2020 Federal Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 1 - 500 of 798

NETSOC, LLC v. MATCH GROUP, LLC
Date: December 31, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1195
BALL METAL BEVERAGE CONTAINER v. CROWN PACKAGING TECHNOLOGY
Date: December 31, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1212
NETSOC, LLC v. OATH INC.
Date: December 31, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1437
ARBMETRICS, LLC v. DEXCOM INC.
Date: December 31, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1510
MAXILL INC. v. LOOPS, LLC
Date: December 31, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1519
FINJAN, INC. v. CISCO SYSTEMS, INC.
Date: December 30, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2074
Simio, LLC v. FlexSim Software Products, Inc.  
Date: December 29, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1171

Justia Opinion Summary: Simio’s patent, entitled “System and Method for Creating Intelligent Simulation Objects Using Graphical Process Descriptions,” describes different types of simulations, including those that are event-oriented, process-or...

TAYLOR & SONS, INC. v. US
Date: December 29, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1185
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY v. RAYTHEON TECHNOLOGIES CORP.
Date: December 28, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1319
FATIGUE FRACTURE TECHNOLOGY v. NAVISTAR, INC.
Date: December 28, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1094
GREENE v. HHS
Date: December 28, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1544
General Electric Co. v. Raytheon Technologies Corp.  
Date: December 23, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1319

Justia Opinion Summary: Raytheon and GE compete in the market to supply propulsion engines to the commercial aviation industry. Raytheon’s patent, entitled “Gas Turbine Engine with Low Stage Count Low-Pressure Turbine,” claims a two-stage high-...

COSTELLO v. WILKIE
Date: December 23, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2317
BGT Holdings LLC v. United States  
Date: December 23, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1084

Justia Opinion Summary: BGT contracted with the Navy to construct and deliver a generator. The Navy agreed to supply but failed to deliver an exhaust collector and engine mounts (government-furnished equipment "GFE"). Consistent with Federal Ac...

KEYNETIK, INC. v. SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
Date: December 23, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1270
In Re MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC.
Date: December 23, 2020
Docket Number: 21-104
In Re INTEL CORPORATION
Date: December 23, 2020
Docket Number: 21-105
In Re REGAN
Date: December 23, 2020
Docket Number: 21-106
TETER v. WILKIE
Date: December 22, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2385
PAK v. DVA
Date: December 22, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1845
In Re RAGHUBIR
Date: December 22, 2020
Docket Number: 21-102
Braun v. Department of Health and Human Services  
Date: December 21, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1949

Justia Opinion Summary: Dr. Braun worked at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for almost 32 years as a research doctor with a specialty in neurological disorders. He obtained tenured status in 2003. In 2016, the NIH, which is located with...

Murphy v. Wilkie  
Date: December 21, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2064

Justia Opinion Summary: Murphy served in the Army, 1971-1974. In 2003, he sought disability benefits for PTSD; the VA regional office (RO) denied this claim because Murphy lacked a PTSD diagnosis. A private doctor had diagnosed Murphy with schi...

Boeing Co. v. Secretary of the Air Force  
Date: December 21, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2147

Justia Opinion Summary: Boeing entered into contracts with the Air Force that require Boeing to deliver technical data with “unlimited rights,” meaning that the government has the right to “use, modify, reproduce, perform, display, release, or...

TIPPITT v. WILKIE
Date: December 21, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1200
ELI LILLY AND COMPANY v. APOTEX, INC.
Date: December 21, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1328
CATERPILLAR INC. v. ITC
Date: December 18, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2306
RED CEDAR HARMONIA, LLC v. US
Date: December 18, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2449
VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS v. ACTAVIS LABORATORIES FL., INC
Date: December 18, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1201
FRANCO v. DEFENSE
Date: December 18, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1499
Perry v. Wilkie  
Date: December 17, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1311

Justia Opinion Summary: Perry served in the Wisconsin Army National Guard from January 1977 to March 1977, with active duty for training in February-March 1977. Active duty for training is “full-time duty in the Armed Forces performed by Reserv...

BRACCO DIAGNOSTICS INC. v. MAIA PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Date: December 17, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1387
MCLEOD GROUP, LLC v. US
Date: December 17, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1389
Tai-Ao Aluminum (Taishan) Co., Ltd v. United States  
Date: December 17, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1501

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2011, the U.S. Department of Commerce issued antidumping and countervailing duty orders on aluminum extrusions from China. In 2016, Commerce initiated an anti-circumvention inquiry concerning heat-treated 5050-grade e...

PAYNE v. WILKIE
Date: December 17, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1952
In Re CINEMARK HOLDINGS, INC.
Date: December 17, 2020
Docket Number: 21-103
BIOGEN, INC. v. IANCU
Date: December 16, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1364
PALO ALTO NETWORKS, INC. v. FINJAN, INC.
Date: December 16, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2151
HOWARD v. WILKIE
Date: December 15, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1880
PROVEPHARM INC. v. WISTA LABORATORIES LTD.
Date: December 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2372
MEDICINOVA, INC. v. GENZYME CORPORATION
Date: December 14, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1064
ADAPTIVE STREAMING INC. v. NETFLIX, INC.
Date: December 14, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1310
JACKSON v. WILKIE
Date: December 14, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1679
In Re EARLEY
Date: December 14, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1816
WRIGHT v. WILKIE
Date: December 14, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1982
PAREDEZ v. WILKIE
Date: December 14, 2020
Docket Number: 20-2062
In Re COLES
Date: December 11, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1236
THOMAS v. WILKIE
Date: December 11, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1324
VENERIS v. ARMY
Date: December 11, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1447
ETHANOL BOOSTING SYSTEMS, LLC v. FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Date: December 11, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1472
SUPER-SPARKLY SAFETY STUFF v. SKYLINE USA, INC.
Date: December 11, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1490
MILLER v. DVA
Date: December 11, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1820
TRANSPACIFIC STEEL LLC v. US
Date: December 11, 2020
Docket Number: 20-2157
BLACKBERRY LIMITED v. FACEBOOK, INC.
Date: December 10, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1256
ADVANCED POWDER SOLUTIONS v. SECRETARY OF DEFENSE
Date: December 10, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1267
UNILOC 2017 LLC v. APPLE INC.
Date: December 10, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1318
BOARD OF REGENTS OF UT v. BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
Date: December 10, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1469
EXPRESS MOBILE, INC. v. EGROVE SYSTEMS CORPORATION
Date: December 10, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1511
NATIONAL PRODUCTS, INC. v. HIGH GEAR SPECIALTIES INC.
Date: December 10, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1577
HESLOP v. IRS
Date: December 9, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1314
WPEM, LLC v. SOTI INC.
Date: December 9, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1483
BRAY v. WILKIE
Date: December 9, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1675
National Organization of Veterans’ Advocates, Inc. v. Secretary of Veterans' Affairs  
Date: December 8, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1321

Justia Opinion Summary: The National Organization of Veterans’ Advocates (NOVA), sought review under 38 U.S.C. 502. The Knee Joint Stability Rule, promulgated in 2018 and set forth in the Veterans Affairs Adjudication Procedures Manual, assigns...

In Re FULTON
Date: December 8, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1384
VALENZUELA v. WILKIE
Date: December 8, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1968
Harrington v. Department of Veterans Affairs  
Date: December 7, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1882

Justia Opinion Summary: Harrington, a Bay Pines VA Healthcare System police officer, sent a photograph of a document contained on the secure agency server to a former VA police officer, Hooker, who was no longer employed by VA. VA had provided...

Sionyx LLC v. Hamamatsu Photonics K.K.  
Date: December 7, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2359

Justia Opinion Summary: Mazur discovered a process for creating “black silicon” by irradiating a silicon surface with ultra-short laser pulses to create a textured surface; the resulting black silicon has electronic properties different from tr...

FLYNN v. DVA
Date: December 7, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1898
AUSTRALIAN THERAPEUTIC v. NAKED TM, LLC
Date: December 4, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1567
Esparraguera v. Department of the Army  
Date: December 4, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2293

Justia Opinion Summary: Esparraguera was removed for performance reasons from her position as the Army’s top labor lawyer and placed into another high-level position at the same agency but outside the Senior Executive Service (SES). Federal civ...

DILLINGER FRANCE S.A. v. US
Date: December 4, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2395
Dillinger France S.A. v. United States  
Date: December 3, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2395

Justia Opinion Summary: The Department of Commerce initiated an antidumping duty investigation into certain carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate from France. Commerce chose Dillinger, a European producer of cut-to-length plate, as one of...

