2014 Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 1 - 500 of 1266

WALKER DIGITAL LLC v, EXPEDIA, INC. [OPINION]
Date: December 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1520
Thai Plastic Bags Indus. Co., Ltd. v. United States  
Date: December 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1237

Justia Opinion Summary: The Thai government provides BCR program rebates to domestic manufacturers who produce and export products made from raw materials imported by domestic suppliers. TPBI manufactures polyethylene retail carrier bags in Tha...

Fleming v. Escort, Inc.  
Date: December 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1331

Justia Opinion Summary: Fleming owns two reissue patents (35 U.S.C. 251) relating to radar for detecting police signals. They claim methods for incorporating, and apparatuses that incorporate, a GPS unit to reduce false alarms by allowing the d...

Sanchez-Navarro v. McDonald  
Date: December 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7039

Justia Opinion Summary: Navarro served in the Army from 1958-1960. He is not a combat veteran, but served near the demilitarized zone after the Korean War. In 2005, Navarro sought service connection for PTSD. He established the condition under...

Content Extraction & Transmission, LLC v. Wells Fargo Bank  
Date: December 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1588

Justia Opinion Summary: CET owns the asserted patents, which share substantially the same specification. The four patents contain a total of 242 claims. The claims generally recite a method of extracting data from hard copy documents using an a...

Aqua Shield v. Interpool Pool Cover Team  
Date: December 22, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1263

Justia Opinion Summary: Aqua Shield’s 160 patent claims enclosures designed to cover pools or create sun rooms, consisting of arched sections that can slide over or under one another to enclose or expose the encompassed area as desired. Aqua S...

DATATERN, INC. v. EPICOR SOFTWARE CORPORATION
Date: December 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1251
Stryker Corp. v. Zimmer, Inc.  
Date: December 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1668

Justia Opinion Summary: Stryker’s patents concern pulsed lavage devices that deliver pressurized irrigation for medical therapies, including cleaning wounds. In 1993 Stryker applied for the patents and began to market portable, battery powered,...

CREATIVE KINGDOMS, LLC v. ITC
Date: December 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1072
Belimo Automation, A.G. v. United States  
Date: December 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1165

Justia Opinion Summary: Belimo imports devices consisting of an electric motor, gears, and circuit boards, used in HVAC systems. HVAC system sensors detect and send ambient temperature to a central controller, which compares that to a user’s de...

ASATOV v. MSPB
Date: December 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3124
JOHNSON v. MCDONALD
Date: December 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7066
ABB Turbo Sys. AG v. TurboUSA, Inc.  
Date: December 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1356

Justia Opinion Summary: ABB designs, produces, and sells exhaust-gas turbochargers and turbocharger parts, primarily for use in large, ocean-going vessels and in power plants. In 2012, ABB filed suit, accusing TurboUSA, Inc., and TurboNed Servi...

Univ. of Ut. Research Found. v. Ambry Genetics Corp.  
Date: December 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1361

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs own patents relating to the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, mutations of which are linked to hereditary breast and ovarian cancers. In prior litigation, the Supreme Court held that claims of one of the patents were dra...

In re: St. Helena Hosp.  
Date: December 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1009

Justia Opinion Summary: St. Helena conducts a 10-day residential health improvement program at its California in-patient facility. St. Helena applied to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to register the mark “TAKETEN,” identifying the servic...

CSR, PLC v. SKULLCANDY, INC.
Date: December 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1108
Promega Corp. v. Life Tech. Corp.  
Date: December 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1011

Justia Opinion Summary: The patents at issue relate DNA testing, specifically to multiplex amplification of short tandem repeat (STR) loci and claim methods or kits for simultaneously determining the alleles present in a set of STR loci from DN...

LUV N' CARE LTD. v. KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS NV
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1007
THE TURFGRASS GROUP, INC. v. CAROLINA FRESH FARMS, INC.
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1017
ALLERGAN, INC. v. SANDOZ, INC.
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1151
NETAIRUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC v. APPLE INC.
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1404
O'HARA v. MCDONALD
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7072
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. v. United States  
Date: December 10, 2014
Docket Numbers: 13-5096, 13-5099

Justia Opinion Summary: Sikorsky Aircraft has had several government contracts that are subject to the government Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), which govern the allocation of costs among the various contracts being performed by a government...

Biafora v. United States  
Date: December 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5130

Justia Opinion Summary: In the 1950s and ’60s, to encourage private developers to construct, own, and manage housing projects for low- and moderate-income families, the government insured mortgages on those projects in exchange for provisions,...

GERAWAN FARMING, INC. v. REHRIG PACIFIC COMPANY
Date: December 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1264
MAUNA KEA TECHNOLOGIES v. ANTICANCER, INC.
Date: December 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1412
MCKINNEY v. MCDONALD
Date: December 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7104
Japanese Found. for Cancer Research v. Lee  
Date: December 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1678

Justia Opinion Summary: The 187 patent was assigned to the Foundation in February, 2001. In October, the Foundation’s attorney, responsible for prosecution of the patent filed a statutory disclaimer (37 C.F.R. 1.321(a)), for the entire term of...

Blubaugh v. McDonald  
Date: December 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-7119

Justia Opinion Summary: Blubaugh served in the Army, 1964-1966 and was a gunner in Vietnam. In 1988, he sought service connection for multiple medical conditions, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The VA denied service connectio...

INRE: FRANCISCAN VINEYARDS, INC.
Date: December 9, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1269
IN RE: KHAYRALLAH
Date: December 9, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1382
WALKER v. MSPB
Date: December 9, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3155
BLOUNT v. MSPB
Date: December 9, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3156
NEALY v. USPS
Date: December 9, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3157
WYRICK v. TRANSPORTATION
Date: December 9, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3162
WAGSTAFF v. US
Date: December 9, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5136
BERRY v. MCDONALD
Date: December 9, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7067
FLORES v. MCDONALD
Date: December 9, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7092
GRK CANADA, LTD. v. US
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1255
Archuleta v. Hopper  
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3177

Justia Opinion Summary: Hopper was hired by the Social Security Administration, which requested that the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) conduct a background investigation. Fifteen months later, OPM challenged his application. Asked whethe...

