CAFC rules on claim construction and priority claim.

  Case: Enocean GMBH v. Face Int’l Corp., No. 2012-1645 (Fed. Cir. Jan. 31, 2014) (precedential). On appeal from PTAB in Patent Interference No. 105,755. Before Radar, Lourie, and Prost. Procedural Posture: Applicant appealed the Board’s decision finding the claims obvious. CAFC vacated in part and remanded. Claim Construction: The …

CAFC rules on claim construction, summary judgment, and doctrine of equivalents.

  Case: Realtime Data, LLC V. Morgan Stanley et al., No. 2013-1092, 2013-1093, 2013-1095, 2013-1097-1101, and 2013-1103 (Fed. Cir. Jan. 27, 2014) (non-precedential). On appeal from S.D.N.Y.  Before Lourie, Mayer, and Wallach. Procedural Posture: Plaintiff Realtime appealed from multiple decisions: 1) claim construction and summary judgment of non-infringement; 2) summary …

CAFC rules on obviousness.

  Case: In re Naren Chaganti, No. 2013-1372 (Fed. Cir. Jan. 27, 2014) (non-precedential). On appeal from PTAB in Serial No. 09/634,725. Before Moore, Schall, and Reyna (per curiam). Procedural Posture: Applicant appealed the Board’s decision affirming the rejection of all pending claims as obvious. CAFC affirmed. Obviousness: The Federal …

CAFC finds patent claims ineligible for patent protection under 35 U.S.C. §101

  Case: SmartGene, Inc. v. Advanced Biological Labs., SA, No. 2013-1186 (Fed. Cir. Jan. 24, 2014) (non-precedential). On appeal from D.D.C. Before Lourie, Dyk and Taranto. Procedural Posture: Declaratory judgment defendant ABL appealed summary judgment that its patent claims were ineligible for patent protection under 35 U.S.C. § 101. CAFC …

CAFC finds patent not entitled to earlier priority date under 35 U.S.C. § 120.

  Case: Medtronic CoreValve, LLC v. Edwards Lifesciences Corp., No. 2013-1117 (Fed. Cir. Jan. 22, 2014) (precedential). On appeal from C.D. Cal. Before Prost, Plager and Taranto. Procedural Posture: Plaintiff Medtronic appealed summary judgment of invalidity under § 102 based on a determination that its patent was not entitled to …