Infringement

(Including: Indirect Infringement; Doctrine of Equivalents; Willful Infringement)

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

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

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

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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).  (InfringementClaim Construction)

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)

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 – InfringementDeclaratory Judgment)