MILLIONWAY INTERNATIONAL, INC v. BLACK RAPID, INC
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1204
SPLIT PIVOT, INC. v. TREK BICYCLE CORPORATION
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1241
TOMITA TECHNOLOGIES USA, LLC v. NINTENDO CO., LTD.
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1244
IN RE: GRAFF
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1288
CLASSEN IMMUNOTHERAPIES, INC. v. SHIONOGI, INC.
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1364
GILEAD SCIENCES, INC. v. SIGMAPHARM LABS
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1456
BURKS (THOMAS) v. USPS
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3115
HELFERTY v. US
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5043
GREEN v. US
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5057
FLORES v. HHS
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5073
RUSSELL v. MCDONALD
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7055
SPEAR v. MCDONALD
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7114
DAVIS v. MCDONALD
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7120
JOHNSON v. MCDONALD
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7123
DDR Holdings, LLC v. Hotels.Com, L.P.  
Date: December 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1505

Justia Opinion Summary: DDR’s patents are directed to generating a web page that combines visual elements of a “host” website with content of a third-party merchant. Prior art allowed third-party merchants to “lure the [host website’s] visitor...

BRUCE v. MCDONALD
Date: December 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-7146
Memorylink Corp. v. Motorola Solutions, Inc.  
Date: December 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1186

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1997, Memorylink’s founders approached Motorola about jointly developing a handheld camera that could wirelessly transmit and receive video signals. After a successful demonstration, they sent Motorola a letter, agree...

Sandoz, Inc. v. Amgen, Inc.  
Date: December 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1693

Justia Opinion Summary: Sandoz sought a declaratory judgment that two patents, exclusively licensed to Amgen, were invalid and unenforceable and would not be infringed if Sandoz uses, offers to sell or sells, or imports a drug product “biosimil...

BASU v. MSPB
Date: December 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3164
CAJA v. OPM
Date: December 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3169
Tyco Healthcare Grp., LP v. Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc.  
Date: December 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1324

Justia Opinion Summary: Tyco sued alleging that Ethicon’s ultrasonic cutting and coagulating surgical devices infringed certain claims in three of its patents. The district court held that certain claims of those patents would not have been obv...

Ericsson, Inc. v. D-Link Sys., Inc.  
Date: December 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1625

Justia Opinion Summary: Interoperability, enabling electronic devices to charge and connect to the wireless Internet anywhere, requires compliance with technical standards. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) publishes...

TRISTRATA, INC. v. MICROSOFT CORPORATION
Date: December 4, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1168
IN RE: ENGLEMAN
Date: December 4, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1230
IN RE: INVENTOR HOLDINGS, LLC
Date: December 4, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1363
ENDO PHARMACEUTICALS INC. v. MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
Date: December 4, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1422
LEWIS v. MSPB
Date: December 4, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3148
SMITH v. OPM
Date: December 4, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3167
Koehn v. Sec'y of Health & Human Servs.  
Date: December 4, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5054

Justia Opinion Summary: Systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (SJIA), an autoinflammatory disease, has symptoms including arthritis, fever, rash, and muscle and joint pain, caused by dysfunctional production of proteins, which cells release al...

METSO MINERALS INC. v. TEREX CORPORATION
Date: December 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1352
Par Pharma., Inc. v TWi Pharma., Inc.  
Date: December 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1391

Justia Opinion Summary: Megestrol was used to treat wasting in cancer patients. In 1993, Squibb marketed an oral suspension of micronized megestrol, Megace OS, for treatment of anorexia and cachexia in AIDS patients. Other manufacturers submitt...

Plaintiff v. Defendant
Date: December 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3071
MIDYETT v. MSPB
Date: December 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3131
Hartford Fire Ins. Co. v. United States  
Date: December 1, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1585

Justia Opinion Summary: Between July 30, 2003, and August 31, 2003, Sunline imported eight entries of freshwater crawfish tailmeat from Chinese producer Hubei, which were subject to a U.S. Department of Commerce antidumping duty order covering...

Home Meridian Int'l, Inc. v. United States  
Date: December 1, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1251

Justia Opinion Summary: The U.S. Department of Commerce published an antidumping duty order on wooden bedroom furniture from China. AFMC requested an administrative review of certain companies exporting such furniture to the U.S. in 2009. After...

NAZOMI COMMUNICATIONS, INC. v. MICROSOFT MOBILE OY
Date: November 26, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1173
HICKS v. USPS
Date: November 26, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3017
INRE: CASHMAN EQUIPMENT COMPANY
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-154
CAMPOS v. COMMISSIONER OF INTERNAL REV
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1667
A&J MANUFACTURING, LLC v. ITC
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1742
CLARK v. US
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: 15-5002
IN RE: HOWARD
Date: November 21, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1137
INRE: LIGHT
Date: November 21, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1598
GRAVES v. DVA
Date: November 21, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3159
VANDERLEE v. MSPB
Date: November 21, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3203
MALONE v. MSPB
Date: November 21, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3211
HILL v. MSPB
Date: November 21, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3216
WILLIAMS v. OPM
Date: November 21, 2014
Docket Number: 15-3021
CARPENTER v. US
Date: November 21, 2014
Docket Number: 15-5014
Roche Vitamins, Inc. v. United States  
Date: November 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1568

Justia Opinion Summary: Roche imported BetaTab, a mixture containing beta-carotene, antioxidants, gelatin, sucrose, and corn starch that can be used as a source of Vitamin A in foods, beverages, and vitamin products. Beta-carotene crystalline m...

CAMPBELL v. MSPB
Date: November 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3166
Versata Software, Inc. v. Callidus Software, Inc.  
Date: November 20, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1468

Justia Opinion Summary: Versata sued Callidus, alleging infringement the 326, 304, and 024 patents, concerning management and tracking of sales information by a financial services company. Seven months after briefing on motions to dismiss or to...

MARINE TRAVELIFT INC v. ASCOM SPA
Date: November 20, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1810
Berlin v. Dep't of Labor  
Date: November 20, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3031

Justia Opinion Summary: Under 5 U.S.C. 7521, an agency may furlough an administrative law judge (ALJ) for 30 days or less “only for good cause established and determined by the Merit Systems Protection Board” in a formal adjudication. The Board...

GRANTHAM v. US
Date: November 20, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5118
O'Bryan v. McDonald  
Date: November 20, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7027

Justia Opinion Summary: O’Bryan served in the Marine Corps from 1973-1976. His eye problems were not noted upon his entry into service. Upon discharge, he was listed as having 20/20 vision. In 1977, he filed a claim for service-connected optic...

