Prior Art Invalidity

(Including: Anticipation; Printed Publications; Prior Inventorship; Public Use Bar; On-sale Bar)

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

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

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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