2022 Federal Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

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LaBonte v. United States  
Date: August 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1432

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2006, LaBonte went absent without leave (AWOL) from the Army for six months. He voluntarily returned to his base, pleaded guilty to desertion in a court-martial proceeding, and received a Bad Conduct Discharge. In…

GONZALEZ v. MCDONOUGH
Date: August 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1885
Kamstrup A/S v. Axioma Metering UAB  
Date: August 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1923

Justia Opinion Summary: Kamstrup’s 957 patent describes ultrasonic flow meters and housings. The specification discloses that the meters are used for “calculating a consumed quantity of water, heat, cooling, gas or the like.” Ultrasonic flow…

Hologic, Inc. v. Minerva Surgical, Inc.  
Date: August 11, 2022
Docket Number: 19-2054

Justia Opinion Summary: The Federal Circuit previously affirmed summary judgment of no invalidity for claim 1 of the 348 patent in favor of Hologic, applying the doctrine of assignor estoppel against Minerva. The patent covers an endometrial…

SULLIVAN v. MCDONOUGH
Date: August 11, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1459
Meyer Corp., U.S. v. United States  
Date: August 11, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1932

Justia Opinion Summary: Meyer imports cookware. Each cookware item manufactured in Thailand began as a steel disc imported from China. In Thailand, the manufacturer transforms the discs into finished cookware and sells finished cookware to…

LSI Corp. v. Regents of the University of Minnesota  
Date: August 11, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2057

Justia Opinion Summary: The 601 patent addresses error rates related to recording data to computer storage devices. Dr. Moon, a UMN professor, and Dr. Brickner, a UMN graduate student, developed maximum transition-run coding to reduce…

HYUNDAI ELECTRIC & ENERGY SYSTEMS v. US
Date: August 11, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2312
KEEL v. MCDONOUGH
Date: August 11, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1565
In Re McDonald  
Date: August 10, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1697

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2008, McDonald filed a patent application for methods and systems related to the display of search results. Several original claims did not recite a “processor” for conducting the claimed searches. The examiner…

Coy v. Dep't of Treasury  
Date: August 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2098

Justia Opinion Summary: The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held that the interim relief statute does not preclude a second removal action while a first removal action is still pending when the second action cures a…

HIRSCH v. US
Date: August 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2163
In Re HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE CO.
Date: August 9, 2022
Docket Number: 22-154
In Re GYROOR US
Date: August 9, 2022
Docket Number: 22-155
PERRY v. PTO
Date: August 9, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1720
INFINEUM USA L.P. v. CHEVRON ORONITE COMPANY LLC
Date: August 8, 2022
Docket Number: 20-1333
BRUZZONE v. US
Date: August 8, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1470
GERMANY v. MCDONOUGH
Date: August 8, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1806
RASHID v. US
Date: August 8, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1809
CASH v. CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
Date: August 8, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1852
PROVISUR TECHNOLOGIES, INC. v. WEBER, INC.
Date: August 5, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1883
PHILIPS NORTH AMERICA, LLC v. ITC
Date: August 5, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2064
A. O. SMITH CORPORATION v. BRADFORD WHITE CORPORATION
Date: August 5, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2222
Thaler v. Vidal  
Date: August 5, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2347

Justia Opinion Summary: The Federal Circuit affirmed the judgment of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) denying Plaintiff's patent applications, which failed to list any human as an inventor, holding that the Patent Act…

THORPE v. SALISBURY TOWNSHIP, PA
Date: August 5, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1698
GUARDINO v. MSPB
Date: August 5, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1881
NEW VISION GAMING & DEVELOPMENT, INC. v. SG GAMING, INC.
Date: August 4, 2022
Docket Number: 20-1399
HODORE v. MCDONOUGH
Date: August 4, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1950
CADDO SYSTEMS, INC. v. MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY, INC.
Date: August 4, 2022
Docket Number: 22-2043
JOHNSON-ARIZMENDI v. MCDONOUGH
Date: August 3, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1022
ALGUARD v. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Date: August 3, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2154
A. O. SMITH CORPORATION v. BRADFORD WHITE CORPORATION
Date: August 3, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2222
RANDOLPH v. MCDONOUGH
Date: August 3, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1417
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORP. v. NEVRO CORP.
Date: August 3, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1797
Vicentin S.A.I.C. v. United States  
Date: August 2, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1988

Justia Opinion Summary: In this appeal from an antidumping investigation of biodiesel from Argentina the Federal Circuit affirmed the judgment of the United States Court of International Trade, holding that two challenged calculations Commerce…

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. v. DYNAMICS INC.
Date: August 2, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2352
ILLUMINA, INC. v. BGI GENOMICS CO., LTD.
Date: August 2, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1733
VOCALIFE LLC v. AMAZON.COM, INC.
Date: July 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1937
Aspects Furniture International, Inc. v. United States  
Date: July 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2060

Justia Opinion Summary: The Seventh Circuit affirmed the judgment of the Court of International Trade determining that the United States Customs and Border Protection timely liquidated or reliquidated ten out of eleven entries of wooden bedroom…

MICROTECHNOLOGIES LLC v. UNITED STATES ATTORNEY GENERAL
Date: July 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2169
Realtime Adaptive Streaming LLC v. Netflix, Inc.  
Date: July 27, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1484

Justia Opinion Summary: Realtime filed patent infringement actions against Netflix in the District of Delaware. While that action was ongoing, Netflix filed petitions for inter partes review (IPR) and moved to dismiss the complaint, arguing…

PODLUCKY v. US
Date: July 26, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1319
PODLUCKY v. US
Date: July 26, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1328
AMERICAN NATIONAL v. SLEEP NUMBER CORPORATION
Date: July 25, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1030
BURNS v. MCDONOUGH
Date: July 22, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1878
TALEXMEDICAL, LLC v. BECON MEDICAL LIMITED
Date: July 22, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2069
WOODS v. US
Date: July 22, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2261
KAETZ v. US
Date: July 22, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1812
STEEVES v. US
Date: July 21, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1079
DAVIS v. MCDONOUGH
Date: July 20, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1904
INNOVATION SCIENCES, LLC v. AMAZON.COM, INC.
Date: July 20, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2111
CAMPBELL v. US
Date: July 20, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1382
CONYERS v. DVA
Date: July 20, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1778
PARMLEE v. STATE OF CT OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
Date: July 20, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1805
STEUBEN FOODS, INC. v. VIDAL
Date: July 19, 2022
Docket Number: 20-1082
WIRELESS PROTOCOL INNOVATIONS, INC. v. TCT MOBILE, INC.
Date: July 19, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2112
ETHICON LLC v. ITC
Date: July 19, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1111
In Re BOTTOMLINE TECHNOLOGIES (DE) INC.
Date: July 18, 2022
Docket Number: 20-1161
Zafer Construction Co. v. United States  
Date: July 18, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1547

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2008, Zafer entered a $40 million contract to build water systems on the Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan. Zafer completed the project and submitted a request for equitable adjustment in September 2013, which it timely…

POLARIS INNOVATIONS LIMITED v. ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC.
Date: July 18, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1917
ETHANOL BOOSTING SYSTEMS, LLC v. FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Date: July 18, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1949
Morris v. McDonough  
Date: July 18, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2032

