2013 Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Case Law

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ANVIK CORPORATION v. CHUNGHWA PICTURE TUBES
Date: December 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1459
Institut Pasteur & Universite v. Focarino  
Date: December 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1485

Justia Opinion Summary: Institut Pasteur owns three U.S. patents, which claim methods and tools for the site-directed insertion of genes into eukaryotic chromosomes. Precision requested inter partes reexamination of each. A Patent and Trademark...

Allergan, Inc. v. Athena Cosmetics, Inc.  
Date: December 30, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1286

Justia Opinion Summary: The products at issue in this appeal are formulations of Athena’s RevitaLash, all of which contain a prostaglandin derivative as an active ingredient. The FDA has not taken enforcement action against, or otherwise regula...

AIA ENGINEERING LTD. v. MAGOTTEAUX INTERNATIONAL
Date: December 30, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1571
ZABLOSKY v. MIDFIRST BANK
Date: December 30, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1626
MABUS v. RAYTHEON MISSILE SYSTEMS
Date: December 30, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1677
XU v. US
Date: December 30, 2013
Docket Number: 14-5016
United States v. Great Am. Ins. Co  
Date: December 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1462

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1997, the U.S. Department of Commerce determined, under 19 U.S.C. 1673b, that freshwater crawfish tail meat from China was being sold in the U.S. at less than fair value and directed Customs to suspend final computati...

REITZ v. SHINSEKI
Date: December 27, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7135
Kilopass Tech., Inc. v. Sidense Corp.  
Date: December 26, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1193

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff and Defendant were competitors in the embedded non-volatile memory market. Plaintiff filed suit against Defendant alleging both literal infringement and infringement under the doctrine of equivalents. After str...

KITT v. NAVY
Date: December 23, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3100
NOVO NORDISK INC. v. AUROBINDO PHARMA LTD.
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1388
DISNEY ENTERPRISES, INC. v. REA
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1540
SHARPE v. US
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5148
ANDERSON v. SHINSEKI
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7143
JAMES v. SHINSEKI
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7147
NABAYA v. COMMISSIONER OF INTERNAL REV
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 14-1044
INRE: VAN ALLEN
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 14-106
TROUTT v. SHINSEKI
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 14-7001
ASTRAZENECA AB v. HANMI USA, INC.
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1490
MCGLOTHLIN v. CEQUENT PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1634
NEW-HOWARD v. DVA
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3180
CRENSHAW v. SHINSEKI
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7134
INRE: AOP LLC
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 14-1046
DEAN v. MSPB
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 14-3026
NEWSOME v. OPM
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 14-3027
BELTER v. DHS
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 14-3028
JAMES WILLIAMS v. US
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5070
BAUGHMAN v. SHINSEKI
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-7183
STAUFFER v. BROOKS BROTHERS, INC.
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1180
WOHLWEND v. SHINSEKI
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7046
COGNEX CORPORATION v. ITC
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 11-1098
Motorola Mobility, LLC v. Int'l Trade Comm'n  
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1535

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2010, Microsoft filed a complaint in the International Trade Commission against Motorola, alleging that that the importation and sale of certain Motorola mobile devices infringed nine Microsoft patents, including the...

CAMPBELL v. MSPB
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3166
EMD MILLIPORE CORPORATION v. ALLPURE TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 14-1018
ABOU-HUSSEIN v. MSPB
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 14-3001
KHALSA v. MSPB
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 14-3009
CANGEMI v. OPM
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 14-3039
Suprema, inc. v. Int'l Trade Comm'n  
Date: December 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1170

Justia Opinion Summary: Cross Match claimed that Suprema and Mentalix violated 19 U.S.C. 1337(a)(1)(B)(i) by importing articles that infringe or are used to infringe its patents. The International Trade Commission entered a limited exclusion or...

CBT Flint Partners, LLC v. Return Path, Inc.  
Date: December 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1036

Justia Opinion Summary: CBT sued Return Path and Cisco IronPort for infringement. The district court construed the claims at issue; CBT stipulated to noninfringement of the 114 patent and the district court granted summary judgment of indefinit...

AMS Assocs, Inc. v. United States  
Date: December 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1208

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2008, the U.S. Department of Commerce found that woven laminated sacks exported from China were being sold in the U.S. at less than fair market value and issued an antidumping duty order under 19 U.S.C. 1673. In 2009,...

ROMAN v. OPM
Date: December 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3095
Wyodak Res. Dev. Corp. v. United States  
Date: December 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5049

Justia Opinion Summary: The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act, 30 U.S.C. 1201, imposes a fee to underwrite the costs of restoring lands damaged by mining. The fee is 28 cents per ton of coal produced by surface mining and the lesser of...

HOFFMAN v. US
Date: December 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5106
GRIFFIN TECHNOLOGY, INC. v. ITC
Date: December 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1230
OPTIMUM POWER SOLUTIONS v. HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY
Date: December 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1277
OPTIMUM POWER SOLUTIONS v. SONY ELECTRONICS INC.
Date: December 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1278
OPTIMUM POWER SOLUTIONS v. LENOVO (UNITED STATES)
Date: December 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1279
OPTIMUM POWER SOLUTIONS v. DELL INC.
Date: December 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1280
INRE: SHERMAN HOWARD
Date: December 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-165
INRE: SHELBYZYME LLC
Date: December 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-167
JONES v. ARMY
Date: December 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3169
EDWARDS v. SHINSEKI
Date: December 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7022
SMITH v. SHINSEKI
Date: December 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7078
AYTONA v. SHINSEKI
Date: December 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7131
INRE: SCHMIDT
Date: December 12, 2013
Docket Number: 14-101
HITACHI CONSUMER ELECTRONICS v. TOP VICTORY ELECTRONICS
Date: December 12, 2013
Docket Number: 14-1047
INRE: ALTAIR ENGINEERING, INC.
Date: December 12, 2013
Docket Number: 14-105
NEWGARD v. SHINSEKI
Date: December 12, 2013
Docket Number: 14-7005
FOX v. DEFENSE
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3078
WILEY v. OPM
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3140
HARVEST INST FREEDMAN FED v. US
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5118
Galderma Labs, L.P. v. Tolmar, Inc.  
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1034

Justia Opinion Summary: Tolmar’s filed an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) seeking approval to market a generic version of Differin® Gel, 0.3%, a topical medication containing 0.3% by weight adapalene approved for the treatment of acne....

