2021 Federal Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

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System Studies & Simulation, Inc. v. United States  
Date: December 30, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1469

Justia Opinion Summary: The Army requested bids for helicopter flight training and awarded the contract to L3. In a bid-protest action filed by disappointed bidder S3, the Claims Court set aside the award. After reevaluation of the bids, the Ar...

SANOFI-AVENTIS DEUTSCHLAND v. MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
Date: December 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1871
SANOFI-AVENTIS DEUTSCHLAND v. MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
Date: December 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2066
SANOFI-AVENTIS DEUTSCHLAND v. MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Date: December 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2071
SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC v. MYLAN GMBH
Date: December 29, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1262
INTEL CORPORATION v. QUALCOMM INCORPORATED
Date: December 28, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1664
Intel Corp. v. Qualcomm, Inc.  
Date: December 28, 2021
Docket Numbers: 20-1828, 2020-1867

Justia Opinion Summary: Qualcomm’s patent, titled “Direct Scatter Loading of Executable Software Image from a Primary Processor to One or More Secondary Processor in a Multi-Processor System,” addresses a system with multiple processors, each o...

JONES v. MCDONOUGH
Date: December 28, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2174
LOW TEMP INDUSTRIES, INC. v. DUKE MANUFACTURING CO.
Date: December 28, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2137
COLICELLI v. DVA
Date: December 27, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2048
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INVESTMENTS LLC v. HIRSHFELD
Date: December 27, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1115
In Re MEDTRONIC, INC.
Date: December 27, 2021
Docket Number: 22-107
MONDIS TECHNOLOGY LTD. v. LG ELECTRONICS INC.
Date: December 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1812
ROBINSON v. PTO
Date: December 21, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2117
In Re HERA WIRELESS S.A.
Date: December 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1894
LYNCH v. MCDONOUGH
Date: December 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2067
LYNCH v. MCDONOUGH
Date: December 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2067
KOM SOFTWARE, INC. v. NETAPP, INC.
Date: December 17, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1075
KOM SOFTWARE, INC. v. NETAPP, INC.
Date: December 17, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1181
WESTERN PLASTICS, INC. v. DUBOSE STRAPPING, INC.
Date: December 17, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1371
SKY INTERNATIONAL AG v. SKY CINEMAS LLC
Date: December 17, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1575
KOM SOFTWARE, INC. v. NETAPP, INC.
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2345
KOM SOFTWARE, INC. v. NETAPP, INC.
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1005
REID v. TRANSPORTATION
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1562
ALPEK POLYESTER, S.A. DE C.V. v. POLYMETRIX AG
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1706
HENDERSON v. MSPB
Date: December 15, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1645
ARMSTRONG v. US
Date: December 15, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2141
Metzinger v. Department of Veterans Affairs  
Date: December 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1906

Justia Opinion Summary: Dr. Metzinger brought an Equal Pay Act (EPA) suit against her employer, the VA, in the Eastern District of Louisiana, alleging that the government violated 29 U.S.C. 206(d), by paying her less than her male subordinates....

BROCK v. MSPB
Date: December 14, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1000
MANHATTAN HUNT A JOINT VENTURE v. SECRETARY OF THE NAVY
Date: December 14, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1112
SUNBIO CORPORATION v. BIOGRAND CO., LTD.
Date: December 14, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1433
BONNER v. MCDONOUGH
Date: December 14, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1817
Tolliver Group, Inc. v. United States  
Date: December 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2341

Justia Opinion Summary: Tolliver had a contract with the United States under which Tolliver was obliged to write technical manuals for government-used equipment. The government was obliged to supply Tolliver information relevant to that task. W...

MONUMENT PEAK VENTURES, LLC v. TOSHIBA AMERICA BUSINESS
Date: December 13, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1052
AKARD v. MCDONOUGH
Date: December 13, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1383
POLYCOM, INC. v. DIRECTPACKET RESEARCH, INC.
Date: December 13, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1744
Bell v. United States  
Date: December 10, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1678

Justia Opinion Summary: Former and current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) employees were relocated to Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands at the DEA’s request for two to five years. Each received a one-time relocation incentive bonus under 5...

HIBBARD v. MCDONOUGH
Date: December 10, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1720
Hyundai Steel Co. v. United States  
Date: December 10, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1748

Justia Opinion Summary: In an administrative review of an antidumping duty order on welded line pipe from the Republic of Korea, the Department of Commerce found that a “particular market situation” (PMS) existed in the Korean market for welded...

GARLAND v. MCDONOUGH
Date: December 9, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1727
INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC. v. REX MEDICAL, L.P.
Date: December 9, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1862
GUERTIN v. MSPB
Date: December 9, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1922
LENOVO HOLDING COMPANY, INC. v. DODOTS LICENSING SOLUTIONS LLC
Date: December 8, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1247
AstraZeneca AB v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.  
Date: December 8, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1729

Justia Opinion Summary: AstraZeneca’s asserted patents are listed in the FDA’s “Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations” (Orange Book), as covering AstraZeneca’s Symbicort® pressurized metered-dose inhaler (pMDI). The Sy...

ENSLEY v. PUGET SOUND NAVAL SHIPYARD
Date: December 8, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2082
Harmonia Holdings Group, LLC v. United States  
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1538

Justia Opinion Summary: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) controls and monitors traffic at the borders, including the flow of vehicles, cargo, and people. CBP’s Cargo Systems Program Directorate (CSPD) manages a commercial trade processi...

Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. v. Corcept Therapeutics, Inc.  
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1360

Justia Opinion Summary: In the 1980s, researchers suggested using mifepristone to treat Cushing’s syndrome, a disease caused by excessive cortisol levels. More than 20 years later, Corcept initiated the first major clinical trial of mifepristo...

TANASESCU v. US
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2117
In Re OVERHEAD DOOR CORPORATION
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 22-100
In Re RAGHUBIR
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 22-102
In Re ACCESSIBE LTD.
Date: December 6, 2021
Docket Number: 22-113
IDEAL INNOVATIONS, INC. v. US
Date: December 3, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2065
In Re ALFRESCO SOFTWARE, LTD.
Date: December 3, 2021
Docket Number: 22-112
ModernaTx, Inc. v. Arbutus Biopharma Corp.  
Date: December 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1184

Justia Opinion Summary: Arbutus’s 435 patent, directed to “stable nucleic acid-lipid particles (SNALP) comprising a nucleic acid (such as one or more interfering RNA), methods of making the SNALP, and methods of delivering and/or administering...

ModernaTx, Inc. v. Arbutus Biopharma Corp.  
Date: December 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2329

Justia Opinion Summary: Arbutus's patent, directed to “stable nucleic acid-lipid particles (SNALP) comprising a nucleic acid (such as one or more interfering RNA), methods of making the SNALP, and methods of delivering and/or administering the...

MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS INC. v. BIOGEN MA INC.
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1673
Biogen International GmbH v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Inc.  
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1933

Justia Opinion Summary: Biogen’s 514 Patent claims a method of treating multiple sclerosis with a drug called dimethyl fumarate. Mylan filed an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) seeking FDA approval to manufacture, use, and market a gener...

Indivior UK Ltd. v. Dr. Reddy's Laboratories S.A.  
Date: November 24, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2073

Justia Opinion Summary: Indivior’s patent, which generally describes orally dissolvable films containing therapeutic agents, was issued as the fifth continuation of the 571 application, which was filed in 2009. DRL petitioned for inter partes...

BRITTEX FINANCIAL, INC. v. DOLLAR FINANCIAL GROUP, INC.
Date: November 24, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1370
WILLIAMS v. MCDONOUGH
Date: November 24, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1646
In Re SCHNATTER
Date: November 23, 2021
Docket Number: 21-175
In Re FRANCIS
Date: November 23, 2021
Docket Number: 21-184
In Re SMITH
Date: November 23, 2021
Docket Number: 21-189
UNILOC 2017 LLC v. FACEBOOK, INC.
Date: November 18, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2162
CERANA v. MCDONOUGH
Date: November 18, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1397
NUSSBAUM v. US
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1170
KNAPP v. MSPB
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2122
JKB Solutions and Services, LLC v. United States  
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1257

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2015, JKB and the Army entered into a three-year indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract. JKB agreed to provide instructional services up to 14 classes per year. The contract incorporates Federal Acquisition...

