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SoCal IP Institute :: November 24, 2014 :: Collateral Estoppel and the Original Patent Requirement

Our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, November 24, 2014 will be a discussion of two Federal Circuit cases -- one involving the applicability of collateral estoppel and the other involving the "original patent" requirement for reissue patents. E.Digital Corp. v. Futurewei Tech's., Inc.., Case No. 2014-1019 (Fed. Cir. November 17, 2014) (available here).  E.Digital [...]

By |2014-11-21T16:10:47-07:00November 21st, 2014|Patent, Reissue|0 Comments

SoCal IP Institute :: December 17, 2012 :: Withdrawing Terminal Disclaimers and Rule 11 Sanctions

We will be discussing two Federal Circuit cases during our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, December 17, 2012. Brief synopses are presented below. In Re Yamazaki, Case No. 2012-1086 (Fed. Cir. December 6, 2012) (attached). During the prosecution of U.S. Patent 6,180,991, Applicant Yamazaki filed a terminal disclaimer to overcome an obviousness-type double [...]

SoCal IP Institute :: March 12, 2012 :: Section 101 Jurisprudence and Limits on Broadening Reissue Claims

We will be discussing two Federal Circuit cases during our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, March 12, 2012. Brief synopses are presented below. Myspace, Inc. v. GraphOn Corp., Case No. 2011-1149 (Fed. Cir. Mar. 2, 2012) (attached).  GraphOn had a patent relating to the ability to create, modify and store database records over [...]

By |2012-03-09T02:04:48-07:00March 9th, 2012|Patent, Prosecution, Reissue|0 Comments

SoCal IP Institute :: April 25, 2011 :: Contempt in Patent Cases and Adding Claims in Reissue

We will be discussing two recent, relevant opinions in our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, April 25, 2011.  The first case sets forth a new standard for judging contempt in patent cases. The second case deals with the propriety of adding claims in reissue.  A brief synopsis of the cases is presented below. [...]

By |2011-04-22T15:43:40-07:00April 22nd, 2011|Reissue, Contempt|0 Comments