2017 Federal Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 501 - 730 of 730

SKILLSURVEY, INC. v. CHECKSTER LLC
Date: April 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1994
AMERISOURCEBERGEN v. FFF ENTERPRISES, INC.
Date: April 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2025
WHITE KNUCKLE GAMING v. ELECTRONIC ARTS
Date: April 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2286
OPEN PARKING, LLC v. PARKME, INC.
Date: April 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2370
RODRIGUEZ v. MSPB
Date: April 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2682
JONES v. HHS
Date: April 6, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1055
FRAZIER v. US
Date: April 6, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1326
MCDELL v. ARMY
Date: April 6, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1345
HARVEY v. US
Date: April 6, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1394
JONES v. US
Date: April 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2232
THOMPSON v. MSPB
Date: April 5, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1038
MORGAN v. US
Date: April 5, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1206
GUO v. LEE
Date: April 5, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1244
UNWIRED PLANET, LLC v. GOOGLE INC.
Date: April 4, 2017
Docket Number: 15-1812
DISTRICARGO, INC. v. US
Date: April 4, 2017
Docket Number: 15-1812
MEDTRONIC, INC. v. BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
Date: April 4, 2017
Docket Number: 15-1996
Wasica Finance GMBH v. Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.  
Date: April 4, 2017
Docket Number: 15-2078

Justia Opinion Summary: Wasica’s (now-expired) 524 patent describes systems for monitoring tire pressure in vehicles. The patent addresses problems with inaccuracy in prior art by synchronizing components of the tire pressure system. In two in...

Agility Public Warehousing Co. KSCP v. Mattis  
Date: April 4, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1265

Justia Opinion Summary: The Defense Supply Center Philadelphia (DSCP), a sub-agency of the Defense Logistics Agency, issued a solicitation for an Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity commercial item contract to provide food and non-food prod...

Novartis AG v. Noven Pharmaceuticals Inc.  
Date: April 4, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1678

Justia Opinion Summary: The Novartis Patents-in-Suit belong to the same patent family, entitled “TTS Containing an Antioxidant,” and disclose a “[p]harmaceutical composition comprising” a compound commonly known as rivastigmine “in free base or...

ASETEK DANMARK v. CMI USA INC.
Date: April 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1026
ASETEK DANMARK v. CMI USA INC.
Date: April 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1026
DISTRICARGO, INC. v. US
Date: April 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2192
LOYD v. SHULKIN
Date: March 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1382
LOYD v. SHULKIN
Date: March 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1382
HUSTER v. J2 CLOUD SERVICES, INC.
Date: March 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1639
Meridian Products, LLC v. United States  
Date: March 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1730

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2012, Meridian asked the U.S. Department of Commerce to issue a scope ruling that certain aluminum trim kit packages did not fall within the scope of the antidumping and countervailing duty orders (19 U.S.C. 1671(a)(1...

GOOGLE INC. v. SIMPLEAIR, INC.
Date: March 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1901
INTELLECTUAL VENTURES II LLC v. COMMERCE BANCSHARES, INC.
Date: March 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1519
In re: Chudik  
Date: March 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1817

Justia Opinion Summary: The 631 application, entitled “Glenoid Implant for Minimally Invasive Shoulder Replacement Surgery,” describes an invention related to “rotator cuff sparing procedures and associated devices for shoulder replacement surg...

TMC FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM, LLC v. FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Date: March 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2122
University of Utah v. Max-Planck-Gesellschaft  
Date: March 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1336

Justia Opinion Summary: The Tuschl patents relate to RNA interference, a process for “silencing” genes from expressing the proteins they encode, which may be useful in treating various diseases. In 2000, before the invention was reduced to prac...

ICON HEALTH AND FITNESS, INC. v. STRAVA, INC.
Date: March 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1475
TVIIM, LLC v. McAfee, Inc.  
Date: March 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1562

Justia Opinion Summary: TVIIM’s 168 patent, entitled “Method and Apparatus for Assessing the Security of a Computer,” describes “a security system which identifies security vulnerabilities and discrepancies for a computing system.” The patent b...

Boyd v. Office of Personnel Management  
Date: March 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1078

Justia Opinion Summary: Boyd worked for the Postal Service, 1985-2010. In 2011, she sought disability retirement benefits under the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) approved her application, s...