INRE: WEINSTEIN
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1196
BENNETT MARINE, INC. v. LENCO MARINE, INC.
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1297
FOSTER v. PITNEY BOWES CORPORATION
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1374
PHI APPLIED PHYSICAL SCIENCES v. ARMY
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1627
ST. JUDE MEDICAL, CARDIOLOGY v. VOLCANO CORPORATION
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1681
NORTHWEST FARM CREDIT SERVICE v. HIRSCH
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1685
GOMEZ v. DVA
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3089
BUCKNER v. USPS
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3144
MAYFIELD v. USPS
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3154
Stueve Bros. Farms, LLC v. United States  
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5021

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1941, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed the Prado Dam on the Santa Ana River near Corona, California. Plaintiffs’ predecessors purchased property in the flood control basin. The Corps anticipated inundation o...

D'ANDREA BROTHERS LLC v. US
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5076
JOHNSON v. SHINSEKI
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7040
WINSETT v. SHINSEKI
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7086
COHENS v. SHINSEKI
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7123
SMITH v. SHINSEKI
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7133
INRE: REDLINE DETECTION, LLC
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 14-102
INRE: VUTEC CORPORATION
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 14-103
CLEARVALUE, INC. v. PEARL RIVER POLYMERS, INC.
Date: December 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1595
Nguyen v. Dep't of Homeland Sec.  
Date: December 9, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3024

Justia Opinion Summary: Nguyen is an employee at the Department of Homeland Security. In his former position as a Deportation Officer, GS-12, he worked closely with the U.S. Attorney’s Office and was often required to testify as a witness durin...

BRISON v. DVA
Date: December 9, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3067
STEELE v. MSPB
Date: December 9, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3085
GIPSON v. TREASURY
Date: December 9, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3157
Sneed v. Shinseki  
Date: December 9, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7029

Justia Opinion Summary: Sneed is the surviving spouse of Reginald, who served on active duty 1964-1968 and suffered service-connected disabilities, including post-traumatic stress syndrome, post-concussion syndrome, degeneration of the vertebra...

WILHOITE v. SHINSEKI
Date: December 9, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7110
SAMSUNG INTERNATIONAL, INC. v. US
Date: December 6, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1183
INRE: SUK KAN OH
Date: December 6, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1321
ANDERSON v. OPM
Date: December 6, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3051
PERRY v. US
Date: December 6, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5125
HIGHTOWER v. SHINSEKI
Date: December 6, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7025
HARRISON v. SHINSEKI
Date: December 6, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7045
SEARCY v. AGRICULTURE
Date: December 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3175
PERRY v. US
Date: December 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5120
GRIFFIN v. SHINSEKI
Date: December 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7041
FRANK v. SHINSEKI
Date: December 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7047
MORRIS v. SHINSEKI
Date: December 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7127
ASATOV v. MSPB
Date: December 5, 2013
Docket Number: 14-3021
KALAN v. SHINSEKI
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7132
AR Game & Fish Comm'n v. United States  
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 09-5121

Justia Opinion Summary: Beginning in 1993 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers implemented temporary deviations from its 1953 Water Control Manual in operating the Clearwater Dam, to protect agricultural and other uses. Efforts to update the Manual...

Futurewei Tech., Inc. v. Acacia Research Corp.  
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1090

Justia Opinion Summary: Access sells software for mobile communication, owns the patents at issue, and entered into an exclusive license agreement with APAC, a subsidiary of Acacia. The agreement gave APAC the exclusive right to grant sublicens...

VISTAN CORPORATION v. FADEI USA, INC.
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1216
CUTINO v. NIGHTLIFE MEDIA, INC.
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1541
BUTLER v. ARMY
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3171
TOOTLE v. MSPB
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3182
DEAN v. OPM
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 14-3026
FOX v. DEFENSE
Date: November 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3078
NEW-HOWARD v. DVA
Date: November 27, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3180
PERRY v. US
Date: November 27, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5120
AUSTIN v. SHINSEKI
Date: November 27, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7149
PHILBERT v. MSPB
Date: November 27, 2013
Docket Number: 14-3029
WESLEY v. SHINSEKI
Date: November 27, 2013
Docket Number: 14-7019
GRAVES v. SHINSEKI
Date: November 27, 2013
Docket Number: 14-7020
PASHAYEV v. MSPB
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3214
GOFORTH v. US
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5150
BAKER v. SHINSEKI
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 14-7011
CENTILLION DATA SYSTEMS v. QWEST COMMUNICATIONS
Date: November 25, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1084
ZABLOSKY v. MIDFIRST BANK
Date: November 25, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1626
HOOD v. OPM
Date: November 25, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3126
ASATOV v. ARMY
Date: November 25, 2013
Docket Number: 14-3021
LEAK v. SHINSEKI
Date: November 25, 2013
Docket Number: 14-7015
INRE: EATON
Date: November 22, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1104
MASSON v. SELENE FINANCE, LP
Date: November 22, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1447
INRE: UUSI, LLC
Date: November 22, 2013
Docket Number: 13-155
INRE: HOLLAND
Date: November 22, 2013
Docket Number: 13-158
BULLICK v. AIR FORCE
Date: November 22, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3121
ENGLAND v. OPM
Date: November 22, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3164
SOROKA v. OPM
Date: November 22, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3173
MCNAUGHTON v. US
Date: November 22, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5126
DOUTHARD v. SHINSEKI
Date: November 22, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7138
ANDERSON v. SHINSEKI
Date: November 22, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7143
PENN v. DEFENSE
Date: November 22, 2013
Docket Number: 14-3023
USITA v. SHINSEKI
Date: November 22, 2013
Docket Number: 14-7021
LEE v. MIKE'S NOVELTIES
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1049
FLORES v. CORPORACION HABANOS, S.A.
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1411
INRE: ICM, INC.
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 13-152
MOMENTA PHARMACEUTICALS v. AMPHASTAR PHARMACEUTICALS
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1579
MOMENTA PHARMACEUTICALS v. TEVA PHARMACEUTICAL
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1580
INRE: FOUNDATIONS WORLDWIDE, INC.
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 13-159
BROOKS v. AIR FORCE
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3033
METZ v. MCHUGH
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3107
Res-Care, Inc. v. United States  
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5035

Justia Opinion Summary: Under the Workforce Investment Act, 29 U.S.C. 2887(a)(2)(A), the Department of Labor administers the Job Corps program, providing education, training, and support services to help at-risk youth obtain employment. There a...

