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Spine Implant Patent Case

See http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/images/stories/opinions-orders/09-1538.pdf Issue(s): Was the lower court correct in granting summary judgment that Medtronic infringes the asserted claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,936,071 (the ’071 patent). Further, was the court’s grant of summary judgment that the asserted claims are not … Continue reading

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“I didn’t mention the remaining part of the protein sequence but, heck, PHOSITA could find it”

See http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/images/stories/opinions-orders/09-1156-1157.pdf Issue: Was the Board of Appeals correct in granting priority as to the counts of both interferences to Sugano based on the filing date of its initial Japanese application? The question of priority turns on whether Sugano’s initial … Continue reading

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Bone Loss Patent Case

See http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/images/stories/opinions-orders/10-1005-1033.pdf Issue(s): Was the district court’s permanent injunction preventing any manufacture or distribution of a generic version of the drug Evista® by Teva, until the expiration of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,906,086; RE39,049; RE38,968 (collectively the “Bone Loss Patents”); and … Continue reading

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