ENOVA TECHNOLOGY CORP. v. SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY (US)
Date: March 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1287
ADVANCED GROUND INFORMATION v. LIFE360, INC.
Date: March 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1332
MOTOROLA MOBILITY LLC v. INTELLECTUAL VENTURES I LLC
Date: March 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1401
IN RE: KATAKIS
Date: March 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1695
HIME v. SHULKIN
Date: March 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2123
IN RE: CHUDIK
Date: March 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2171
VOTER VERIFIED, INC. v. PREMIER ELECTION SOLUTIONS
Date: March 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2272
NORDOCK, INC. v. SYSTEMS INC.
Date: March 17, 2017
Docket Number: 14-1762
Bayer Cropscience AG v. Dow Agrosciences LLC  
Date: March 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-1854

Justia Opinion Summary: The patents-in-suit relate to soybeans genetically engineered to tolerate herbicide, and, particularly, to the Bayer-developed dmmg gene. The parties disagreed over the scope of Bayer’s license of the patents to MS Tech,...

CARSON v. MSPB
Date: March 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-3135
Reoforce, Inc. v. United States  
Date: March 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-5084

Justia Opinion Summary: In the 1980s, Simonson began exploring for deposits of pumicite, a porous volcanic rock, which he thought had potential commercial applications. Simonson found high quality pumicite in Kern County and located 23 mining...

ALLERGAN, INC. v. SANDOZ, INC.
Date: March 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1085
IN RE: AFFINITY LABS OF TEXAS, LLC
Date: March 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1756
TOMITA TECHNOLOGIES USA, LLC v. NINTENDO CO., LTD.
Date: March 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2015
AFFINITY LABS OF TEXAS, LLC v. SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
Date: March 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2022
ERESEARCHTECHNOLOGY, INC. v. CRF, INC.
Date: March 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2281
EVIE'S CATERING, INC. v. US
Date: March 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2342
Mentor Graphics Corp. v. EVE-USA, Inc.  
Date: March 16, 2017
Docket Number: 15-1470

Justia Opinion Summary: The patents involves simulation/emulation technology. In 1998, Mentor filed the application that would become the 376 patent. The inventors, Mentor employees, assigned the invention to Mentor; they subsequently left Ment...

PRISM TECHNOLOGIES LLC v. SPRINT SPECTRUM L.P.
Date: March 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1456
CLARILOGIC, INC. v. FORMFREE HOLDINGS CORPORATION
Date: March 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1781
BEAR CREEK TECHNOLOGIES, INC. v. CISCO SYSTEMS, INC.
Date: March 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1805
COFFELT v. NVIDIA CORPORATION
Date: March 15, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1119
SCOFIELD v. SHULKIN
Date: March 15, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1146
JONES v. SHULKIN
Date: March 15, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1163
Russian Recovery Fund Limited v. United States  
Date: March 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1718

Justia Opinion Summary: Non-Russian investors could not invest directly in Russian sovereign debt but could invest in derivative credit-linked notes (CLNs), sold by banks. When Russia defaulted on its sovereign debt in 1998, CLNs lost nearly al...

Nidec Motor Corp. v. Zhongshan Broad Ocean Motor, LLC  
Date: March 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1900

Justia Opinion Summary: Nidec's patent discloses a system for controlling the torque of an electromagnetic motor. Following an inter partes review, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board found that claim 21 was anticipated. The Federal Circuit rever...

BALLARD v. US
Date: March 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2167
NEXTPOINT, INC. v. HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY
Date: March 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2312
FAIRHOLME FUNDS, INC. v. US
Date: March 14, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1015
Parrott v. Shulkin  
Date: March 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1450

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2014, the Board of Veterans Appeals denied Parrott’s claims for benefits on account of her veteran husband’s esophageal adenocarcinoma, with liver and peritoneal metastasis, and his ensuing death. The Veterans Court v...