Justia Opinion Summary: Morris served in the Army, 1965-1968. In 1970, he unsuccessfully sought disability benefits (38 U.S.C. 1110), alleging a disability based on a nervous condition connected to his service. The VA instead granted his claim…

CareDx, Inc. v. Natera, Inc  
Date: July 18, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1027

Justia Opinion Summary: The patents share the same specification and are entitled “Non-Invasive Diagnosis of Graft Rejection in Organ Transplant Patients.” They discuss diagnosing or predicting organ transplant status by using methods to detect…

SOLAS OLED LTD. v. VIDAL
Date: July 18, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1309
WICKRAMARATNA v. US
Date: July 18, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1786
Lanclos v. United States  
Date: July 15, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1750

Justia Opinion Summary: Lanclos was born in 1982 at the Keesler Air Force Base Medical Center. During childbirth, she was seriously injured and as a result, suffers from Athetoid cerebral palsy. The settlement agreement for Lanclos’s medical…

RILLITO RIVER SOLAR LLC v. BAMBOO INDUSTRIES, LLC
Date: July 15, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1358
EDWARDS v. NAVY
Date: July 15, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1799
MOBILITY WORKX, LLC v. UNIFIED PATENTS, LLC
Date: July 14, 2022
Docket Number: 20-1441
NUCURRENT, INC. v. SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
Date: July 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1605
NUCURRENT, INC. v. SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
Date: July 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1840
POP TOP CORP. v. RAKUTEN KOBO INC.
Date: July 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2174
JORDAN v. MCDONOUGH
Date: July 13, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1811
Koninklijke Philips N.V. v. Thales DIS AIS Deutschland GMBH  
Date: July 13, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2106

Justia Opinion Summary: Philips and Thales design and manufacture telecommunications equipment and related technologies, including those related to various generations of wireless networks. Philips and Thales have been engaged in negotiations…

SAHA THAI STEEL PIPE PUBLIC COMPANY LIMITED v. US
Date: July 12, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1172
SAHA THAI STEEL PIPE PUBLIC COMPANY LIMITED v. US
Date: July 12, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1173
MILTON v. US
Date: July 11, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1131
LG Electronics Inc. v. Immervision, Inc.  
Date: July 11, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2037

Justia Opinion Summary: LG filed petitions for inter partes review (IPR), each challenging a dependent claim of the 990 patent, which relates to capturing and displaying digital panoramic images. The Federal Circuit affirmed the Patent Trial…

HAYNES v. MSPB
Date: July 11, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1262
HUSTEEL CO., LTD. v. US
Date: July 11, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1300
FULTON v. LAGUNITAS BREWING COMPANY
Date: July 11, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1471
FORREST v. US
Date: July 8, 2022
Docket Number: 20-1923
PRITCHARD v. MSPB
Date: July 8, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1261
CORRELL v. VIDAL
Date: July 8, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1420
TRIS PHARMA, INC. v. ACTAVIS LABORATORIES FL, INC.
Date: July 7, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1495
COOLTVNETWORK.COM, INC. v. BLACKBOARD, INC.
Date: July 7, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2191
TRUSTED KNIGHT CORPORATION v. IBM
Date: July 7, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2274
In Re ZAHNER DESIGN GROUP, LTD.
Date: July 7, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1026
NAGLE v. USPS
Date: July 7, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1306
DAVIS v. MCDONOUGH
Date: July 7, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1506
DEMPSEY v. UNITED STATES MARSHALS SERVICE
Date: July 7, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1665
Shanxi Hairui Trade Co., Ltd. v. United States  
Date: July 6, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2067

Justia Opinion Summary: In its ninth administrative review of its antidumping order regarding certain steel nails from China, the Department of Commerce relied on adverse facts available (AFA) in calculating antidumping rates for two mandatory…

DONG-A STEEL COMPANY v. US
Date: July 6, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2153
GAINER v. MCDONOUGH
Date: July 6, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1604
U.S. AEROTEAM, INC. v. US
Date: July 5, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2272
WHITTINGTON v. US
Date: July 5, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1571
HARRIS v. DVA
Date: July 5, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1729
BORUSAN MANNESMANN BORU SANAYI VE TICARET A.S. v. US
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2097
HIP, INC. v. HORMEL FOODS CORPORATION
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1696
BROWN v. GSA
Date: June 30, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1996
In Re BUCKSHAW
Date: June 30, 2022
Docket Number: 22-146
Long v. McDonough  
Date: June 29, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1669

Justia Opinion Summary: Long served in the Air Force, 1969-1976 and spent most of that time as an air traffic control radar repairman, working without ear protection near active runways. In 2009, Long filed a disability compensation claim for…

Meenaxi Enterprise, Inc. v. Coca-Cola Co.  
Date: June 29, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2209

Justia Opinion Summary: Coca-Cola distributes a Thums Up cola and Limca lemon-lime soda in India and other foreign markets. Meenaxi has distributed a Thums Up cola and a Limca lemon-lime soda in the United States since 2008 and registered the…

PRIME TIME COMMERCE, LLC v. US
Date: June 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1783
Bowling v. McDonough  
Date: June 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1945

Justia Opinion Summary: Bowling and Appling were discharged from military service under conditions other than honorable. Each eventually sought veterans’ benefits. Their discharges would statutorily bar the benefits at issue unless they came…

Static Media LLC v. Leader Accessories LLC  
Date: June 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2303

Justia Opinion Summary: Static sued Leader in Wisconsin for infringing its D400 design patent. The parties entered into a court-approved protective order, under which they could designate certain material produced during discovery as…

In Re ZTE CORPORATION
Date: June 28, 2022
Docket Number: 22-147
In Re FRANCIS
Date: June 28, 2022
Docket Number: 22-151
JUMP ROPE SYSTEMS, LLC v. COULTER VENTURES, LLC
Date: June 28, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1624
ADAMS v. US
Date: June 27, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1662
NETFLIX, INC. v. DIVX, LLC
Date: June 27, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1931
SKYBELL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. v. ITC
Date: June 27, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1354
SANDERS v. US
Date: June 27, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1375
BEDNARZ v. MCDONOUGH
Date: June 27, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1522
VACA v. MCDONOUGH
Date: June 27, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1776
Centripetal Networks, Inc. v. Cisco Systems, Inc.  
Date: June 23, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1888

Justia Opinion Summary: Centripetal sued Cisco for the infringement of 10 patents relating to systems that perform computer networking security functions. Centripetal successfully requested that the case be reassigned to Judge Morgan, who had…

Haggart v. United States  
Date: June 22, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1660

Justia Opinion Summary: The Claims Court certified a class of landowners who owned property along a railroad corridor that was converted to a recreational trail under the National Trails System Act. Denise and Gordon Woodley, who jointly owned…

GOLDEN EYE MEDIA USA, INC. v. EVO LIFESTYLE PRODUCTS LIMITED
Date: June 22, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2096
BANGKOK BANGKOK IMPORT & EXPORT INC. v. 2M ASSOCIATES, INC.
Date: June 22, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1584
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. v. Accord Healthcare, Inc.  
Date: June 21, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1070

Justia Opinion Summary: Novartis markets a 0.5 mg daily dose of fingolimod hydrochloride under the brand name Gilenya, for treating relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, a debilitating immune-mediated demyelinating disease. There is currently…