ALBRIGHT v. US
Date: December 1, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2078
Star Pipe Products v. United States  
Date: November 30, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2381

Justia Opinion Summary: The Department of Commerce issued an antidumping order, 19 U.S.C. 1673(d)–(e), on steel threaded rod (STR) from China, describing the physical characteristics of the STR, including shape, finish, construction, and metall...

In Re TSAI
Date: November 30, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1347
VidStream LLC v. Twitter, Inc.  
Date: November 25, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1734

Justia Opinion Summary: VidStream’s patent, titled: “Recording and Publishing Content on Social Media Websites,” has a priority date of May 2012. Twitter filed two petitions for inter partes review (IPR), with method claims 1–19 in one petition...

CISCO SYSTEMS, INC. v. XR COMMUNICATIONS, LLC
Date: November 25, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1105
FAST 101 PTY LTD. v. CITIGROUP INC.
Date: November 25, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1458
In Re VULCAN INDUSTRIAL HOLDINGS
Date: November 25, 2020
Docket Number: 20-151
In Re POINT CONVERSIONS, LLC
Date: November 25, 2020
Docket Number: 20-152
In Re KOKI HOLDINGS AMERICA LTD.
Date: November 25, 2020
Docket Number: 21-101
In Re ASPEN AEROGELS, INC.
Date: November 24, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2176
PAR PHARMACEUTICAL, INC. v. HOSPIRA, INC.
Date: November 23, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1273
COLEMAN v. WILKIE
Date: November 23, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1882
NETWORK-1 TECHNOLOGIES, INC. v. HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY
Date: November 20, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2338
NETWORK-1 TECHNOLOGIES, INC. v. HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY
Date: November 20, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2338
BIOGEN MA INC. v. EMD SERONO, INC.
Date: November 20, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1133
WHITEWATER WEST INDUSTRIES v. ALLESHOUSE
Date: November 20, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1852
MINNS v. WILKIE
Date: November 20, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1131
Whitewater West Industries Ltd. v. Alleshouse  
Date: November 19, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1852

Justia Opinion Summary: Alleshouse and Yeh are named as the inventors on the 685 and 189 patents, which claim water-park attractions that individuals may ride as if surfing, and on the 433 patent, which claims nozzle configurations for regulati...

GREE, INC. v. SUPERCELL OY
Date: November 19, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1864
Vectura Ltd. v. GlaxoSmithKline, LLC  
Date: November 19, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1054

Justia Opinion Summary: Vectura sued GSK in 2016, alleging direct infringement of claim 3 of the 991 patent, which concerns the production of “composite active particles” for use in pulmonary administration, such as in dry-powder inhalers. The...

C R BARD INC. v. ANGIODYNAMICS, INC.
Date: November 18, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1756
SIPCO, LLC v. Emerson Electric Co.  
Date: November 17, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1635

Justia Opinion Summary: SIPCO’s patent explains communicating information from a previously unconnected, remote device to a central location by setting up a two-step communication path through intermediate nodes to use the nodes’ already-provid...

KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V. v. IANCU
Date: November 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2040
BABY TREND, INC. v. WONDERLAND NURSERYGOODS CO.
Date: November 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2309
In Re Google Technology Holdings LLC  
Date: November 13, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1828

Justia Opinion Summary: Google’s 765 application relates to “distributed caching for video-on-demand systems, and in particular to a method and apparatus for transferring content within such video-on-demand systems.” The proposed invention pres...

C R Bard Inc. v. AngioDynamics, Inc.  
Date: November 10, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1756

Justia Opinion Summary: Bard and AngioDynamics both manufacture vascular access ports, devices implanted underneath a patient’s skin that allow the injection of fluid into the patient’s veins on a regular basis without starting an intravenous l...

WIRTGEN GMBH v. ITC
Date: November 10, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2320
In Re SCHOPF
Date: November 10, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2331
ELLIOTT v. WILKIE
Date: November 10, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2380
AVENUE INNOVATIONS, INC. v. E. MISHAN & SONS INC.
Date: November 10, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1065
Ferring B.V. v. Allergan, Inc.  
Date: November 10, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1098

Justia Opinion Summary: Fein was a consultant for Ferring Pharmaceuticals, involved in a project involving desmopressin, a synthetic analog of the naturally occurring hormone arginine vasopressin, which regulates the body’s retention of water....

CHAN v. EEOC
Date: November 10, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1239
DAK AMERICAS LLC v. US
Date: November 10, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1513
HAIRSTON v. DEFENSE
Date: November 10, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1607
Hessami v. Merit Systems Protection Board  
Date: November 9, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2291

Justia Opinion Summary: Dr. Hessami was the Chief of Pharmacy at a West Virginia VA Medical Center when the first curative therapies for Hepatitis C Virus infection (HCV) entered the market. The Center struggled to provide patients with access...

OPTIMUM SERVICES, INC. v. SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR
Date: November 9, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1087
Donner Technology, LLC v. Pro Stage Gear, LLC  
Date: November 9, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1104

Justia Opinion Summary: Guitar effects pedals are electronic devices that affect the amplified sound of a guitar., usually placed on a pedalboard and controlled by foot operation. Pro Stage’s 023 patent asserts that prior art pedalboards were...

PRINCETON DIGITAL IMAGE v. UBISOFT ENTERTAINMENT SA
Date: November 9, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1204
In Re Apple Inc.  
Date: November 9, 2020
Docket Number: 20-135

Justia Opinion Summary: Uniloc sued Apple for patent infringement in the Western District of Texas (WDTX). Apple moved to transfer the case to the Northern District of California (NDCA), arguing that it would be clearly more convenient to litig...

In Re ADVANCED MEDIA NETWORKS, LLC
Date: November 6, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1766
PERFECTUS ALUMINUM, INC. v. US
Date: November 6, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2129
VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS v. MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS
Date: November 6, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2402
WATERBLASTING, LLC v. IANCU
Date: November 6, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2423
MATWIJISZYN v. WILKIE
Date: November 6, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1071
PAGE v. MSPB
Date: November 6, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1329
Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.  
Date: November 5, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2402

Justia Opinion Summary: The Valeant plaintiffs reside in Japan, Ireland, and Delaware. The defendants are incorporated and have principal places of business in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and India. The brand-name FDA-approved drug Jublia® ha...

WILLIAMS v. WILKIE
Date: November 5, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1066
In Re REELEX PACKAGING SOLUTIONS
Date: November 5, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1282
Chevron U.S.A. Inc. v. University of Wyoming Research Corp.  
Date: November 4, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1530

Justia Opinion Summary: The University of Wyoming’s 425 patent is directed to a procedure whereby solvents of increasing strength are successively passed over asphaltenes that have been segregated in a packed column from a hydrocarbon such as o...

KILBOURNE v. APPLE INC.
Date: November 4, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1429
BAGGAGE AIRLINE GUEST SERVICES v. ROADIE, INC.
Date: November 4, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1540
BYERS v. WILKIE
Date: November 4, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1630
JEMMOTT v. WILKIE
Date: November 4, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1844
JUAREZ v. WILKIE
Date: November 4, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1879
VOIP-PAL.COM, INC. v. APPLE, INC.
Date: November 3, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1241
In Re DEVLIN
Date: November 3, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1351
In Re IVANTIS, INC.
Date: November 3, 2020
Docket Number: 20-147
LAX ELECTRONICS, INC. v. US
Date: November 3, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1498
In Re MILLER
Date: November 3, 2020
Docket Number: 21-100
In Re CISCO SYSTEMS INC.
Date: October 30, 2020
Docket Number: 20-148
In Re Nitro Fluids, L.L.C.  
Date: October 28, 2020
Docket Number: 20-142

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2018, Cameron sued Nitro in the Southern District of Texas, where both parties are headquartered, alleging infringement of three of Cameron’s patents. That court has not issued a claim construction ruling and a trial...

Corcamore, LLC v. SFM, LLC  
Date: October 27, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1526

Justia Opinion Summary: SFM owns the federal registration for SPROUTS for use in connection with grocery store services. The SPROUTS mark was first used in commerce not later than April 2002. Corcamore owns a federal trademark registration for...

CURTIS v. WILKIE
Date: October 27, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1349
AMERICAN AXLE & MANUFACTURING v. NEAPCO HOLDINGS LLC
Date: October 23, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1763
TecSec, Inc. v. Adobe Inc.  
Date: October 23, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2192

Justia Opinion Summary: TecSec’s patents, entitled “Distributed Cryptographic Object Method,” claim particular systems and methods for multi-level security of various kinds of files being transmitted in a data network. The patents describe a me...