MCKELVEY v. SHINSEKI
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7136
Prinkey v. Shinseki  
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-7138

Justia Opinion Summary: Prinkey served in the Army, 1969 to 1970, including time in Vietnam. He was diagnosed with diabetes in 1996. Diabetes mellitus type II is presumed to be service connected if the veteran was exposed to Agent Orange, 38 U....

MADSTAD ENGINEERING, INC. v. PTO
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1512
NICHOLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT v. US
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5101
BLASHFORD v. SHINSEKI
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7094
AVILES v. USPS
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 14-3016
NEXTEC APPLICATIONS v. BROOKWOOD COMPANIES
Date: November 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1670
AUGUST TECHNOLOGY CORP. v. CAMTEK, LTD.
Date: November 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1681
VODA v. MEDTRONIC, INC.
Date: November 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1045
Apple, Inv. v. Samsung Elecs. Co.  
Date: November 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1129

Justia Opinion Summary: Apple sued Samsung, alleging infringement of Apple patents and dilution of Apple’s trade dress. Samsung counterclaimed, alleging infringement of its own patents. A jury returned a verdict substantially in Apple’s favor,...

CAMERON v. US
Date: November 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5010
Ohio Willow Wood Co. v. ALPS South, LLC  
Date: November 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1642

Justia Opinion Summary: OWW owns related patents directed to cushioning devices that fit over the residual stumps of amputated limbs to make the use of prosthetics more comfortable. Some of the patents have been asserted in patent infringement...

NOBLE v. USPS
Date: November 14, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3045
FENLON v. OPM
Date: November 14, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3139
DAVIS v. US
Date: November 14, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5043
PRISM TECHNOLOGIES, LLC v. MCAFEE, INC.
Date: November 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1135
ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY v. US
Date: November 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1305
CARRILLO v. DHS
Date: November 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3105
KALICK v. US
Date: November 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5065
MAY v. SHINSEKI
Date: November 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7049
W.Y. INDUSTRIES, INC. v. KARI-OUT CLUB, LLC
Date: November 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1189
INRE: MOTOROLA MOBILITY LLC
Date: November 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1222
VICK v. TRANSPORTATION
Date: November 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3073
WILLIAMS v. MSPB
Date: November 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3110
KEEHN v. US
Date: November 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5084
CALDWELL v. SHINSEKI
Date: November 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7106
INRE: EPLUS, INC.
Date: November 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1451
CAMILLE CAESAR v. COMMERCE
Date: November 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3125
PIGGY PUSHERS, LLC v. SKIDDERS FOOTWEAR, INC.
Date: November 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1107
BALLY TECHNOLOGIES, INC. v. BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE SYSTEMS
Date: November 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1131
VIRTUAL SOLUTIONS LLC v. MICROSOFT CORPORATION
Date: November 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1250
FIELDS v. MSPB
Date: November 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3132
MORRISON v. OPM
Date: November 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3133
ALSTON v. OPM
Date: November 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3138
ISAAC v. HHS
Date: November 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5075
MICHAEL v. US
Date: November 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5107
BABSA-AY v. SHINSEKI
Date: November 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7036
BLEVINS v. SHINSEKI
Date: November 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7089
LAWRENCE v. SHINSEKI
Date: November 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7118
JOECKEL v. SHINSEKI
Date: November 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7122
IN RE SCHMIDT
Date: November 8, 2013
Docket Number: 14-101
MICROSOFT CORPORATION v. ITC
Date: November 7, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1445
SCHMIDT v. SHINSEKI
Date: November 7, 2013
Docket Number: 12-7178
ALEXSAM, INC. v. PIER 1 IMPORTS, INC.
Date: November 7, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1003
INRE: RONALD A. KATZ TECHNOLOGY
Date: November 7, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1137
INRE: RONALD A. KATZ TECHNOLOGY
Date: November 7, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1138
INRE: RONALD A. KATZ TECHNOLOGY
Date: November 7, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1139
HUGHES v. DHS
Date: November 7, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3101
TAYLOR v. MSPB
Date: November 7, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3113
JONES v. HHS
Date: November 7, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3114
WHITE v. MSPB
Date: November 7, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3179
COX v. OPM
Date: November 7, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3186
MLEKODAY v. SHINSEKI
Date: November 7, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7004
LEANNA v. SHINSEKI
Date: November 7, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7101
ASATOV v. ARMY
Date: November 7, 2013
Docket Number: 14-3003
LEYGA v. SHINSEKI
Date: November 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-7166
E8 PHARMACEUTICALS, LLC v. AFFYMETRIX, INC.
Date: November 6, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1046
PORTER v. SHINSEKI
Date: November 6, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7112
HUNTER v. SHINSEKI
Date: November 6, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7114
FRESENIUS USA, INC. v. BAXTER INTERNATIONAL, INC.
Date: November 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1334
Sanofi-Aventis v. Pfizer, Inc.  
Date: November 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1345

Justia Opinion Summary: IL-13 is a regulatory molecule called a cytokine. Cytokines interact with cytokine receptors located on target cells. Sanofi and Pfizer were conducting research, for therapeutic and diagnostic purposes, and each discover...

DECKERS OUTDOOR V. UNITED STATES
Date: November 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1411
INSITUFORM TECH. V. AMERIK SUPPLIES
Date: November 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1655
Wilton Indus., Inc. v. United States  
Date: November 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1028

Justia Opinion Summary: Wilton imported 39 models of paper punches from Taiwan for use in scrapbooking and craft projects, to cut paper in a variety of shapes and sizes. Except for one model, U.S. Customs and Border Protection initially liquida...

DABNEY v. MSPB
Date: November 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3149
Integrated Tech. Corp. v. Rudolph Tech., Inc.  
Date: November 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1593

Justia Opinion Summary: Probe cards are used to test chips on semiconductor wafers. Probes have tips that make contact with bonding pads on the periphery of each chip, initially pierce the oxide layer atop the conductive layer of the bonding pa...

Lifescan Scotland, Ltd. v. Shasta Tech., LLC  
Date: November 4, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1271

Justia Opinion Summary: The patent concerns blood glucose monitoring systems, used by individuals with diabetes. Such systems typically consist of an electrochemical meter and disposable test strips onto which the user places a drop of blood. T...