SYNQOR, INC. v. VICOR CORPORATION
Date: June 17, 2022
Docket Number: 20-1259
Military-Veterans Advocacy Inc. v. Secretary of Veterans Affairs  
Date: June 17, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2086

Justia Opinion Summary: The U.S. military sprayed over 17 million gallons of herbicides over Vietnam during “Operation Ranch Hand,” primarily Agent Orange. Concerns about the health effects of veterans’ exposure to Agent Orange led to the…

GENENTECH, INC. v. SANDOZ INC.
Date: June 16, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1595
STRAHLER v. US
Date: June 16, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1700
GOOGLE LLC v. REALTIME ADAPTIVE STREAMING
Date: June 15, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1545
SHELTER FOREST INTERNATIONAL ACQUISITION, INC. v. US
Date: June 15, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2281
INNOVATIVE GLOBAL SYSTEMS, LLC v. MOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Date: June 15, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2289
CARTER v. DEFENSE
Date: June 14, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1305
FALL v. MSPB
Date: June 14, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1428
C.A. CASYSO GMBH v. HEMOSONICS LLC
Date: June 13, 2022
Docket Number: 20-1444
BAKER v. RAIMONDO
Date: June 13, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1961
University of Massachusetts v. L’Oréal S.A.  
Date: June 13, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1969

Justia Opinion Summary: The patents, which cover skin care products and are related as parent and child, are owned by the University of Massachusetts, which sued L’Oréal (S.A. and USA) for infringement. L’Oréal S.A., which is based in France,…

In Re ADVANCED NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS
Date: June 13, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1042
LOPEZ v. MCDONOUGH
Date: June 13, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1507
WORLDSOURCE ENTERPRISES, LLC v. VIDAL
Date: June 10, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1041
SONOVA AG v. MED-EL ELEKTROMEDIZINISCHE GERATE GMBH
Date: June 10, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2138
CASTILLEJOS v. OPM
Date: June 10, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1036
In Re A. ZETA S.R.L.
Date: June 10, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1178
CLAY v. MCDONOUGH
Date: June 10, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1254
AGARWAL v. MORBARK, LLC
Date: June 10, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1348
USP Holdings, Inc. v. United States  
Date: June 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1726

Justia Opinion Summary: The Trade Expansion Act authorizes the President to adjust imports if he concurs with a determination by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce “that an article is being imported into the United States in such quantities or…

AFGE LOCAL 3438 v. SSA
Date: June 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1972
TOWNSEND v. BROOKS SPORTS, INC.
Date: June 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2143
SALAS v. MCDONOUGH
Date: June 9, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1214
SIMMONS v. MCDONOUGH
Date: June 9, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1369
LONDON v. MCDONOUGH
Date: June 9, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1503
NASDAQ, INC. v. INVESTORS EXCHANGE LLC
Date: June 9, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1629
ADAMS v. NAVY
Date: June 9, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1734
OMNI MEDSCI, INC. v. APPLE INC.
Date: June 8, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1229
FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE v. INTERIOR
Date: June 8, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1690
OMNI MEDSCI, INC. v. APPLE INC.
Date: June 8, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2213
HERRERA v. MCDONOUGH
Date: June 8, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1051
In Re KIELY
Date: June 8, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1076
LAX ELECTRONICS, INC. v. US
Date: June 7, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2374
ORAM v. MSPB
Date: June 7, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1251
PORSCHE MOTORSPORTS NORTH AMERICA, INC. v. US
Date: June 7, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1440
MOHAMMED v. US
Date: June 7, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1543
PROPPANT EXPRESS INVESTMENTS LLC v. OREN TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
Date: June 7, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1837
OREN TECHNOLOGIES, LLC v. PROPPANT EXPRESS INVESTMENTS LLC
Date: June 7, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1838
POLARIS INNOVATIONS LIMITED v. US
Date: June 3, 2022
Docket Number: 18-1768
PROPPANT EXPRESS INVESTMENTS LLC v. OREN TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
Date: June 3, 2022
Docket Number: 20-1557
Pavo Solutions,. LLC v. Kingston Technology Co., Inc.  
Date: June 3, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1834

Justia Opinion Summary: Pavo's patent is generally directed to “[a] flash memory apparatus having a single body type rotary cover” to protect USB ports from damage and foreign substances. Pavo’s predecessor sued Kingston, alleging infringement.…

Milton v. United States  
Date: June 2, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1131

Justia Opinion Summary: Following floods at Houston’s Buffalo Bayou watershed, the federal government built the Barker and Addicks Dams. By 1963, each dam held a large reservoir with gated outflowing conduits. The Army Corps of Engineers’ 2012…

In Re TAYLOR
Date: June 2, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1613
PODLUCKY v. US
Date: June 2, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2226
Tiger Lily Ventures Ltd. v. Barclays Capital Inc.  
Date: June 1, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1107

Justia Opinion Summary: . Until 2008, Lehman Brothers, a large investment bank, owned federal trademark registrations for the standard character mark LEHMAN BROTHERS. Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy in 2008 and sold several of its…

ClearOne, Inc. v. Shure Acquisition Holdings, Inc.  
Date: June 1, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1517

Justia Opinion Summary: Shure’s 493 patent relates to arrays of microphones and housings for the arrays so that the arrays and housings may be fitted into a drop ceiling grid. The array is configured, in one embodiment, to “include[] a…

ARUNACHALAM v. KRONOS INCORPORATED
Date: June 1, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1948
LASHIFY, INC. v. ITC
Date: June 1, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1566
BUCKNER v. MCDONOUGH
Date: May 31, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2316
KNIGHT v. DVA
Date: May 31, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1169
MILLER v. MCDONOUGH
Date: May 31, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1240
LAU v. MSPB
Date: May 31, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1289
Smith & Nephew, Inc. v. Arthrex, Inc.  
Date: May 27, 2022
Docket Number: 18-2140

Justia Opinion Summary: Arthrex sued S&N, alleging infringement. S&N sought inter partes review (IPR). The Patent Trial and Appeal Board found that prior art anticipated several claims. Arthrex challenged the decision on the merits and argued…

In Re NCH CORPORATION
Date: May 26, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1166
In Re BRIGGS
Date: May 26, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1299
In Re APPLE INC.
Date: May 26, 2022
Docket Number: 22-137
COLLIER v. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY
Date: May 26, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1442
HEALTH DISCOVERY CORPORATION v. INTEL CORPORATION
Date: May 26, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1446
BAUTISTA v. MSPB
Date: May 26, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1500
ALEJANDRO v. US
Date: May 26, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1591
AFGE LOCAL 3438 v. SSA
Date: May 25, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1972
JOHNSON v. MCDONOUGH
Date: May 25, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1651
Hitachi Energy USA, Inc. v. United States  
Date: May 24, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2114

Justia Opinion Summary: The second administrative review of an antidumping duty determination for large power transformers imported from the Republic of Korea, 19 U.S.C. 1675(a)(1)(b), was subject to four appeals to the Trade Court, with three…

CORNELL RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC. v. VIDAL
Date: May 24, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2334
LONZA WALKERSVILLE, INC. v. ADVA BIOTECHNOLOGY LTD.
Date: May 24, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1490
ETHICON LLC v. INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Date: May 23, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1995
In Re GOOGLE LLC
Date: May 23, 2022
Docket Number: 22-140
MARTIN v. MCDONOUGH
Date: May 20, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2343
Kaufman v. Microsoft Corp.,  
Date: May 20, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1634