NETWORK APPAREL GROUP, LP v. AIRWAVE NETWORKS INCORPORATED
Date: March 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1943
IN RE: SALWAN
Date: March 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2079
EVIDEO OWNERS v. US
Date: March 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2149
FERRARA v. SEBASTIANELLI
Date: March 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2154
EVANS v. US
Date: March 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2210
MITSKOG v. MSPB
Date: March 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2359
WI-FI ONE, LLC v. BROADCOM CORPORATION
Date: March 10, 2017
Docket Number: 15-1944
ATHENAHEALTH, INC. v. CARECLOUD CORPORATION
Date: March 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1622
ENOVSYS LLC v. AT&T MOBILITY LLC
Date: March 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1691
TIETEX INTERNATIONAL LTD. v. PRECISION FABRICS GROUP, INC.
Date: March 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1748
LAWSON ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES v. US
Date: March 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2146
THORNE v. MSPB
Date: March 10, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1040
PAYTON v. MSPB
Date: March 10, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1068
GENERETTE v. MSPB
Date: March 10, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1074
TURNER v. MSPB
Date: March 10, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1080
Alamo v. United States  
Date: March 9, 2017
Docket Number: 15-5149

Justia Opinion Summary: Before October 2012, Army emergency medical technicians and paramedics serving at Fort Stewart, Liberty, Georgia (EMTs) were generally scheduled for a compressed schedule consisting of 24 hours on-duty followed by 48 hou...

WILBORN v. MSPB
Date: March 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2533
JARMIN v. OPM
Date: March 9, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1088
Thales Visionix Inc.. v. United States  
Date: March 8, 2017
Docket Number: 15-5150

Justia Opinion Summary: TVI’s patent discloses an inertial tracking system for tracking the motion of an object relative to a moving reference frame. Inertial sensors, such as accelerometers and gyroscopes, measure specific forces associated wi...

MH SYSTEMS, INC. v. COLDHARBOUR MARINE LIMITED
Date: March 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1768
IN RE: DDMB, INC.
Date: March 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2037
Comcast IP Holdings I LLC v. Sprint Communications Co.  
Date: March 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-1992

Justia Opinion Summary: Comcast sued Sprint for infringement of the Low Patents, which are in the same patent family and are generally directed to methods of using Domain Name System (DNS) technology, such as the Internet, to initiate and route...

Intellectual Ventures I LLC v. Capital One Financial Corp.  
Date: March 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1077

Justia Opinion Summary: IV sued Capital One, alleging infringement of three patents. Capital One asserted antitrust counterclaims against IV under the Sherman Act and moved for summary judgment on IV’s infringement claims, arguing that the 081...

Intellectual Ventures I LLC v. Erie Indemnity Co.  
Date: March 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1128

Justia Opinion Summary: IV sued insurance companies, alleging infringement of three patents. The insurers moved to dismiss IV’s 581 patent infringement claims for lack of standing and argued that all three patents were directed to ineligible s...

PAICE LLC v. FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Date: March 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1412
TRUSTED KNIGHT CORPORATION v. IBM
Date: March 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1510
POWER SURVEY, LLC v. L-3 COMMUNICATIONS HOLDINGS
Date: March 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1644
PAICE LLC v. FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Date: March 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1647
Meiresonne v. Google, Inc.  
Date: March 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1755

Justia Opinion Summary: Meiresonne is the sole inventor of the 096 patent, titled “Supplier Identification and Locator System and Method,” disclosing a “system whereby a user can identify a supplier of goods or services over the Internet.” It...

HYUNDAI MOBIS CO., LTD. v. AUTOLIV ASP, INC.
Date: March 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1896
LAMB v. OPM
Date: March 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2161
Prism Technologies LLC v. Sprint Spectrum L.P.  
Date: March 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1456

Justia Opinion Summary: Prism’s patents describe methods and systems for managing access to protected information provided over certain “untrusted” networks. The technology involves an access server, an authentication server, and a client. Th...

Technology Properties Ltd. v. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.  
Date: March 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1306

Justia Opinion Summary: The 336 patent discloses a microprocessor with two independent clocks—a variable frequency system clock connected to the central processing unit (CPU) and a fixed-frequency clock connected to the input/output (I/O) inter...

