CAFC reverses on written description and prosecution history estoppel

  Case: Trading Techs. Int’l, Inc. v. Open E Cry LLC, No. 2012-1583 (Fed. Cir. Aug. 30, 2013) (precedential). On appeal from N.D. Ill. Before Lourie, Plager, and Benson. Procedural Posture: Plaintiff TT appealed district court’s summary judgment that (1) the asserted claims in four patents relating to electronic trading …

CAFC affirms summary judgment of noninfringement and dismissal of the asserted method claims

  Case: Cooper Notification, Inc. v. Twitter, Inc., No. 2012-1615 (Fed. Cir. Aug. 30, 2013) (non-precedential). On appeal from D. Del. Before Newman, Lourie, and Taranto. Procedural Posture: Plaintiff Cooper sued defendants for infringement of a patent relating to mass electronic messaging. Defendants filed for reexamination of the patent. USPTO …

CAFC dismisses the appeal for untimeliness because defendants waited more than 30 days to appeal the original injunction

  Case: Aevoe Corp. v. AE Tech Co., Ltd., No. 2012-1422 (Fed. Cir. Aug. 29, 2013) (precedential). On appeal from D. Nev. Before Rader, Lourie, and O’Malley. Procedural Posture: Plaintiff Aevoe obtained a preliminary injunction in January 2012 barring sales of products accused of infringing Aevoe’s patent relating to screen …

CAFC affirms dismissal for lack of declaratory judgement jurisdiction

  Case: Cisco Sys., Inc. v. Alberta Telecomm. Research Center, No. 2012-1687 (Fed. Cir. Aug. 29, 2013) (non-precedential). On appeal from N.D. Cal. Before Rader, O’Malley, and Wallach. Procedural Posture: Defendant TR Labs sued numerous customers of Plaintiff Cisco for infringement of its patents directed to telecommunication networks and methods …

CAFC affirms dismissal of the case for non-infringement

  Case: Applied Med. Res. Corp. v. Tyco Healthcare Grp. Lp, No. 2012-1412 (Fed. Cir. Aug. 27, 2013) (non-precedential). On appeal from C.D. Cal.  Before Prost, Schall, and Reyna (per curiam). Procedural Posture: Plaintiff Applied sued Defendant Covidien for infringement of U.S. Pat. No. RE 42,379 relating to seals for …