Justia Opinion Summary: Kaufman’s now-expired patent describes and claims methods for using a computer to automatically generate an end-user interface for working with the data in a relational database. Kaufman sued Microsoft, asserting…

T.S. v. Secretary of Health & Human Services  
Date: May 20, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1866

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2009, six-month-old Trystan received vaccines, including DTaP-HepB-IPV. Hours later, Trystan developed a fever and was in pain; he developed a hot lump on his thigh. Trystan’s mother took him to urgent care, where he…

Mitek Systems, Inc. v. United Services Automobile Association  
Date: May 20, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1989

Justia Opinion Summary: USAA, a reciprocal inter-insurance exchange organized under Texas law with its principal place of business in San Antonio, owns the four patents, which address the use of a mobile device to capture an image of a bank…

Google, LLC v. IPA Technologies Inc.  
Date: May 19, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1179

Justia Opinion Summary: The patents relate to software-based architecture for supporting cooperative task completion by flexible, dynamic configurations of autonomous electronic agents. Both patents list Martin and Cheyer as inventors. Google…

Klipp v. Department of Homeland Security  
Date: May 19, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1386

Justia Opinion Summary: The Federal Employees’ Retirement System Act provides early retirement benefits to law enforcement officers (LEOs), 5 U.S.C. 8412(d) after obtaining sufficient "LEO credit," which may be awarded for time served in either…

ETHICON LLC v. INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.
Date: May 19, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1601
ACQIS, LLC v. EMC CORPORATION
Date: May 19, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1772
ACQIS, LLC v. EMC CORPORATION
Date: May 18, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1772
RTC INDUSTRIES, INC. v. VIDAL
Date: May 17, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1514
EMERSON ELECTRIC CO. v. SIPCO, LLC
Date: May 17, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1881
Groves v. McDonough  
Date: May 17, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2081

Justia Opinion Summary: Groves served in the Army on active duty, 1970-1971, including service in Vietnam. In 1990, a VA regional office awarded Groves benefits for PTSD, shell fragment wounds, and a nerve injury. In 1998, Groves sought…

CARL ZEISS MEDITEC, INC. v. TOPCON MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC.
Date: May 16, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1839
NAUSET CONSTRUCTION CORPORATION v. SECRETARY OF THE ARMY
Date: May 16, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2305
Atlanta Gas Light Co. v. Bennett Regulator Guards, Inc  
Date: May 13, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1759

Justia Opinion Summary: Bennett sued Atlanta Gas, a Georgia distributor of natural gas, for infringement of Bennett's patent, directed to an anti-icing device for a gas pressure regulator. Atlanta Gas was served with the complaint on July 18,…

SEKRI, Inc. v. United States  
Date: May 13, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1936

Justia Opinion Summary: The 1938 Javits-Wagner-O’Day Act prioritized purchasing products from suppliers that employed blind individuals; 41 U.S.C. 8501–06, establishes a procurement system in which the government procures certain commodities…

CELLWITCH INC. v. TILE, INC.
Date: May 13, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1982
NEXRF CORP. v. PLAYTIKA LTD.
Date: May 13, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2147
BRADY v. MCDONOUGH
Date: May 13, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2206
HONSE v. MSPB
Date: May 13, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1142
ELECTRONIC SCRIPTING PRODUCTS, INC. v. HTC AMERICA, INC.
Date: May 13, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1544
CARSON-POTTER v. MCDONOUGH
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1023
MYNATT v. MSPB
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1241
In Re LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA HOLDINGS
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 22-127
In Re GALLOGLY
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 22-129
In Re BITFENIX CO. LTD.
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 22-138
FLORES-VAZQUEZ v. MCDONOUGH
Date: May 12, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1587
Kennedy v. McDonough  
Date: May 11, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1798

Justia Opinion Summary: On active Army duty in the 1970s, Kennedy fell from a lawnmower and injured his knee. Although no disability was noted at his discharge, Kennedy received service connection for his knee injury in 2000. He later received…

Sound View Innovations, LLC v. Hulu, LLC  
Date: May 11, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1998

Justia Opinion Summary: Sound View alleged that Hulu infringed claim 16 of its patent, titled “Method for Streaming Multimedia Information over Public Networks” by its use of (third party) edge servers, which sit between a central Hulu content…

ESIP SERIES 1, LLC v. DOTERRA INTERNATIONAL, LLC
Date: May 11, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2239
HARRIS v. ARMY
Date: May 11, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1022
In Re ROKU, INC.
Date: May 11, 2022
Docket Number: 22-116
In Re TREND MICRO INC.
Date: May 11, 2022
Docket Number: 22-133
SONOS, INC. v. GOOGLE LLC
Date: May 11, 2022
Docket Number: 22-134
VANHORN v. MSPB
Date: May 10, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2204
GILLILAN v. MCDONOUGH
Date: May 10, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2254
DUMAINE v. MCDONOUGH
Date: May 10, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2332
ALJINDI v. US
Date: May 10, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1117
HOGLAND v. MCDONOUGH
Date: May 10, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1242
In Re BROADCOM CORPORATION
Date: May 10, 2022
Docket Number: 22-135
In Re BROADCOM CORPORATION
Date: May 10, 2022
Docket Number: 22-136
CAMPION v. DEFENSE
Date: May 9, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1236
KELLY-LEPPERT v. US
Date: May 9, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1301
STUART v. RPM INTERNATIONAL, INC.
Date: May 6, 2022
Docket Number: 19-1994
NEW IMAGE GLOBAL, INC. v. US
Date: May 6, 2022
Docket Number: 19-2444
IMPLICIT, LLC v. NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC.
Date: May 6, 2022
Docket Number: 20-1976
PULSE ELECTRONICS, INC. v. U.D. ELECTRONIC CORP.
Date: May 6, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1856
HALO ELECTRONICS, INC. v. BEL FUSE INC.
Date: May 6, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1861
HENDERSON v. MCDONOUGH
Date: May 6, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1916
SHEPPARD v. MCDONOUGH
Date: May 6, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1928
In Re DOLCE VITA FOOTWEAR, INC.
Date: May 6, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2114
In Re APPS
Date: May 6, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2125
KONDA v. FLEX LOGIX TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Date: May 6, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1162
ZIEGLER v. INTERIOR
Date: May 6, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1182
PERSONALIZED MEDIA v. APPLE INC.
Date: May 5, 2022
Docket Number: 20-1197
HAGGART v. US
Date: May 5, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1658
AURIS HEALTH, INC. v. INTUITIVE SURGICAL OPERATIONS
Date: May 5, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1733
UTTAM GALVA STEELS LIMITED v. US
Date: May 5, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2119
In Re ZTE CORPORATION
Date: May 5, 2022
Docket Number: 22-122
IROBOT CORPORATION v. SHARKNINJA OPERATING LLC
Date: May 5, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1233
IROBOT CORPORATION v. SHARKNINJA OPERATING LLC
Date: May 5, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1234
IROBOT CORPORATION v. SHARKNINJA OPERATING LLC
Date: May 5, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1235
IROBOT CORPORATION v. SHARKNINJA OPERATING LLC
Date: May 5, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1302
MAGEE v. US
Date: May 5, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1362
CONFEDERACION DE ASOCIACIONES v. US
Date: May 4, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2232
In Re INTELLIGENT PACKAGING PTY LIMITED
Date: May 4, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2101
POP TOP CORP. v. RAKUTEN KOBO INC.
Date: May 4, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2174
NEESE v. MSPB
Date: May 4, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2321
SIPCO, LLC v. EMERSON ELECTRIC CO.
Date: May 3, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1039
ROTHSCHILD DIGITAL CONFIRMATION, LLC v. COMPANYCAM, INC.
Date: May 3, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1790
UPAID SYSTEMS, LTD. v. CARD CONCEPTS, INC.
Date: May 3, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1910
SABER INTERACTIVE INCORPORATED v. OOVEE LTD
Date: May 3, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2046
GSC CONSTRUCTION, INC. v. SECRETARY OF THE ARMY
Date: May 2, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1803
HAYNES v. OPM
Date: May 2, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1464
Sunoco Partners Marketing & Terminals L.P. v. U.S. Venture, Inc.  
Date: April 29, 2022
Docket Number: 20-1640