REALTIME DATA LLC v. REDUXIO SYSTEMS, INC.
Date: October 23, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2198
SHUFORD v. WILKIE
Date: October 23, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1268
KISOR v. WILKIE
Date: October 21, 2020
Docket Number: 16-1929
Monk v. Wilkie  
Date: October 20, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1094

Justia Opinion Summary: Veterans sought certification for the class of veterans whose disability claims had not been resolved by the Board of Veterans Appeals within one year of the filing of a Notice of Disagreement (NOD), requesting judicial...

FINJAN, INC. v. JUNIPER NETWORKS, INC.
Date: October 20, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1837
In Re DREVALEVA
Date: October 20, 2020
Docket Number: 20-149
MARK DUNNING INDUSTRIES, INC. v. US
Date: October 19, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1885
SPACE DATA CORPORATION v. ALPHABET INC.
Date: October 19, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1036
TENSTREET, LLC v. DRIVERREACH, LLC
Date: October 19, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1101
KCG TECHNOLOGIES, LLC v. CARMAX AUTO SUPERSTORES, INC.
Date: October 19, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1327
In Re ARUNACHALAM
Date: October 19, 2020
Docket Number: 20-136
GALLOGLY v. US
Date: October 19, 2020
Docket Number: 20-150
Posco v. United States  
Date: October 15, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1213

Justia Opinion Summary: The U.S. Court of International Trade affirmed the Department of Commerce’s final affirmative determination in the countervailing duty investigation on cold-rolled steel flat products from the Republic of Korea. Commerce...

St. Jude Medical, LLC v. Snyders Heart Valve LLC  
Date: October 15, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2108

Justia Opinion Summary: The Snyders patent describes and claims an artificial heart valve and a system for inserting the valve. In 2017, St. Jude filed two petitions under 35 U.S.C. 311–19, seeking inter partes reviews (IPR) of claims 1, 2, 4–8...

FOSTER v. ARMY
Date: October 15, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1691
Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc. v. Sasso  
Date: October 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1583

Justia Opinion Summary: Under the 1999 Agreement, Medtronic purchased Dr. Sasso's inventions, agreeing to royalty payments based on Medtronic’s sales of the defined Medical Device until “the last to expire of the patents included in Intellectua...

ULTRATEC, INC. v. CAPTIONCALL, LLC
Date: October 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1998
ULTRATEC, INC. v. CAPTIONCALL, LLC
Date: October 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2000
ULTRATEC, INC. v. CAPTIONCALL, LLC
Date: October 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2003
ALEXSAM, INC. v. HEALTHEQUITY, INC.
Date: October 14, 2020
Docket Number: 20-146
Immunex Corp v. Sanofi-Aventis U.S. LLC  
Date: October 13, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1749

Justia Opinion Summary: Immunex’s 487 patent is directed to antibodies that bind to the human interleukin-4 receptor, the resulting inhibition of which is significant for treating various inflammatory disorders, such as arthritis, dermatitis, a...

HOLLINS v. WILKIE
Date: October 13, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1813
BIOGEN MA INC. v. EMD SERONO, INC.
Date: October 9, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1133
WI-LAN INC. v. IANCU
Date: October 9, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2284
FINJAN, INC. v. JUNIPER NETWORKS, INC.
Date: October 9, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2405
ECOSERVICES, LLC v. CERTIFIED AVIATION SERVICES
Date: October 8, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1602
PYBAS v. OPM
Date: October 8, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1177
SPENCE v. DVA
Date: October 8, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1787
HK&S CONSTRUCTION HOLDING v. SECRETARY OF THE ARMY
Date: October 7, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2062
AntennaSys, Inc. v. AQYR Technologies, Inc.  
Date: October 7, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2244

Justia Opinion Summary: Two named inventors of a patent, directed to portable antenna positioners, assigned their interests to their respective employers, AntennaSys and Windmill. Windmill acquired an exclusive license to AntennaSys’s one-half...

MESSAM v. NARA
Date: October 7, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2417
JON BARGAINS INC. v. P.C. RICHARD & SON LONG ISLAND
Date: October 7, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1013
ROUTE1 INC. v. AIRWATCH LLC
Date: October 7, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1031
MOONEY v. US
Date: October 7, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1075
KEEL v. WILKIE
Date: October 7, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1733
EXMARK MANUFACTURING COMPANY v. BRIGGS & STRATTON CORP.
Date: October 6, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1878
In Re SABIN
Date: October 6, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1055
G4S SECURE SOLUTIONS (USA) v. US
Date: October 5, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1390
GlaxoSmithKline LLC v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.  
Date: October 2, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1976

Justia Opinion Summary: GSK’s 067 patent for “carvedilol” issued in 1985. The FDA initially approved carvedilol for treating hypertension; the product was marketed with the brand name Coreg®. Scientists continued to study carvedilol. In 1997, t...

HOIST FITNESS SYSTEMS v. TUFFSTUFF FITNESS
Date: October 2, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1047
EMERSON ELECTRIC CO. v. SIPCO, LLC
Date: September 30, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1301
HEALTHESTATE, LLC v. US
Date: September 29, 2020
Docket Number: 20-137
Biogen MA Inc. v. EMD Serono, Inc.  
Date: September 28, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1133

Justia Opinion Summary: Biogen’s patent is directed to a method of treating a viral condition, a viral disease, cancers, or tumors, by the administration of a pharmaceutically effective amount of a recombinant polypeptide related to human inter...

Mote v. Wilkie  
Date: September 28, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2367

Justia Opinion Summary: Mote served in the Air Force, 1961-1965, participating in missions to Vietnam, where Agent Orange was deployed. Mote later developed coronary artery disease and lung cancer. In 2010, Mote filed a disability claim based....

In Re SAND REVOLUTION LLC
Date: September 28, 2020
Docket Number: 20-145
Apple Inc. v. Voip-Pal.com, Inc.  
Date: September 25, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1456

Justia Opinion Summary: Voip-Pal’s patents, titled “Producing Routing Messages for Voice Over IP Communications,” describe the field of invention as “voice over IP communications and methods and apparatus for routing and billing” and relate to...

WING ENTERPRISES, INC. v. TRICAM INDUSTRIES, INC.
Date: September 25, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2279
Network-1 Technologies, Inc. v. Hewlett-Packard Co.  
Date: September 24, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2338

Justia Opinion Summary: Network-1’s 930 patent, titled “Apparatus and Method for Remotely Powering Access Equipment over a 10/100 Switched Ethernet Network,” issued in 2001. Network-1 sued HP for infringement. A jury found the patent not infri...

Shea v. United States  
Date: September 24, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2130

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) exempts from overtime requirements those employed in an executive, administrative, or professional capacity, 29 U.S.C. 213(a)(1). If an employer violates the overtime requirement, it...

JOHN BEAN TECHNOLOGIES CORP. v. MORRIS & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Date: September 24, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1035
PRESIDIO COMPONENTS, INC. v. AVX CORPORATION
Date: September 23, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2181
In Re GOOGLE LLC
Date: September 18, 2020
Docket Number: 20-144
CHEN v. JUNG
Date: September 16, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1255
CHEN v. JUNG
Date: September 16, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1257
Ramirez v. Department of Homeland Security  
Date: September 15, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1534

Justia Opinion Summary: Ramirez was a Customs Officer, required to remain medically qualified to carry a service firearm. His wife reported to the police that he had cocked his service weapon and pointed it at her head. The police concluded tha...

IQASR LLC v. WENDT CORP.
Date: September 15, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2227
NOVA v. SECRETARY OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Date: September 15, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1321
In Re HP INC.
Date: September 15, 2020
Docket Number: 20-140
In Re SORENSEN
Date: September 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2347
YIFRACH v. US
Date: September 14, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1535
Batcher v. Wilkie  
Date: September 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2116

Justia Opinion Summary: John served in the Army in the 1960s. In 1972, John and Roberta married. In 2001, they separated. In 2005, a New York court issued a Separation Judgment, requiring John to pay Roberta $300 per month in spousal maintenanc...