MENDELSON v. MCDONALD
Date: November 20, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7030
RICE v. MCDONALD
Date: November 20, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7113
eDigital Corp. v. Futurewei Tech., Inc.  
Date: November 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1019

Justia Opinion Summary: In a Colorado district court, e.Digital asserted claims 1 and 19 of the 774 patent, disclosing a device with a microphone and a removable, interchangeable flash memory recording medium that allows for audio recording and...

GILEAD SCIENCES, INC. v. SIGMAPHARM LABS
Date: November 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1456
BOWERS v. MCDONALD
Date: November 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7132
VEHICLE IP, LLC v. AT&T MOBILITY, LLC
Date: November 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1380
Alcan Food Packaging v. United States  
Date: November 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1003

Justia Opinion Summary: Alcan imported Flexalcon, an aluminum-plastic laminate foil for food packaging with stringent shelf-life requirements, such as for the military’s Meals Ready to Eat. Flexalcon is a four-layer material for the base of a p...

WARNER CHILCOTT COMPANY, LLC v. TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS USA, INC.
Date: November 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1439
RUSSELL v. HHS
Date: November 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3130
BROWN v. MCDONALD
Date: November 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7016
WASHINGTON v. MCDONALD
Date: November 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7063
MALICO, INC v. LSI LOGIC CORPORATION
Date: November 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1680
Antares Pharma, Inc. v. Medac Pharma, Inc.  
Date: November 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1648

Justia Opinion Summary: Antares’s 015 patent, entitled “needle assisted jet injector,” discloses a system in which a needle punctures the skin before forcefully expelling a medication. With typical injectors the medication itself ruptures the o...

CHAPMAN LAW FIRM, LPA v. US
Date: November 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5048
Ultramercial, Inc. v. Hulu, LLC  
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: 10-1544

Justia Opinion Summary: The 545 patent claims a method for distributing copyrighted products (songs, movies, books) over the Internet where the consumer receives a copyrighted product for free in exchange for viewing an advertisement, and the a...

ROZBICKI v. CHIANG
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1041
AGSOUTH GENETICS LLC v. GEORGIA FARM SERVICES LLC
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1571
AFGE LOCAL 709 v. JUSTICE
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3174
LOOPS, LLC v. PHOENIX TRADING, INC.
Date: November 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1332
DEBORD v. MCDONALD
Date: November 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-7124
IN RE: HOWARD
Date: November 13, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1137
ESCORT INC. v. FLEMING
Date: November 13, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1414
HARGER v. MCDONALD
Date: November 13, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7086
VASQUEZ v. MCDONALD
Date: November 13, 2014
Docket Number: 15-7001
DEBORD v. MCDONALD
Date: November 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-7124
JONES v. ARMY
Date: November 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3065
JOHNSON v. MSPB
Date: November 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3104
BODDIE v. TREASURY
Date: November 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3125
HOLMES v. OPM
Date: November 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3127
MILLER v. MSPB
Date: November 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3132
TAYLOR v. US
Date: November 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5068
BLANEY v. MCDONALD
Date: November 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7089
SEIRUS INNOVATIVE ACCESSORIES v. BALBOA MANUFACTURING
Date: November 10, 2014
Docket Number: 12-1558
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIF v. DEPUY SYNTHES
Date: November 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1675
NEW-HOWARD v. DVA
Date: November 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3180
MASTEROBJECTS, INC. v. GOOGLE INC.
Date: November 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1148
IN RE: MIDWESTERN PET FOODS
Date: November 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1272
FORHEALTH TECHNOLOGIES, INC. v. INTELLIGENT HOSPITAL SYSTEMS
Date: November 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1348
WEYER v. FACEBOOK, INC.
Date: November 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1378
COTHRON-MALLETT v. MSPB
Date: November 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3035
ROBINSON v. MSPB
Date: November 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3176
UPSHAW v. US
Date: November 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5104
BARKSDALE v. US
Date: November 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5108
WALKER v. US
Date: November 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5112
PHILLIPS v. MCDONALD
Date: November 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7022
GARSOW v. MCDONALD
Date: November 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7023
HINKLE v. MCDONALD
Date: November 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7053
WHITE v. SSA
Date: November 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3134
IN RE: ROTH
Date: November 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1162
OPTIMUM SERVICES, INC. v. ARMY
Date: November 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1228
RUBIN v. SCOTTS COMPANY LLC
Date: November 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1319
JOHNSON v. MSPB
Date: November 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3074
FENLON v. NAVY
Date: November 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3088
IZON v. OPM
Date: November 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3094
DEAN v. AIR FORCE
Date: November 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3114
HAVRILLA v. MSPB
Date: November 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3122
WISHNESKI v. OPM
Date: November 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3128
MINGGIA v. OPM
Date: November 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3136
TERRILL v. ARMY
Date: November 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3185
LEA v. US
Date: November 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5100
VILLARS v. US
Date: November 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5124
Azure Networks, LLC v. CSR, PLC  
Date: November 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1459

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs sued for alleged infringement of the 129 patent, entitled “Personal Area Network with Automatic Attachment and Detachment.” The patent describes a network for wireless communications between a central hub devi...

WALKER DIGITAL, LLC v. MICROSOFT CORPORATION
Date: November 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1584
TMI PRODUCTS INC v. ROSEN ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEMS
Date: November 6, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1553
INRE: LIGHT
Date: November 6, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1598
POE-HENDERSON v. MSPB
Date: November 6, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3138
Williamson v. Citrix Online, LLC  
Date: November 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1130

Justia Opinion Summary: Williamson's patent describes methods and systems for “distributed learning” that utilize industry standard computer hardware and software linked by a network to provide a virtual classroom). The system includes a presen...

