Fed. Circ. Won’t Make Albright Rebuke Precedential – Adam Lidgett on Law360 reported on how the Federal Circuit stated it will not “reissue as precedential a March decision rebuking Judge Alan Albright for repeatedly failing to rule on transfer motions in a timely manner.”
After Hyatt v. Hirshfeld, it Might Be Time to Pay Attention to Prosecution Laches – Kate Gaudry recently posted on IPWatchDog.com about the repercussions of Hyatt v. Hirshfeld and prosecution laches for attorneys.
Amazon, Macy’s, Dell, Others Free From Patent Infringement Suit – Perry Cooper, a legal reporter for BloombergLaw.com, reported on the aftermath of a recent decision made by the Federal Circuit in SpeedTrack, Inc. v. Amazon.com.
Here is the latest.
Fed. Circ. Won’t Make Albright Rebuke Precedential
In this article, Adam Lidgett reports that a three-judge panel “did not give any reason behind its decision” to “[shoot] down a bid from 23 professors who had urged the Federal Circuit to reissue its nonprecedential decision In re TracFone Wireless so that its would be binding on other courts.” Lidgett reported the March decision “rebuk[ed] Judge Alan Albright for repeatedly failing to rule on transfer motions in a timely manner.”
After Hyatt v. Hirshfeld, it Might Be Time to Pay Attention to Prosecution Laches
In her post on IPWatchDog.com, Kate Gaudry talks about the recent Federal Circuit case, Hyatt v. Hirshfeld, and its impact on the way attorneys think about prosecution laches. In its opinion, Gaudry reports, the “Federal Circuit remanded the case to the district court for the presentation of evidence pertaining to prosecution laches.” Additionally, she highlights, “[t]he Federal Circuit made a note that merely meeting statutory requirements–without more–is insufficient to demonstrate that . . . delay was unreasonable and unexplained.”
Amazon, Macy’s, Dell, Others Free From Patent Infringement Suit
In her article on BloombergLaw.com, Perry Cooper reports that as a result of the court’s opinion in SpeedTrack, Inc. v. Amazon.com “[s]everal major online retailers are off the hook for infringement claims after the Federal Circuit upheld a trial court’s interpretation of a computer filing system patent.”