M2M SOLUTIONS LLC v. AMAZON.COM, INC.
Date: September 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2246
ALPHONSO INC. v. FREE STREAM MEDIA CORP.
Date: September 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2313
CASIANO v. US
Date: September 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2321
GARMIN INTERNATIONAL, INC. v. LOGANTREE, LP
Date: September 11, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1108
In Re AMERICAN FUNDS - AMCAP FUND (C
Date: September 10, 2020
Docket Number: 60-2424
SNYDERS HEART VALVE LLC v. ST. JUDE MEDICAL, LLC
Date: September 9, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2111
GIBSON v. OPM
Date: September 9, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1651
SIEMENS MOBILITY, INC. v. IANCU
Date: September 8, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1732
WYATT v. HHS
Date: September 8, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2234
TRANS OVA GENETICS, L.C. v. XY, LLC
Date: September 8, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2312
HYUNDAI HEAVY INDUSTRIES CO. v. US
Date: September 8, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1005
SALWAN v. IANCU
Date: September 8, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1061
KOLCRAFT ENTERPRISES, INC. v. ARTSANA USA, INC.
Date: September 8, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1102
WINTERS v. WILKIE
Date: September 8, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1678
LEWIS v. TREASURY
Date: September 8, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1684
FACEBOOK, INC. v. WINDY CITY INNOVATIONS, LLC
Date: September 4, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1400
FACEBOOK, INC. v. WINDY CITY INNOVATIONS, LLC
Date: September 4, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1400
HITSMAN v. US
Date: September 4, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1631
TWITTER, INC. v. VIDSTREAM LLC
Date: September 3, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1708
GROOVE DIGITAL, INC. v. UNITED BANK
Date: September 3, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1857
Taylor Energy Co. LLC v. United States  
Date: September 3, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1983

Justia Opinion Summary: Taylor's leases for the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), set to expire in 2007, incorporated Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA), 43 U.S.C. 1301, regulations. They required Taylor to leave the leased area “in a manne...

Changzhou Trina Solar Energy v. United States  
Date: September 3, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1004

Justia Opinion Summary: Trina challenged the Department of Commerce’s final results in the first administrative review of the antidumping duty order, 19 U.S.C. 1673(1), covering certain crystalline silicon photovoltaic products from China. Sola...

INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES v. SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
Date: September 3, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1077
GOLDEN v. APPLE INC.
Date: September 3, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1508
BROWN v. WILKIE
Date: September 3, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1536
AMARIN PHARMA, INC. v. HIKMA PHARMACEUTICALS USA
Date: September 3, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1723
GOOGLE LLC v. BLACKBERRY LTD.
Date: September 2, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1568
AVILES-WYNKOOP v. DEFENSE
Date: September 2, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1908
BIG BABOON, INC. v. SAP AMERICA, INC.
Date: September 2, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1928
ARLANXEO USA LLC v. US
Date: September 2, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2096
CONES v. WILKIE
Date: September 2, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2209
Oracle America Inc. v. United States  
Date: September 2, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2326

Justia Opinion Summary: The Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure Cloud procurement is directed to the long-term provision of enterprise-wide cloud computing services to the Defense Department. Its solicitation contemplated a 10-year indefini...

In Re SAMARANAYAKE
Date: September 2, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1158
BIG BABOON, INC. v. SAP AMERICA, INC.
Date: September 2, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1165
BLEPHEX, LLC v. PAIN POINT MEDICAL SYSTEMS
Date: September 2, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1187
EMERGENCY PLANNING MANAGEMENT v. US
Date: September 2, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1194
NARAYAN v. US
Date: September 2, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1381
Kellogg Brown and Root Services, Inc. v. Secretary of the Army  
Date: September 1, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1683

Justia Opinion Summary: KBR contracted with the government to provide trailers to house coalition personnel at military camps in Iraq. KBR claimed that the government breached the contract by failing to provide “force protection” to the trucks...

Gumpenberger v. Wilkie  
Date: September 1, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1904

Justia Opinion Summary: Graham served in the Marine Corps from 1967-1970 and has been receiving disability compensation benefits since 2001. The VA regional office (RO) informed Graham in 2009 that authorities had identified him as a fugitive f...

SHOFFIETT v. GOODE
Date: September 1, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1368
SCHALLMO v. US
Date: September 1, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1502
Egenera, Inc. v. Cisco Systems, Inc.  
Date: August 28, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2015

Justia Opinion Summary: Egenera sued, alleging that Cisco’s enterprise server systems infringed the 430 patent. Before claim construction, and with Cisco’s inter partes review (IPR) petition pending, Egenera separately petitioned the Patent and...

OMG, Inc. v. United States  
Date: August 28, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2131

Justia Opinion Summary: The Department of Commerce imposed anti-dumping and countervailing duties, 19 U.S.C. 1671, 1673, on imports of certain steel nails from India, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Oman, Taiwan, Turkey, and the Socialist Repu...

MIDWEST FASTENER CORP. v. US
Date: August 28, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2226
SIMPSON STRONG-TIE COMPANY v. US
Date: August 28, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2403
NUNEZ v. HHS
Date: August 28, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1021
Baxalta Inc. v. Genentech, Inc.  
Date: August 27, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1527

Justia Opinion Summary: Baxalta sued Genentech, asserting that Genentech’s Hemlibra® product used to treat the blood clotting disorder hemophilia infringes claims of its 590 patent. The 590 patent relates to preparations used to treat hemophili...

Phytelligence Inc. v. Washington State University  
Date: August 27, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2216

Justia Opinion Summary: Phytelligence, an agricultural biotechnology company that used tissue culture to grow trees, and Washington State University (WSU) contracted for the propagation of WSU's patented “WA 38” apple trees. Section 4 of the ag...

ANACOR PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. v. FLATWING PHARMACEUTICALS, LLC
Date: August 27, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2264
Garvey v. Wilkie  
Date: August 27, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1128

Justia Opinion Summary: Garvey served in the Army, 1966-1970. While posted in Germany, Garvey was punished for “disorderly conduct.” Garvey was posted to Vietnam, where he was convicted by special courts-martial of possessing four pounds of c...

Neville v. Foundation Constructors, Inc.  
Date: August 27, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1132

Justia Opinion Summary: Neville’s 708 patent and its parent 236 patent relate to foundation piles, which are tubular structures placed into the ground to provide stability for the foundations built over them. Such foundation piles can be driven...

NEVILLE v. ALDRIDGE CONSTRUCTION, INC.
Date: August 27, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1176
SEALY TECHNOLOGY, LLC v. SSB MANUFACTURING COMPANY
Date: August 26, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1872
SEALY TECHNOLOGY, LLC v. SSB MANUFACTURING COMPANY
Date: August 26, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1874
Kiewit Infrastructure West Co. v. United States  
Date: August 26, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2125

Justia Opinion Summary: The Federal Highway Administration (FHA) issued a solicitation for the "Deweyville" project, consisting of reconstructing approximately 12 miles of road running through Alaska's Tongass National Forest. The FHA provided...

Harris v. Securities and Exchange Commission  
Date: August 25, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1676

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2014-2018, Harris was the Branch Chief of the Continuity of Operations (COOP) branch, a division of the SEC’s Office of Support Operations (OSO) in Washington, D.C. In mid-2017, performance issues began to surface wit...

CHRISTY, INC. v. US
Date: August 25, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1738
TAYLOR v. US
Date: August 25, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1473
Christy, Inc. v. United States  
Date: August 24, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1738

Justia Opinion Summary: Christy applied for a patent on its “ambient air backflushed filter vacuum” invention. The patent claiming that invention issued in 2006. Christy paid the patent's $1,000 issuance fee and the $490 3.5-year, $1,800 7.5-ye...

Sowinski v. California Air Resources Board  
Date: August 21, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1558

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2015, Dr. Sowinski sued the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and others, alleging infringement of the 033 patent, violation of California elder abuse laws, and violation of California Business & Professions Code...

Burkhart v. Wilkie  
Date: August 21, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1667

Justia Opinion Summary: Burkhart is the widow of U.S. Army veteran David, who served honorably in the Korean War. He had no service-connected disabilities. In the late 1990s, he was admitted to a VA nursing facility, where he died. Burkhart fi...

Dyer v. Department of the Air Force  
Date: August 21, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2185

Justia Opinion Summary: The West Virginia adjutant general terminated Dyer from his position as a dual-status military technician with the U.S. Air Force. The National Guard Technicians Act of 1968 (NGTA) established authority for dual-status p...

Security People, Inc. v. Iancu  
Date: August 20, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2118

Justia Opinion Summary: Security obtained the 180 patent in 2003. After being sued for patent infringement, Security’s competitor sought review of certain claims of the patent in 2015. The Patent Trial and Appeal Board instituted an inter parte...

TORMASI v. WESTERN DIGITAL CORP.
Date: August 20, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1265
PAYNE v. WILKIE
Date: August 20, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1459
Cottingham v. Secretary of Health and Human Services  
Date: August 19, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1596

Justia Opinion Summary: Cottingham sought compensation under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program, 42 U.S.C. 300aa-10, alleging that a Gardasil® vaccination received by her minor daughter, K.C., in 2012, for the prevention of HPV, c...

