.C. §112, ¶6; Indefiniteness)

SSL SERVICES, LLC v. CITRIX SYSTEMS, INC., Appeal No. 2013-1419, -1420 (Fed. Cir. October 14, 2014).  Before Lourie, Linn, and O’Malley.  Appealed from E.D. Tex. (Judge Gilstrap).  (General Verdict Rule; Prevailing Party; Willful Infringement)

EMD MILLIPORE CORPORATION v. ALLPURE TECHNOLOGIES, INC., Appeal No. 2014-1140 (Fed. Cir. September 29, 2014).  Before Prost, O’Malley and Hughes.  Appealed from D. Mass. (Judge Woodlock).  (Claim Construction)

AMERICAN CALCAR, INC. v. AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO., INC., Appeal No. 2013-1061 (Fed. Cir. September 26, 2014).  Before Prost, Newman, and Wallach.  Appealed from S.D. Cal. (Judge Sabraw).  (Inequitable Conduct)

BENEFIT FUNDING SYSTEMS LLC v. ADVANCE AMERICA CASH ADVANCE CENTERS INC., Appeal Nos. 2014-1122, -1124, -1125 (Fed. Cir. September 25, 2014).  Before Prost, Lourie and Hughes.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Stark).  (Stay of Litigation)

UPI SEMICONDUCTOR CORP. v. INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION, Appeal No. 2013-1157 (Fed. Cir. September 25, 2014).  Before Newman, Moore, and Chen.  Appealed from International Trade Commission (Investigation No. 337-TA-698).  (Third Party Imports)

SCA HYGIENE PRODUCTS AKTIEBOLAG v. FIRST QUALITY BABY PRODUCTS, LLC, Appeal No. 2013-1564 (Fed. Cir. September 17, 2014).  Before Reyna, Wallach and Hughes.  Appealed from W.D. Ky. (Judge McKinley).  (Equitable Defenses)

VIRNETX, INC. v. CISCO SYSTEMS, INC., Appeal No. 2013-1489 (Fed. Cir. September 16, 2014).  Before Prost and Chen.  Appealed from E.D. Tex. (Judge Davis).  (Claim Construction; Damages)

INTERVAL LICENSING LLC v. AOL, INC., Appeal Nos. 2013-1282, -1283, -1284, and – 1285 (Fed. Cir. September 10, 2014). Before Taranto and Chen. Appealed from W.D. Wash. (Judge Pechman). (Indefiniteness; Claim Construction)

SCIENTIFIC PLASTIC PRODS., INC. v. BIOTAGE AB, Appeals Nos. 2013-1219, -1220, -1221 (Fed. Cir. Sept. 10, 2014). Before Newman, Moore, Wallach. Appealed from Patent Trial and Appeal Board. (Obviousness)

EPOS v. PEGASUS, Appeal No. 2013-1330 (Fed. Cir. Sept. 5, 2014). Before Hughes and Bryson (Rader did not participate). Appealed from the D.D.C. (Judge Nickerson). (Claim Construction)

BUYSAFE, INC. v. GOOGLE, INC., Appeal No. 2013-1575 (Fed. Cir. September 3, 2014). Before Taranto and Hughes. Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Stark). (Subject Matter Eligibility-Abstract Idea)

FERRING B.V. v. WATSON LABORATORIES, INC. AND APOTEX INC., Appeal Nos. 2014-1377 and 2014-1416 (Fed. Cir. August 22, 2014). Before Lourie, Dyk, and Reyna. Appealed from D. Nev. (Judge Jones). (§271(e)(2) Infringement)

ABBVIE INC. v. KENNEDY INST. OF RHEUMATOLOGY, Appeal No. 2013-1545 (Fed. Cir. August 21, 2014).  Before Dyk, Wallach and Chen.  Appealed from S.D.N.Y. (Judge Crotty).  (Obviousness-Type Double Patenting)

APOTEX INC. v. UCB, INC., Appeal No. 2013-1674 (Fed. Cir. August 15, 2014).  Before Reyna, Wallach, and Hughes.  Appealed from S.D. Fla. (Judge Middlebrooks).  (Inequitable Conduct)

MFORMATION TECH., INC v. RESEARCH IN MOTION INC., Appeal Nos. 2012-1679, 2013-1123 (Fed. Cir. August 22, 2014).  Before Prost, Schall and Hughes.  Appealed from N.D. Cal. (Judge Chen). (Claim Construction)

TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP LP v. MUTUAL PHARM. CO., Appeal No. 2013-1386 (Fed. Cir. August 6, 2014).  Before Newman, Bryson, and Moore.  Appealed from D.N.J. (Judge Chesler).  (Antitrust Liability)

AMDOCS (ISRAEL) LTD. v. OPENET TELECOM, INC., Appeal No. 2013-1212 (Fed. Cir. August 1, 2014).  Before Newman, Clevenger and Reyna.  Appealed from E.D. Va. (Judge Brinkema).  (Claim Construction)

EPLUS, INC. v. LAWSON SOFTWARE, INC., Appeal No. 2013-1506, -1587 (Fed. Cir. July 25, 2014).  Before Prost, Dyk and O’Malley.  Appealed from E.D. Va. (Judge Payne). (Injunctions; Civil Contempt)

ALIGN TECHNOLOGY, INC. v. INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION, Appeal Nos. 2013-1240, -1363 (Fed. Cir. July 18, 2014).  Before Chen and Prost.  Appealed from International Trade Commission. (Investigation No. 337-TA-562).  (Review Of Administrative Orders)

GOLDEN BRIDGE TECHNOLOGY, INC. v. APPLE INC., Appeal No. 2013‑1496 (Fed. Cir. July 14, 2014).  Before Moore, Mayer, and Chen.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Robinson).  (Disclaimer; Claim Construction)

MEDISIM LTD. v. BESTMED, LLC, Appeal No. 2013-1451 (Fed. Cir. July 14, 2014).  Before Prost, Taranto, and Chen.  Appealed from S.D.N.Y. (Judge Scheindlin).  (Rule 50(b) Motion)

H-W TECHNOLOGY, L.C. v. OVERSTOCK.COM, INC., Appeal No. 2014-1054, -1055 (Fed. Cir. July 11, 2014).  Before Prost and O’Malley.  Appealed from N.D. Tex. (Judge Fish).  (Claim Construction; Indefiniteness)

VIRTUALAGILITY INC. v. SALESFORCE.COM, INC., Appeal No. 2014-1232 (Fed. Cir. July 10, 2014).  Before Newman, Moore, and Chen.  Appealed from E.D. Tex. (Judge Gilstrap).  (Motion To Stay Litigation)

X2Y ATTENUATORS, LLC v. INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION, Appeal No. 2013-1340 (Fed. Cir. July 7, 2014).  Before Moore, Reyna, and Wallach.  Appealed from International Trade Commission.  (Claim Construction)

RETRACTABLE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. v. BECTON DICKINSON AND COMPANY, Appeal No. 2013-1567 (Fed. Cir. July 7, 2014).  Before Lourie and Linn.  Appealed from E.D. Texas (Judge Davis).  (Mandate Rule)

ABBVIE DEUTSCHLAND GMBH & CO., KG v. JANSSEN BIOTECH, INC. , Appeal No. 2013-1338, -1346 (Fed. Cir. July 1, 2014).  Before Lourie, O’Malley, and Chen.  Appealed from D. Mass. (Judge Saylor).  (Written Description)

TROY v. SAMSON MFG. CORP., Appeal No. 2013-1565 (Fed. Cir. July 11, 2014).  Before Prost, Bryson and Moore.  Appealed from D. Mass. (Judge Young).  (Interference)

DIGITECH IMAGE TECHNOLOGIES, LLC., v. ELECTRONICS FOR IMAGING, INC., Appeal No. 2013-1600-1618 (Fed. Cir. July 11, 2014).  Before Moore, Reyna, and Hughes.  Appealed from C.D. Cal. (Judge Wright).  (Subject Matter Eligibility-Abstract Idea)

MADSTAD ENGINEERING INC. v. USPTO, Appeal No. 2013-1511 (Fed. Cir. July 1, 2014).  Before Newman, O’Malley, and Wallach.  Appealed from M.D. Fla. (Judge Merryday).  (Standing)

HILL-ROM SERVICES, INC. v. STRYKER CORP., Appeal No. 2013-1450 (Fed. Cir. June 27, 2014).  Before Moore, Schall and Reyna.  Appealed from S.D. Ind. (Judge Magnus-Stinson).  (Claim Construction)