RUCKER v. NAVY
Date: November 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3127
IN RE: ORINDA INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES
Date: November 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1310
STOGLIN v. MSPB
Date: November 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3100
RAYFORD v. MCDONALD
Date: November 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7083
STOGLIN v. MSPB
Date: November 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3158
NASUTI v. US
Date: November 4, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5151
YUFA v. TSI, INCORPORATED
Date: October 31, 2014
Docket Number: 15-1063
INRE: LIGHT
Date: October 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1597
MILLER v. FDIC
Date: October 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3137
MILLER v. FDIC
Date: October 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3146
THIBEAULT v. MSPB
Date: October 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3200
MALONE v. MSPB
Date: October 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3211
PRESIDENT & FELLOWS OF HARVARD v. LEE
Date: October 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1628
TAYLOR-TILLOTSON v. US
Date: October 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5101
CLAY v. MCDONALD
Date: October 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7118
REYNOLDS v. ARMY
Date: October 29, 2014
Docket Number: 15-3013
SOLMORO v. MCDONALD
Date: October 29, 2014
Docket Number: 15-7004
RICHARDSON v. MCDONALD
Date: October 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-7144
MORRIS NATIONAL, INC. v. ADAMS & BROOKS, INC.
Date: October 27, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1224
GIBBS v. INTERIOR
Date: October 27, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3093
BIGELOW v. USPS
Date: October 27, 2014
Docket Number: 15-3001
NOPPENBERGER v. USPS
Date: October 27, 2014
Docket Number: 15-3009
ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY & MATERIAL v. US
Date: October 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1154
WEISS v. MSPB
Date: October 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3105
CROSS v. OPM
Date: October 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3119
COOK v. US
Date: October 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5049
DIAMOND v. US
Date: October 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5088
CLEAR WITH COMPUTERS, LLC v. DICK'S SPORTING GOODS, INC.
Date: October 23, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1336
SCHIANO v. MCDONALD
Date: October 23, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7101
ECLIPSE IP LLC v. MCKINLEY EQUIPMENT CORP.
Date: October 23, 2014
Docket Number: 15-1023
STEPHENSON v. ARMY
Date: October 23, 2014
Docket Number: 15-3002
Halo Elec., Inc. v. Pulse Elec., Inc.  
Date: October 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1472

Justia Opinion Summary: Halo is a supplier of electronic components and owns three patents directed to surface mount electronic packages containing transformers for mounting on a printed circuit board inside electronic devices such as computers...

WARNER CHILCOTT COMPANY, LLC v. LUPIN LTD.
Date: October 22, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1262
VANDERLEE v. MSPB
Date: October 22, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3203
HILL v. USPS
Date: October 22, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3216
IRIS Corp. v. Japan Airlines Corp.  
Date: October 21, 2014
Docket Number: 10-1051

Justia Opinion Summary: IRIS owns the 506 patent, titled “Method of Making an Improved Security Identification Document Including Contactless Communication Insert Unit.” The patent discloses methods for making a secure identification document c...

Wrocklage v. Dep't of Homeland Sec.  
Date: October 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3159

Justia Opinion Summary: Wrocklage was a Customs and Border Patrol Officer for 12 years. While screening travelers at Sault Sainte Marie, Wrocklage was the first to screen the Millers, who declared that they were carrying “fruits and vegetables....

INRE: SHOCKEY
Date: October 21, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1535
STAUFFER v. MILLER
Date: October 21, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1674
JS IP, LLC v. ADAMCZYK
Date: October 21, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1811
LUCAS v. OPM
Date: October 21, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3158
CHOWDHARY v. MSPB
Date: October 21, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3180
DUNCAN v. MSPB
Date: October 21, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3187
Anticancer Inc. v. Pfizer, Inc.  
Date: October 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1056

Justia Opinion Summary: AntiCancer, Inc. owns patents for technology related to the imaging of gene expression using a green fluorescent protein linked to a gene promoter. The fluorescent protein is derived from a species of green-glowing jelly...

BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB COMPANY v. TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS USA, INC
Date: October 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1306
World Class Tech. Corp. v. Ormco Corp.  
Date: October 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1679

Justia Opinion Summary: Ormco owns a patent, entitled “Self-Ligating Orthodontic Bracket,” that describes a bracket for orthodontic braces that avoids or reduces interference with the gums even when being mounted on a molar tooth. The bracket i...

BAYER CROPSCIENCE AG v. DOW AGROSCIENCES LLC
Date: October 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1032
CARDSOFT, LLC v. VERIFONE, INC.  
Date: October 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1135

Justia Opinion Summary: CardSoft filed suit in 2008 against VeriFone, asserting infringement of the 945 patent and the 683 patent, which are directed to software for small, specialized computers, like payment terminals. The district court held...

GRANTHAM v. US
Date: October 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5118
BAUER v. MCDONALD
Date: October 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7064
Victoria's Secret Direct, LLC v. United States  
Date: October 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1468

Justia Opinion Summary: The Bra Top, which is imported by Victoria’s Secret, and the Bodyshaper, imported by Lerner. Both are sleeveless garments, made of knit fabric, worn as tops. Both are designed for body coverage and bust support, without...

TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP LP v. APPLIED MEDICAL RESOURCES
Date: October 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1624
CITRIX SYSTEMS, INC. v. 01 COMMUNIQUE LABORATORY, INC.
Date: October 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1240
TADAYON v. SAUCON TECHNOLOGIES
Date: October 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1804
LEWIS v. MSPB
Date: October 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3108
HALL v. MSPB
Date: October 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3170
PUACA v. DVA
Date: October 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3173
TWARDOWSKI v. MSPB
Date: October 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3177
PEREIRA v. US
Date: October 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5103
JACKSON v. US
Date: October 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5121
WILSON v. MCDONALD
Date: October 16, 2014
Docket Number: 15-7006
CREAGRI, INC. v. PINNACLIFE, INC.
Date: October 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1209
KRAMER v. CREATIVE COMPOUNDS, LLC
Date: October 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1284
RE v. US
Date: October 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1286
SARHAN v. DOJ
Date: October 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3197
MALONE v. OPM
Date: October 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3211
ALEXANDER v. COMMERCE
Date: October 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3215
FREDERICKSBURG NON-PROFIT v. US
Date: October 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5030
M.S.B. v. HHS
Date: October 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5141
PEJOUHESH v. US
Date: October 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5144
BRANSON v. MCDONALD
Date: October 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7033
PAYNE v. MCDONALD
Date: October 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7073
STEPHENSON v. ARMY
Date: October 15, 2014
Docket Number: 15-3002
SSL Servs., LLC v. Citrix Sys., Inc.  
Date: October 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1419

Justia Opinion Summary: SSL Services asserted that Citrix infringed claims contained the 796 patent and the 011 patent, related to multi-tier virtual private networks. The district court held a Markman hearing and construed the terms “intercep...