SKULLCANDY, INC. v. CSR LIMITED
Date: March 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1384
SMARTFLASH LLC v. APPLE INC.
Date: March 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1059
BAYER CROPSCIENCE AG v. DOW AGROSCIENCES LLC
Date: March 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1530
PROBATTER SPORTS, LLC v. SPORTS TUTOR, INC
Date: March 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1800
Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute v. Eli Lilly & Co.  
Date: February 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1518

Justia Opinion Summary: LAB’s 903 patent claims a method of “arresting or regressing” penile fibrosis, which can result in erectile dysfunction and penile deformation, by the long-term, daily administration of type 5 phosphodiesterase (PDE5) in...

EVADE, LLC v. UNDER ARMOUR, INC.
Date: February 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1531
Eli Lilly & Co, v. Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute  
Date: February 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1547

Justia Opinion Summary: LAB’s 903 patent claims a method of “arresting or regressing” penile fibrosis, which can result in erectile dysfunction and penile deformation, by the long-term, daily administration of type 5 phosphodiesterase (PDE5) in...

PARUS HOLDINGS INC. v. SALLIE MAE BANK
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1179
KNAUF INSULATION, INC. v. ROCKWOOL INTERNATIONAL A/S
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1184
TQP DEVELOPMENT LLC v. NEWEGG, INC.
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1262
HOWARD v. AIR FORCE
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1364
Icon Health & Fitness, Inc. v. Strava, Inc.  
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1475

Justia Opinion Summary: Strava sought inter partes reexamination of several claims of Icon’s 800 patent, entitled “Methods and Systems for Controlling an Exercise Apparatus Using a USB Compatible Portable Remote Device,” and disclosing “[a] por...

ADVANCED VIDEO TECHNOLOGIES v. HTC CORPORATION
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1476
IN RE: ALSABAH
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1788
METALCRAFT OF MAYVILLE, INC. v. THE TORO COMPANY
Date: February 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2433
Secure Axcess, LLC v. PNC Bank National Association  
Date: February 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1353

Justia Opinion Summary: The Axcess patent, entitled “System and Method for Authenticating a Web Page,” relates to "systems and methods for authenticating a web page.” The Patent Trial and Appeal Board determined that it was a covered business m...

SECURE AXCESS, LLC v. EMC CORPORATION
Date: February 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1354
IN RE: DEPOMED, INC.
Date: February 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1378
SLOT SPEAKER TECHNOLOGIES v. APPLE INC.
Date: February 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-2038
EVOLUTIONARY INTELLIGENCE LLC v. SPRINT NEXTEL CORPORATION
Date: February 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1188
VOCKE v. MSPB
Date: February 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2390
MORRIS v. SHULKIN
Date: February 17, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1054
Fedora v. Merit Systems Protection Board  
Date: February 16, 2017
Docket Number: 15-3039

Justia Opinion Summary: Fedora began working for the Postal Service in 1980 and retired in 2012, then filed an appeal with the Merit Systems Protection Board alleging that his retirement was involuntary and amounted to constructive discharge. H...

WUNDAFORMER, LLC v. FLEX STUDIOS, INC.
Date: February 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1301
Metalcraft of Mayville, Inc. v. Toro Co.  
Date: February 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2433

Justia Opinion Summary: Scag, which manufactures commercial riding lawnmowers, developed a suspended operator platform for a ride-on lawnmower or other riding light utility vehicle connected to a rigid chassis by a suspension system. The operat...

Organik Kimya v. International Trade Commission  
Date: February 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-1774

Justia Opinion Summary: Organik and Dow both manufacture opaque polymers, hollow spheres used as additives to increase paint’s opacity. Dow has maintained its worldwide market-leader position through a combination of patent and trade-secret p...

Changzhou Hawd Flooring Co. v. United States  
Date: February 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-1899

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2010, the Department of Commerce initiated an antidumping-duty investigation of multilayered wood flooring from China (19 U.S.C. 1673a(b)) and sent questionnaires to Chinese exporters and producers, selecting the thre...

Xilinx, Inc. v. Papst Licensing GMBH & Co. KG  
Date: February 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-1919

Justia Opinion Summary: Xilinx a Delaware corporation headquartered in California, develops and markets programmable logic devices for electronics systems. Papst, organized and having its principal place of business in Germany, is a nonpractic...