IN RE NORDIC NATURALS., Appeal No. 2013-1492 (Fed. Cir. June 23, 2014).  Before Reyna, Wallach, Taranto.  Appealed from Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (Judge Shaw).  (Genericness)

AUGME TECH., INC v. YAHOO! INC., Appeal Nos. 2013-1121, -1195 (Fed. Cir. June 20, 2014).  Before Moore, Schall and Reyna.  Appealed from N.D. Cal. (Judge Spero).  (DOE Infringement)

GEMALTO S.A. v. HTC CORPORATION, Appeal No. 2013-1397 (Fed. Cir. June 19, 2014).  Before Newman, Rader, and Dyk.  Appealed from E.D. Tex. (Judge Davis).  (Claim Construction)

ALICE CORP. PTY. LTD. v. CLS BANK INT’L, Appeal No. 2013-298 (U.S. June 19, 2014).  Delivered by Thomas.  Appealed from Fed. Cir. (en banc).  (Patent Eligibility Under §101)

TRITON TECH OF TEX., LLC, v. NINTENDO OF AM., INC., Appeal No. 2013-1476 (Fed. Cir. June 13, 2014).  Before Moore, Reyna, and Hughes.  Appealed from W.D. Wash. (Judge Jones).  (Means Plus Function; Indefiniteness)

BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB CO. v. TEVA PHARMS. USA, INC., Appeal No. 2013-1306 (Fed. Cir. June 12, 2014).  Before Prost, Plager, and Chen.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Burke).  (Obviousness)

ALLERGAN, INC. v. APOTEX INC., Appeal Nos. 2013-1245, -1246, -1247 (Fed. Cir. June 10, 2014).  Before Prost, Reyna, and Chen.  Appealed from M.D.N.C. (Judge Eagles).  (Non-Obviousness)

IN RE DINSMORE, Appeal No. 2013-1637 (Fed. Cir. June 10, 2014).  Before Taranto, Bryson and Hughes.  Appealed from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  (Reissue “Error”)

Q.I. PRESS CONTROLS, B.V. v. LEE, Appeal Nos. 2012‑1630, -1631 (Fed. Cir. June 9, 2014).  Before Lourie, Bryson, and Hughes.  Appealed from Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (Judge Sui).  (Obviousness)

STC.UNM v. INTEL CORP., Appeal No. 2013-1241 (Fed. Cir. June 6, 2014).  Before Newman, Rader, and Dyk.  Appealed from D. N. Mex. (Judge Brack)  (Standing Involuntary Joinder)

SOURCE VAGABOND SYSTEMS LTD. v. HYDRAPAK, INC., Appeals Nos. 2013-1270, -1387 (Fed. Cir. June 5, 2014).  Before Moore, Reyna, and Wallach.  Appealed from S.D.N.Y. (Judge McMahon) (Rule 11 Sanctions)

IN RE RAMBUS, INC., Appeal No. 2013-1192 (Fed. Cir. June 4, 2014).  Before Rader, Moore and Reyna.  Appealed from Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB).  (Anticipation)

EMPRESA CUBANA DEL TABACO v. GENERAL CIGAR CO., INC., Appeal No. 2013-1465 (Fed. Cir. June 4, 2014).  Before Rader, Taranto, and Hughes.  Appealed from the TTAB.  (Standing Issue and Claim Preclusion)

NAUTILUS, INC. v. BIOSIG INSTRUMENTS, INC., Appeal No. 13-369 (U.S. June 2, 2014).  Delivered by Ginsburg.  Appealed from Fed. Cir. (Before Newman, Schall, and Wallach).  (Indefiniteness)

LIMELIGHT NETWORKS, INC. v. AKAMAI TECHNOLOGIES, INC., Appeal No. 12-786 (U.S. June 2, 2014).  Delivered by Alito.  Appealed from Fed. Cir. (en banc).  (Induced Infringement)

SUFFOLK TECHNOLOGIES, LLC., v. AOL, INC & GOOGLE, INC, Appeal No. 2013-1392 (Fed Cir. May 27, 2014).  Before Rader, Prost, and Chen.  Appealed from E.D. Virginia (Judge Ellis).  (Claim ConstructionPrinted Publication)

K/S HIMPP v. HEAR-WEAR TECHNOLOGIES, Appeal No. 2013-1549 (Fed. Cir. May 27, 2014).  Before Dyk, Lourie and Wallach.  Appealed from Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  (Obviousness)