FERN v. MCDONALD
Date: October 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-7129
UNILOC LUXEMBOURG S.A. v. ECLINICAL WORKS, LLC
Date: October 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1005
ROBERT BOSCH, LLC v. SNAP-ON INC.  
Date: October 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1040

Justia Opinion Summary: Bosch owns the rights to the 313 patent, which claims a diagnostic tester that determines whether the computerized control unit in a motor vehicle needs to be reprogrammed. The claimed external diagnostic tester is made...

SHIELDMARK, INC. v. INSITE SOLUTIONS, LLC
Date: October 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1175
IN RE: TAY
Date: October 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1415
WOODS v. MSPB
Date: October 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3098
HIGGINS v. US
Date: October 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5025
TAYLOR v. US
Date: October 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5097
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. v. FIRST QUALITY BABY PRODUCTS
Date: October 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1493
ZHEJIANG NATIVE PRODUCE v. US
Date: October 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1574
PHIL-INSUL CORP. v. REWARD WALL SYSTEMS, INC.
Date: October 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1078
AMERICAN AQUASOURCE, INC v. ARMY
Date: October 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1083
ORDILLAS v. MCDONALD
Date: October 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7012
INRE: GOOGLE INC.
Date: October 9, 2014
Docket Number: 14-147
DIVIX GOLF, INC. v. MOHR
Date: October 8, 2014
Docket Number: 12-1236
JARROW FORMULAS, INC. v. NOW HEALTH GROUP, INC.
Date: October 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1020
JONES v. MSPB
Date: October 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3072
SARHAN v. DOJ
Date: October 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3197
INRE: JOHNSON
Date: October 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-145
INRE: FUJITSU LIMITED
Date: October 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-155
BRUZZONE v. INTEL CORPORATION
Date: October 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1608
BRICKEY v. AMAZON.COM
Date: October 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1706
STOGLIN v. MSPB
Date: October 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3099
CONNER v. OPM
Date: October 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3129
PATEL v. USPS
Date: October 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3160
HALL v. OPM
Date: October 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3170
TWARDOWSKI v. ARMY
Date: October 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3177
DOWNS v. DVA
Date: October 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3218
BROWN v. OPM
Date: October 7, 2014
Docket Number: 15-3008
CSP TECHNOLOGIES, INC. v. SUD-CHEMIE AG
Date: October 6, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1337
WARNER CHILCOTT COMPANY v. LUPIN LTD.
Date: October 6, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1582
REMBRANDT VISION TECHNOLOGIES v. JOHNSON & JOHNSON VISION CARE
Date: October 6, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1715
POTTER v. US
Date: October 6, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5130
LEWIS v. GOVERNMENT OF THE DISTRICT
Date: October 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1847
REBISH v. MSPB
Date: October 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3085
MCDONALD v. ARMY
Date: October 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3220
HULSEY v. MCDONALD
Date: October 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7112
BENTON v. NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION
Date: October 3, 2014
Docket Number: 15-3004
GRANTHAM v. US
Date: October 1, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5118
SPEAR v. MCDONALD
Date: October 1, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7114
IN RE: TAYLOR MADE GOLF CO.
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1552
DENISE ROBINSON v. MSPB
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3176
MONTGOMERY v. AIR FORCE
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3196
SARHAN v. DOJ
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3197
BENEFIT FUNDING SYSTEMS v. ADVANCE AMERICA CASH
Date: September 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1122
EMD Millipore Corp. v. AllPure Techs., Inc.  
Date: September 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1140

Justia Opinion Summary: Millipore owns the 543 patent, which discloses a device for introducing or withdrawing a sample from a container holding a fluid without contaminating the fluid. To avoid contamination, the patent uses individual transfe...

KITT v. NAVY
Date: September 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3178
Am. Calcar, Inc. v. Am. Honda Motor Co.  
Date: September 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1061

Justia Opinion Summary: Calcar’s patents share a common specification, are derived from a priority application filed in 1997, and describe and claim a multimedia system to access vehicle information and control vehicle functions. Calcar accused...

FENLON v. NAVY
Date: September 26, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3145
UPI Semiconductor Corp. v. Int'l Trade Comm'n  
Date: September 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1157

Justia Opinion Summary: uPI and Richtek design and sell DC-DC controllers that convert direct current from one voltage to another, and are embodied in chips for downstream devices such as computer motherboards. uPI was founded by former Richte...

Benefit Funding Sys., LLC v. Advance Am. Cash Advance Ctrs., Inc.  
Date: September 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1122

Justia Opinion Summary: Benefit Funding sued Advance America, Regions Financial Corporation, CNU Online, and U.S. Bancorp, alleging infringement of the 582 patent, which covers a “system and method for enabling beneficiaries of retirement benef...

IN RE: ONTJES
Date: September 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1157
INRE: GOOGLE INC.
Date: September 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-152
INRE: TIME WARNER CABLE INC.
Date: September 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-153
DUNCAN v. DHS
Date: September 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3187
TAYLOR v. US
Date: September 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5097
WOODLEY v. US
Date: September 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5106
WOODLEY v. US
Date: September 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5106
JACKSON v. US
Date: September 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5121
MOFFITT v. MCDONALD
Date: September 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7071
MADARANG v. MSPB
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3199
SNEED v. US
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5131
WAGSTAFF v. US
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5136
Carroll v. McDonald  
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7008

Justia Opinion Summary: Norma married veteran Glenn Dodson in 1949. They remained married until Glenn’s death in 1992 from cardiac arrhythmia due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Norma did not seek Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (...

BAUER v. MCDONALD
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7064
STEVEN SPEAR v. MCDONALD
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7114
VANN v. MCDONALD
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7119
DAVIS v. MCDONALD
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7120
A.L. PATTERSON, INC. v. US
Date: September 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1526
INRE: TAIWAN UNION TECHNOLOGY CORP.
Date: September 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-144
INRE: KRISHNAN
Date: September 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1649
MCNAIR v. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Date: September 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3141
BLOUNT v. MSPB
Date: September 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3156
BELT v. US
Date: September 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5114
CLEAR WITH COMPUTERS, LLC v. DICK'S SPORTING GOODS, INC.
Date: September 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1336
REBISH v. MSPB
Date: September 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3087
STC.UNM v. INTEL CORPORATION
Date: September 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1241
SCA Hygiene Prods v. First Quality Baby Prods., LLC  
Date: September 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1564

Justia Opinion Summary: SCA owns the 646 patent, which relates to certain adult incontinence products. In 2003 SCA sent a letter to a competitor, First Quality, stating that First’s products might infringe the patent. First Quality responded th...