TRIPHARMA, LLC v. FIRST FRUITS BUSINESS MINISTRY
Date: November 4, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1646
WHITE BUFFALO CONSTRUCTION v. US
Date: November 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5045
BUTLER v. ARMY
Date: October 31, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3171
ASATOV v. ARMY
Date: October 31, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3181
PEREIRA v. US
Date: October 31, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5149
ASATOV v. DOJ
Date: October 31, 2013
Docket Number: 14-3002
ASATOV v. DOJ
Date: October 31, 2013
Docket Number: 14-3004
Randall Mfg. v. Rea  
Date: October 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1611

Justia Opinion Summary: FG and Randall are competitors, selling products for refrigerated trucks. Both parties manufacture moveable, track-mounted bulkheads (partitions) for dividing cargo space. FG’s patent, issued in 2007, discloses partition...

INRE: HAASE
Date: October 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1690
GRETA CRAWFORD v. MSPB
Date: October 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3206
ASTRAZENECA LP v. BREATH LIMITED
Date: October 30, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1312
WOOTEN v. THALER
Date: October 30, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1652
NORTHWEST FARM CREDIT SERVICE v. HIRSCH
Date: October 30, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1685
ANDREWS v. US
Date: October 30, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5113
ANDIR v. SHINSEKI
Date: October 30, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7137
TROUTT v. SHINSEKI
Date: October 30, 2013
Docket Number: 14-7001
Geib v. Shinseki  
Date: October 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-7164

Justia Opinion Summary: Geib, a World War II veteran, suffers from multiple disabilities connected to his combat service. He developed trenchfoot as a result of exposure to extreme cold weather conditions while stationed in Germany; an enemy ar...

Synthes USA LLV v. Spinal Kintetics, Inc.  
Date: October 29, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1047

Justia Opinion Summary: Synthes filed suit, alleging that SK’s M6-C and M6-L intervertebral implants infringed claims of a Synthes patent that is directed to an “Intervertebral Implant,” a prosthetic device designed to replace a diseased or deg...

DONALD GRAHAM v. OPM
Date: October 28, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3075
INRE: SHIELD
Date: October 28, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1562
Tembenis v. Sec'y of Health & Humans Servs.  
Date: October 28, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5029

Justia Opinion Summary: At age four months, Elias received a Diptheria-Tetanus-acellular-Pertussis (DTaP) vaccine. Elias developed a seizure disorder shortly afterwards. While a petition for compensation under the National Childhood Vaccine Inj...

NSK CORPORATION v. USITC
Date: October 25, 2013
Docket Number: 11-1362
COMMIL USA, LLC v. CISCO SYSTEMS, INC. [ORDER-COMMIL]
Date: October 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1042
WHITE v. MSPB
Date: October 25, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3146
Sprinkle v. Shinseki  
Date: October 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-7156

Justia Opinion Summary: Sprinkle served in the U.S. Army, 1973-1974. While in the service, he was diagnosed with schizophrenia and prescribed a high dose of Thorazine®. In 1990, Sprinkle was diagnosed with mitral valve prolapse and chorea, a mo...

WHITE v. USPS
Date: October 24, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3179
Wagner v. Shinseki  
Date: October 24, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7024

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2001, Wagner, who served in the Navy for 23 years, sought disability compensation for a thyroid disorder that he claimed was contracted or aggravated in the line of duty. He finally prevailed in 2009, then timely file...

ELLIS v. SHINSEKI
Date: October 24, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7139
CALLOWAY v. SHINSEKI
Date: October 23, 2013
Docket Number: 14-7007
Ibormeith IP, LLC v. Mercedes-Benz USA  
Date: October 22, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1007

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ibormeith patent, entitled “Sleepiness Detection for Vehicle Driver or Machine Operator,” concerns the monitoring a vehicle driver’s sleepiness and issuing a warning to the driver. The monitor disclosed in the patent...

NCUBE CORPORATION v. SEACHANGE INTERNATIONAL INC.
Date: October 22, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1066
GARRIDO v. HOLT
Date: October 22, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1194
MATTHEWS v. US
Date: October 22, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5109
SLONE v. US
Date: October 22, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5127
SLONE v. US
Date: October 22, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5128
DEYOUNG v. SHINSEKI
Date: October 22, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7002
GUZMAN-MUELLING v. SSA
Date: October 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3124
ASATOV v. MSPB
Date: October 21, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3160
In re Biedermann  
Date: October 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1080

Justia Opinion Summary: The patent examiner rejected claims in an application directed to a bone screw with a shank that is easy to produce and eliminates the need for an additional element to avoid splaying. The Patent Trial and Appeals Board...

INRE: ELI LILLY AND COMPANY
Date: October 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-164
CRUZ v. OPM
Date: October 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3156
HOFFMAN v. US
Date: October 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5106
NCUBE CORPORATION v. SEACHANGE INTERNATIONAL INC.
Date: October 17, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1066
Keurig, Inc. v. Sturm Foods, Inc.  
Date: October 17, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1072

Justia Opinion Summary: The district court entered summary judgment that Sturm, a manufacturer of cartridges for brewing single servings of coffee, did not infringe Keurig’s patents covering single-serving coffee makers and cartridges for the m...

STAUFFER v. BROOKS BROTHERS, INC.
Date: October 17, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1180
MICHELOTTI v. US
Date: October 17, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5131
VALEANT INTERNATIONAL v. ACTAVIS, INC.
Date: October 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1117
FINN v. REA
Date: October 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1635
INRE: US
Date: October 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-163
ASATOV v. LABOR
Date: October 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3047
CAMAJ v. DHS
Date: October 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3060
ASATOV v. AID
Date: October 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3068
WELCOME v. MSPB
Date: October 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3093
DABNEY v. MSPB
Date: October 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3149
LAGUERRA v. MSPB
Date: October 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3152
ANCHOR SAVINGS BANK v. US
Date: October 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5005
P & K CONTRACTING, INC. v. US
Date: October 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5044
WINTERHAWK OUTFITTERS, INC. v. US
Date: October 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5063
BRADY v. US
Date: October 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5081
ALLEN v. US
Date: October 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5108
WILLIAMS v. SHINSEKI
Date: October 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7082
WHEATON v. SHINSEKI
Date: October 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-7162
INRE: VIBRYNT, INC.
Date: October 15, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1019
INRE: GORDON
Date: October 15, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1094
THOMAS v. PIPPIN
Date: October 15, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1142
INRE: TILLMAN
Date: October 15, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1232
DELA ROSA v. OPM
Date: October 15, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3078
BANEY v. MSPB
Date: October 15, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3088
KITT v. NAVY
Date: October 15, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3100
MOJARRO v. USPS
Date: October 15, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3108
MOJARRO v. USPS
Date: October 15, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3109
MANDELL v. US
Date: October 15, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5092
BENAVIDES v. SHINSEKI
Date: October 15, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7066
PERKINS v. MSPB
Date: October 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3074
CRUZ v. DHS
Date: October 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3083
MODROWSKI v. DVA
Date: October 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3087
SIDERS v. OPM
Date: October 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3103
SHELKOFSKY v. US
Date: October 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5083
JORGENSEN v. SHINSEKI
Date: October 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7034
JACKSON v. GPO
Date: October 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3198
nCUBE Corp. v. Seachange Int'l, Inc.  
Date: October 10, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1066

