May 1, 2020

Illumina, Inc., Sequenom, Inc.,

Plaintiffs-Appellants
v.
Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc., Roche Sequencing Solutions, Inc.,

Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.,

Defendants-Appellees

2019-1419

March 17, 2020

Ever since the Supreme Court's Alice and Mayo decisions, the Federal Circuit has...

March 23, 2020

HVLPO2, LLC, Plaintiff-Appellant
v.
Oxygen Frog, LLC, et al., Defendants-Appellees

2019-1649

February 5, 2020

Rule 702 of the Federal Rules of Evidence says that a witness who is qualified as an expert (by knowledge, skill, experience, training, or education) may provide...

February 27, 2020

Molon Motor and Coil Corporation,

Plaintiff-Appellant
v.
Nidec Motor Corporation,

Defendant-Appellee

2019-1071

January 10, 2020

Case Summary by Frederick Hadidi

Sixteen years ago, plaintiff Molon sued Merkle-Korff Industries for infringing US patent 6,054,785. Merkle-Korff t...

January 27, 2020

Should Facebook have to comply with the California Consumer Protection act, which gives the state’s residents the right to “opt out” of the sale of their "personal information?" The social media giant has stated that they should not, because they merely act as a “servi...

January 24, 2020

Blackbird Tech LLC, DBA Blackbird Technologies,

Plaintiff-Appellant
v.
Health In Motion LLC, DBA Inspire Fitness, Leisure Fitness Equipment LLC,

Defendants-Appellees

2018-2393

December 16, 2019

Case Summary by Frederick Hadidi

35 USC §285 says that a court “may award reasona...

December 24, 2019

TQ Delta, LLC, Appellant
v.
Cisco Systems, Inc., Dish Network LLC, Comcast Cable Communications, LLC, Cox Communications, Inc., Time Warner Cable Enterprises LLC,
Verizon Services Corp., Arris Group, Inc., Appellees

2018-1766
2018-1767

Decided: November 22, 2019

Case Summ...

November 26, 2019

B.E. Technology, L.L.C., Plaintiff-Appellant

 v.

Facebook, Inc., Defendant-Appellee

2018-2356

Decided: October 9, 2019

Case Summary by Frederick Hadidi

Fed. R. Civ. P. 54(d)(1) says that in a litigation, costs (other than attorney’s fees) should be allowed to the “prevailing...

October 21, 2019

Curver Luxembourt, SARL, Plaintiff-Appellant

 v.

Home Expressions, Inc., Defendant-Appellee

2018-2214

Decided: September 12, 2019

Case Summary by Frederick Hadidi

35 USC §171 says that a design patent covers an ornamental design for an “article of manufacture.” The patent it...

September 23, 2019

The key issue presented in this case (MyMail v. ooVoo et al.) is whether a District Court must always resolve claim construction disputes before ruling on a patent eligibility challenge raised in a Rule 12(c) motion. A split panel of the Federal Circuit held that it mu...

August 23, 2019

 Automotive Body Parts Association, Plaintiff-Appellant
v.
Ford Global Technologies, LLC, Defendant-Appellee

2018-1613

Decided: July 11, 2019

Case Summary

Are design patents that cover auto body parts “aesthetically functional” and therefore invalid? 35 USC §171(a) says th...

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