Lang v. Wilkie  
Date: August 19, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1992

Justia Opinion Summary: Lang served in the Marine Corps in 1966-1968 and was badly injured in Vietnam. Lang sought psychiatric treatment at the Pittsburgh VA Medical Center. In 1995, an examiner explained: [T]he Veteran from a physical standpo...

BENNETT REGULATOR GUARDS, INC. v. ATLANTA GAS LIGHT COMPANY
Date: August 17, 2020
Docket Number: 17-1555
Sanford Health Plan v. United States  
Date: August 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1290

Justia Opinion Summary: In the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), Congress directed each state to establish an online exchange through which insurers may sell health plans if the plans meet certain requirements. One requirement i...

Community Health Choice, Inc. v. United States  
Date: August 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1633

Justia Opinion Summary: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), 124 Stat. 119, directed each state to establish an online exchange through which insurers may sell health plans that meet certain requirements. Insurers must reduce t...

In Re WILKINS
Date: August 14, 2020
Docket Number: 20-141
KHAN v. HEMOSPHERE INC.
Date: August 13, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1952
Kisor v. Wilkie  
Date: August 12, 2020
Docket Number: 16-1929

Justia Opinion Summary: Kisor served in the Marine Corps, 1962-1966. In 1982, he sought disability compensation benefits for PTSD. A 1983 psychiatric examination noted Kisor's combat experiences in Vietnam. The examiner expressed his “distinct...

Agility Public Warehousing Co. v. United States  
Date: August 12, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1886

Justia Opinion Summary: After the U.S. invasion of Iraq, Agility was awarded a contract for support of staging area operations (PCO Contract). Under the Contract, the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) could issue individual task orders to A...

In Re KROSS
Date: August 11, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1056
Dupuch-Carron v. Secretary of the Department of Health & Human Services  
Date: August 11, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1137

Justia Opinion Summary: The parents were domiciled in Nassau, the Bahamas. Mother traveled to the U.S. five times while pregnant. A.R. was born in November 2015, in Nassau, and lived in Nassau for six months. He received his first two sets of...

FREELAND v. DHS
Date: August 11, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1344
Boeing Co. v. United States  
Date: August 10, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2148

Justia Opinion Summary: Boeing permissibly changed cost accounting practices for its Defense contracts simultaneously. Some changes raised the government's costs; others lowered those costs. The Defense Contract Management Agency, invoking Fede...

Parsons Evergreene, LLC v. Secretary of the Air Force  
Date: August 7, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1931

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2003, the government awarded Parsons a $2.1 billion indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract for planning and construction work to be described in subsequent task orders. In 2005, the government issued a $34...

FREELAND v. DHS
Date: August 7, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1344
National Veterans Legal Services Program v. United States  
Date: August 6, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1081

Justia Opinion Summary: Nonprofit organizations that have downloaded public court records via the Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) system brought a class action, alleging that the incurred PACER fees “exceeded the amount that c...

BLACKBIRD TECH LLC v. FITBIT, INC.
Date: August 6, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1879
JENKINS v. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Date: August 6, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2075
OPTICURRENT, LLC v. POWER INTEGRATIONS, INC.
Date: August 6, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2141
STUBBLEFIELD v. WILKIE
Date: August 6, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2180
BROOKS v. US
Date: August 6, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1500
VERIFY SMART CORP. v. ASKELADDEN, L.L.C.
Date: August 5, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1076
KASZUBA v. IANCU
Date: August 5, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1547
Arellano v. Wilkie
Date: August 5, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1073
KENT v. MSPB
Date: August 5, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1455
ALLEN v. US
Date: August 5, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1578
LUMENTUM OPTICS INC. v. OYSTER OPTICS, LLC
Date: August 4, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1820
LUMENTUM OPTICS INC. v. OYSTER OPTICS, LLC
Date: August 4, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1919
CIENA CORPORATION v. OYSTER OPTICS, LLC
Date: August 4, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2117
Godo Kaisha IP Bridge 1 v. TCL Communication Technology Holdings Ltd.  
Date: August 4, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2215

Justia Opinion Summary: Godo sued TCL, alleging infringement, arguing that the patents-in-suit are essential to the Long-Term Evolution (LTE) standard and that TCL’s accused devices are LTE-compatible. A jury found that TCL was liable for infr...

PHILIPPEAUX v. WILKIE
Date: August 4, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1353
MORRIS v. WILKIE
Date: August 4, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1450
PHILIPPEAUX v. WILKIE
Date: August 4, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1580
FERMIN v. WILKIE
Date: August 4, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1680
ILLUMINA, INC. v. ARIOSA DIAGNOSTICS, INC.
Date: August 3, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1419
ILLUMINA, INC. v. ARIOSA DIAGNOSTICS, INC.
Date: August 3, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1419
BLANTON v. WILKIE
Date: August 3, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2009
ROYAL CROWN COMPANY, INC. v. COCA-COLA COMPANY
Date: August 3, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2088
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. v. 10X Genomics Inc.  
Date: August 3, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2255

Justia Opinion Summary: Bio-Rad’s patents are directed to systems and methods for forming microscopic droplets (plugs) of fluids to perform biochemical reactions. Microfluidic systems—often called “labs-on-a-chip”—allow scientists to conduct mi...

FastShip, LLC v. United States  
Date: August 3, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2360

Justia Opinion Summary: The Navy began a program to design and build littoral combat ships (LCS) and issued a request for proposals. During the initial phase of the LCS procurement, FastShip met with and discussed a potential hull design with g...

HINTON v. WILKIE
Date: August 3, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1532
AMERICAN AXLE & MANUFACTURING v. NEAPCO HOLDINGS LLC
Date: July 31, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1763
AMERICAN AXLE & MANUFACTURING v. NEAPCO HOLDINGS LLC
Date: July 31, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1763
Alarcritech, Inc. v. Intel Corp.  
Date: July 31, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1467

Justia Opinion Summary: The patent relates to computer networking and is specifically directed to offloading certain network-related processing tasks from a host computer’s central processing unit (CPU) to an “intelligent network interface card...

XY, LLC v. Trans Ova Genetics, LC  
Date: July 31, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1789

Justia Opinion Summary: XY sued Trans Ova for infringement of seven patents relating to technology for sex selection of non-human mammals. Its 559 patent is titled “Enhancing Flow Cytometry Discrimination with Geometric Transformation.” Flow cy...

IBSA Institut Biochimique v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA  
Date: July 31, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2400

Justia Opinion Summary: IBSA's patent, entitled “Pharmaceutical Formulations for Thyroid Hormones,” provides “pharmaceutical formulations based on thyroid hormones enabling a safe and stable oral administration in the framework of the strict th...

Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A. v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Inc.  
Date: July 31, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1407

Justia Opinion Summary: Takeda sued Mylan for patent infringement based on Mylan’s Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for a generic version of Takeda’s Colcrys® version of the drug colchicine. The parties settled, entering into a License A...

TAKEDA PHARMACEUTICALS U.S.A. v. ALKEM LABORATORIES LIMITED
Date: July 31, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1545
FanDuel, Inc. v. Interactive Games, LLC  
Date: July 29, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1393

Justia Opinion Summary: Interactive’s patent describes a gaming system wherein a gaming service provider—such as a casino—wirelessly communicates with users’ mobile devices, allowing them to gamble remotely. The system stores rules to determine...

LEE v. FAA
Date: July 29, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1790
MCGINLEY v. LUV N' CARE LTD.
Date: July 29, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2175
FALL LINE PATENTS, LLC v. UNIFIED PATENTS, LLC
Date: July 28, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1956
JAMES v. J2 CLOUD SERVICES, LLC
Date: July 28, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2016
In Re ADOBE INC.
Date: July 28, 2020
Docket Number: 20-126
In Re DROPBOX, INC.
Date: July 28, 2020
Docket Number: 20-130
Australian Therapeutic Supplies Pty., Ltd. v. Naked TM, LLC  
Date: July 27, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1567

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2000, Australian started advertising and selling condoms with the marks NAKED and NAKED CONDOM in Australia. In 2003, Australian, through its website, began advertising, selling, and shipping condoms featuring its unr...

GREEN v. OPM
Date: July 27, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2376
Gensetix, Inc. v. Baylor College of Medicine  
Date: July 24, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1424

Justia Opinion Summary: Decker developed the patented inventions while employed at the University of Texas and assigned the patents to UT. Gensetix obtained an exclusive license in the patents. The license agreement provides that, Gensetix mus...