WAGNER v. ASHLINE
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1715
KIRKPATRICK v. MCDONOUGH
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1781
In Re BALIK
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 21-186
BROADEN v. TRANSPORTATION
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2000
SECUREWAVE STORAGE SOLUTIONS v. UNIFIED PATENTS, LLC
Date: November 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2244
WAY v. MCDONOUGH
Date: November 16, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1461
HORIZON MEDICINES LLC v. ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD.
Date: November 16, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1480
ARSUS, LLC v. UNIFIED PATENTS, LLC
Date: November 16, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1648
7800 RICCHI LLC v. US
Date: November 16, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1704
In Re LANGHAM
Date: November 16, 2021
Docket Number: 21-185
HTC CORPORATION v. INVT SPE LLC
Date: November 15, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1790
MENTONE SOLUTIONS LLC v. DIGI INTERNATIONAL INC.
Date: November 15, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1202
LOYD v. MCDONOUGH
Date: November 15, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1384
In Re ATLASSIAN CORP. PLC
Date: November 15, 2021
Docket Number: 21-177
In Re GOOGLE LLC
Date: November 15, 2021
Docket Number: 21-178
In Re MERAKI INTEGRATED CIRCUIT (SHENZHEN) TECHNOLOGY
Date: November 15, 2021
Docket Number: 21-180
In Re APPLE INC.
Date: November 15, 2021
Docket Number: 21-181
Galperti, Inc. v. Galperti S.R.L.  
Date: November 12, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1011

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2007, Galperti-Italy, to support its application to the Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) for registration of the mark GALPERTI, told the PTO that, in the five preceding years, its use of the mark was “substantially e...

ROHM Semiconductor USA, LLC v. MaxPower Semiconductor, Inc.  
Date: November 12, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1709

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2007, ROHM Japan and MaxPower entered into a technology license agreement (TLA). ROHM Japan was permitted “to use certain power [metal oxide semiconductor field-effect transistors (MOSFET)]-related technologies of” M...

Apple Inc. v. Qualcomm Inc.  
Date: November 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1683

Justia Opinion Summary: Qualcomm accused Apple of infringing various patents. Apple petitioned the Patent Trial and Appeal Board for inter partes review (IPR) of those patents. In 2019, the parties settled all their patent-infringement litigat...

MCCARTNEY v. MCDONOUGH
Date: November 10, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1007
DDR HOLDINGS, LLC v. SHOPIFY, INC.
Date: November 10, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1297
Courtney v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission  
Date: November 10, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1628

Justia Opinion Summary: Courtney, an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Investigator. was removed from her federal employment effective December 7, 2019, premised on a charge of being absent without leave (AWOL) for several months. An admi...

Courtney v. Office of Personnel Management  
Date: November 10, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1717

Justia Opinion Summary: Courtney, an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Investigator, was removed from her federal employment effective December 7, 2019, based on a charge of being absent without leave. Her removal was affirmed by t...

BOS GMBH & CO. KG v. MACAUTO USA, INC.
Date: November 10, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1793
In Re XCONNECT, LLC
Date: November 10, 2021
Docket Number: 21-192
In Re Quest Diagnostics, Inc.  
Date: November 10, 2021
Docket Number: 21-193

Justia Opinion Summary: Ravgen filed suit in the federal district court in Waco, Texas, accusing Quest’s QNatal Advanced test of infringing patents relating to non-invasive tests for prenatal genetic disorders. Quest moved to transfer the case...

ZARCO HOTELS INC. v. HOLLYWOOD CASINOS, LLC
Date: November 9, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2401
CARIS MPI, INC. v. FOUNDATION MEDICINE, INC.
Date: November 9, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1886
In Re GOOGLE LLC
Date: November 9, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1191
MATI THERAPEUTICS, INC. v. OCULAR THERAPEUTIX, INC.
Date: November 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2176
BLACKBERRY LIMITED v. HIRSHFELD
Date: November 8, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1124
FLEXSTENT, LLC v. ABBOTT VASCULAR, INC.
Date: November 8, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1246
Celgene Corp. v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.  
Date: November 5, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1154

Justia Opinion Summary: Celgene markets pomalidomide as a multiple-myeloma drug under the brand name Pomalyst. Many drug companies questioned the validity or applicability of Celgene's patents and sought to bring generic pomalidomide to market....

GARDNER-DICKSON v. MCDONOUGH
Date: November 5, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1462
In Re MTD PRODUCTS INC
Date: November 5, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1474
MV3 PARTNERS LLC v. ROKU, INC.
Date: November 5, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1525
PRECISION PLANTING, LLC v. DEERE & COMPANY
Date: November 5, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1581
MACKEY v. LAWSON'S FINEST LIQUIDS, LLC
Date: November 5, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1643
NORTH STAR INNOVATIONS, INC. v. HIRSHFELD
Date: November 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1874
University of Strathclyde v. Clear-Vu Lighting, LLC  
Date: November 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2243

Justia Opinion Summary: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), and other Gram-positive bacteria that have developed resistance to antibiotics cause health problems, particularly in the hospital environment. TheUniversity of Strathc...

Kent International, Inc. v. United States  
Date: November 3, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1065

Justia Opinion Summary: A 2005 Customs ruling letter stated that Kent’s imported bicycle seats would be classified as “accessories of bicycles” under HTSUS heading 8714, with a 10% ad valorem duty. In 2008, after Customs classified a competito...

FINIZIE v. DVA
Date: November 3, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1493
HYATT v. PTO
Date: November 3, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1708
JUNIOUS v. MCDONOUGH
Date: November 3, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2053
MORENO v. INTERIOR
Date: November 2, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1507
Valles v. Department of State  
Date: October 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1686

Justia Opinion Summary: Valles began working for the State Department as a passport specialist in 2011. In 2016, Valles served a three-day suspension for charges concerning inappropriate sexual and political comments made to co-workers and cust...

CARDIONET, LLC v. INFOBIONIC, INC.
Date: October 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2123
QIAGEN NORTH AMERICAN HOLDINGS v. HANDYLAB, INC.
Date: October 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2249
Brooklyn Brewery Corporation v. Brooklyn Brew Shop, LLC  
Date: October 27, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2277

Justia Opinion Summary: For more than 30 years, Brewery has used the marks BROOKLYN and BROOKLYN BREWERY in connection with the advertising, promotion, and sale of Brewery’s beer and beer-related merchandise. Brewery owns Registration No. 3,186...

In Re SIGNIFY N.V.
Date: October 27, 2021
Docket Number: 21-191
WOLFE v. MCDONOUGH
Date: October 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2317
GAY v. MCDONOUGH
Date: October 26, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1226
COREPHOTONICS, LTD. v. APPLE INC.
Date: October 25, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1424
COREPHOTONICS, LTD. v. APPLE INC.
Date: October 25, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1961
GAY v. MCDONOUGH
Date: October 25, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1226
POTTER v. DVA
Date: October 25, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1460
In Re NETFLIX, INC.
Date: October 25, 2021
Docket Number: 21-190
In Re DISH NETWORK L.L.C.
Date: October 21, 2021
Docket Number: 21-182
MARTINEZ v. MCDONOUGH
Date: October 20, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1029
BOWDEN v. US
Date: October 20, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1671
STONE v. SECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE
Date: October 19, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1233
STONE v. SECRETARY OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Date: October 19, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1732
GERMANY v. MCDONOUGH
Date: October 19, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1089
HAYES v. MCDONOUGH
Date: October 18, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1892
APOLLO PETROLEUM SOLUTIONS v. NANO GAS TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Date: October 18, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1538
TYGER MANUFACTURING LLC v. MIKE'S WORLDWIDE LLC
Date: October 18, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1567
INDUSTRIAL PRINT TECHNOLOGIES v. CENVEO, INC.
Date: October 14, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2275
Energy Heating, LLC v. Heat On-The-Fly, LLC  
Date: October 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2038

Justia Opinion Summary: The district court found HOTF’s patent, which relates to a “method and apparatus for the continuous preparation of heated water flow for use in hydraulic fracturing” (fracking), unenforceable due to inequitable conduct....