Justia Opinion Summary: Gasoline producers blend butane into gasoline before selling it because butane makes gasoline more volatile, helping vehicles start more readily in colder temperatures, and butane is cheaper than gasoline. Sunoco’s…

Auris Health, Inc. v. Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc.  
Date: April 29, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1732

Justia Opinion Summary: Intuitive’s 447 patent relates to robotic surgery systems and describes an improvement over Intuitive’s earlier robotic surgery systems, which allow surgeons to remotely manipulate surgical tools using a controller. The…

NICHIA CORPORATION v. DOCUMENT SECURITY SYSTEMS
Date: April 26, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2261
APPLE INC. v. YU
Date: April 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1723
PERETZ v. US
Date: April 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1831
M S International, Inc. v. United States  
Date: April 25, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1679

Justia Opinion Summary: In parallel antidumping and countervailing duty investigations of quartz surface products from China, the Department of Commerce amended the scope of its investigations to prevent producers and exporters in China from…

US v. JOHNSON
Date: April 25, 2022
Docket Number: 22-139
ANDREA ELECTRONICS CORPORATION v. APPLE INC.
Date: April 22, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1248
ASCION, LLC v. ASHLEY FURNITURE INDUSTRIES, INC.
Date: April 22, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1857
SCHAEFERS v. BLIZZARD ENERGY INC.
Date: April 22, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2130
In Re APPLE INC.
Date: April 22, 2022
Docket Number: 22-128
In Re CANON INC.
Date: April 22, 2022
Docket Number: 22-130
In Re CANON INC.
Date: April 22, 2022
Docket Number: 22-131
B# ON DEMAND LLC v. UNIFIED PATENTS, LLC
Date: April 22, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1357
PAYNE v. USPS
Date: April 22, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1419
GODO KAISHA IP BRIDGE 1 v. MICRON TECHNOLOGY INC.
Date: April 22, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1423
GODO KAISHA IP BRIDGE 1 v. MICRON TECHNOLOGY INC.
Date: April 22, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1424
BUTLER v. US
Date: April 22, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1535
Mid Continent Steel & Wire, Inc. v. United States  
Date: April 21, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1747

Justia Opinion Summary: The Department of Commerce issued an antidumping duty order covering steel nails from Taiwan. The Federal Circuit remanded for further explanation of one aspect of the methodology Commerce had adopted to determine…

CLERVRAIN v. US
Date: April 21, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1384
CRUZ v. MSPB
Date: April 21, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1418
In Re EXPEDIA, INC.
Date: April 21, 2022
Docket Number: 22-143
IDEAHUB INC. v. UNIFIED PATENTS, INC.
Date: April 21, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1626
POLYGROUP LIMITED MCO v. WILLIS ELECTRIC COMPANY, LTD.
Date: April 20, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1401
WEBBER v. MCDONOUGH
Date: April 20, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2089
In Re GLASCOE
Date: April 20, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1073
INTERACTIVE GAMES LLC v. DRAFTKINGS INC.
Date: April 20, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1515
ROVI GUIDES, INC. v. VIDAL
Date: April 19, 2022
Docket Number: 20-1994
INTEL CORPORATION v. XMTT, INC.
Date: April 19, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2127
M2M SOLUTIONS LLC v. SIERRA WIRELESS AMERICA, INC.
Date: April 19, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1437
ANALOG DEVICES, INC. v. XILINX ASIA PACIFIC PTE. LTD.
Date: April 19, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1538
Rickel v. Department of the Navy  
Date: April 18, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2147

Justia Opinion Summary: Rickel, a Fire Protection Specialist at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, was Assistant Chief of Training, responsible for determining training requirements, reviewing training records, and ensuring that firefighters’…

Apple, Inc. v. Zipit Wireless, Inc.  
Date: April 18, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1760

Justia Opinion Summary: Zipit, a Delaware corporation with a principal place of business in South Carolina, and with all of its employees in South Carolina, is the assignee of the patents-in-suit, which are generally directed to wireless…

KAPLAN v. CANI
Date: April 18, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2367
JEANPIERRE v. US
Date: April 18, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1389
AFOLAYAN v. DOJ
Date: April 15, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1452
UNITED ACCESS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC v. AT&T CORP.
Date: April 15, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2002
STX FINANCING, LLC v. VIDAL
Date: April 15, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1192
In Re GOOGLE LLC
Date: April 15, 2022
Docket Number: 22-126
In Re MALCOLM
Date: April 15, 2022
Docket Number: 22-132
GURVEY v. COWAN, LIEBOWITZ & LATMAN, P.C.
Date: April 15, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1331
AMGEN INC. v. VIDAL
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 19-2171
Red Sun Farms v. United States  
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2230

Justia Opinion Summary: “Red Sun Farms” is the trade name under which various entities do business as “U.S. producers of fresh tomatoes grown in the United States, U.S. importers and resellers of fresh tomatoes from Mexico, and foreign…

Confederacion de Asociaciones Agricolas del Estado de Sinaloa, A.C. v. United States  
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2232

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1996, the Department of Commerce issued a preliminary dumping determination concerning Mexican tomatoes. Mexican exporters entered into an agreement (19 U.S.C. 1673c(c)) that suspended the investigation, terminated…

Bioparques de Occidente, S.A. de C.V. v. United States  
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2265

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1996, the Commerce Department made a preliminary determination that tomatoes were being, or were likely to be, sold in the U.S. at less than fair value. Exporters of fresh tomatoes from Mexico signed an agreement to…

JEM D INTERNATIONAL (MICHIGAN) v. US
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1292
LEE v. GOOGLE LLC
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1576
CSI Aviation, Inc. v. Department of Homeland Security  
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1630

Justia Opinion Summary: CSI was awarded a government contract to provide “[a]ir charter services operated by brokers, and various auxiliary services that will be used to support the contract.” After U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement…