VALEO NORTH AMERICA, INC. v. US
Date: July 23, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1136
Uniloc 2017 LLC v. Hulu, LLC  
Date: July 22, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1686

Justia Opinion Summary: Entitled “System and Method for Adjustable Licensing of Digital Products,” Uniloc’s 960 patent is directed to the problem that consumers of software use digital products on multiple devices, where consumers have “a legit...

Prestonback v. United States  
Date: July 20, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1166

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2005, Prestonback was appointed as a West Point cadet and signed USMA Form 5-50, agreeing that “if [he] voluntarily fail[s], or because of misconduct fail[s], to complete the period of active duty . . . [he] will reim...

In Re WINE
Date: July 20, 2020
Docket Number: 20-133
Merritt v. Wilkie  
Date: July 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1095

Justia Opinion Summary: While serving in the Navy, 1972-1073, Merritt sustained a concussion in an automobile accident. In 2006, a VA psychologist prepared a note. stating that Merritt had “[s]ymptoms of bipolar disorder[, which] first began .....

INTEL CORPORATION v. ALACRITECH, INC.
Date: July 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1443
Simmons v. Wilkie  
Date: July 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1519

Justia Opinion Summary: While serving in the Navy 1968-1970, Simmons experienced feelings of depression and homesickness. A VA physician diagnosed Simmons with situational depression but no permanent disability. Another VA physician diagnosed h...

EBY v. US
Date: July 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1932
In Re CROSS ENGINEERING, LLC
Date: July 17, 2020
Docket Number: 20-131
ALACRITECH, INC. v. INTEL CORPORATION
Date: July 16, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1444
ALACRITECH, INC. v. INTEL CORPORATION
Date: July 16, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1464
Mayborn Group, Ltd. v. International Trade Commission  
Date: July 16, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2077

Justia Opinion Summary: The 850 patent discloses a self-anchoring beverage container that prevents spills by anchoring the container to a surface. An International Trade Commission complaint, against several respondents (including Mayborn) all...

AKEVA L.L.C. v. NIKE, INC.
Date: July 16, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2249
Jones v. Wilkie  
Date: July 15, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2376

Justia Opinion Summary: Jones served on active duty with the Army in 1967-1974 and in the Army National Guard in 1987-1990. In 1994, he sought disability benefits for a nervous disorder and a leg wound. A VA regional office granted service conn...

Prosperity Tieh Enterprise Co., Ltd. v. United States  
Date: July 15, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1400

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2015, AK Steel filed a petition with the Department of Commerce, seeking an antidumping duty investigation, 19 U.S.C. 1673, covering corrosion-resistant steel products (CORE) from Taiwan. Commerce instituted an invest...

Sellers v. Wilkie  
Date: July 15, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1769

Justia Opinion Summary: Sellers served in the Navy in 1964-1968, and in the Army, 1981-1996. He suffers from major depressive disorder (MDD). Sellers has a 2009 effective date for his disability benefits. He seeks an effective date of March 19...

Hardy v. United States  
Date: July 15, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1793

Justia Opinion Summary: Hardy owns land in Newton County, Georgia, through which CGA operated a rail line. CGA’s predecessor acquired interests in Hardy’s parcels through various deeds. In 2013, CGA applied for authority to abandon a portion o...

Packet Intelligence LLC v. NetScout Systems, Inc.  
Date: July 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2041

Justia Opinion Summary: Packet’s patents teach a method for monitoring packets exchanged over a computer network. A stream of packets between two computers is called a connection flow. Monitoring connection flows cannot account for disjointed s...

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute v. Ono Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.  
Date: July 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2050

Justia Opinion Summary: Each patent at issue claims a method of treating cancer by administering antibodies targeting specific receptor-ligand interactions on T cells, which are responsible for processing information to develop an immune respon...

BOOKIT OY v. BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION
Date: July 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2142
GREATBATCH LTD. v. AVX CORPORATION
Date: July 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2314
WESTERN EXPRESS BANCSHARES v. GREEN DOT CORPORATION
Date: July 14, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1079
POWER ANALYTICS CORPORATION v. OPERATION TECHNOLOGY, INC.
Date: July 13, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1805
IMPROVED SEARCH LLC v. MICROSOFT CORPORATION
Date: July 13, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1961
TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION v. REACTIVE SURFACES LTD., LLP
Date: July 10, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1906
GOFORTH v. US
Date: July 10, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1848
SECURITYPROFILING, LLC v. TREND MICRO, INC.
Date: July 10, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1881
LAIRD TECHNOLOGIES INC. v. PARKER INTANGIBLES LLC
Date: July 10, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2007
J.S.T. CORPORATION v. ITC
Date: July 10, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2308
BERRY v. WILKIE
Date: July 10, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1610
JAMES TALCOTT CONSTRUCTION v. US
Date: July 9, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1728
Uniloc 2017 LLC v. Apple, Inc.  
Date: July 9, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1922

Justia Opinion Summary: Uniloc filed patent infringement actions against Apple, which moved to dismiss, arguing that Uniloc had granted its creditor a license with the right to sublicense in the event of a Uniloc default. According to Apple, Un...

TAGGART v. MSPB
Date: July 9, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1224
Fitbit, Inc. v. Valencell, Inc.  
Date: July 8, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1048

Justia Opinion Summary: Valencell’s patent, entitled “Methods and Apparatus for Generating Data Output Containing Physiological and Motion-Related Information,” concerns systems for monitoring information such as blood oxygen level, heart rate,...

VIA VADIS, LLC v. BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.
Date: July 8, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2269
UTLEY v. US
Date: July 8, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1078
In Re ZUNSHINE
Date: July 8, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1254
LEE v. US
Date: July 7, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2060
In Re Boloro Global Ltd.  
Date: July 7, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2349

Justia Opinion Summary: The Patent Trial and Appeal Board, in an ex parte appeal, affirmed an examiner’s rejection of claims in Boloro’s patent applications. Boloro moved to vacate. The Director of the Patent and Trademark Office acknowledged...

ROBERT v. WILKIE
Date: July 7, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2431
SKINNER v. DVA
Date: July 7, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1312
Genentech, Inc. v. Immunex Rhode Island Corp.  
Date: July 6, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2155

Justia Opinion Summary: Genentech manufactures and sells bevacizumab, a biological product used to treat certain types of cancer, under the name Avastin. Amgen filed a biologics license application, 42 U.S.C. 262(k) to market a biosimilar versi...

SOUND VIEW INNOVATIONS, LLC v. HULU, LLC
Date: July 2, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1865
Apple Inc. v. United States  
Date: July 2, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1869

Justia Opinion Summary: U.S. Customs and Border Protection classified Apple’s iPad 2 Smart Cover model number MC939LL/A, under Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) Subheading 6307.90.98, covering “Other made up articles, incl...

Bank of America Corp. v. United States  
Date: July 2, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2357

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2009, Bank of America acquired Merrill Lynch. In 2013, Merrill Lynch “merged with and into” Bank of America. In 2017, Bank of America filed a complaint, seeking to recover overpaid interest on federal tax underpaymen...

Sharpe v. Secretary of Health and Human Services  
Date: July 1, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1951

Justia Opinion Summary: In July 2010, L.M. was born at full-term and developed normally for six months. In February 2011, L.M. received childhood vaccines, including the diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis vaccination. By that evening, L.M....

Electronic Communication Technologies, LLC v. ShoppersChoice.Com, LLC  
Date: July 1, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2087

Justia Opinion Summary: ECT sued ShoppersChoice for infringement of its 261 patent, directed “to systems and methods that notify a party of travel status associated with one or more mobile things. ShoppersChoice challenged claim 11 as patent-in...

DATA SCAPE LIMITED v. WESTERN DIGITAL CORPORATION
Date: July 1, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2161
BRAEMAR MANUFACTURING, LLC v. THE SCOTTCARE CORPORATION
Date: July 1, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2263
CARDIONET, LLC v. INFOBIONIC, INC.
Date: July 1, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1018
Immunex Corp v. Sandoz Inc.  
Date: July 1, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1037

Justia Opinion Summary: The patents at issue are directed to the fusion protein etanercept and methods of making the same. Etanercept is the active ingredient in Immunex’s biologic drug Enbrel®, which is primarily indicated for reducing the sig...

PACIFIC COAST BUILDING v. CERTAINTEED GYPSUM, INC.
Date: June 30, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1524
Avalos v. Department of Housing and Urban Development  
Date: June 26, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1118

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2009, Avalos was confirmed as the Under Secretary of Agriculture for Marketing and Regulatory Programs at the USDA. Avalos met Trevino, also a USDA political appointee. Trevino later moved to the Department of Housing...