PARK PROPERTIES ASSOCIATES v. US
Date: February 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-5102
AAT BIOQUEST, INC. v. TEXAS FLUORESCENCE
Date: February 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2056
MARTINEZ v. US
Date: February 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2168
MILLER v. SNYDER
Date: February 15, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1003
Personal Web Technologies, LLC v. Apple, Inc.  
Date: February 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1174

Justia Opinion Summary: Personal Web’s patent describes and claims methods (or devices for carrying out methods) of locating data and controlling access by giving a data file a substantially unique “True Name” that depends on its content. The...

PREWITT v. SNYDER
Date: February 14, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1076
American Tubular Products, LLC v. United States  
Date: February 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1127

Justia Opinion Summary: Chengde is a Chinese producer of oil country tubular goods (OCTG), steel tubing products used in oil and gas drilling, and ATP is the importer of record during the relevant period. In 2011, the Department of Commerce in...

QUALTRICS, LLC v. OPINIONLAB, INC.
Date: February 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1177
SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC. v. VOLTSTAR TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Date: February 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1204
MPHJ Technology Investments, LLC v. Ricoh Americas Corp.  
Date: February 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1243

Justia Opinion Summary: MPHJ’s 173 Patent, entitled “Distributed Computer Architecture and Process for Document Management,” describes a system and method that “extends the notion of copying from a process that involves paper going through a co...

IN RE: LOCKWOOD
Date: February 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1371
LMK TECHNOLOGIES, LLC v. BLD SERVICES, LLC
Date: February 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1636
RACETECH, LLC v. KENTUCKY DOWNS, LLC
Date: February 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1672
IN RE: FERRI
Date: February 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1877
SPECK v. BATES
Date: February 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1879
BUHOLTZ v. SNYDER
Date: February 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2485
HEPHZIBAH-EL v. US
Date: February 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2718
FLORES-VAZQUEZ v. SNYDER
Date: February 13, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1061
APPISTRY, LLC v. AMAZON.COM, INC.
Date: February 10, 2017
Docket Number: 15-2077
BAIN v. OPM
Date: February 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1333
SUFI NETWORK SERVICES, INC. v. US
Date: February 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1761
Shire Development, LLC v. Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc.  
Date: February 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1785

Justia Opinion Summary: Shire sued Watson for infringing the 720 patent by filing an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) with the FDA seeking to market a generic version of Shire’s drug, LIALDA®. The patent is directed to a controlled-rele...

SPARKS v. OPM
Date: February 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2340
APPISTRY, LLC v. AMAZON.COM, INC.
Date: February 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2417
PPG INDUSTRIES, INC. v. VALSPAR SOURCING, INC.
Date: February 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1406
CHICO'S FAS, INC. v. CLAIR
Date: February 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1579
GREATBATCH LTD. v. AVX CORPORATION
Date: February 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1875
CLARK v. MSPB
Date: February 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2648
CYIOS CORPORATION v. US
Date: February 8, 2017
Docket Number: 15-5152
BONNER v. SNYDER
Date: February 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1589
CURRIE v. MSPB
Date: February 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2585
MCINNIS v. EDUCATION
Date: February 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2652
APPLE INC. v. SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
Date: February 7, 2017
Docket Number: 14-1335
STEVENS v. MSPB
Date: February 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2567
Agility Defense & Government Services, Inc. v. United States  
Date: February 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1068

Justia Opinion Summary: Within the Department of Defense, DRMS disposes of surplus military property at Defense Reutilization and Marketing Offices (DRMOs). Property that cannot be reutilized is demilitarized and/or reduced to scrap that can be...

3FORM, INC. v. LUMICOR, INC.
Date: February 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1535
OLDFIELD v. SNYDER
Date: February 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1555
WILLIAMS v. SNYDER
Date: January 31, 2017
Docket Number: 15-7103
Jones v. United States  
Date: January 27, 2017
Docket Number: 15-5148

Justia Opinion Summary: Utah Trooper Swenson attempted to stop a car near the Uncompahgre Ute Reservation. The car entered the reservation. About 25 miles later, it stopped. Kurip, age 17, and Murray emerged and ran. Swenson caught Kurip and...