Justia Opinion Summary: ARRIS and SeaChange provide video-on-demand products and services. ARRIS owns the 804 patent, which discloses a media server capable of transmitting multimedia information over any network configuration in real time to a...

INRE: PRICEPLAY, INC.
Date: October 10, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1102
IMAGINAL SYSTEMATIC, LLC v. LEGGETT & PLATT, INC.
Date: October 10, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1547
CARLSON v. OPM
Date: October 10, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3112
DE IGLESIAS v. US
Date: October 10, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5089
Tyrues v. Shinseki  
Date: October 10, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7007

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1998, the Board of Veterans’ Appeals rejected a claim by Tyrues, a Persion Gulf veteran, for benefits under 38 U.S.C. 1110, because his lung condition lacked the required service connection, but remanded to the VA Reg...

ECHOLS v. SHINSEKI
Date: October 10, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7090
Intellect Wireless, Inc. v. HTC Corp.  
Date: October 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1658

Justia Opinion Summary: Intellect’s patents involve wireless transmission of caller identification information and disclose providing caller ID information from a message center to a personal communication device, such as a cell phone, by a wir...

GAVIN v. US
Date: October 9, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5095
KRUSE TECHNOLOGY PARTNERSHIP v. VOLKSWAGEN AG
Date: October 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1352
STRICKLAND v. SHINSEKI
Date: October 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7095
Broadcom Corp. v. Emulex Corp.  
Date: October 7, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1309

Justia Opinion Summary: The patent concerns digital communication systems with data transceivers capable of receiving multiple, analog, high-speed, serial data signals. Once received, the analog data signal must be converted into a digital sign...

SEARCY v. AGRICULTURE
Date: October 7, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3175
TKC AEROSPACE, INC. v. DHS
Date: October 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1423
Microsoft Corp. v. Int'l Trade Comm'n  
Date: October 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1445

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2010, Microsoft filed a complaint in the U.S. International Trade Commission, alleging that Motorola had violated the Tariff Act of 1930, 19 U.S.C. 1337, by importing mobile phones and tablets that infringe several Mi...

TESCO CORPORATION v. NATIONAL OILWELL VARCO, L.P.
Date: October 3, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1155
SEED RESEARCH EQUIPMENT v. GARY W. CLEM, INC.
Date: October 3, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1310
FOSTER v. PITNEY BOWES CORPORATION
Date: October 3, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1374
INRE: TOA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Date: October 3, 2013
Docket Number: 13-153
INRE: REMY COINTREAU USA, INC.
Date: October 3, 2013
Docket Number: 13-160
TecSec, Inc. v. Int'l Bus. Mach. Corp.  
Date: October 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1415

Justia Opinion Summary: TecSec’s 702, 452, and 781 Patents derive from a common parent application and disclose a system and a method for providing security in a data network by nesting encrypted objects into other objects which are also encryp...

IN RE TSE
Date: October 2, 2013
Docket Number: 13-168
JONES v. ARMY
Date: October 2, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3169
BRANNEN v. SHINSEKI
Date: October 2, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7099
In re: City of Houston  
Date: October 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1356

Justia Opinion Summary: Houston and the District of Columbia each sought to register an official seal as a trademark in connection with various governmental services, including commerce, tourism, business administration, and public utility serv...

AZ v. Shinseki  
Date: September 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-7046

Justia Opinion Summary: Veterans sought disability compensation for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) allegedly caused by sexual assaults that occurred during service. Their service records do not reflect any reports of the alleged sexual a...

JUXTACOMM-TEXAS SOFTWARE, LLC v. TIBCO SOFTWARE, INC.
Date: September 30, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1004
MCNEILL v. ARMY
Date: September 30, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3096
DABNEY v. MSPB
Date: September 30, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3149
JOHNSON v. SHINSEKI
Date: September 30, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7040
WILHOITE v. SHINSEKI
Date: September 30, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7110
WEAVER v. SHINSEKI
Date: September 30, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7130
AYTONA v. SHINSEKI
Date: September 30, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7131
Wolfchild v. United States  
Date: September 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5035

Justia Opinion Summary: The federal government holds, in trust for three Indian communities, certain Minnesota land acquired in the late 1800s, with federal funds appropriated for a statutorily identified group of Indians. That beneficiary grou...

MeadWestvaco Corp. v. Rexam Beauty & Closures, Inc.  
Date: September 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1518

Justia Opinion Summary: Rexam, Valois, and MWV compete in the perfume packaging industry. Each sells spray pumps to fragrance houses such as Estee Lauder and Chanel. MWV developed an “invisible” tube that appears to disappear when immersed in...

Sunovion Pharm., Inc. v. Teva Pharm. USA, Inc.  
Date: September 26, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1335

Justia Opinion Summary: Sunovion owns the rights to the patent, which is directed to pharmaceutical compositions of the single-enantiomer drug eszopiclone, the active ingredient in the chiral drug marketed as a sleep medication with the brand n...

B-K LIGHTING, INC. v. FRESNO VALVES & CASTINGS, INC.
Date: September 25, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1318
IN RE NINTENDO CO., LTD.
Date: September 25, 2013
Docket Number: 13-151
DEGELMAN INDUSTRIES, LTD. v. PRO-TECH WELDING
Date: September 25, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1569
STEELE v. MSPB
Date: September 25, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3085
Network Signatures, Inc. v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins., Inc.  
Date: September 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1492

Justia Opinion Summary: The patent, entitled “Intermediate Network Authentication,” concerns internet security, and was developed by a scientist at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL). The NRL allowed the patent to lapse for nonpayment of the 7...