KOOPMANN v. US
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1746
COOKE v. USPS
Date: April 14, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1497
In Re ASSET GUARD PRODUCTS, INC.
Date: April 13, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1902
ALFORD v. MCDONOUGH
Date: April 13, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2029
WESTON v. US
Date: April 13, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1179
EVANS v. MCDONOUGH
Date: April 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1487
EVERSTAR MERCHANDISE CO. LTD. v. WILLIS ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
Date: April 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1882
AQUILA INNOVATIONS INC. v. ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC.
Date: April 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1946
POWER PROBE GROUP, INC. v. INNOVA ELECTRONICS CORPORATION
Date: April 12, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2354
SURGALIGN SPINE TECHNOLOGIES v. LIFENET HEALTH
Date: April 11, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1117
KOOPMANN v. US
Date: April 11, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1329
CONTEMPORARY DISPLAY LLC v. DISH NETWORK L.L.C.
Date: April 11, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1663
KOOPMANN v. US
Date: April 11, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1746
KLEIN v. OPM
Date: April 11, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1770
Niazi Licensing Corp. v. St. Jude Medical S.C., Inc.  
Date: April 11, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1864

Justia Opinion Summary: Congestive heart failure can be treated by resynchronization therapy, using electrical pacing leads to help keep the two sides of the heart contracting with regularity and in sync. According to Niazi's 268 patent,…

KOOPMANS v. MCDONOUGH
Date: April 11, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1940
SURE FIT HOME PRODUCTS, LLC v. MAYTEX MILLS, INC.
Date: April 11, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2048
In Re SAWSTOP HOLDING LLC
Date: April 11, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2161
WEBB v. HHS
Date: April 11, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2276
JONES v. US
Date: April 8, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2298
Roche Diagnostics Corp. v. Meso Scale Diagnostics, LLC  
Date: April 8, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1609

Justia Opinion Summary: BioVeris, a Roche entity, owns the patents, which concern immunoassays that exploit electrochemiluminescence (ECL). Meso maintains that a prior owner, IGEN, granted it exclusive rights to the patent claims it now asserts…

EMIABATA v. US
Date: April 8, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1703
HOLMES-SMITH v. MSPB
Date: April 8, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2235
FAIRFAX v. ARMY
Date: April 7, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1802
LUFT v. ARMY
Date: April 7, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1034
PICHARDO v. MCDONOUGH
Date: April 6, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1007
MCGHEE v. US
Date: April 6, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1082
KELLY v. US
Date: April 6, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1209
STEUBEN FOODS, INC. v. NESTLE USA, INC.
Date: April 5, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1907
JARVIS v. US
Date: April 5, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1006
HORTON v. US
Date: April 5, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1158
CORE OPTICAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC v. JUNIPER NETWORKS, INC.
Date: April 5, 2022
Docket Number: 22-120
CAMPBELL v. OPM
Date: April 5, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1255
In Re BECIROVIC
Date: April 5, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1353
VIRNETX INC. v. HIRSHFELD
Date: April 4, 2022
Docket Number: 17-2593
In Re MARX
Date: April 4, 2022
Docket Number: 20-1207
Littelfuse, Inc. v. Mersen USA EP Corp.  
Date: April 4, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2013

Justia Opinion Summary: Littelfuse alleged that Mersen infringed its patent, which is directed to a “fuse end cap for providing an electrical connection between a fuse and an electrical conductor.” After the district court construed the patent…

CAMERON v. US
Date: April 4, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1195
RIVERA v. MSPB
Date: April 4, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1330
Genuine Enabling Technology LLC v. Nintendo Co., Ltd.  
Date: April 1, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2167

Justia Opinion Summary: Genuine Enabling’s patent, titled “Method and Apparatus for Producing a Combined Data Stream and Recovering Therefrom the Respective User Input Stream and at Least One Additional Input Signal,” discloses the technology…

MICROSOFT CORPORATION v. IPA TECHNOLOGIES INC.
Date: April 1, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1412
FREEMAN v. MCDONOUGH
Date: April 1, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2152
WILLIAMS v. DVA
Date: April 1, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2229
DU v. US
Date: April 1, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1030
CLERVRAIN v. LAWSON
Date: April 1, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1483
JONES v. US
Date: March 31, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2298
KRINER v. MCDONOUGH
Date: March 31, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2076
Slaughter v. McDonough  
Date: March 30, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1367

Justia Opinion Summary: Slaughter served on active duty in the Navy, 1975-1995. In 2008, a VA Regional Office determined that Slaughter, who is righthanded, suffered right ulnar nerve entrapment as a result of his service and awarded a 10%…

StarKist Co. v. United States  
Date: March 30, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1548

Justia Opinion Summary: StarKist produces two varieties of tuna salad products, albacore and chunk light, each of which is imported as ready-to-eat pouches or lunch-to-go kits. The fish is caught in South American or international waters,…

BRADLEY v. MSPB
Date: March 29, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1180
IDEAL INDUSTRIES LIGHTING LLC v. ITC
Date: March 29, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1484
Veteran Warriors, Inc. v. Secretary of Veterans Affairs.  
Date: March 25, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1378

Justia Opinion Summary: The 2010 Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act required the VA to establish two programs to help individuals who provide eligible veterans with personal care services. One program provided assistance to…

IMMUNOGEN, INC. v. HIRSHFELD
Date: March 25, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1939
VDPP LLC v. VIZIO, INC.
Date: March 25, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2040
INTEL CORPORATION v. QUALCOMM INCORPORATED
Date: March 24, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2092
Hunting Titan, Inc. v, DynaEnergetics Europe GmbH  
Date: March 24, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2163

Justia Opinion Summary: DynaEnergetics’s patent is directed to a perforating gun used in an oil wellbore to penetrate the well lining and surrounding rock formation in order to provide a flow path for oil into the wellbore from the surrounding…

INTEL CORPORATION v. QUALCOMM INCORPORATED
Date: March 24, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2239
INTEL CORPORATION v. QUALCOMM INCORPORATED
Date: March 24, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2240
Dyfan, LLC v. Target Corp.  
Date: March 24, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1725

Justia Opinion Summary: The patents-in-suit, titled “System for Location-Based Triggers for Mobile Devices,” describe improved systems for delivering messages to users based on their locations. The shared specification discloses a…

REID v. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Date: March 24, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1132
DAVIS v. MCDONOUGH
Date: March 24, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1154
CHO v. INSTAGRAM, LLC
Date: March 24, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1414
ALTAIR GLOBAL CREDIT v. US
Date: March 23, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1577
ORAM v. MSPB
Date: March 23, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2307
LITTLE GIANT LADDER SYSTEMS, LLC v. TRICAM INDUSTRIES, INC.
Date: March 23, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1519
In Re VOIP-PAL.COM, INC.
Date: March 22, 2022
Docket Number: 22-123
In Re FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FORDERUNG
Date: March 22, 2022
Docket Number: 22-125
HOBSON v. MSPB
Date: March 21, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1693
BOLT RIDE, INC. v. GENERAL MOTORS, LLC
Date: March 21, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1237
POYTHRESS v. DVA
Date: March 18, 2022
Docket Number: 20-1792
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC v. NEVRO CORP.
Date: March 18, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1777
EVOLUSION CONCEPTS, INC. v. HOC EVENTS, INC.
Date: March 18, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1963
HARBIN v. MCDONOUGH
Date: March 18, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2026
Wolfe v. McDonough  
Date: March 17, 2022
Docket Number: 20-1958

Justia Opinion Summary: Wolfe, who was enrolled in VA health care, obtained emergency treatment at a non-VA health care facility, incurring expenses of $22,348.25. Her employer-sponsored healthcare contract covered most of the expenses. She was…