AUSTIN v. HHS
Date: June 26, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1379
B/E Aerospace, Inc. v. C&D Zodiac, Inc  
Date: June 26, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1935

Justia Opinion Summary: On inter partes review (IPR) of B/E’s patents, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board found certain claims unpatentable as obvious. The patents relate to space-saving technologies for aircraft enclosures such as lavatory en...

Shoes by Firebus LLC v. Stride Rite Children's Group, LLC  
Date: June 25, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1622

Justia Opinion Summary: The Firebug patents are generally directed to footwear illumination systems. According to the patents, while light-up shoes are not new to the industry, there are many possible structural designs. In some designs, the li...

Adidas AG v. Nike, Inc.  
Date: June 25, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1787

Justia Opinion Summary: Nike’s patents share a specification and are directed to methods of manufacturing an article of footwear with a textile upper. Adidas petitioned for inter partes review of certain claims. The Patent Board held that Adida...

SolarWorld Americas, Inc. v. United States  
Date: June 24, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1591

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2012, the Department of Commerce issued an antidumping duty order on crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells from China. In 2015, Commerce initiated the first administrative review of this antidumping duty order. Dome...

FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC v. NEW WORLD INTERNATIONAL, INC.
Date: June 22, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1746
Alford v. United States  
Date: June 19, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1678

Justia Opinion Summary: Water levels in Eagle Lake, near Vicksburg, are controlled by the Muddy Bayou Control Structure, part of the Army Corps of Engineers’ Mississippi River flood control program. Eagle Lake's predictable water levels allowed...

DROPBOX, INC. v. SYNCHRONOSS TECHNOLOGIES, INC
Date: June 19, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1765
FAIRHOLME FUNDS, INC. v. US
Date: June 18, 2020
Docket Number: 20-121
In Re SEATTLE SPINCO, INC.
Date: June 18, 2020
Docket Number: 20-123
In Re RAGHUBIR
Date: June 18, 2020
Docket Number: 20-128
LIQUIDPOWER SPECIALTY PRODUCTS v. BAKER HUGHES, A GE COMPANY
Date: June 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1838
In Re PersonalWeb Technologies LLC  
Date: June 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1918

Justia Opinion Summary: Personal Web’s patents share a largely common specification and claim priority to an abandoned patent application, which was filed in 1995. According to the specification, there was a problem with the way computer networ...

SCOTT GREEN-DOYLE v. DHS
Date: June 16, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1955
PALTALK HOLDINGS, INC. v. RIOT GAMES, INC.
Date: June 16, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2035
In Re APPLE INC.
Date: June 16, 2020
Docket Number: 20-127
Jinko Solar Co., Ltd. v. United States  
Date: June 15, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2194

Justia Opinion Summary: SolarWorld filed an antidumping duty petition concerning certain photovoltaic products imported from China. After two remands, the Trade Court affirmed rulings by the Department of Commerce selecting Harmonized Tariff Sc...

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. v. IANCU
Date: June 15, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1498
PRAIRIE LAND MILLWRIGHT v. SIOUX STEEL COMPANY
Date: June 15, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1668
GOOGLE LLC v. NETLIST, INC.
Date: June 15, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1720
HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K. v. SEMICAPS PTE LTD.
Date: June 15, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1890
Inserso Corp v. United States  
Date: June 15, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1933

Justia Opinion Summary: The U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) awarded contracts for the opportunity to sell information technology services to various federal government agencies. Inserso did not receive an award; its total evaluat...

OLIVA v. DVA
Date: June 15, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1990
Oliva v. United States  
Date: June 15, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2059

Justia Opinion Summary: Oliva worked for the VA, 2000-2016. In 2015, Oliva challenged the VA’s issuance of a letter of reprimand for Oliva accusing a supervisor of improperly pre-selecting an applicant for a position; Oliva claimed that his ema...

THEODORE D'APUZZO, P.A. v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Date: June 15, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2311
SEOUL VIOSYS CO., LTD. v. P3 INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION
Date: June 15, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2384
POLLITT v. DVA
Date: June 12, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1481
First Mortgage Corp. v. United States  
Date: June 12, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1798

Justia Opinion Summary: Ginnie Mae (GM), established by 12 U.S.C. 1717(a)(2)(A) to provide stability in the secondary residential mortgage market and promote access to mortgage credit, guarantees mortgage-backed securities (MBS). FMC, a privat...

HAYWARD INDUSTRIES, INC. v. PENTAIR WATER POOL AND SPA
Date: June 12, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1821
MEDINOL LTD. v. CORDIS CORPORATION
Date: June 12, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1826
ASI, INC. v. FINGERHUT DIRECT MARKETING
Date: June 12, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1834
HARRIS v. WILKIE
Date: June 12, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2188
UBISOFT ENTERTAINMENT, S.A. v. YOUSICIAN OY
Date: June 12, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2399
WATSON v. WILKIE
Date: June 12, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1380
Young v. Merit Systems Protection Board  
Date: June 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2268

Justia Opinion Summary: Young was serving a one-year probationary period working for the IRS when the agency removed her for misconduct. Young appealed to the Merit Systems Protection Board, challenging her removal as an unlawful adverse actio...

UBISOFT ENTERTAINMENT, S.A. v. YOUSICIAN OY
Date: June 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2399
THOMAS v. WILKIE
Date: June 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2440
Carr v. Wilkie  
Date: June 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2441

Justia Opinion Summary: Carr served Air Force active duty, 1976-1980, earning 45 months of education benefits under Chapter 34 (Vietnam-era GI Bill), Carr used 41 months and 11 days of those benefits for his own education before the entire Chap...

ROBLES v. WILKIE
Date: June 11, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1460
TWILIO INC. v. TELESIGN CORPORATION
Date: June 10, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1842
U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS v. JOHN C. GRIMBERG CO., INC.
Date: June 9, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1608
CERULLI v. DEFENSE
Date: June 9, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2022
MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORP. v. MICROSPHERIX LLC
Date: June 9, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2197
Munchkin, Inc. v. Luv n' Care, Ltd.  
Date: June 8, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1454

Justia Opinion Summary: Munchkin sued LNC for trademark infringement and unfair competition claims based on LNC’s spill-proof drinking containers. A year later, the court allowed Munchkin to amend the complaint to include new trademark infringe...

IRON OAK TECHNOLOGIES, LLC v. MICROSOFT CORPORATION
Date: June 8, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1802
LIPPERT COMPONENTS MFG. v. MOR/RYDE INTERNATIONAL INC.
Date: June 8, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2121
ECC INTERNATIONAL CONSTRUCTORS v. SECRETARY OF THE ARMY
Date: June 5, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1619
HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. v. IANCU
Date: June 4, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1497
LAWRENCE v. WILKIE
Date: June 4, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1847
In Re ROSENBERG
Date: June 4, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2251
WILLIAMS v. WILKIE
Date: June 4, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2433
Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC v. Almirall, LLC  
Date: June 4, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1106

Justia Opinion Summary: Almirall markets ACZONE®, a prescription medication used to treat acne. Almirall’s 926 and 219 patents are listed in the FDA Orange Book as claiming ACZONE. Before seeking approval to market a generic version of ACZONE,...

YOUNG v. WILKIE
Date: June 4, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1133
TECH PHARMACY SERVICES, LLC v. ALIXA RX LLC
Date: June 3, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1488
BRITISH TELECOMMUNICATIONS v. IAC/INTERACTIVECORP
Date: June 3, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1917
ATI TECHNOLOGIES ULC v. ARM LTD.
Date: June 3, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2091
NELSON v. US
Date: June 3, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1179
HUANG v. MEDIATEK USA, INC.
Date: June 3, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1251
HOLLIE v. WILKIE
Date: June 3, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1486
PEERLESS INDUSTRIES, INC. v. CRIMSON AV, LLC
Date: June 2, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2021
Agile Defense, Inc. v. United States  
Date: June 2, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1954

Justia Opinion Summary: The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) issued a solicitation for the procurement of information technology solutions for various agencies. DISA would award several indefinite-delivery/quantity contracts; task orde...

CHATMAN v. WILKIE
Date: June 2, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1262
GARZA v. WILKIE
Date: June 2, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1457
GIDDINGS v. SSA
Date: June 1, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1138
GUARANTEE COMPANY OF NORTH v. IKHANA, LLC
Date: May 29, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1394
Adkins v. United States  
Date: May 29, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1356

Justia Opinion Summary: Adkins sought a federal income tax refund, based on financial losses sustained as the victim of a fraudulent investment scheme. The IRS was unable to formalize the parties’ settlement before the statute of limitations on...