GALVAN v. MCDONOUGH
Date: October 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2197
INTERACTIVE WEARABLES, LLC v. POLAR ELECTRO OY
Date: October 14, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1491
HARRISON v. ARMY
Date: October 14, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1626
In Re ESIP SERIES 2, LLC
Date: October 14, 2021
Docket Number: 21-164
Mobility Workx, LLC v. Unified Patents, LLC  
Date: October 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1441

Justia Opinion Summary: Mobility’s patent, titled “System, Apparatus, and Methods for Proactive Allocation of Wireless Communication Resources,” is “generally directed to the allocation of communication resources in a communications network.” T...

QUALCOMM INCORPORATED v. INTEL CORPORATION
Date: October 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1587
IBKUL UBHOT LTD. v. ALFWEAR, INC.
Date: October 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2120
STRAW v. US
Date: October 13, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1597
In Re PANDORA MEDIA, LLC
Date: October 13, 2021
Docket Number: 21-172
In Re NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC.
Date: October 13, 2021
Docket Number: 21-173
TRAXCELL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC v. NOKIA SOLUTIONS AND NETWORKS
Date: October 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1440
MANIVANNAN v. ENERGY
Date: October 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1804
Traxcell Technologies, LLC v. Sprint Communications Co.  
Date: October 12, 2021
Docket Numbers: 20-1852, 20-1854

Justia Opinion Summary: Traxcell sued Sprint and Verizon for infringement of four patents related to self-optimizing wireless networks and to navigation technology. All share a specification and a 2001 priority date. After claim construction a...

GALAVIZ v. MCDONOUGH
Date: October 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2231
HYATT v. HIRSHFELD
Date: October 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2321
SPIN MASTER LTD. v. CHOIROCK CONTENTS FACTORY
Date: October 12, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1348
LEVARIO v. MCDONOUGH
Date: October 12, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1358
MICRO MOBIO CORPORATION v. GENERAL MOTORS, LLC
Date: October 12, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1591
BAILEY v. US
Date: October 12, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1624
Philbrook v. McDonough  
Date: October 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2233

Justia Opinion Summary: Philbrook served in the Army, 2000-2004, then was awarded disability compensation for PTSD. In 2011, Philbrook stipulated to a judgment of “guilty except for insanity” in connection with a felony. He was ordered into the...

IN-DEPTH GEOPHYSICAL, INC. v. CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY
Date: October 8, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1013
D'AMICO v. MCDONOUGH
Date: October 8, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1047
AMERANTH, INC. v. OLO INC.
Date: October 8, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1211
MIRANNE v. NAVY
Date: October 8, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1497
NEURELIS, INC. v. AQUESTIVE THERAPEUTICS, INC.
Date: October 7, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1038
FIGUREFUN LLC v. LEGO SYSTEMS, INC.
Date: October 7, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1259
Kannuu Pty Ltd. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.  
Date: October 7, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1638

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2012, Samsung contacted Kannuu, an Australian start-up that develops media-related products, inquiring about Kannuu’s remote control search-and-navigation technology. The companies entered into a non-disclosure agreem...

BROWN v. MCDONOUGH
Date: October 7, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1639
COOK v. MCDONOUGH
Date: October 7, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1755
BAKER v. NAVY
Date: October 7, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1898
VACA v. MCDONOUGH
Date: October 7, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2022
BP AMERICA PRODUCTION COMPANY v. US
Date: October 6, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2018
JUMP ROPE SYSTEMS, LLC v. COULTER VENTURES, LLC
Date: October 6, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2284
SGROMO v. TARGET BRANDS INC.
Date: October 6, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1702
In Re GOOGLE LLC
Date: October 6, 2021
Docket Number: 21-171
SNYDERS HEART VALVE LLC v. ST. JUDE MEDICAL, LLC
Date: October 5, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2111
CLAY v. MCDONOUGH
Date: October 5, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1830
MCCUTCHEN v. US
Date: October 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1188
Acceleration Bay LLC v. 2K Sports, Inc.  
Date: October 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1700

Justia Opinion Summary: Acceleration Bay appealed the district court's decisions construing certain claim terms in Acceleration Bay's four asserted patents, U.S. Patent Nos. 6,701,344, 6,714,966, 6,910,069, and 6,920,497, and granting 2K Sports...

In Re: SurgiSil, LLP  
Date: October 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1940

Justia Opinion Summary: The Federal Circuit reversed the Patent Trial and Appeal Board's decision affirming an examiner's rejection of SurgiSil's design patent application, No. 29/491,550, concluding that the Board erred in holding that the cla...

Cosmokey Solutions GMBH & Co. v. Duo Security LLC  
Date: October 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2043

Justia Opinion Summary: The Federal Circuit reversed the district court's entry of judgment on the pleadings holding that the asserted claims of CosmoKey's U.S. Patent No. 9,246,903 are ineligible under 35 U.S.C. 101. The district court determi...

Hyundai Electric & Energy Systems Co., Ltd. v. United States  
Date: October 4, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1009

Justia Opinion Summary: The Federal Circuit affirmed the U.S. Court of International Trade's decision sustaining the U.S. Department of Commerce's final results in the fifth administrative review of the antidumping duty order on large power tra...

In Re JUNIPER NETWORKS, INC.
Date: October 4, 2021
Docket Number: 21-156
THE MODERN SPORTSMAN, LLC v. US
Date: October 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1107
McCutchen v. United States  
Date: October 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1188

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit in Claims Court under the Tucker Act, alleging that the DOJ's Final Rule regarding bump-stock-type devices effected a taking for public use of their bump-stock-type devices by requiring the devices'...

In Re APPLE INC.
Date: October 1, 2021
Docket Number: 21-187
AMC MULTI-CINEMA, INC v. FALL LINE PATENTS, LLC
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1051
In Re Vivint, Inc.  
Date: September 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1992

Justia Opinion Summary: Vivint sued Alarm.com for infringement of the 513 patent. Alarm.com unsuccessfully requested inter partes review (IPR). Later, Alarm.com requested ex parte reexamination of the 513 patent, repackaging its arguments. The...

SUPERCELL OY v. GREE, INC.
Date: September 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2005
Triple Canopy, Inc. v. Secretary of the Air Force  
Date: September 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2165

Justia Opinion Summary: Triple Canopy, a private security company, had six fixed-price contracts for security services in Afghanistan, awarded by the Department of Defense. Each contract required that Triple Canopy comply with local law and inc...

SRI International, Inc. v. Cisco Systems, Inc.  
Date: September 28, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1685

Justia Opinion Summary: SRI alleged that Cisco infringed its patents, titled “Network Surveillance” and “Hierarchical Event Monitoring and Analysis.” A jury found infringement, awarded $23,660,000 in compensatory damages, and found that Cisco’s...

TRUSTID, INC. v. NEXT CALLER, INC.
Date: September 27, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1950
In Re INTEL CORPORATION
Date: September 27, 2021
Docket Number: 21-168
In Re GOOGLE LLC
Date: September 27, 2021
Docket Number: 21-170
In Re G&H DIVERSIFIED MANUFACTURING, LP
Date: September 27, 2021
Docket Number: 21-176
In Re CIRBA INC.
Date: September 24, 2021
Docket Number: 21-154
In Re Juniper Networks, Inc.  
Date: September 24, 2021
Docket Number: 21-160

Justia Opinion Summary: Brazos filed lawsuits in the Western District of Texas charging Juniper, a Delaware corporation headquartered in California, with infringing patents that had been assigned to Brazos. Juniper moved to transfer the case to...

In Re FERMIN
Date: September 24, 2021
Docket Number: 21-174
FERMIN v. MCDONOUGH
Date: September 23, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1869
STARWALKER PR LLC v. SECRETARY OF THE ARMY
Date: September 22, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2024
In Re CIRBA INC.
Date: September 22, 2021
Docket Number: 21-154
CG TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT, LLC v. FANDUEL, INC.
Date: September 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1695
MARTIN v. MSPB
Date: September 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2183
JALIWALA v. DHS
Date: September 10, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1523
In Re ONEPLUS TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD.
Date: September 10, 2021
Docket Number: 21-165
In Re MIDWEST ATHLETICS AND SPORTS ALLIANCE LLC
Date: September 10, 2021
Docket Number: 21-167
TEAM WORLDWIDE CORPORATION v. INTEX RECREATION CORP.
Date: September 9, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1975
In Re DMF, INC.
Date: September 9, 2021
Docket Number: 21-153
In Re MaxPower Semiconductor, Inc.  
Date: September 8, 2021
Docket Number: 21-146

Justia Opinion Summary: The Patent Trial and Appeal Board instituted inter partes review proceedings, involving MaxPower patents. MaxPower sought a writ of mandamus to review those decisions. The Federal Circuit denied the petition. A decision...