In Re SOLAS OLED LTD.
Date: March 17, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1013
BIOGEN INTERNATIONAL GMBH v. MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
Date: March 16, 2022
Docket Number: 20-1933
MONROE v. US
Date: March 16, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1553
BASF Plant Science, LP v. Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation  
Date: March 15, 2022
Docket Number: 20-1415

Justia Opinion Summary: CSIRO, a research arm of the Australian government, owns six U.S. patents, concerning the engineering of plants, particularly canola, to produce specified oils not native to the plants. After the resolution of…

ROVI GUIDES, INC. v. HIRSHFELD
Date: March 15, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2206
O'KEEFFE'S, INC. v. HIRSHFELD
Date: March 15, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1025
Martinez-Bodon v. McDonough  
Date: March 15, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1328

Justia Opinion Summary: Martinez-Bodon served on active duty in the Army, 1967-1969. In 2016, he sought benefits for diabetes and for anxiety secondary to his diabetes. At his VA psychiatric examination, he reported: “I can’t sleep well, my…

ADVANCED VOICE RECOGNITION v. APPLE INC.
Date: March 15, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1745
REPIFI VENDOR LOGISTICS, INC. v. INTELLICENTRICS, INC.
Date: March 15, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1906
ZIMMER, INC. v. ITC
Date: March 15, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2286
Almirall, LLC v. Amneal Pharmaceuticals, LLC  
Date: March 14, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2331

Justia Opinion Summary: Almirall’s patent relates to methods of treating acne or rosacea with dapsone formulations that include an acrylamide/sodium acryloyldimethyl taurate copolymer (A/SA) thickening agent and the solvent diethylene glycol…

INTUITIVE SURGICAL OPERATIONS, INC. v. AURIS HEALTH, INC.
Date: March 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1473
JOHNSON v. MCDONOUGH
Date: March 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1977
In Re LUOMA
Date: March 11, 2022
Docket Number: 19-2315
MOBILEPAY LLC v. UNIFIED PATENTS, LLC
Date: March 11, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2102
NEXTEEL Co., Ltd. v. United States  
Date: March 11, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1334

Justia Opinion Summary: The Department of Commerce initiated an administrative review of the antidumping order on oil country tubular goods from the Republic of Korea. Commerce generally compares the price at which the subject merchandise is…

IPA TECHNOLOGIES INC. v. GOOGLE LLC
Date: March 11, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1438
ROLAND CORPORATION v. INMUSICBRANDS, INC.
Date: March 11, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1604
SOMMERS v. US
Date: March 11, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1652
ALFORD v. MSPB
Date: March 11, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2151
SUTTON v. SHASTA INDUSTRIES INCORPORATED
Date: March 11, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2314
MODERN FONT APPLICATIONS LLC v. PEAK RESTAURANT PARTNERS, LLC
Date: March 10, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2278
MODERN FONT APPLICATIONS LLC v. PETSMART, INC.
Date: March 10, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1543
Fleming v. Cirrus Design Corp.  
Date: March 10, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1561

Justia Opinion Summary: Cirrus petitioned for inter partes review of a patent that describes ballistic parachute systems that use a rocket to deploy a parachute, slowing the fall of a crashing aircraft. The Patent Trial and Appeal Board…

AMERICAN PATENTS LLC v. UNIFIED PATENTS, LLC
Date: March 10, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1635
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC v. NEVRO CORP.
Date: March 10, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1775
WILLIS ELECTRIC CO., LTD. v. EVERSTAR MERCHANDISE CO., LTD.
Date: March 10, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1870
WORLDS INC. v. ACTIVISION BLIZZARD INC.
Date: March 10, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1990
LYNCH v. MCDONOUGH
Date: March 10, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2224
MAHINDRA & MAHINDRA LTD. v. ITC
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2173
Apple Inc. v. MPH Technologies Oy  
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1532

Justia Opinion Summary: MPH’s challenged patents share a written description and purport to improve secure messaging between arbitrary hosts (e.g., messaging across local area networks (LANs), private and public wide area networks (WANs), or…

AZURITY PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. v. BIONPHARMA INC.
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1926
KEYS v. HUD
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2072
In Re: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.  
Date: March 9, 2022
Docket Number: 22-108

Justia Opinion Summary: Stratos filed patent infringement complaints in the Western District of Texas against Volkswagen and Hyundai, car distributors that are incorporated in New Jersey and California, respectively, and hence do not “reside”…

Broadcom Corp. v. International Trade Commission  
Date: March 8, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2008

Justia Opinion Summary: Broadcom’s 583 patent is directed to reducing power consumption in computer systems by “gating” clock signals with circuit elements to turn the signals ON and OFF for downstream parts of the circuit; its 752 patent is…

NORFLEET v. MCDONOUGH
Date: March 8, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2260
Taha v. United States  
Date: March 7, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2061

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2002-2004, Mohamad was an Atek shareholder with no direct role in its operations. Mohamad timely 2002 and 2003 tax returns, paying the taxes due on shareholder income of $85,010 and $77,813 respectively. In 2007,…

CAMERON INTERNATIONAL v. NITRO FLUIDS L.L.C.
Date: March 4, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1183
BUTTE COUNTY, IDAHO v. US
Date: March 4, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1779
LOWE v. SHIELDMARK, INC.
Date: March 4, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2164
Mitchco International, Inc. v. United States  
Date: March 3, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1556

Justia Opinion Summary: The government solicited bids for the provision of food and dining room operation services at the Fort Knox U.S. Army base and awarded the contract to the Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (KOVR). Mitchco,…

ALEXSAM, INC. v. MASTERCARD INTERNATIONAL INCORPORATED
Date: March 3, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1785
MANNING v. US
Date: March 3, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1025
DBN Holding, Inc. v. International Trade Commission  
Date: March 1, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2342

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2015, the Federal Circuit affirmed summary judgment invalidating BriarTek’s patent claims, which BriarTek had asserted against DBN in a parallel investigation by the International Trade Commission (ITC). The court…

In Re MILLER
Date: February 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1599
WESTERN PLASTICS, INC. v. DUBOSE STRAPPING, INC.
Date: February 25, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1371
In Re Violation of the Revised Protocols for In-Person Arguments  
Date: February 25, 2022
Docket Number: 22-9000

Justia Opinion Summary: During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Circuit issued administrative orders that prohibited public access to the National Courts Building. When the court resumed allowing counsel in the courthouse for argument in…

In Re Elster  
Date: February 24, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2205

Justia Opinion Summary: The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board affirmed an examiner’s refusal to register the trademark “TRUMP TOO SMALL” for use on T-shirts. According to Elster’s registration request, the phrase he sought to trademark invokes…

UNITED TRADEMARK HOLDINGS, INC v. DISNEY ENTERPRISES, INC.
Date: February 24, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1056
Ampersand Chowchilla Biomass, LLC v. United States  
Date: February 24, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1385

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2007, CalBio acquired two facilities and began upgrading them to biomass facilities. CalBio secured Authority to Construct permits that allowed construction and allowed the facilities to generate and sell electricity.…

Fletcher v. United States  
Date: February 24, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1625

Justia Opinion Summary: Congress established the Osage reservation in Oklahoma Territory in 1872. Years later, “mammoth reserves of oil and gas” were found. Congress severed the subsurface mineral estate, reserved it to the tribe, and placed…

Bannister v. Department of Veterans Affairs  
Date: February 24, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1832