IN RE: TECHSHELL, INC.
Date: September 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1179
MORRIS NATIONAL, INC. v. ADAMS & BROOKS, INC.
Date: September 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1224
YUFA v. TSI, INCORPORATED
Date: September 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1539
WALKER v. MSPB
Date: September 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3155
BLOUNT v. HHS
Date: September 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3156
WYRICK v. TRANSPORTATION
Date: September 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3162
MILTON v. ARMY
Date: September 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3179
MENDEZ v. US
Date: September 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5116
HUNTER-EL v. US
Date: September 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5122
JOHNSON v. MCDONALD
Date: September 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7123
United States v. Trek Leather, Inc.  
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 11-1527

Justia Opinion Summary: Trek was the importer of record for 72 entries of men’s suits in 2004. Mercantile was the consignee. Shadadpuri is president and sole shareholder of Trek, and a 40% shareholder of Mercantile. Trek and Mercantile provided...

Mukand, Ltd. v. United States  
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1425

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2010, at the request of domestic interested parties, the Department of Commerce initiated review under 19 U.S.C. 1675(a) on an outstanding antidumping duty order on stainless steel bar from India 2009-2010 and issued...

VirnetX, Inc. v. Cisco Sys., Inc.  
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1489

Justia Opinion Summary: The plaintiffs’ patents claim technology for providing security over networks and assert priority to applications filed in the 1990s. They share a specification disclosing a domain name service system that resolves domai...

TRUFANT v. AIR FORCE
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3168
IN RE: TARGET TRAINING INTERNATIONAL
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1201
NETTADOZ ENTERPRISES v. CINTRON BEVERAGE GROUP, LLC
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1210
CLERISY CORPORATION v. AIRWARE HOLDINGS INCORPORATED
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1211
Jang v. Boston Scientific Corp.  
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-134

Justia Opinion Summary: Jang assigned his patent rights to the companies in exchange for an upfront payment and a promise under defined circumstances to pay additional compensation if the companies sold stents covered by Jang’s patents. In 2005...

MOORE v. MSPB
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3089
JEMAL'S LAZRIV WATER, LLC v. US
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5038
MARTIN v. MCDONALD
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7047
PERRY v. MCDONALD
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7081
IN RE: ROSS
Date: September 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1660
FINJAN INC. v. SYMANTEC CORP.
Date: September 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1682
HITACHI CONSUMER ELECTRONICS v. TOP VICTORY ELECTRONICS
Date: September 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1047
IN RE: PACTIV LLC
Date: September 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1066
CHEETAH OMNI LLC v. TELLABS, INC.
Date: September 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1332
LONGSHORE v. RETAIL ROYALTY COMPANY
Date: September 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1448
BOOKER v. OPM
Date: September 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3106
SCHUMACHER v. OPM
Date: September 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3110
VASKO v. US
Date: September 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5014
SRA Int'l, Inc. v. United States  
Date: September 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5050

Justia Opinion Summary: SRA provided network infrastructure support to the FDIC under the General Services Administration (GSA) Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC). At the same time, Blue Canopy conducted security audits for the FDIC o...

ANDERSON v. US
Date: September 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5087
THOMPSON v. MCDONALD
Date: September 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7078
Beraud v. McDonald  
Date: September 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-7125

Justia Opinion Summary: Beraud served on active duty in the U.S. Navy, 1974-1977, and in the reserves until 988. In 1985, Beraud filed a claim with a VA Regional Office for a headache disorder, allegedly caused by trauma suffered while on duty....

Joyner v. McDonald  
Date: September 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-7126

Justia Opinion Summary: Joyner served in the Marine Corps and completed a tour of duty in the Persian Gulf. During service, he was treated twice for neck pain. However, his separation from service examination indicated that his neck was “normal...

Peer Bearing Co. - Changshan v. United States  
Date: September 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1001

Justia Opinion Summary: CPZ imported tapered roller bearings by selling them to an unaffiliated U.S. importer, which then sold them to CPZ’s U.S. affiliate which resold them to unaffiliated U.S. customers. The Department of Commerce requested t...

BUYERLEVERAGE EMAIL SOLUTIONS v. MICROSOFT CORPORATION
Date: September 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1385
Devlin v. Office of Pers. Mgmt.  
Date: September 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3018

Justia Opinion Summary: Darlene Devlin had been married for more than 40 years when her husband died, then a civilian federal employee for nearly six years, entitling Darlene to Basic Employee Death Benefits (BEDB), 5 U.S.C. 8442(b)(1)(A), 8466...

HOPI TRIBE v. US
Date: September 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5018
LANE v. US
Date: September 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5081
FACEBOOK, INC. v. PRAGMATUS AV, LLC
Date: September 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1350
STOGLIN v. MSPB
Date: September 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3158
CLEAR WITH COMPUTERS, LLC v. DICK'S SPORTING GOODS, INC.
Date: September 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1336
INRE: ASUS COMPUTER INTERNATIONAL
Date: September 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-141
INRE: APPLE INC.
Date: September 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-143
BROUGHTON v. MSPB
Date: September 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3063
BATDORF v. MSPB
Date: September 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3080
IZON v. OPM
Date: September 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3094
STOGLIN v. LABOR
Date: September 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3099
STOGLIN v. LABOR
Date: September 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3100
MILLER v. FDIC
Date: September 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3137
PONGE v. OPM
Date: September 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3171
FLORES v. MCDONALD
Date: September 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7092
Scientific Plastic Prods., Inc. v. Biotage AB  
Date: September 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1219

Justia Opinion Summary: SPP owns three patents that relate to a resealable cartridge for low pressure liquid chromatography (LPLC). The 061 patent claims a method of performing LPLC using the cartridge, the 571 patent claims the cartridge, and...

Interval Licensing LLC v. AOL, Inc.  
Date: September 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1282

Justia Opinion Summary: The patents at issue are directed to an “attention manager for occupying the peripheral attention of a person in the vicinity of a display device.” The patents, which share a common specification, describe a system that...