In Re MAXPOWER SEMICONDUCTOR, INC.
Date: September 8, 2021
Docket Number: 21-146
BESTWAY (USA), INC. v. INTEX RECREATION CORP.
Date: September 7, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2200
SIRIUS XM RADIO INC. v. FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT
Date: September 7, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2319
In Re ROBBINS
Date: September 7, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1123
PHILIPPEAUX v. US
Date: September 7, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1466
PHILIPPEAUX v. MCDONOUGH
Date: September 7, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1774
BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB COMPANY v. SIGMAPHARM LABORATORIES
Date: September 3, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2229
HARTMAN v. US
Date: September 3, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1535
Wanxiang America Corp. v. United States  
Date: September 2, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1044

Justia Opinion Summary: Wanxiang is a U.S. importer for Wanxiang Group, an automotive parts manufacturing company headquartered in China. In 1994-2001, Group and Wanxiang IE participated in Department of Commerce administrative reviews that cov...

CAMERON v. MCDONOUGH
Date: September 2, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1973
ALTAMONT SOFTWARE, INC. v. SORNA CORPORATION
Date: September 2, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2027
In Re PARALLAX GROUP INTERNATIONAL
Date: September 2, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2078
INERGETIC AB v. MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
Date: September 2, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2185
In Re ELBAUM
Date: September 2, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1719
LUBBY HOLDINGS LLC v. CHUNG
Date: September 1, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2286
Lubby Holdings LLC v. Chung  
Date: September 1, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2286

Justia Opinion Summary: Lubby’s patent is titled “Personal Vaporizer.” “Personal vaporizers are handheld devices that vaporize a vaporizing medium such as a liquid solution or a wax.” The patent relates to personal vaporizers that “will resist...

PIANO FACTORY GROUP, INC. v. SCHIEDMAYER CELESTA GMBH
Date: September 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1196
Piano Factory Group, Inc. v. Schiedmayer Celesta GmbH  
Date: September 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1196

Justia Opinion Summary: Schiedmayer makes and sells celestas, keyboard instruments that resemble small pianos. and is the successor to a line of German companies that have sold keyboard musical instruments under the Schiedmayer name for nearly...

Belcher Pharmaceuticals, LLC v. Hospira, Inc.  
Date: September 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1799

Justia Opinion Summary: Epinephrine (adrenaline), a hormone that has been on the market since approximately 1938, is used for various medical purposes. It degrades by racemization and oxidation. A 1986 publication taught that “there is an opti...

HOLLAND v. US
Date: September 1, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1027
CONEJO v. MSPB
Date: September 1, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1347
UNILOC 2017 LLC v. GOOGLE LLC
Date: August 31, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2137
UNILOC 2017 LLC v. GOOGLE LLC
Date: August 31, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2277
Goodluck India Ltd. v. United States  
Date: August 31, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2017

Justia Opinion Summary: In an antidumping duty investigation on U.S. imports of cold-drawn mechanical tubing from India, the Department of Commerce rejected Goodluck’s submission of supplemental data and relied on “adverse facts available” unde...

MCDAY v. DHS
Date: August 31, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2128
POLARIS POWERLED TECHNOLOGIES v. VIZIO, INC.
Date: August 31, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2328
ORTIZ & ASSOCIATES CONSULTING v. UNIFIED PATENTS, LLC
Date: August 31, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1085
LOUISVILLE LADDER, INC. v. WERNER CO.
Date: August 31, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1114
PORTER v. MSPB
Date: August 31, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1510
MURRAY v. ARMY
Date: August 31, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1560
BOOKER v. MCDONOUGH
Date: August 31, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1566
APPLE INC. v. UNIVERSAL SECURE REGISTRY LLC
Date: August 27, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1330
VISA INC. v. UNIVERSAL SECURE REGISTRY, LLC
Date: August 27, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1662
APPLE INC. v. UNIVERSAL SECURE REGISTRY LLC
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1222
APPLE INC. v. UNIVERSAL SECURE REGISTRY LLC
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1223
Bullock v. United States  
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1248

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2013, Bullock, a civilian employed by the Army, received a formal letter of reprimand from her supervisor. Bullock filed an EEO claim alleging sex discrimination and retaliation. In proceedings before the EEOC’s medi...

MLC Intellectual Property, LLC v. Micron Technology, Inc.  
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1413

Justia Opinion Summary: MLC sued Micron for infringing certain claims of a patent, titled “Electrically Alterable Non-Volatile Memory with N-bits Per Cell,” describing methods of programming multi-level cells. The district court excluded certai...

Larson v. McDonough  
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1647

Justia Opinion Summary: Larson served on active duty for training in the Navy Reserves in 1988 and on active duty in the Navy, 1989-1993. He gained a substantial amount of weight before, during, and after his active service. In 2009, Larson fil...

Juno Therapeutics, Inc v. Kite Pharma, Inc.  
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1758

Justia Opinion Summary: T cells, white blood cells that contribute to the immune response, have naturally occurring receptors on their surfaces that facilitate their attack on target cells (such as cancer cells) by recognizing and binding an an...

Universal Secure Registry LLC v. Apple Inc.  
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2044

Justia Opinion Summary: USR sued Apple for infringement of patents otherwise directed to similar technology, securing electronic payment transactions. The patents “address the need for technology that allows consumers to conveniently make payme...

Data Engine Technologies LLC v. Google LLC  
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1050

Justia Opinion Summary: DET sued Google for infringing its “Tab Patents,” which are directed to systems and methods for displaying and navigating three-dimensional electronic spreadsheets by implementing user-customizable “notebook tabs” on the...

DynCorp International, LLC v. United States  
Date: August 25, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2041

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2017 the Army issued a logistics support services solicitation, to award several indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contracts—each covering services among six geographic commands, plus Afghanistan. Contracting o...

CommScope Technologies LLC v. Dali Wireless, Inc.  
Date: August 24, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1817

Justia Opinion Summary: CommScope sued Dali, alleging infringement of five of CommScope’s patents relating to telecommunications technology. Dali counterclaimed, alleging CommScope infringed two of Dali’s patents also relating to telecommunicat...

ETHICON LLC v. INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Date: August 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1528
National Association of Manufacturers v. Department of the Treasury  
Date: August 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1734

Justia Opinion Summary: Imported goods are generally subject to tariffs, duties, fees, and taxes, such as an excise tax. A “drawback” is a customs transaction involving the refund of payments made upon the importation of a good. The most commo...

MYMAIL, LTD. v. OOVOO, LLC
Date: August 19, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1825
CAMPBELL SOUP COMPANY v. GAMON PLUS, INC.
Date: August 19, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2322
Campbell Soup Co. v. Gamon Plus, Inc.  
Date: August 19, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2344

Justia Opinion Summary: Gamon’s patents each claim “[t]he ornamental design for a gravity feed dispenser display.” Gamon’s commercial embodiment of the claimed designs is called the iQ Maximizer gravity feed dispenser, In 2002-2009, Gamon sold...

In Re BECHARD
Date: August 19, 2021
Docket Number: 21-161
In Re HARTMANN
Date: August 19, 2021
Docket Number: 21-166
COASTAL PARK LLC v. US
Date: August 18, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1687
NUVASIVE, INC. v. HIRSHFELD
Date: August 18, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1708
Hyatt v. Hirshfeld  
Date: August 18, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2321

Justia Opinion Summary: Hyatt is a prolific patent filer and litigant. In 1995, Hyatt filed “hundreds of extraordinarily lengthy and complex patent applications,” including the four at issue; he adopted an approach "that all but guaranteed inde...

Valve Corp. v. Ironburg Inventions Ltd.  
Date: August 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1315

Justia Opinion Summary: The separate inter partes review (IPR) proceedings concerned the 688 patent, and the 229 patent, which have the same inventors and owner. Both are directed to controllers for games consoles. The Patent Board determined...