Rambus Inc. v. Rea  
Date: September 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1634

Justia Opinion Summary: Conventional memory circuits asynchronously transfer all of the data upon request, which can tie up the computer system for long periods of time and create a “bottleneck” that slows down computer operations. The patent a...

WHITE v. MSPB
Date: September 24, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3146
INSITUFORM TECHNOLOGIES v. AMERIK SUPPLIES, INC.
Date: September 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1655
IRWIN INDUSTRIAL TOOL CO. v. BIBOW INDUSTRIES, INC.
Date: September 23, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1112
NAZOMI COMMUNICATIONS, INC. v. NOKIA CORPORATION
Date: September 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1514
RUIZ v. MSPB
Date: September 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3147
LAGUERRA v. MSPB
Date: September 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3152
TRUFANT v. AIR FORCE
Date: September 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3168
GANAWAY v. US
Date: September 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5031
SLONE v. US
Date: September 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5127
SLONE v. US
Date: September 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5128
WINSETT v. SHINSEKI
Date: September 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7086
BENNETT MARINE, INC. v. LENCO MARINE, INC.
Date: September 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1336
BUCKHORN INC. v. ORBIS CORPORATION
Date: September 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1643
TRUFANT v. AIR FORCE
Date: September 19, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3168
INRE: MOTOROLA MOBILITY LLC [RULE 36 JUDGMENT]
Date: September 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1133
KAPLAN v. HOPPER
Date: September 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-145
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS v. CINRAM INTERNATIONAL
Date: September 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1482
NOBLE v. USPS
Date: September 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3045
TAYLOR v. MSPB
Date: September 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3113
MCKEEHAN v. MSPB
Date: September 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3153
FADEN v. MSPB
Date: September 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3167
ALBERT SCHULTZ v. MSPB
Date: September 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3142
TRIMEL BIOPHARMA SRL v. M&P PATENT AG
Date: September 17, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1385
MENDEZ v. US
Date: September 17, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5033
DEAN HARA v. OPM
Date: September 16, 2013
Docket Number: 09-3134
FLUOR INTERCONTINENTAL v. JOHN KERRY
Date: September 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1553
ENOCEAN GMBH v. FACE INTERNATIONAL CORP
Date: September 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1645
LAUBE v. REA
Date: September 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1048
Del Monte Corp. v. United States  
Date: September 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1105

Justia Opinion Summary: Del Monte imports products consisting of tuna, with sauce, in a sealed microwaveable package. The tuna accounts for 80 percent of the total product weight; the sauce accounts for 20 percent. U.S. Customs and Border Prote...

INRE: MOTOROLA MOBILITY LLC
Date: September 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1133
INRE: MALLGREN
Date: September 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1258
INRE: BLAIR
Date: September 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1591
JOHNSON v. OPM
Date: September 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3064
STEELE v. MSPB
Date: September 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3065
JONES v. HHS
Date: September 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3069
TAYLOR v. US
Date: September 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5008
GROVES v. SHINSEKI
Date: September 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7077
REED v. SHINSEKI
Date: September 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7081
CAMPBELL v. SHINSEKI
Date: September 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7128
Rockies Express Pipeline, LLC v. Salazar  
Date: September 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1055

Justia Opinion Summary: In connection with construction of a pipeline to ship natural gas from Wyoming to Eastern Ohio, Rockies Express and Minerals Management Service (MMS), within the Department of the Interior, entered into contracts contain...

King v. Office of Pers. Mgmt.  
Date: September 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3061

Justia Opinion Summary: Former U.S. Forest Service employee King had long-term relationships with two women, both of whom claimed federal survivor benefits upon his death. Kathryn believed she had married King in a civil ceremony in 2002. Diana...

ZELLNER v. SHINSEKI
Date: September 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-7151
AIA ENGINEERING LTD. v. MAGOTTEAUX INTERNATIONAL
Date: September 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1035
INRE: HEALTH SCIENCE FUNDING, LLC
Date: September 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1054
CHANG v. REA
Date: September 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1085
MONDIS TECHNOLOGY LTD. v. INNOLUX CORPORATION
Date: September 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1178
REDONDO v. US
Date: September 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5058
GRIMES v. SHINSEKI
Date: September 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7080
PRONOVA BIOPHARMA NORGE v. TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS
Date: September 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1498
W.L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC. v. MEDTRONIC, INC.
Date: September 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1538
SINCLAIR-ALLISON, INC. v. FIFTH AVENUE PHYSICIAN SERVICE
Date: September 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1177
SHERMAN v. MSPB
Date: September 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3015
COOKE v. DEFENSE
Date: September 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3030
SANBORN v. ARMY
Date: September 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3046
LEIJA v. DVA
Date: September 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3048
DIAMOND v. US
Date: September 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5036
TURNER v. SHINSEKI
Date: September 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7074
GORTON v. SHINSEKI
Date: September 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7083
St. Jude Med., Inc. v. Access Closure, Inc.  
Date: September 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1452

Justia Opinion Summary: The patents at issue relate to methods and devices for sealing a vascular puncture, which occurs when a medical procedure requires a puncture through the skin and into a vein or artery to insert a medical device, such as...

High Point Design LLC v. Buyer's Direct, Inc.  
Date: September 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1455

Justia Opinion Summary: BDI is the owner a design patent and the manufacturer of slippers known as SNOOZIES®. High Point manufactures and distributes the accused FUZZY BABBA® slippers, which are sold through various retailers, including Meijer,...

DELLOSA v. SHINSEKI
Date: September 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-7160
Atar S.R.L v. United States  
Date: September 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1001

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1996, the Department of Commerce determined that certain pasta products from Italy were being sold in the U.S. at less than fair value and published an order imposing antidumping duties. Several years later, Commerce...

STAUFFER v. BROOKS BROTHERS, INC.
Date: September 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1180
FUJITSU LIMITED v. TELLABS, INC.
Date: September 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-154
SHELTON v. US
Date: September 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5057
Cencast Servs., L.P. v. United States  
Date: September 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5142

Justia Opinion Summary: Entities (Cencast) that remit payroll and employment taxes on behalf of motion picture and television production companies filed Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA) and the Federal Insurance Contribution Act employment t...