Qingdao Sea-line Trading Co. v. United States  
Date: September 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1581

Justia Opinion Summary: The Department of Commerce conducted new shipper review, at Sea-line’s request, on an outstanding 1994 antidumping order on fresh garlic imports from China. New shipper review covers an importer or producer that was not...

Michaels Stores, Inc. v. United States  
Date: September 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1051

Justia Opinion Summary: The Department of Commerce sets cash deposit rates associated with imported goods to curb “dumping,” i.e., exporting goods far below typical market prices, 19 U.S.C. 1673e(a)(3). Commerce found that a U.S. industry was t...

VARNADO v. MSPB
Date: September 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3107
FENLON v. NAVY
Date: September 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3145
TAYLOR v. US
Date: September 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5097
HOMELAND HOUSEWARES, LLC v. SORENSEN RESEARCH
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1345
HOMELAND HOUSEWARES v. SORENSEN RESEARCH
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1537
Young v. McDonald  
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-7116

Justia Opinion Summary: Young served as an Army combat engineer from 1965-1967, including duty in Vietnam. In 1984, Young applied for benefits with the VA Regional Office, describing “‘anxiety,’ ‘bad nerves,’ and ‘unable to adjust to society.’”...

HIGHMARK, INC. v. ALLCARE HEALTH MANAGEMENT
Date: September 5, 2014
Docket Number: 11-1219
EPOS Techs. Ltd. v. Pegasus Techs., Ltd.  
Date: September 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1330

Justia Opinion Summary: Pegasus owns six patents relating to pens that digitize writing and devices for retrofitting writing surfaces so that writing can be digitally captured. EPOS manufactures and sells products used to digitize writing, incl...

LEA v. US
Date: September 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5100
CHECKPOINT SYSTEMS, INC. v. ALL-TAG SECURITY S.A.
Date: September 4, 2014
Docket Number: 12-1085
MIDYETT v. MSPB
Date: September 4, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3131
GRANTHAM v. US
Date: September 4, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5118
RICE v. MCDONALD
Date: September 4, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7113
BUYSAFE, Inc. v. Google, Inc.  
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1575

Justia Opinion Summary: BuySAFE’s patent claims methods and machine-readable media encoded to perform steps for guaranteeing a party’s performance of its online transaction. In 2011, buySAFE sued Google, alleging that Google infringes claims 1,...

INRE: LIGHT
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1597
INRE: LIGHT
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1598
REBISH v. MSPB
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3085
REBISH v. INTERIOR
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3087
MARCUS LEWIS v. MSPB
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3148
MIDDLEBROOKS v. DVA
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3161
WYRICK v. TRANSPORTATION
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3162
SMITH v. OPM
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3167
CAJA v. OPM
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3169
DENISE ROBINSON v. INTERIOR
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3176
REORGANIZED RFS v. US
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5052
JACKSON v. US
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5121
RAYMOND BERRY v. MCDONALD
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7067
HULSEY v. MCDONALD
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7112
INRE: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO.
Date: September 2, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1567
ARLINGTON INDUSTRIES, INC. v. BRIDGEPORT FITTINGS, INC.
Date: August 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1400
INRE: FIDELITY NATIONAL INFORMATION
Date: August 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-146
MILLER v. FDIC
Date: August 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3137
MILLER v. FDIC
Date: August 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3146
BASU v. MSPB
Date: August 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3164
HARRIS v. US
Date: August 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5005
HARRIS v. US
Date: August 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5083
FINCH v. AGRICULTURE
Date: August 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-6003
GUZMAN-MUELLING v. SSA
Date: August 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3128
Cronin v. United States  
Date: August 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5061

Justia Opinion Summary: Commander Cronin began active duty with the Navy in 1977. In 1978, she had a calcaneal spur in her heel. She had unsuccessful surgeries in 1979, 1993, 1994, and 1995. She was hospitalized for bipolar disorder in 1995. Be...

KI VENTURES v. FRY'S ELECTRONICS
Date: August 28, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1187
POTTER v. BREN
Date: August 28, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1379
STAUFFER v. BROOKS BROTHERS
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1180
INRE: LIU
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1638
RESOURCE INVESTMENTS, INC. v. US
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5069
BARKSDALE v. US
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5108
BAUER v. MCDONALD
Date: August 27, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7064
ICON HEALTH & FITNESS v. OCTANE FITNESS
Date: August 26, 2014
Docket Number: 11-1521
PLANET BINGO, LLC v. VKGS LLC
Date: August 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1663
INRE: LIGHT
Date: August 26, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1597
SCHULTZ v. MSPB
Date: August 26, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3120
JOHNSON v. US
Date: August 26, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5102
ZOLL LIFECOR CORPORATION v. PHILIPS ELECTRONICS
Date: August 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1588
HANSON v. MSPB
Date: August 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3095
BAUMGARTEN v. ARMY
Date: August 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3139
FLORENCE v. USPS
Date: August 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3151
KATSOUROS v. OAC
Date: August 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-6001
MOLINA v. DOJ
Date: August 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-8004
Mformation Techs., Inc. v. Research in Motion Ltd.  
Date: August 22, 2014
Docket Number: 12-1679

Justia Opinion Summary: MST owns the rights to the 917 patent, which discloses the wireless activation and management of an electronic device without the need to have physical access to the device. The feature is useful because many businesses...

AMERICAN RADIO LLC v. QUALCOMM INCORPORATED
Date: August 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1641
Ferring B.V. v. Watson Labs, Inc., FL  
Date: August 22, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1377

Justia Opinion Summary: Tranexamic acid, the active ingredient in Ferring’s patented product, is used to treat heavy menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia) in women. Tranexamic acid has been widely used in an immediate release formulation for more t...

FERRING B.V. v. WATSON LABORATORIES INC.
Date: August 22, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1416
AbbVie Inc. v. Kennedy Inst. of Rheumatology Trust  
Date: August 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1545

Justia Opinion Summary: The Kennedy patents cover a popular treatment for rheumatoid arthritis: a combination therapy of a disease-modifying antirheumatic drug and an antibody. The 766 patent expired in October 2012; the 422 patent will expire...