SMILEDIRECTCLUB, LLC v. CANDID CARE CO.
Date: August 17, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1446
GOLDENBERG v. BOP
Date: August 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1361
Teva Pharmaceuticals International GmbH v. Eli Lily & Co.  
Date: August 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1747

Justia Opinion Summary: Teva’s patents, directed to methods of using humanized antagonist antibodies that target calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP), a 37-amino acid peptide that is “a neurotransmitter in the central nervous system, and has...

TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS v. ELI LILLY AND COMPANY
Date: August 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1749
Eli Lilly & Co. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals International GMBH  
Date: August 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1876

Justia Opinion Summary: Teva's patents are directed to methods of using humanized antagonist antibodies that target calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP). CGRP is a 37-amino acid peptide that is “a neurotransmitter in the central nervous syste...

CYBERGENETICS CORP. v. INSTITUTE OF ENVTL. SCIENCE
Date: August 16, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1113
In Re DISH NETWORK L.L.C.
Date: August 16, 2021
Docket Number: 21-148
C.R. BARD, INC. v. MEDLINE INDUSTRIES, INC.
Date: August 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1900
CEPHALON, INC. v. SLAYBACK PHARMA LLC
Date: August 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2134
CARRUM TECHNOLOGIES, LLC v. UNIFIED PATENTS, LLC
Date: August 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2204
In Re DISH NETWORK L.L.C.
Date: August 13, 2021
Docket Number: 21-148
Rodriguez v. Department of Veterans Affairs  
Date: August 12, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2025

Justia Opinion Summary: Rodriguez, a Supervisory Consumer Affairs Specialist with the VA Patient Advocate’s Office, engaged in a confrontation with a patient, yelling at the patient and using profanity. VA Police officers had to escort him bac...

PersonalWeb Technologies LLC v. Google LLC  
Date: August 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1543

Justia Opinion Summary: PersonalWeb’s asserted patents claim priority from an application filed in 1995 and relate to data-processing systems that assign each data item a substantially unique name that depends on the item’s content. These conte...

In Re PERSONALWEB TECHNOLOGIES LLC
Date: August 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1566
Connor v. Department of Veterans Affairs  
Date: August 12, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1064

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2007, Connor began working as the Chief of Police Services for the Fayetteville, North Carolina VA Medical Center. After it was discovered that Connor had stored ammunition in a manner inconsistent with VA policy, th...

Seabed Geosolutions (US) Inc. v. Magseis FF LLC  
Date: August 11, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1237

Justia Opinion Summary: The 268 patent is directed to seismometers for use in seismic exploration, which generally involves sending an acoustic signal into the earth and using seismic receivers called geophones to detect “seismic reflections” f...

KURKJIAN v. SECRETARY OF THE ARMY
Date: August 11, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2201
Jones v. United States
Date: August 11, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2298
CAJUN SERVICES UNLIMITED, LLC v. BENTON ENERGY SERVICE COMPANY
Date: August 9, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1997
ANDRA GROUP, LP v. VICTORIA'S SECRET STORES, LLC
Date: August 9, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2009
SATCO PRODUCTS, INC. v. THREAD GROUP, INC.
Date: August 9, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1141
Buffington v. McDonough  
Date: August 6, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1479

Justia Opinion Summary: Buffington served on active duty in the Air Force, 1992-2000. After leaving active duty service, Buffington sought disability benefits. The VA found that Buffington suffered from service-connected tinnitus, rated his dis...

INGEVITY CORPORATION v. ITC
Date: August 6, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1800
INGEVITY CORPORATION v. ITC
Date: August 6, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1800
STRAW v. US
Date: August 6, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1600
GLAXOSMITHKLINE LLC v. TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS USA, INC.
Date: August 5, 2021
Docket Number: 18-1976
CORUS REALTY HOLDINGS, INC. v. ZILLOW GROUP, INC.
Date: August 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1775
ROBY v. MCDONOUGH
Date: August 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1088
GRAVELLE v. KABA ILCO CORPORATION
Date: August 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1370
Shell Oil Co. v. United States  
Date: August 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2221

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1942-1943, the government contracted with the Oil Companies to rapidly expand aviation gas (avgas) production facilities and sell vast quantities of avgas to the government with an artificially low profit margin. The...

In Re GOOGLE LLC
Date: August 4, 2021
Docket Number: 21-144
In Re APPLE INC.
Date: August 4, 2021
Docket Number: 21-147
ALLEN v. US
Date: August 4, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1808
Mondis Technology Ltd. v. LG Electronics Inc.  
Date: August 3, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1812

Justia Opinion Summary: Limited is the assignee of the 180 patent, which is directed generally to a display unit configured to receive video signals from an external video source. Limited sued LG for patent infringement. After the district cour...

Andra Group, LP v. Victoria's Secret Stores, LLC  
Date: August 3, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2009

Justia Opinion Summary: LBI is the corporate parent of retailers in the apparel and home product field, including Victoria’s Secret entities. LBI’s subsidiaries each maintain their own corporate, partnership, or limited liability company status...

TORREZ v. MCDONOUGH
Date: August 3, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1081
BLOUNT v. MSPB
Date: August 3, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1393
Omni Medsci, Inc. v. Apple Inc.  
Date: August 2, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1715

Justia Opinion Summary: Dr. Islam, a tenured electrical and computer engineering professor at University of Michigan, received an additional appointment at UM’s medical school. Upon joining the faculty, he executed an employment agreement and...

In Re HULU, LLC
Date: August 2, 2021
Docket Number: 21-142
Military-Veterans Advocacy v. Secretary of Veterans Affairs  
Date: July 30, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1600

Justia Opinion Summary: The 2017 Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act (AMA) reforms the VA's administrative appeals system, 131 Stat. 1105, replacing the existing system, which had shepherded all denials of veteran disability clai...

ARCENEAUX v. IRS
Date: July 29, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2366
MAGSEIS FF LLC v. SEABED GEOSOLUTIONS (US) INC.
Date: July 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1346
Ortiz v. McDonough  
Date: July 28, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1911

Justia Opinion Summary: Ortiz served during the Vietnam era, a “period of war,” under 38 U.S.C. 1110, which provides for compensation for service-connected disabilities. The VA denied Ortiz’s 1997 claim for disability benefits based on PTSD, fi...

PAYNE v. MCDONOUGH
Date: July 28, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1710
Qualcomm Inc. v. Intel Corp.  
Date: July 27, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1589

Justia Opinion Summary: Qualcomm’s patent relates to techniques for generating a power tracking supply voltage for a circuit that processes multiple radio frequency signals simultaneously, using one power amplifier and one power tracking supply...

OREN TECHNOLOGIES, LLC v. PROPPANT EXPRESS INVESTMENTS
Date: July 23, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1778
WINDHAM v. MCDONOUGH
Date: July 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2170
TAYLOR v. MCDONOUGH
Date: July 22, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2211
UNION TELECOM, LLC v. US
Date: July 22, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1052
Chemours Co. FC, LLC v. Daikin Industries, Ltd.  
Date: July 22, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1289

Justia Opinion Summary: Daikin sought inter partes review of claims 1–7 of the 609 patent and of claims 3 and 4 of the 431 patent. The 609 patent relates to a unique polymer for insulating communication cables formed by pulling wires through me...

F'REAL FOODS LLC v. HAMILTON BEACH BRANDS, INC.
Date: July 21, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1996
ZALZAR FZE v. DIRECTOR/CEO AAFES
Date: July 21, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2256
SIEGLER v. SORRENTO THERAPEUTICS, INC.
Date: July 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1435
Borusan Mannesmann Boru Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.S. v. American Cast Iron Pipe Cp.  
Date: July 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2014

Justia Opinion Summary: Borusan claimed that it was entitled to a post-sale price adjustment based on the total value of penalties it paid for late delivery of products (large diameter welded pipe) to a customer. The Trade Court agreed and rema...