TOBINICK v. OLMARKER, Appeal No. 2013-1499 (Fed. Cir. May 19, 2014).  Before Lourie, Reyna, and Wallach.  Appealed from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  (Written Description)

IN RE GELLER, Appeal No. 2013-1412 (Fed. Cir. May 13, 2014).  Before Newman, O’Malley and Wallach.  Appealed from Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.  (Disparaging Trademark Use)

INTOUCH TECHS., INC. v. VGO COMMC’NS, INC., Appeal No. 2013-1201 (Fed. Cir. May 9, 2014).  Before Rader, Lourie, and O’Malley.  Appealed from C.D. Cal. (Judge Anderson).  (Obviousness)

IN RE ROSLIN INSTITUTE, Appeal No. 2013-1407 (Fed. Cir. May 8, 2014).  Before Dyk, Moore, and Wallach.  Appealed from PTAB.  (Patentable Subject Matter)

GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY ET AL. V. WILKINS., Appeal No. 2013-1170 (Fed. Cir. May 8, 2014).  Before Lourie, Taranto, Chen.  Appealed from E.D. Cal. (Judge O’Neill).  (Inventorship)

IN RE THOMAS G. PACKARD, Appeal No. 2013-1204 (Fed. Cir. May 6, 2014).  Before O’Malley, Plager and Taranto (per curiam).  Appealed from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  (Indefiniteness)

APPLE, INC. v. MOTOROLA, INC., Appeal No. 2012-1548 (Fed. Cir. May 5, 2014).  Before Rader, Prost and Reyna.  Appealed from N.D. Ill. (Judge Posner).  (Admissibility of Expert Testimony)

GE LIGHTING SOLUTIONS, LLC v. AGILIGHT, INC., Appeal No. 2013-1267 (Fed. Cir. May 1, 2014).  Before Rader, Moore, Reyna.  Appealed from N.D. Ohio (Judge Gwin).  (Claim Construction)

ST. JUDE MEDICAL, CARDIOLOGY DIVISION, INC. v. VOLCANO CORP., Appeal No. 2014-1183 (Fed. Cir. April 24, 2014).  Before Prost, O’Malley, and Taranto.  Appealed from P.T.A.B. (No. IPR2013-00258).  (Inter Partes Review)

BRAINTREE LABORATORIES, INC. v. NOVEL LABORATORIES INC., Appeal No. 2013‑1438 (Fed. Cir. April 22, 2014).  Before Dyk, Prost, and Moore.  Appealed from D.N.J. (Judge Sheridan).  (Infringement, Claim Construction)

GILEAD SCIENCES, INC. v. NATCO PHARMA LTD., Appeal No. 2013-1418 (Fed. Cir. April 22, 2014).  Before Rader, Prost and Chen.  Appealed from D.N.J. (Judge Wigenton).  (Non-Statutory Double Patenting)

SANOFI-AVENTIS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH v. GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS INC., Appeal No. 2012-1489 (April 21, 2014).  Before Newman, Linn and Wallach.  Appealed from D.N.J. (Judge Cavanaugh).  (Obviousness)

HOFFMAN-LA ROCHE INC. V. APOTEX INC., App. No. 2013-1128, -1161 to -1164 (April 11, 2014).  Before Newman, Lourie and Bryson.  Appealed from D.N.J. (Judge Chesler).  (Obviousness)

TREBRO MANUFACTURING, INC. v. FIREFLY EQUIPMENT, LLC, Appeal No. 2013-1437 (Fed. Cir. April 9, 2014).  Before Rader, Lourie, and Prost.  Appealed from D. Mont. (Judge Haddon).  (Preliminary Injunction)

CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS EXCHANGE, INC. v. INTERNATIONAL SECURITIES EXCHANGE, LLC, Appeal No. 2013-1326 (Fed. Cir. April 7, 2014).  Before Rader, Reyna, and Wallach.  Appealed from N.D. Ill. (Judge Lefkow).  (Issue Preclusion)

MICROSOFT CORP v. DATATERN, INC., Appeal No. 2013-1184 (Fed. Cir. April 4, 2014).  Before Rader, Prost, and Moore.  Appealed from S.D.N.Y. (Judge Forrest).  (Declaratory Judgment Jurisdiction)