MOORER v. US
Date: September 10, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5115
Wawrzynski v. H.J. Heinz Co.  
Date: September 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1624

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1997 Wawrzynski was awarded the 990 patent, entitled “Method of Food Article Dipping and Wiping in a Condiment Container.” The description illustrates a condiment container that has a flexible cap with a slitted openi...

COMAPER CORPORATION v. ANTEC, INC.
Date: September 6, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1147
THE WARREN TRUST v. US
Date: September 6, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5034
Accenture Global Servs. GMBH v. Guidewire Software, Inc.  
Date: September 5, 2013
Docket Number: 11-1486

Justia Opinion Summary: Accenture alleged infringement of its patent, which describes a “computer program ... for handling insurance-related tasks” and discloses software components of the program, including a “data component that stores, retri...

STEPHAN EVANS v. USPS
Date: September 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3190
Kellogg Brown & Root Servs, Inc. v. United States  
Date: September 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5106

Justia Opinion Summary: Before the invasion of Iraq, KBR entered into contracts with the U.S. Army for the provision of dining facility (DFAC) services in Iraq. The contract at issue was for DFAC services at Camp Anaconda, one of the largest U....

STAUFFER v. BROOKS BROTHERS, INC.
Date: September 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1180
VICK v. TRANSPORTATION
Date: September 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3073
SOVERAIN SOFTWARE V NEWEGG
Date: September 4, 2013
Docket Number: 11-1009
Bayer CropScience AG v. Dow AgroSciences, LLC  
Date: September 3, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1002

Justia Opinion Summary: Bayer’s patent concerns genetically modifying plants to confer resistance to a common herbicide (2,4-D) by inserting a particular DNA segment into plant cells, which reproduce to create new cells that contain that gene....

GAVIN v. US
Date: September 3, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5095
WINSETT v. SHINSEKI
Date: September 3, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7086
Trading Techs. Int'l v. Open E Cry, LLC  
Date: August 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1583

Justia Opinion Summary: TT’s 411, 768, 374, and 055 parents relate to software used for electronic trading on a commodities exchange, were issued in 2010-2011, and claim priority to applications filed in 2000. In consolidated infringement proce...

COOPER NOTIFICATION, INC. v. TWITTER, INC.
Date: August 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1615
AEVOE Corp. v. AE Tech Co., Ltd.  
Date: August 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1422

Justia Opinion Summary: Aevoe’s patent is directed to a touch screen protector for electronic devices, consisting of plastic film and a spacer that can be attached and removed without trapping air bubbles or dust. The spacer, sized to fit a par...

CISCO SYSTEMS, INC. v. ALBERTA TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Date: August 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1687
Carson v. Sec'y, Health & Human Servs.  
Date: August 28, 2013
Docket Number: 10-5089

Justia Opinion Summary: Kit Carson was born in May 1996, and received numerous vaccinations during his first year of life. At his 18-month and 24-month check-ups, Kit’s pediatricians noted that his speech was delayed. Following his three-year c...

APPLIED MEDICAL RESOURCES v. TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP
Date: August 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1412
ERNEST ELLIS, SR. v. SHINSEKI
Date: August 26, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7028
SkinMedica Inc v. Histogen Inc  
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1560

Justia Opinion Summary: SkinMedica owns the 494 and 746 patents, which relate to methods for producing pharmaceutical compositions containing “novel conditioned cell culture medium compositions ... [and] uses for the[m].” Skinmedica filed a pat...

Apple Inc. v. Samsung Elecs. Co., Ltd.  
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1600

Justia Opinion Summary: Apple sued Samsung, asserting that Samsung’s smartphones and tablets infringed several of Apple’s patents and infringed Apple’s trade dress embodied in its iPhone and iPad products. Samsung counterclaimed that the iPhone...

KLAMATH CLAIMS COMMITTEE v. US
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5130
ROMAN v. OPM
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3095
BABSA-AY v. SHINSEKI
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7036
SYLVIA KITT v. NAVY
Date: August 22, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3100
HAROLD VAN ALLEN v. SHINSEKI
Date: August 22, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7057
BEN CARRILLO v. DHS
Date: August 21, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3105
MATTHEWS v. US
Date: August 21, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5109
YUYAMA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. v. JVM CO., LTD
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 11-1104
KAPLAN v. CONYERS
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 11-3207
RAKHMATULLA ASATOV v. MSPB
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3124
DABNEY v. USPS
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3149
Ashley Furniture Indus., Inc. v. United States  
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1196

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2003, pursuant to a petition by U.S. furniture manufacturers and labor unions, the Department of Commerce initiated an antidumping investigation of Chinese wooden bedroom furniture manufacturers. The International Tra...

Univ of Utah v. Max-Planck-Gesellschaft Zur Forderung der Wissenschaften E.V.  
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1540

Justia Opinion Summary: Bass, a professor of biochemistry at UUtah, studies RNA interference (RNAi), a phenomenon in which RNA plays a role in silencing expression of individual genes. Her employment contract assigns all patent rights arising f...

Itochu Bldg. Prods. v. United States  
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1044

Justia Opinion Summary: Itochu asked the U.S. Department of Commerce to act under 19 U.S.C. 1675(b) to revoke part of an antidumping-duty order applicable to imported steel nails. Before Commerce issued its preliminary determination, Itochu sub...

CRAWFORD v. SHINSEKI
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7055
MIKKELSEN GRAPHIC ENGINEERING v. ZUND AMERICA
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1472
Gargiulo v. Dep't of Homeland Sec.  
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3157

Justia Opinion Summary: Based on misconduct that he allegedly committed in his previous positions as a police officer and deputy sheriff, the Transportation Security Administration suspended and ultimately revoked Gargiulo’s security clearance,...

GRETA CRAWFORD v. MSPB
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3206
INRE: VIGILANT VIDEO, INC.
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-161
YERESSIAN v. ARMY
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3079
YERESSIAN v. ARMY
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3080
YERESSIAN v. ARMY
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3081
YERESSIAN v. ARMY
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3082
Middleton v. Shinseki  
Date: August 15, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7014

Justia Opinion Summary: Middleton served on active duty from 1964 until 1990. He first sought compensation for type II diabetes mellitus in 2001. In 2002, a VA Regional Office granted service connection, assigning a disability rating of 20 perc...