UNILOC USA, INC. v. ACRONIS, INC.
Date: July 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2149
CLARKE v. MCDONOUGH
Date: July 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2290
SHURE INCORPORATED v. CLEARONE, INC.
Date: July 20, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1024
In Re KIRILICHIN
Date: July 20, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1168
LEHR v. DVA
Date: July 19, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1893
CSC SUGAR LLC v. US
Date: July 19, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2227
Asset Protection and Security Services, L.P. v. United States  
Date: July 19, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1008

Justia Opinion Summary: ICE issued a solicitation for the provision of detention, food, and transportation at its Florence Detention Center. Asset was the incumbent contractor. ICE responded "yes" to, “Arizona charges 4.5% ‘business tax’; will...

THINK PRODUCTS, INC. v. ACCO BRANDS CORPORATION
Date: July 19, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1128
BROTHERS CRAFT BREWING, LLC v. BROTHERS FRANCHISING
Date: July 19, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1219
RACKLEY v. MCDONOUGH
Date: July 16, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1705
Tadlock v. McDonough  
Date: July 15, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1762

Justia Opinion Summary: Tadlock served in the Army, 1982-2003, including service in the Persian Gulf. In 2010, he suffered a pulmonary embolism (PE) that resulted in a heart attack. Tadlock sought presumptive service connection under 38 U.S.C....

Stupp Corp. v. United States  
Date: July 15, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1857

Justia Opinion Summary: The Department of Commerce initiated a less-than-fair-value investigation into the importation of welded line pipe from Korea, focused on sales by two Korea-based respondents, SeAH and HYSCO. Commerce issued a preliminar...

STALEY v. DVA
Date: July 15, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2127
TR International Trading Co., Inc. v. United States  
Date: July 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1830

Justia Opinion Summary: TRI filed entries of citric acid, identifying India as the country of origin, which allowed TRI to file the subject entries as type 01 “consumption” entries, which are not subject to duties, rather than type 03 “consumpt...

NITE GLOW INDUSTRIES INC. v. CENTRAL GARDEN & PET COMPANY
Date: July 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1897
SAMPSON v. MCDONOUGH
Date: July 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2113
FLASH-CONTROL, LLC v. INTEL CORPORATION
Date: July 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2141
SENSORMATIC ELECTRONICS, LLC v. WYZE LABS, INC.
Date: July 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2320
CRAFT v. MSPB
Date: July 14, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1516
Straw v. United States  
Date: July 14, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1596

Justia Opinion Summary: Straw claims that he was injured as an infant by contaminated water at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina and that his injury resulted in a mental disability. Straw previously sued under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA). T...

LEVEL SLEEP LLC v. SLEEP NUMBER CORPORATION
Date: July 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1718
SCHROEDER v. US
Date: July 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1740
PERRY v. US
Date: July 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2084
Transpacific Steel LLC v. United States  
Date: July 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2157

Justia Opinion Summary: Under 19 U.S.C. 1862, if the President receives, and agrees with, a finding by the Secretary of Commerce that imports of an article threaten to impair national security, the President shall take action to alleviate the t...

Bot M8 LLC v. Sony Corp. of America  
Date: July 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2218

Justia Opinion Summary: Bot sued Sony, alleging infringement of six patents related to gaming. The district court held a case management conference, during which Bot agreed to file an amended complaint. The district court dismissed Bot's amende...

AFTECHMOBILE INC. v. SALESFORCE.COM, INC.
Date: July 13, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1105
In Re TCO AS
Date: July 13, 2021
Docket Number: 21-158
SUNOCO PARTNERS MARKETING v. MAGELLAN MIDSTREAM PARTNERS
Date: July 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1719
HANWHA Q CELLS USA INC. v. ITC
Date: July 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2115
BARBARO TECHNOLOGIES, LLC v. NIANTIC, INC.
Date: July 9, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1249
SLEEVI v. MSPB
Date: July 9, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1447
SUPERIOR OPTICAL LABS, INC. v. US
Date: July 9, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1696
Rudisill v. McDonough  
Date: July 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1637

Justia Opinion Summary: Rudisill served three periods of active duty military service: 2000-2002 in the Army (30 months); 2004-2005 in the Army National Guard (18 months); and 2007-2011 as a commissioned Army officer (45 months). He received 25...

GABARA v. FACEBOOK, INC.
Date: July 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2333
In Re UBER TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Date: July 8, 2021
Docket Number: 21-150
BRYCE v. MCDONOUGH
Date: July 7, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1178
RALPH LAUREN CORPORATION v. HIRSHFELD
Date: July 7, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1862
COOPER v. US
Date: July 7, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1627
Adams v. Department of Homeland Security  
Date: July 2, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1649

Justia Opinion Summary: Adams, a member of the Arizona Air National Guard, worked in human resources for Customs and Border Patrol (the agency). In 2018, Adams performed three periods of National Guard military service. Between April 11 and Jul...

PULSE ELECTRONICS, INC. v. U.D. ELECTRONIC CORP.
Date: July 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2129
Taylor v. McDonough  
Date: June 30, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2211

Justia Opinion Summary: The Department of Defense's experiments at Edgewood involved “volunteers,” including Taylor, who was on active duty, 1969-1971. Taylor signed a secrecy oath providing that he would not divulge any information related to...

GATEARM TECHNOLOGIES, INC. v. ACCESS MASTERS, LLC
Date: June 30, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2313
In re Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.  
Date: June 30, 2021
Docket Number: 21-139

Justia Opinion Summary: Ikorongo Texas was formed as a Texas LLC and, a month later, filed patent infringement complaints in the Western District of Texas. Although "Texas" claims to be unrelated to Ikorongo Tech, a North Carolina LLC, both are...

CORUS REALTY HOLDINGS, INC. v. ZILLOW GROUP, INC.
Date: June 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1775
CORMIER v. MCDONOUGH
Date: June 29, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1170
In Re OPTICURRENT, LLC
Date: June 29, 2021
Docket Number: 21-143
In Re VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC.
Date: June 29, 2021
Docket Number: 21-149
TVNGO LTD. (BVI) v. LG ELECTRONICS, INC.
Date: June 28, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1837
3M COMPANY v. EVERGREEN ADHESIVES, INC.
Date: June 25, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1738
APPLE INC. v. COREPHOTONICS, LTD.
Date: June 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1438
AMGEN INC. v. SANOFI
Date: June 21, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1074
INTEX RECREATION CORP. v. TEAM WORLDWIDE CORPORATION
Date: June 21, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1144
TAYLOR v. US
Date: June 21, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2275
INTELLECTUAL VENTURES I LLC v. LENOVO GROUP LTD.
Date: June 21, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2280
AXTS, INC. v. F-1 FIREARMS, LLC
Date: June 21, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1069
Arellano v. McDonough  
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1073

Justia Opinion Summary: The “effective date of an award” of disability compensation to a veteran “shall not be earlier than the date” the veteran’s application for such compensation is received by the VA. 38 U.S.C. 5110(a)(1). Section 5110(b)(1...

MICROSOFT CORPORATION v. FG SRC, LLC
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1928
FIDELITY INFORMATION SERVICES v. GROOVE DIGITAL, INC.
Date: June 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1977
KEITH MANUFACTURING CO. v. BUTTERFIELD
Date: June 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2223
In Re FREELANCER LIMITED
Date: June 16, 2021
Docket Number: 21-151
FOCUSVISION WORLDWIDE, INC. v. INFORMATION BUILDERS, INC.
Date: June 15, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2054
LOCKHART TEXTILES, INC. v. US
Date: June 15, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2088
KOTTENSTETTE v. HHS
Date: June 15, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2282
Vestal v. Department of the Treasury  
Date: June 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1771

Justia Opinion Summary: Vestal was an IRS Agent and routinely had access to personally identifiable and other taxpayer information. She received annual “Privacy, Information Protection and Disclosure training.” In 2018, Vestal received a notice...

KROY IP HOLDINGS, LLC v. GROUPON, INC.
Date: June 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1916
FOCUSVISION WORLDWIDE, INC. v. INFORMATION BUILDERS, INC.
Date: June 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2054
Yu v. Apple Inc.  
Date: June 11, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1760

Justia Opinion Summary: Yu sued for infringement of the 289 patent, titled “Digital Cameras Using Multiple Sensors with Multiple Lenses.” The district court dismissed the suit with prejudice after concluding that each asserted claim was patent...