CHAN v. YANG
Date: January 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1214
ADA SOLUTIONS, INC. v. ENGINEERED PLASTICS, INC.
Date: January 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1385
Mid Continent Nail Corp. v. United States  
Date: January 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1426

Justia Opinion Summary: A 2011 petition alleged that imports of steel nails from the United Arab Emirates were being sold in the U.S. at less than fair value. The Department of Commerce initiated an antidumping investigation, determined that Pr...

GOLDEN BRIDGE TECHNOLOGY, INC v. APPLE INC.
Date: January 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1537
AVKARE, INC v. US
Date: January 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1630
CAO GROUP, INC. v. BIOLASE TECHNOLOGY, INC.
Date: January 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1664
SCHNELL v. MSPB
Date: January 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2496
Cumberland Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Mylan Institutional LLC  
Date: January 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1155

Justia Opinion Summary: Cumberland Pharmaceuticals owns the 445 patent, which describes acetylcysteine compositions substantially free of chelating agents. It is listed in the Food and Drug Administration’s Approved Drug Products with Therapeu...

IN RE: SCHWEICKERT
Date: January 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1266
SECURUS TECHNOLOGIES INC v. GLOBAL TELLINK CORPORATION
Date: January 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1470
NATIONAL OILWELL VARCO, L.P. v. OMRON OILFIELD & MARINE, INC.
Date: January 25, 2017
Docket Number: 15-1406
Kays v. McDonald  
Date: January 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1314

Justia Opinion Summary: Kays served in the Navy, 1972-1976. In 2005, he sought benefits for disability caused by PTSD, allegedly caused by two non-combat stressors during his service. He was stabbed during a fight as he left an Enlisted Men’s...

TIALINO v. MSPB
Date: January 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1995
THE CHAMBERLAIN GROUP, INC. v. TECHTRONIC INDUSTRIES CO. LTD.
Date: January 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2713
Tinnus Enterprises, LLC v. Telebrands Corp.  
Date: January 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1410

Justia Opinion Summary: Tinnus, which produces a toy for filling water balloons, sued Telebrands for infringement of Tinnus’s 066 patent, which relates to a system for simultaneously filling multiple containers (such as balloons) with fluid. Te...

ZHEJIANG MEDICINE CO., LTD. v. KANEKA CORPORATION
Date: January 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1390
HEALTHTRIO LLC v. AETNA, INC.
Date: January 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1034
ZOND LLC v. GILLETTE COMPANY
Date: January 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1327
ZOND LLC v. ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC.
Date: January 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1393
MONEYCAT LTD. v. EBAY INC.
Date: January 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1399
ZOND LLC v. ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC.
Date: January 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1423
MONKEYMEDIA, INC v. BUENA VISTA HOME ENTERTAINMENT
Date: January 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1558
TRADING TECHNOLOGIES INTL v. CQG, INC.
Date: January 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1616
MAX SOUND CORPORATION v. GOOGLE, INC.
Date: January 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1620
RANIERE v. MICROSOFT CORPORATION
Date: January 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1698
IN RE: CHUDIK
Date: January 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1902
JOHNSON v. US
Date: January 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2032
PILLETTE v. US
Date: January 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2632
WI-LAN USA, INC. v. ERICSSON, INC.
Date: January 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-1766
DAYDANYON CORPORATION v. DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY
Date: January 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1345
Kennedy v. United States  
Date: January 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1512

Justia Opinion Summary: Kennedy enrolled at George Washington University (GWU) in 2003. He obtained a Navy Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) scholarship in 2005, agreeing to complete Officer Candidate School (OCS), a requirement which is...

HORNBEAK v. MCDONALD
Date: January 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1682
MOSTELLER v. MSPB
Date: January 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2590
JOHNSON v. US
Date: January 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2618
UTILITY ASSOCIATES, INC. v. DIGITAL ALLY, INC.
Date: January 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1626
PETERSEN v. MSPB
Date: January 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1690
FO2GO LLC v. PINTEREST, INC.
Date: January 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1903
NASUTI v. STATE
Date: January 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2479
MORRISON v. DVA
Date: January 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2490
Eli Lilly and Co. v. Teva Parenteral Medicines, Inc.  
Date: January 12, 2017
Docket Number: 15-2067

Justia Opinion Summary: Eli Lilly’s 209 patent, issued in 2010, relates to methods of administering the chemotherapy drug pemetrexed disodium after pretreatment with common vitamins—folic acid and vitamin B12. Pemetrexed is an antifolate that...