INRE: SEARCY
Date: August 20, 2014
Docket Number: 14-140
SMITH v. OPM
Date: August 20, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3084
AVIVA SPORTS, INC. v. FINGERHUT DIRECT MARKETING
Date: August 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1635
ZHEJIANG LAYO WOOD INDUSTRY v. US
Date: August 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1565
I/P ENGINE, INC. v. AOL INC.
Date: August 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1307
GAMMINO v. SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY
Date: August 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1636
Apotex Inc. v. UCB, Inc.  
Date: August 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1674

Justia Opinion Summary: Apotex’s 556 patent, titled “Pharmaceutical Compositions Comprising Moexipril Magnesium,” issued in 2004, from an application that claims priority to a Canadian application filed in 2000. The patent is directed to manufa...

DEAN v. AIR FORCE
Date: August 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3114
THOMAS v. OPM
Date: August 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3143
SIAS v. MCDONALD
Date: August 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7070
IN RE: LANG
Date: August 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1639
SMARTMETRIC INC. v. MASTERCARD INTERNATIONAL
Date: August 13, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1037
Z PRODUX, INC. v. MAKE-UP ART COSMETICS, INC.
Date: August 13, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1143
INVISTA NORTH AMERICA v. M&G POLYMERS USA
Date: August 13, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1432
ZOLL MEDICAL CORPORATION v. PHILIPS ELECTRONICS NORTH
Date: August 13, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1467
MITCHELL v. MCDONALD
Date: August 13, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7074
HAVRILLA v. OPM
Date: August 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3122
HARRIS v. US
Date: August 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5083
INTERNET MACHINES LLC v. CYCLONE MICROSYSTEMS, INC.
Date: August 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1516
QCUE, INC. v. DIGONEX TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Date: August 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1028
INRE: INDEX SYSTEMS, INC.
Date: August 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1084
Vermont v. MPHJ Technology Investments  
Date: August 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1481

Justia Opinion Summary: MPHJ Technology Investments, LLC (MPHJ) owned several patents relating to network scanner systems. Through subsidiary licensees, MPHJ wrote to various business and non-profit organizations operating in Vermont, requestin...

FOWLER v. USPS
Date: August 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3014
HICKS v. USPS
Date: August 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3017
RANDOLPH v. MCDONALD
Date: August 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7069
CINTRON v. MCDONALD
Date: August 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7103
T.M. PATENTS v. CISCO SYSTEMS
Date: August 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1161
WASHINGTON v. MCDONALD
Date: August 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7018
CUTINO v. NIGHTLIFE MEDIA, INC.
Date: August 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1541
CAPITAL MACHINE COMPANY v. MILLER VENEERS
Date: August 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1171
ALBECKER v. CONTOUR PRODUCTS, INC. (FL)
Date: August 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1318
BODDIE v. TREASURY
Date: August 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3125
HARRIS v. US
Date: August 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5005
COOK v. US
Date: August 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5049
G.L.G. v. HHS
Date: August 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5063
Tyco Healthcare Grp. v. Mut. Pharm. Co  
Date: August 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1386

Justia Opinion Summary: Tyco owns patents directed to temazepam, a drug used to treat insomnia and marketed under the brand name Restoril. The patents claim 7.5 mg formulations of temazepam having a specific surface area between 0.65 and 1.1 sq...

SCRIPTPRO, LLC v. INNOVATION ASSOCIATES
Date: August 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1561
ScriptPro, LLC v. Innovation Assocs.  
Date: August 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1561

Justia Opinion Summary: Scriptpro’s patent describes as the invention a “collating unit,” which works with an “automatic dispensing system” that automatically fills and labels pill bottles or other prescription containers. The collating unit ha...

Johnson v. McDonald  
Date: August 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-7104

Justia Opinion Summary: Johnson served in the U.S. Army, 1970-197171. Years after leaving the service, he filed a claim for increased disability ratings for his service-connected disabilities, including rheumatic heart disease (then rated 10% d...

THE TURFGRASS GROUP, INC. v. CAROLINA FRESH FARMS, INC.
Date: August 6, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1017
YUFA v. LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION
Date: August 6, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1256
CAROLINA WATERWORKS, INC. v. TAYLOR MADE GROUP, LLC
Date: August 6, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1362
FREEMAN v. US
Date: August 6, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5023
MARTIN v. MCDONALD
Date: August 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-7097
Martin v. Shinseki  
Date: August 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-7097

Justia Opinion Summary: Martin, an Army veteran, applied for educational-assistance benefits under 38 U.S.C. 3011. The Board of Veterans’ Appeals denied the application, concluding that Mr. Martin was ineligible for benefits because the basis f...

EVERIST v. AGRICULTURE
Date: August 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1358
INRE: NASUTI
Date: August 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-139
INRE: JACKSON
Date: August 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-142
AVANIR PHARMACEUTICALS INC. v. PAR PHARMACEUTICAL INC.
Date: August 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1559
STEELE v. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Date: August 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3055
HINDS v. DHS
Date: August 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3077
LJUTIC v. US
Date: August 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5109
TAYLOR v. US
Date: August 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5110
VRBA v. MCDONALD
Date: August 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7100
GRK Canada, Ltd. v. United States  
Date: August 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1255

Justia Opinion Summary: GRK’s R4 Screws, RT Composite Trim Head Screws, and Fin/Trim Head Screws are made with corrosion-resistant case-hardened steel and are marketed for use as building material fasteners. R4 screws have a flat self- counters...

Amdocs Ltd. v. Openet Telecom, Inc.  
Date: August 1, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1212

Justia Opinion Summary: Amdocs and Openet compete in the market for “data mediation software,” which helps internet service providers (ISPs), such as Verizon and AT&T, track customer’s network usage and generate bills. When a customer sends an...

WI-LAN USA, INC. v. ERICSSON, INC.
Date: August 1, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1485
Stockton E. Water Dist. v. United States  
Date: August 1, 2014
Docket Number: 13-5078

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1983, Central entered into a contract with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation for an appropriation of water from the New Melones Reservoir in California’s San Joaquin Valley. Upon enactment of the Central Valley Project I...

MIDYETT v. MSPB
Date: August 1, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3131
UBICOMM, LLC v. ACE HARDWARE CORPORATION
Date: July 31, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1092
CROSS v. OPM
Date: July 31, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3119
COLBERT v. US
Date: July 31, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5029
BELT v. US
Date: July 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-5114
JOHNSON v. GIBSON
Date: July 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-7098
MILLER v. MSPB
Date: July 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3132