MEISENHEIMER v. COMMERCE
Date: June 11, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2025
STERN v. DVA
Date: June 11, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2192
GOSSAGE v. MSPB
Date: June 11, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1458
Anania v. McDonough  
Date: June 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1086

Justia Opinion Summary: Anania served in the Army, 1972-1975. In 2008, Anania sought an increased evaluation for the degenerative joint disease of his spine and major depressive disorder, and entitlement to a total disability rating based on in...

China Manufactureres Alliance v. United States  
Date: June 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1159

Justia Opinion Summary: The Department of Commerce conducted an antidumping investigation into “Pneumatic Off-The-Road Tires" from China and published results in 2008. In investigations concerning countries with non-market economies (NMEs), suc...

Chandler v. Phoenix Services LLC  
Date: June 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1848

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2006 Heat On-The-Fly began using a new fracking technology on certain jobs. Heat’s owner later filed a patent application regarding the process but failed to disclose 61 public uses of the process that occurred over a...

RAFFEL SYSTEMS, LLC v. MAN WAH HOLDINGS LIMITED
Date: June 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2126
VTT TECHNICAL RESEARCH CENTRE v. SITIME CORPORATION
Date: June 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2189
Langdon v. McDonough  
Date: June 9, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1789

Justia Opinion Summary: Langdon served on active duty in the Navy, 1980-1996. After leaving service, Langdon sought disability compensation for a “spine condition especially [the] thorac[ic] [and] lumbar regions.” The VA determined Langdon had...

Cameron v. McDonough  
Date: June 9, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1839

Justia Opinion Summary: Cameron filed a Notice of Disagreement (NOD) on behalf of an Army veteran in August 2005. The VA denied Cameron attorney’s fees under 38 C.F.R. 14.636(c), which permits an attorney to charge fees for services provided be...

PERNIX SERKA JOINT VENTURE v. SECRETARY OF STATE
Date: June 9, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2153
Snyder v. McDonough  
Date: June 9, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2168

Justia Opinion Summary: Snyder served in the Army for fewer than 50 days in 1974, during the Vietnam “period of war,” 38 C.F.R. 3.2(f). He received an honorable discharge when a knee injury rendered him unfit. Four decades later, he was diagnos...

GOODRICH v. DOJ
Date: June 9, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2224
DURR v. US
Date: June 9, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1388
HYATT v. HIRSHFELD
Date: June 8, 2021
Docket Number: 18-2390
Harmonia Holdings Group, LLC v. United States  
Date: June 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1703

Justia Opinion Summary: The Census Bureau issued a request for quotations seeking statistical analysis system and database programming support services. The Bureau intended to issue a time and materials task order, set aside for women-owned sm...

BRAUN v. HHS
Date: June 4, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1949
SpeedTrack, Inc. v. Amazon.com, Inc.  
Date: June 3, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1573

Justia Opinion Summary: SpeedTrack’s 360 patent discloses a “computer filing system for accessing files and data according to user-designated criteria.” The patent explains that prior-art systems “employ a hierarchical filing structure” and “em...

Lynch v. McDonough  
Date: June 3, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2067

Justia Opinion Summary: Lynch served on active duty in the Marine Corps, 1972-1976. In 2015, Lynch was evaluated on two separate occasions by Dr. Newsome, a private psychologist. Lynch described phobias about confined spaces, panic attacks, mem...

SC Johnson & Son Inc. v. United States  
Date: June 2, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1476

Justia Opinion Summary: S.C. Johnson imported, from Thailand, Ziploc® brand reclosable sandwich bags, manufactured from polyethylene resin pellets, and tested to ensure compatibility with food contact. Customs classified the bags under Harmoniz...

Hyatt v. Hirshfeld  
Date: June 1, 2021
Docket Number: 18-2390

Justia Opinion Summary: Until 1995, a patent’s term was 17 years from the date of issuance, which incentivized certain patentees to delay by abandoning applications and filing continuing applications in their place to obtain patents at a financ...

SPEX TECHNOLOGIES, INC. v. WESTERN DIGITAL CORPORATION
Date: May 28, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1283
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. v. United States International Trade Commission  
Date: May 28, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1475

Justia Opinion Summary: Bio-Rad’s patents relate to the generation of microscopic droplets, contiguous fluid that is encapsulated within a different fluid, by using a microfluidic chip. Typically, the inner fluid is water-based, while the outer...

Becton, Dickinson & Co. v. Baxter Corp. Englewood  
Date: May 28, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1937

Justia Opinion Summary: Becton petitioned for inter partes review of claims in Baxter’s patent, directed to “[s]ystems for preparing patient-specific doses and a method for telepharmacy in which data captured while following [a protocol associa...

EDGEWELL PERSONAL CARE BRANDS v. MUNCHKIN, INC.
Date: May 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1203
EDGEWELL PERSONAL CARE BRANDS v. MUNCHKIN, INC.
Date: May 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1203
INTEL CORPORATION v. VLSI TECHNOLOGY LLC
Date: May 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1744
In Re BOSE CORPORATION
Date: May 25, 2021
Docket Number: 21-145
PURE & SIMPLE CONCEPTS, INC. v. I H W MANAGEMENT LIMITED
Date: May 24, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1211
IRON OAK TECHNOLOGIES, LLC v. MICROSOFT CORPORATION
Date: May 24, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1701
COREPHOTONICS, LTD. v. APPLE INC.
Date: May 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1425
LUCKETT v. MCDONOUGH
Date: May 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1632
Kirby v. Secretary of Health & Human Services  
Date: May 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2064

Justia Opinion Summary: Kirby received a flu shot in her arm on October 8, 2013. One week later, she complained of persistent arm pain, numbness, and tingling that began immediately after the injection. On October 16, Dr. Henry diagnosed Kirby...

In Re BONGIORNO
Date: May 19, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1835
In Re RAJAGOPALAN
Date: May 18, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1956
In Re GALE
Date: May 18, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2270
Conway v. United States  
Date: May 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1292

Justia Opinion Summary: When a Colorado court ordered Colorado Health Insurance Cooperative into liquidation, the government owed Colorado Health $24,489,799 for reinsurance debts under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), 42 U...

ORACLE AMERICA, INC. v. GOOGLE LLC
Date: May 14, 2021
Docket Number: 17-1118
Beck v. Department of the Navy  
Date: May 14, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1205

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2011, the Navy published a job announcement for an Event Forum Project Chief, a full-time, permanent, GS-13/14-grade position. Two candidates—Beck and Wible—were certified as qualified for the position. Captain Payto...

DOYLE v. DVA
Date: May 14, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2149
DOCUMENT SECURITY SYSTEMS, INC v. NICHIA CORPORATION
Date: May 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1383
Uttam Galva Steels Ltd. v. United States  
Date: May 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1461

Justia Opinion Summary: Following two remands from the Trade Court in an antidumping duty investigation concerning certain corrosion-resistant steel products from India, the Department of Commerce granted Uttam a duty drawback adjustment under...

In Re SOFTVIEW LLC
Date: May 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1971
WASTOW ENTERPRISES, LLC v. TRUCKMOVERS.COM, INC.
Date: May 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2349
New Vision Gaming & Development, Inc. v. SG Gaming, Inc.  
Date: May 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1399

Justia Opinion Summary: New Vision sued SG in the federal district court in Nevada. SG then filed Patent Trial and Appeal Board petitions. The Board declined to respect the forum selection agreement in the parties’ license agreement, which refe...

NOAA Maryland, LLC v. General Services Administration  
Date: May 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1548

Justia Opinion Summary: GSA leased a building from NOAA’s predecessor; the annual rent includes agreed “[b]ase year taxes.” GSA must compensate NOAA for “any increase in real estate taxes during the lease term over the amount established as th...

Trimble Inc. v. PerDiemCo LLC  
Date: May 12, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2164

Justia Opinion Summary: PerDiemCo, a Texas LLC, is the assignee of the patents, which relate to electronic logging devices. PerDiemCo’s current sole owner, officer, and employee, Babayi, lives and works in Washington, D.C. PerDiemCo rents offic...

GAMEVICE, INC. v. ITC
Date: May 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1264
Uniloc 2017 LLC v. Apple Inc.  
Date: May 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1403

Justia Opinion Summary: Modern telecommunications systems using Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) offer clients optional features, such as caller-ID, call waiting, multi-line service, and different levels of service quality known as the “code...