IN RE TELES AG INFORMATIONSTECHNOLOGIEN, Appeal No. 2012-1297 (Fed. Cir. April 4, 2014).  Before Dyk, Moore and Wallach.  Appealed from the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (and D.D.C.). (Obviousness)

MRC INNOVATIONS, INC v. HUNTER MFG., LLP, Appeal No. 2013-1433 (Fed. Cir. April 2, 2014).  Before Rader, Prost and Chen.  Appealed from N.D. Ohio (Judge Gaughan). (Obviousness – Design)

SENJU PHARMACEUTICAL CO. v. APOTEX INC., Appeal No. 2013-1027 (Fed. Cir. March 31, 2014).  Before Newman, Plager, and O’Malley.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Robinson).  (Claim Preclusion)

ENDO PHARMACEUTICALS INC., v. ACTAVIS, INC, Appeal Nos. 2013-1658 and 2013-1662 (Fed. Cir. March 31, 2014).  Before Newman, Dyk and Moore.  Appealed from S.D.N.Y. (Judge Grisea).  (Express and Implied Licenses)

LEXMARK INT’L, INC. v. STATIC CONTROL COMPONENTS, INC., Appeal No. 12-873 (U.S. Sup. Ct. March 25, 2014).  Certiorari to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.  (Standing; False Advertising)

BRAIN LIFE, LLC v. ELEKTA INC., Appeal No. 2013-1239 (Fed. Cir. March 24, 2014).  Before O’Malley, Bryson, and Wallach.  Appealed from S.D. Cal. (Judge Bencivengo).  (Res Judicata)

ENERGY RECOVERY, INC. v. HAUGE, Appeal No. 2013-1515 (Fed. Cir. March 20, 2014).  Before Wallach, Rader, and Reyna.  Appealed from E.D. Va. (Judge Jackson).  (Contempt of Court)

ALCON RESEARCH LTD. v. BARR LABS., INC., Appeal No. 2012-1340, 1341 (Fed. Cir. March 18, 2014).  Before Newman, Lourie, and Bryson.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Davis).  (Written Description; Enablement)

VEDERI, LLC v. GOOGLE, INC.Appeal No. 2013-1057, -1296 (Fed. Cir. March 14, 2014).  Before Rader, Dyk, Taranto.  Appealed from C.D. Cal. (Judge Kozinski). (Claim Construction)

THERASENSE, INC. v. BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY, Appeal No. 2012-1504 (Fed. Cir. March 12, 2014).  Before Rader, Newman and Dyk.  Appealed from N.D. Cal. (Judge Alsup).  (Attorneys Fees)

DANISCO US INC v. NOVOZUMES A/S, Appeal No. 2013-1214 (Fed. Cir. March 11, 2014).  Before Lourie, Prost, and O’Malley.  Appealed from N.D. Cal. (Judge Seeborg). (Declaratory Judgment)

ANCORA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. v. APPLE, INC., Appeal No. 2013-1378 (Fed. Cir. March 3, 2014).  Before Rader, Taranto, and Chen.  Appealed from N.D. Cal. (Judge Rogers). (Claim Construction)

STARHOME GMBH, v. AT&T MOBILITY, LLC, Appeal No. 2012-1694 (Fed. Cir. February 24, 2014).  Before Moore, Schall, and Reyna.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Sleet).  (Claim Construction)

GlaxoSmithKline LLC v. Banner Pharmacaps, Inc., Appeal No. 2013-1593 (Fed. Cir. Feb. 24, 2014).  Before O’Malley, Wallach, and Taranto.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Andrews).  (Written Description)

Elcommerce.com, Inc. v. SAP AG, Appeal No. 2011-1369 (Fed. Cir. February 24, 2014).  Before Newman, Plager and Wallach.  Appealed from E. D. Pa. (Judge Dubois).  (Means-Plus-Function)

FRANS NOOREN AFDICHTINGSSYSTEMEN B.V. v. STOPAQ AMCORR INC., Appeal No. 2013-1200 (Fed. Cir. February 21, 2014).  Before Rader, Taranto, and Chen.  Appealed from S.D. Tex. (Judge Hughes).  (Claim Construction)

