Federal Circuit Finds Non-Infringement Under Proper Claim Construction

  Digest of American Radio LLC v. Qualcomm Inc., No. 2013-1641, -1642, -1643, -1644. (Fed. Cir. Aug. 22, 2014) (non-precedential). On appeal from C.D. Cal. Before Lourie, O’Malley, and Chen. Procedural Posture: Patent holder American Radio appealed a judgment of non-infringement following stipulation of non-infringement by the parties after the district court …

Federal Circuit Finds Non-Infringement of Patent by Product Likely to be Sold Under Amended ANDA

  Digest of Ferring B.V. v. Watson Labs. Inc., (Fed. Cir. Aug. 22, 2014) (precedential). On appeal from D. Nev. Before Lourie, Dyk and Reyna. Procedural Posture: Patent holder Ferring appealed a dismissal of its infringement claim as moot following ANDA applicant (Apotex)’s amendment to the ANDA to preclude the sale of an …

Federal Circuit Finds Patent Not-Infringed by Product Sold Under an Approved ANDA

  Digest of Ferring B.V. v Watson Labs., Inc., No. 2014-1416 (Fed. Cir. Aug. 22, 2014) (precedential). On appeal from D. Nev. Before Lourie, Dyk, and Reyna. Procedural Posture: ANDA applicant Watson appealed holding of non-obviousness and finding of infringement. CAFC affirmed the non-obviousness holding and reversed the infringement finding. Obviousness:The court …

Federal Circuit Finds Infringement of Patent Under Correct Claim Construction

  Digest of Mformation Tech.s, Inc. v. Research in Motion, Ltd., No. 2012-1679; 2013-1123 (Fed. Cir. Aug. 22, 2014) (precedential). On appeal from N.D. Cal. Before Prost, Chief Judge, Schall, and Hughes. Procedural Posture: Patent holder Mformation Technologies appealed JMOL of non-infringement. CAFC affirmed. Claim Construction: Mformation Technologies argued that the district …

Federal Circuit Invalidates Patent Due to Obviousness-Type Double Patenting

  Digest of Abbvie Inc. v. The Mathilda and Terrence Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology Trust, No. 2013-1545. (Aug. 21, 2014) (precedential). On appeal from S.D.N.Y. Before Dyk, Wallach, and Chen. Procedural Posture: Patent holder appealed after district court granted declaratory judgment that the patent-at-issue was invalid for obviousness-type double patenting over an …