Free Stream Media Corp. v. Alphonso Inc.  
Date: May 11, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1506

Justia Opinion Summary: Samba asserted infringement of its 668 patent in the Northern District of California. In the Eastern District of Texas, Samba asserted its 356 patent, entitled “Targeting with Television Audience Data Across Multiple Scr...

CENTRIPETAL NETWORKS, INC. v. CISCO SYSTEMS, INC.
Date: May 11, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1634
CENTRIPETAL NETWORKS, INC. v. CISCO SYSTEMS, INC.
Date: May 11, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1713
CENTRIPETAL NETWORKS, INC. v. CISCO SYSTEMS, INC.
Date: May 11, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1768
SPIP LITIGATION GROUP, LLC v. APPLE, INC.
Date: May 11, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1962
Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. v. Oxford Nanopore Technologies, Inc.  
Date: May 11, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2155

Justia Opinion Summary: PacBio’s patents describe methods for sequencing a nucleic acid, such as DNA, using nanopore technology. PacBio sued Oxford for infringement. Before trial, the district court granted PacBio’s motion “to prevent [Oxford]...

WEST v. US
Date: May 10, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2415
UNILOC 2017 LLC v. APPLE INC.
Date: May 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1058
UNILOC 2017 LLC v. APPLE INC.
Date: May 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1306
COPELAND v. ARMY
Date: May 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1320
UNILOC 2017 LLC v. HTC CORPORATION
Date: May 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1547
MARES v. MCDONOUGH
Date: May 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1627
WALLETEX MICROELECTRONICS LTD. v. TOSHIBA AMERICA, INC.
Date: May 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1710
FIREBLOK IP HOLDINGS, LLC v. HILTI, INC.
Date: May 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2095
GREE, INC. v. SUPERCELL OY
Date: May 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2125
PURI v. YOGI BHAJAN ADMINISTRATIVE
Date: May 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2152
In Re VOTEL
Date: May 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2274
In Re WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Date: May 10, 2021
Docket Number: 21-137
OLAPLEX, INC. v. L'OREAL USA, INC.
Date: May 7, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1382
TAO v. MSPB
Date: May 7, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1834
BENCH CREEK RANCH, LLC v. US
Date: May 7, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2151
DECKERS OUTDOOR CORPORATION v. AUSTRALIAN LEATHER PTY LTD
Date: May 7, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2166
MANKARUSE v. INTEL CORPORATION
Date: May 7, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2297
MANKARUSE v. RAYTHEON COMPANY
Date: May 7, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2309
BRACCO DIAGNOSTICS INC. v. ITC
Date: May 6, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1358
OLAPLEX, INC. v. L'OREAL USA, INC.
Date: May 6, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1382
BRACCO DIAGNOSTICS INC. v. JUBILANT DRAXIMAGE INC.
Date: May 6, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1696
FG SRC, LLC v. MICROSOFT CORPORATION
Date: May 6, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1925
FG SRC, LLC v. MICROSOFT CORPORATION
Date: May 6, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1993
HORIZON GLOBAL AMERICAS INC. v. CURT MANUFACTURING, LLC
Date: May 6, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2203
MARTIN v. MCDONOUGH
Date: May 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1786
MARTIN v. DHS
Date: May 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1810
Cap Export, LLC v. Zinus, Inc.  
Date: May 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2087

Justia Opinion Summary: Zinus’s patent is directed to “[a]n assemblable mattress support” that “can be shipped in a compact state with all of its components compactly packed into the headboard.” Cap sought a declaratory judgment that the pate...

ORAM v. MSPB
Date: May 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2304
ORAM v. MSPB
Date: May 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2306
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. v. NORTH STAR INNOVATIONS, INC.
Date: May 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1303
PERCIAVALLE v. MCDONOUGH
Date: May 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1653
In Re MODERN FONT APPLICATIONS LLC
Date: May 4, 2021
Docket Number: 21-138
Steffen v. United States  
Date: May 3, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1562

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1989, Bilzerian was convicted on nine counts of securities fraud, making false statements to the Securities and Exchange Commission, and conspiracy to commit certain offenses, and defraud the SEC and the Internal Reve...

KISOR v. MCDONOUGH
Date: April 30, 2021
Docket Number: 16-1929
KISOR v. MCDONOUGH
Date: April 30, 2021
Docket Number: 16-1929
KISOR v. MCDONOUGH
Date: April 30, 2021
Docket Number: 16-1929
Flores-Vazquez v. McDonough  
Date: April 30, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1780

Justia Opinion Summary: Flores-Vazquez served on active duty in the Navy, 1984-1988. In 1998, he sought service connection for depression for which he received treatment while onboard the U.S.S. Kitty Hawk. Flores-Vazquez claimed that he had wi...

PACIFIC COAST COMMUNITY v. US
Date: April 30, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1219
DSS TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT v. APPLE, INC.
Date: April 30, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1570
PACIFIC COAST COMMUNITY v. US
Date: April 30, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1815
DEACERO S.A.P.I. DE C.V. v. US
Date: April 30, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1918
Deacero S.A.P.I. de C.V. v. United States  
Date: April 30, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1918

Justia Opinion Summary: Deacero challenged the Department of Commerce’s final results in the 2014–2015 administrative review of the antidumping duty order covering carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod from Mexico. The Trade Court sustained...

Smith v. McDonough  
Date: April 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1354

Justia Opinion Summary: The Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA), 28 U.S.C. 2412, requires that if statutory requirements are met, the federal government must reimburse attorneys’ fees of a party who prevails in a lawsuit against the government....

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. v. International Trade Commission  
Date: April 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1785

Justia Opinion Summary: 10X filed a complaint with the International Trade Commission, alleging that Bio-Rad’s importation and sale of microfluidic systems and components used for gene sequencing or related analyses violated the Tariff Act of 1...

WILLIS v. OPM
Date: April 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1953
WHITSERVE LLC v. DROPBOX, INC.
Date: April 26, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2334
MOJAVE DESERT HOLDINGS, LLC v. CROCS, INC.
Date: April 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1167
JANSSEN ORTHO, LLC v. US
Date: April 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1663
Janssen Ortho, LLC v. United States  
Date: April 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1663

Justia Opinion Summary: Janssen challenged Customs and Border Protection’s classification of Janssen’s product darunavir ethanolate, the active ingredient in Prezista®, is a medication for the treatment of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)...

Mojave Desert Holdings, LLC v. Crocs, Inc.
Date: April 21, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1167
SEBELA IRELAND v. PRINSTON PHARMACEUTICAL
Date: April 20, 2021
Docket Number: 18-1036
JACKSON-GREENLY FARM, INC. v. US
Date: April 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1113
CERNER CORPORATION v. CLINICOMP INTERNATIONAL, INC.
Date: April 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1853
In Re TRACFONE WIRELESS, INC.
Date: April 20, 2021
Docket Number: 21-136
Morse v. McDonough  
Date: April 19, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1838

Justia Opinion Summary: Morse served in the Navy, 1970-1972; including six months in Da Nang, Vietnam. In 1999, Morse filed a claim for compensation, listing several disabilities, including PTSD. A VA regional office granted him a nonservice-co...

Boaz Housing Authority v. United States  
Date: April 16, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2325

Justia Opinion Summary: The Housing Act, 42 U.S.C. 1437g, provides funds for public housing. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) allocates amounts in the fund to eligible public housing agencies (PHAs). Each of the 553 plaint...

FIELDS v. US
Date: April 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1705
Raytheon Technologies Corp. v. General Electric Co.  
Date: April 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1755

Justia Opinion Summary: Raytheon’s patent is directed to gas turbine engines, which generally consists of a fan section, a compressor section, a combustor section, and a turbine section. On inter partes review, the Patent Trial and Appeal Boar...

FUTURE FOREST, LLC v. SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE
Date: April 15, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2039
POWER-PACKER NORTH AMERICA v. G.W. LISK COMPANY, INC.
Date: April 13, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1902
VIVINT, INC. v. ALARM.COM INC.
Date: April 13, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2438
STEELE v. MCDONOUGH
Date: April 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1166
TAYLOR v. US
Date: April 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1216
POWER-PACKER NORTH AMERICA v. G.W. LISK COMPANY, INC.
Date: April 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1250