Calhoun v. Department of the Army  
Date: January 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2220

Justia Opinion Summary: The Budget Control Act of 2011 established spending limits for federal agencies and required automatic spending cuts (sequestration) if certain deficit reduction legislation was not enacted. The American Taxpayer Relief...

WEATHERSBEE v. TREASURY
Date: January 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2628
SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY v. COMCAST CABLE COMMUNICATIONS
Date: January 11, 2017
Docket Number: 15-1989
MEARS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. v. FINISAR CORPORATION
Date: January 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1485
AMERICA'S COLLECTIBLES NETWORK v. THE JEWELRY CHANNEL, INC. USA
Date: January 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1521
LEAK SURVEYS, INC. v. FLIR SYSTEMS, INC.
Date: January 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1299
CALLWAVE COMMUNICATIONS LLC v. AT&T MOBILITY LLC
Date: January 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1684
JONES v. MSPB
Date: January 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1711
BARNES v. DEFENSE
Date: January 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1754
ARUNACHALAM v. FREMONT BANCORPORATION
Date: January 9, 2017
Docket Number: 15-1831
Schlumberger Technology Corp. v. United States  
Date: January 9, 2017
Docket Number: 15-2076

Justia Opinion Summary: Schlumberger, an oil well services provider, imported bauxite proppants from China for use in providing hydraulic fracturing services to U.S. customers. The subject merchandise, when combined with other materials after...

CLOUD FARM ASSOCIATES LP v. VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA
Date: January 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1448
IN RE: CHUDIK
Date: January 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1487
Phigenix, Inc. v. Immunogen, Inc.  
Date: January 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1544

Justia Opinion Summary: The 856 patent generally relates to “huMab4D5 ANTI-ErbB2 antibody-maytansinoid conjugates.” The claimed methods of treatment purport to combat a variety of cancers. ImmunoGen provided Genentech with a “worldwide exclu...

Walker v. Health International Corp.  
Date: January 6, 2017
Docket Number: 15-1676

Justia Opinion Summary: Walker filed suit in December 2012, alleging patent infringement. In May 2014, Walker and HSN, both represented by counsel, entered into a Mediated Settlement Agreement, requiring that HSN pay Walker $200,000; Walker wa...

Sonix Technology Co., Ltd. v. Publications International, Ltd.  
Date: January 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1449

Justia Opinion Summary: Sonix’s patent describes a system and method for using a “graphical indicator” (matrix of small dots) to encode information on an object’s surface. It includes an “optical device” that can read the graphical indicator a...

EMERALD CITIES COLLABORATIVE v. ROESE
Date: January 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1703
POWER INTEGRATIONS, INC. v. FAIRCHILD SEMICONDUCTOR INTL.
Date: January 4, 2017
Docket Number: 15-1329
WI-FI ONE, LLC v. BROADCOM CORPORATION
Date: January 4, 2017
Docket Number: 15-1944
CORKERY v. DHS
Date: January 4, 2017
Docket Number: 15-3216
IN RE: DRIVEN INNOVATIONS, INC.
Date: January 4, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1094
In re: Ethicon, Inc.  
Date: January 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-1696

Justia Opinion Summary: Ethicon’s 844 patent relates to intraluminal medical devices for the local delivery of drugs, e.g., drug-eluting stents, and methods for maintaining drugs on those devices. Angioplasty can be used to alleviate blockages...

In re: Van Os  
Date: January 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-1975

Justia Opinion Summary: The 470 application is directed to a touchscreen interface in a portable electronic device that allows a user to rearrange icons. The claims at issue recite the initiation of an “interface reconfiguration mode” to permi...

Contreras v. Secretary of Health & Human Services  
Date: January 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-5097

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2003, following a physical examination, Contreras, 13 years old, received the Tetanus-Diphtheria and Hepatitis B vaccines. About 24 hours later, he was diagnosed with atypical Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS), a peripher...

NEWGARD v. MCDONALD
Date: January 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2248