LIGHTING BALLAST CONTROL LLC v. PHILIPS ELECTRONICS CORP., Appeal No. 2012-1014 (Fed. Cir. February 21, 2014).  Before Rader, Newman, Lourie, Dyk, Prost, Moore, O’Malley, Reyna, Wallach, and Taranto.  Appealed from N.D. Tex. (Judge O’Connor).  (Standard of Review for Claim Construction)

TAKEDA PHARMACEUTICAL CO. LTD. v. ZYDUS PHARMACEUTICALS USA, INC., Appeal No. 2013‑1406 (Fed. Cir. February 20, 2014).  Before Prost, Plager and Chen.  Appealed from D.N.J. (Judge Pisano).  (Claim Construction; Indefiniteness)

RING & PINION SERVICE, INC. v. ARB CORPORATION, Appeal No. 2013-1238 (Fed Cir. February 19, 2014).  Before Moore, Clevenger and Reyna.  Appealed from W.D. Washington (Judge Martinez).  (Infringement-Claim Vitiation)

BUTAMAX ADVANCED BIOFUELS, LLC v. GEVO, INC., Appeal No. 2013-1342 (Fed. Cir. Feb. 18, 2014).  Before Rader, Linn, and Wallach.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Robinson).  (Claim Construction)

SOLVAY S.A. v. HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL, INC., Appeal No. 2012-1660 (Fed. Cir. February 12, 2014).  Before Rader, Newman, and Dyk.  Appealed from D. Del. (Judge Robinson).  (§102(g)(2) Prior Art)

TEMPO LIGHTING, INC. v. TIVOLI, LLC, Appeal No. 2013-1140 (Fed. Cir. February 10, 2014).  Before Rader, Moore, and Wallach.  Appealed from PTAB. (Claim Construction)

ENOCEAN GMBH v. FACE INT’L CORP., Appeal No. 2012-1645 (Fed. Cir. January 31, 2014).  Before Rader, Lourie, and Prost.  Appealed from Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences.  (Means-Plus-Function Claims; Priority Benefit)

TURDIN v. TRILOBITE, LTD., Concurrent Use No. 94002505 (TTAB January 24, 2014).  Before Zervas, Kuhlke and Adlin, Administrative Trademark Judges.  (Concurrent Use; Likelihood of Confusion)

MEDTRONIC, INC. v. MIROWSKI FAMILY VENTURES, LLC, Appeal No. 12-1128 (U.S. Supreme Court January 22, 2014).  Appealed from Federal Circuit (Judges Lourie, Linn and Prost). (Burden of Proof – Infringement; Declaratory Judgment)

MEDTRONIC COREVALVE, LLC. v. EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORP., Appeal No. 2013-1117 (Fed. Cir. January 22, 2014).  Before Prost, Plager, and Taranto.  Appealed from C.D. Cal. (Judge Selna).  (Priority Benefit Claim)

NOVARTIS AG v. LEE, Appeal Nos. 2013-1160, -1179 (Fed. Cir. January 15, 2014).  Before Newman, Dyk, and Taranto.  Appealed from D.D.C. (Judge Huvelle).  (Patent Term Adjustment)

PROVERIS SCIENTIFIC CORP. v. INNOVASYSTEMS, INC., Appeal No. 2013-1166, -1190 (Fed. Cir. January 13, 2014).  Before Lourie, Schall, and Prost.  Appealed from D. Mass. (Judge Young).  (Permanent Injunctions)

IN RE GIANNELLI, Appeal No. 2013-1167 (Fed. Cir. January 13, 2014).  Before Rader, Lourie and Moore.  Appealed from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  (Obviousness)

IN RE ENHANCED SECURITY RESEARCH, LLC Appeal No. 2013-1114 (Fed. Cir. January 13, 2014).  Before Dyk, O’Malley, and Taranto.  Appealed from PTAB.  (Obviousness; Prior Art)

NAZOMI COMMUNICATIONS, INC. V. NOKIA CORP., Appeal No. 2013-1165 (Fed. Cir. January 10, 2014).  Before Lourie, Dyk, and Wallach.  Appealed from N.D. Cal. (Judge Whyte). (Claim Construction)

PACIFIC COAST MARINE WINDSHIELDS LTD. v. MALIBU BOATS, LLC, Appeal No. 2013-1199 (Fed. Cir. January 8, 2014).  Before Dyk, Mayer, and Chen.  Appealed from M.D. Fla. (Judge Antoon).  (Design Patent Prosecution History Estoppel)