KIM LAUBE v. FURMINATOR, INC.
Date: August 14, 2013
Docket Number: 11-1241
GIRARD CHAMNESS v. JOHN MCHUGH
Date: August 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1547
Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. v. Sunbeam Prods., Inc.  
Date: August 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1581

Justia Opinion Summary: Hamilton Beach and Sunbeam compete in the small kitchen appliance industry; both sell “slow cookers.” Hamilton Beach’s patent disclosed a “portable” slow cooker with clips to seal the detachable lid of the device on the...

STEWART v. MSPB
Date: August 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3210
NORMAN COHEN v. US
Date: August 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5135
ACME SCALE COMPANY, INC. v. LTS SCALE COMPANY, LLC
Date: August 14, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1534
FRANKLIN PERKINS v. MSPB
Date: August 14, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3074
LAGUERRA v. TREASURY
Date: August 14, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3152
GIPSON v. TREASURY
Date: August 14, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3157
HENRY MERCIER v. SHINSEKI
Date: August 14, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7042
BUCKNER v. SHINSEKI
Date: August 14, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7071
Monolithic Power Sys., Inc. v. O2 Micro Int'l, Ltd.  
Date: August 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1221

Justia Opinion Summary: MPS and O2 Micro compete in the market for integrated circuit products that control LCD and LED lighting. O2 had filed several prior patent infringement claims against MPS and its customers. MPS sought a declaratory jud...

LEVITON MANUFACTURING CO v. ITC
Date: August 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1483
INRE: BEKA SOLOMON
Date: August 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1689
MAURY MICROWAVE, INC. v. FOCUS MICROWAVES, INC.
Date: August 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1006
INRE: EDWARD RAPP
Date: August 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1111
ASATOV v. AIR FORCE
Date: August 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3028
CONWAY v. MSPB
Date: August 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3084
BAYER HEALTHCARE PHARMA v. WATSON PHARMA
Date: August 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1397
PANDUIT CORP. v. ADC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.
Date: August 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1435
PANDUIT CORP. v. REA
Date: August 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1437
Leo Pharm. Prods., Ltd. v. Kappos  
Date: August 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1520

Justia Opinion Summary: Prior art concerning treatment of the skin disease, psoriasis, discloses a combination treatment of a vitamin D analog and a corticosteroid. Leo’s patent calls for simultaneous treatment with vitamin D and corticosteroid...

JAMES CARON v. QUICKUTZ, INC.
Date: August 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1081
FLEMING v. COWARD
Date: August 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1091
Taurus IP, LLC v. DaimlerChrysler Corp.  
Date: August 9, 2013
Docket Number: 08-1462

Justia Opinion Summary: Taurus sued DaimlerChrysler, alleging that external websites infringed its patent for “a computer system for managing product knowledge related to products offered for sale by a selling entity.” Daimler Chrysler asserted...

Aria Diagnostics, Inc. v. Sequenom, Inc.  
Date: August 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1531

Justia Opinion Summary: Conventional tests for prenatal abnormalities caused by genetic abnormalities have relied on invasive and potentially risky techniques like amniocentesis to obtain fetal cells. As an alternative, scientists developed met...

GRAVES v. NAVY
Date: August 9, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3077
DELA CRUZ v. OPM
Date: August 9, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3156
ASATOV v. AID
Date: August 9, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3160
SPEARMAN v. MSPB
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3053
KEITH FIELDS v. MSPB
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3132
MEUNIER v. OPM
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3135
NEGRON v. OPM
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3145
WHITE v. MSPB
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3146
MOORER v. US
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5115
CALDWELL v. SHINSEKI
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7106
Apple Inc. v. Int'l Trade Comm'n  
Date: August 7, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1338

Justia Opinion Summary: Apple’s patents disclose a smartphone touch panel with a transparent capacitive sensing medium that can detect multiple touches at once by employing a matrix of electrodes connected to circuits that measure the change in...

Rembrandt Vision Techs., L.P. v. Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.  
Date: August 7, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1510

Justia Opinion Summary: Rembrandt’s patent relates to contact lenses that have a highly wettable surface and are permeable to oxygen. The patent discloses a soft gas permeable lens with an acrylic layer on the surface of the lens body that incr...

RESEARCH FOUNDATION v. MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS
Date: August 7, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1523
CORE LABORATORIES LP v. SPECTRUM TRACER SERVICES
Date: August 7, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1263
DANIEL v. MSPB
Date: August 7, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3040
ANGEL VAZQUEZ-FLORES v. SHINSEKI
Date: August 7, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7012
ESTRADA v. SHINSEKI
Date: August 7, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7107
3M Innovative Props. Co. v. Tredegar Corp.  
Date: August 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1241

Justia Opinion Summary: 3M sells laminate products such as diapers and claimed infringement of four patents by Tredegar, a supplier of breathable and nonwoven film laminates for personal care products, including baby diapers, training pants, an...

Cheese Sys., Inc. v. Tetra Pak Cheese & Powder Sys., Inc.  
Date: August 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1463

Justia Opinion Summary: Tetra Pak’s patent involves commercial cheese-making vats. The district court granted summary judgment, holding that CSI infringed under the doctrine of equivalents and had not proven the patent invalid, and entered a pe...

MAY v. US
Date: August 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5109
WALTER BERIONT v. GTE LABORATORIES
Date: August 6, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1109
Gallo v. Dep't of Transp.  
Date: August 5, 2013
Docket Number: 11-3094

Justia Opinion Summary: Gallo was an FAA air traffic control specialist until 1995 when she experienced a job-related injury for which she received benefits. Gallo recovered enough to return to light duty. In 1996 she lost her medical certifica...

Nat'l Org. of Veterans Advocates, Inc. v. Sec'y of Veterans Affairs  
Date: August 5, 2013
Docket Number: 11-7191

Justia Opinion Summary: The Department of Veterans Affairs promulgated a rule that purported to eliminate certain procedural and appellate rights for veterans appearing before the Board of Veterans’ Appeals. The National Organization of Veteran...

TROY v. SAMSON MANUFACTURING CORP.
Date: August 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1434
JOSEPH MANDELL v. US
Date: August 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5092
HAROLD VAN ALLEN v. SHINSEKI
Date: August 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7057
WILHOITE v. SHINSEKI
Date: August 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7110
NISSIM CORP. v. REA
Date: August 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1409
INRE: EMADELDIN HASSAN
Date: August 2, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1287
PATRICIA SCHEIER v. LAWYERS TITLE INSURANCE
Date: August 2, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1320