Justia Opinion Summary: Bannister has been employed by the VA for over two decades. While working as a pharmacist at the Baton Rouge Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System, Bannister received a notice of proposed removal under 38…

Bryant v. Department of Veterans Affairs  
Date: February 24, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1896

Justia Opinion Summary: Bryant was a VA police officer, assigned to the Columbus Community Based Out-Patient Clinic in Columbus, Georgia. The VA issued Bryant a notice of proposed removal under 38 U.S.C. 714 based on conduct unbecoming a…

Alarm.com Inc, v. Hirshfeld  
Date: February 24, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2102

Justia Opinion Summary: Alarm.com filed petitions seeking inter partes reviews (IPRs) under 35 U.S.C. 311–19 of claims of three Vivint patents. The Patent Trial and Appeal Board issued three final written decisions, which rejected Alarm.com’s…

OPTICURRENT, LLC v. POWER INTEGRATIONS, INC.
Date: February 23, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1712
Fairholme Funds, Inc. v, United States  
Date: February 22, 2022
Docket Number: 20-1912

Justia Opinion Summary: The Enterprises, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, suffered financial losses in 2008 when the housing market collapsed. The Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (HERA), created the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA),…

Washington Federal v. United States  
Date: February 22, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2190

Justia Opinion Summary: The Enterprises, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, suffered financial losses in 2008 when the housing market collapsed. The Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (HERA), created the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA),…

THE CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE v. BROADCOM LIMITED
Date: February 22, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2222
ALLBEE v. DHS
Date: February 22, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1608
ZAXCOM, INC. v. LECTROSONICS, INC.
Date: February 18, 2022
Docket Number: 20-1350
ZAXCOM, INC. v. LECTROSONICS, INC.
Date: February 18, 2022
Docket Number: 20-1921
RATLIFF v. MCDONOUGH
Date: February 18, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1618
LEBOLO-WATTS CONSTRUCTORS v. SECRETARY OF THE ARMY
Date: February 18, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1749
ROBINSON v. MCDONOUGH
Date: February 18, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1784
VAS Realty, LLC v. United States  
Date: February 18, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1962

Justia Opinion Summary: VAS leased a facility that housed “ICE” in Warwick, Rhode Island. In 2017, the General Services Administration (GSA) issued a request for lease proposals for a facility to house ICE in Rhode Island. VAS offered the…

AISG, INC. v. SECRETARY OF THE ARMY
Date: February 16, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2105
JONES v. US
Date: February 16, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2182
ADEYI v. MCDONOUGH
Date: February 16, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1400
Standley v. Department of Energy  
Date: February 16, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2149

Justia Opinion Summary: Dr. Standley was employed by the Department of Energy (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration. Standley contends that over several years he sought to ensure that the Space and Atmospheric Burst Reporting System…

CUSTOMPLAY, LLC v. AMAZON.COM, INC.
Date: February 15, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2207
CUSTOMPLAY, LLC v. AMAZON.COM, INC.
Date: February 15, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2208
CUSTOMPLAY, LLC v. AMAZON.COM, INC.
Date: February 15, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2209
AMARIN PHARMA, INC. v. HIKMA PHARMACEUTICALS USA INC.
Date: February 15, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2024
FLEMING v. MSPB
Date: February 15, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2080
PERETZ v. US
Date: February 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1831
TRAVEL SENTRY, INC. v. TROPP
Date: February 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1908
GLAXOSMITHKLINE LLC v. TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS USA, INC.
Date: February 11, 2022
Docket Number: 18-1976
INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC. v. ETHICON LLC
Date: February 11, 2022
Docket Number: 20-1480
Intuitive Surgical, Inc. v. Ethicon LLC  
Date: February 11, 2022
Docket Number: 20-1481

Justia Opinion Summary: Intuitive filed three inter partes review (IPR) petitions to challenge the patentability of Ethicon’s patent, entitled “Drive Interface for Operably Coupling a Manipulatable Surgical Tool to a Robot.” The Patent Trial…

ALPHATEC HOLDINGS, INC. v. NUVASIVE, INC.
Date: February 11, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2245
HAQ v. OPM
Date: February 11, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1536
BARNES v. GSA
Date: February 11, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1799
In Re B.E. TECHNOLOGY, L.L.C.
Date: February 11, 2022
Docket Number: 22-114
In Re SMITH
Date: February 11, 2022
Docket Number: 22-119
In Re SUNSTONE INFORMATION DEFENSE, INC.
Date: February 11, 2022
Docket Number: 22-121
TETRA TECH, INC. v. US
Date: February 10, 2022
Docket Number: 20-1489
Adapt Pharma Operations Ltd. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.  
Date: February 10, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2106

Justia Opinion Summary: Adapt’s patents-in-suit claim methods of treating opioid overdose by intranasal administration of a naloxone formulation, and devices for intranasal administration. Naloxone—the active ingredient in Adapt’s NARCAN® Nasal…

Junker v. Medical Components, Inc.  
Date: February 10, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1649

Justia Opinion Summary: Junker, the named inventor of the 839 Design Patent, titled “Handle for Introducer Sheath,” sued MedComp for infringement of the sole claim of the D839 patent. The parties disputed whether a letter sent before the…

JEFFERY v. MCDONOUGH
Date: February 10, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1868
ROSS v. MSPB
Date: February 10, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2262
REAVES v. US
Date: February 10, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2306
Aspen Consulting, LLC v. Secretary of the Army  
Date: February 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1381

Justia Opinion Summary: Aspen sought compensation for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ failure to deposit contractual payments in the account designated in its contract to outfit U.S. military health and dental clinics in Germany. The…

Uniloc USA, Inc. v. Apple Inc.  
Date: February 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1568

Justia Opinion Summary: In litigation between Uniloc and Apple, Uniloc unsuccessfully sought to seal matters of public record, such as quotations of Federal Circuit opinions and a list of patent cases Uniloc had filed. The Federal Circuit…

FEISS v. US
Date: February 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1986
RANDOLPH v. MCDONOUGH
Date: February 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2156
Ash v. Office of Personnel Management  
Date: February 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2194

Justia Opinion Summary: Ash challenged the Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) denial of his application for disability retirement benefits. Ash asserted disparate treatment based on race and prior protected activity. The Merit Systems…

HILAIRE v. US
Date: February 9, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2295
SGROMO v. SCOTT
Date: February 8, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1106
SGROMO v. SCOTT
Date: February 8, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1106
BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC v. CARRUM TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
Date: February 8, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1435
SUNDBAKKEN v. MCDONOUGH
Date: February 8, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1782
Nippon Shinyaku Co., Ltd. v. Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc.  
Date: February 8, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2369

Justia Opinion Summary: Shinyaku and Sarepta executed an Agreement concerning “a potential business relationship relating to therapies for the treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.” During the Agreement’s term the parties would “not…

Apple, Inc. v. Wi-LAN Inc.  
Date: February 4, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Wi-LAN’s 145 patent is directed to allocating bandwidth in a wireless communication system. The 757 patent, while unrelated to the 145 patent, is directed to a similar subject matter and purports to improve signal…

Quanergy Systems, Inc v. Velodyne Lidar USA, Inc.  
Date: February 4, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2070

Justia Opinion Summary: Laser-based systems for measuring distances, useful for many purposes, are best known for helping autonomous cars sense their surroundings. Velodyne markets products incorporating such systems. Quanergy, which also…