Caquelin v. United States  
Date: May 29, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1385

Justia Opinion Summary: Caquelin's land was subject to a railroad easement. The Surface Transportation Board granted the railroad permission to abandon the line unless the process (16 U.S.C. 1247(d)) for considering the use of the easement for...

BOSTON SCIENTIFIC v. NEVRO CORP.
Date: May 29, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1582
Cooper/Ports America, LLC v. Secretary of Defense  
Date: May 29, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1692

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2015, CPA’s predecessor was awarded Defense contracts to provide stevedoring and terminal services along the Eastern Seaboard, including Charleston. The contracts incorporated a Federal Acquisition Regulation provisio...

MCGRATH v. OPM
Date: May 29, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2187
CLICK-TO-CALL TECHNOLOGIES, LP v. INGENIO, INC.
Date: May 28, 2020
Docket Number: 15-1242
OYSTER OPTICS, LLC v. ALCATEL-LUCENT USA, INC.
Date: May 27, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1255
OYSTER OPTICS, LLC v. ALCATEL-LUCENT USA, INC.
Date: May 27, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1255
SOLENIS TECHNOLOGIES, L.P. v. SNF SAS
Date: May 26, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2013
Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corp. v. Iancu  
Date: May 22, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1066

Justia Opinion Summary: Odyssey filed the 678 patent application in 2004. After several procedural disputes and appeals, the Patent Board reversed an examiner’s rejections. The Technology Center Director issued an “examiner’s request for rehear...

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. v. IANCU
Date: May 22, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1493
California Ridge Wind Energy, LLC v. United States  
Date: May 21, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1463

Justia Opinion Summary: The plaintiffs each own a wind farm that was put into service in 2012. Each applied for a federal cash grant based on specified energy project costs, under section 1603 of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Tax Act o...

WINE v. MSPB
Date: May 21, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1006
McRO, Inc. v. Bandai Namco Games America, Inc.  
Date: May 20, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1557

Justia Opinion Summary: McRO’s patent describes a method for automatically generating animations, with a three-dimensional appearance, depicting lip movements and facial expressions. The method uses two basic building blocks: “phonemes” and “mo...

In Re BODNAR
Date: May 20, 2020
Docket Number: 20-125
Electric Boat Corp. v. Secretary of the Navy  
Date: May 19, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1621

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2003, Electric Boat (EB) and the Navy entered into a contract for the construction of up to six nuclear-powered submarines. The Contract includes a “Change-of-Law Clause,” which provides for a price adjustment in th...

ESIP Series 2, LLC v. Puzhen Life USA, LLC  
Date: May 19, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1659

Justia Opinion Summary: ESIP’s patent relates to “a novel system and method for combining germicidal protection and aromatic diffusion in enclosed habitable spaces.” ’ Products of this type are commonly known as “vaporizers” or “diffusers.” On...

FOX FACTORY, INC. v. SRAM, LLC
Date: May 18, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1544
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC v. NEVRO CORP.
Date: May 18, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1584
SANDBOX LOGISTICS LLC v. PROPPANT EXPRESS INVESTMENTS
Date: May 18, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1684
ROTHSCHILD CONNECTED DEVICES v. COCA-COLA COMPANY
Date: May 18, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1825
URS ENERGY & CONSTRUCTION v. US
Date: May 18, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2101
Lozano v. Secretary of Health and Human Services  
Date: May 18, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2138

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2012, Lozano gave birth to a baby. While still hospitalized, Lozano received a tetanus-diphtheria-acellular-pertussis (Tdap) vaccination. Two weeks later, Lozano reported a low-grade fever, body aches, and breast tend...

Cochlear Bone Anchored Solutions AB v. Oticon Medical AB  
Date: May 15, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1105

Justia Opinion Summary: Cochlear’s patent describes a hearing aid with several parts. A vibration-producing component is implanted and mechanically anchored into a patient’s skull on the patient’s deaf side. An external component, which include...

GENERAL ACCESS SOLUTIONS, LTD. v. UNIFIED PATENTS, LLC
Date: May 15, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1565
INTELLECTUAL VENTURES II LLC v. AISIN SEIKI CO., LTD.
Date: May 15, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1718
In Re PUBLICOVER
Date: May 15, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1883
Taylor v. United States  
Date: May 15, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1901

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1999, the Taylors purchased land near a New Mexico Air Force base to raise calves. The Air Force began flying training missions over the land, sometimes “no more than 20 feet . . . off the deck.” In 2008, the Taylors...

VEDERI, LLC v. GOOGLE LLC
Date: May 14, 2020
Docket Number: 16-1919
HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. v. IANCU
Date: May 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1493
LONE STAR SILICON INNOVATIONS v. IANCU
Date: May 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1556
Electronic Communication Technologies, LLC v. ShoppersChoice.com, LLC  
Date: May 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1587

Justia Opinion Summary: ECT sued ShoppersChoice for infringement of its 261 patent, titled “Secure Notification Messaging with User Option to Communicate with Delivery or Pickup Representative.” The Federal Circuit affirmed a judgment on the pl...

Lanard Toys Ltd. v. Dolgencorp LLC  
Date: May 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1781

Justia Opinion Summary: Lanard owns Design Patent D167 and the 458 copyright for a work entitled “Pencil/Chalk Holder,” relating to a toy chalk holder designed to look like a pencil. Lanard sold the Chalk Pencil, marked to indicate Lanard’s cop...

LONE STAR SILICON INNOVATIONS v. NANYA TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
Date: May 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2152
BUSHNELL HAWTHORNE, LLC v. CISCO SYSTEMS, INC.
Date: May 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2191
SCHWENDIMANN v. ARKWRIGHT ADVANCED COATING
Date: May 13, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2416
Schwendimann v. Arkwright Advanced Coating, Inc.  
Date: May 13, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2416

Justia Opinion Summary: Starting in 1992, Schwendimann worked at ACT, which manufactured paper coating products. In 1998-2000, Schwendimann and Nasser (ACT's owner) filed the 983 and 845 patent applications; both were named as inventors. Schwen...

Virnetx Inc. v. Cisco Systems, Inc.  
Date: May 13, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1671

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2019, the Federal Circuit (Arthrex) held that the appointment of the APJs by the Secretary of Commerce, 35 U.S.C. 6(a), violated the Appointments Clause. The Patent and Trademark Office and Cisco argued that the Feder...

SPRINT SPECTRUM L.P. v. GENERAL ACCESS SOLUTIONS, LTD.
Date: May 13, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1855
EL MALIK v. WILKIE
Date: May 13, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1971
CISCO SYSTEMS, INC. v. UNILOC 2017 LLC
Date: May 13, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2048
PATTERSON v. US
Date: May 13, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2422
HALIM v. US
Date: May 12, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1478
BROWN v. WILKIE
Date: May 12, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1804
In Re NOMULA
Date: May 12, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1832
EAGLE PHARMACEUTICALS INC. v. SLAYBACK PHARMA LLC
Date: May 12, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1924
AGARWAL v. TOPGOLF INTERNATIONAL, INC.
Date: May 11, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2270
ESET, LLC v. FINJAN, INC.
Date: May 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1716
APPLE INC. v. CONTENTGUARD HOLDINGS, INC.
Date: May 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1795
MICHELSON v. ARMY
Date: May 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1811
GENERAL ACCESS SOLUTIONS, LTD. v. SPRINT SPECTRUM L.P.
Date: May 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1856
In Re CHAPMAN
Date: May 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1895
SEARCY v. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Date: May 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2217
IDORSIA PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD. v. IANCU
Date: May 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2346
ESSITY HYGIENE AND HEALTH AB v. CASCADES CANADA ULC
Date: May 8, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1736
ESSITY PROFESSIONAL HYGIENE v. CASCADES CANADA ULC
Date: May 8, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1742
Eagle Pharmaceuticals Inc. v. Slayback Pharma LLC  
Date: May 8, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1924

Justia Opinion Summary: Eage filed suit, alleging infringement of four patents under the doctrine of equivalents, stemming from Slayback’s new drug application for a generic version of Eagle’s branded bendamustine product, BELRAPZO®. Bendamust...

In Re JOBIN
Date: May 8, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1067
SILVIA v. WILKIE
Date: May 8, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1097
HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. v. IANCU
Date: May 7, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1494
DONGHEE AMERICA, INC. v. PLASTIC OMNIUM ADVANCED
Date: May 7, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1733