Here is this month’s update on activity in cases pending before panels of the Federal Circuit where the cases involve at least one amicus brief. We keep track of these patent cases in the “Other Cases” section of our blog. Today, with respect to these cases we highlight two dispositions, one new case, three recent oral arguments, and two upcoming oral arguments.
- No Importing Limitations from Specification in § 101 Analysis -Thomas DaMario recaps the result in Ericsson Inc. v. TCL Commc’n Tech. Holdings Ltd.
- Google Asks Full Fed. Circ. Not To Rehear Venue Ruling – Google urged the Federal Circuit not to rehear In re Google LLC en banc.
- Federal Circuit Revives Cardiac Monitoring Patent – The Federal Circuit held that the claims at issue were not patent ineligible under § 101 in Cardionet, LLC v. InfoBionic, Inc.
Here’s the latest.
Here is a report on recent news and commentary related to the Federal Circuit and its cases. Today’s report highlights a Federal Circuit decision related to proposed amended patent claims at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, amicus briefs urging the Supreme Court to undo harm caused by Fresenius, a comment on the increase of Federal Circuit opinions caused by record oral argument cancellations, and a Federal Circuit decision which sheds new light on Section 101 defenses.
This morning the Federal Circuit issued two precedential opinions in patent cases, one precedential opinion in a Merit Systems Protection Board case, one precedential opinion in an Arizona-Florida Land Exchange Act case, and one Rule 36 judgment. Here are the introductions to the opinions and the Rule 36 judgment.
Last week the Federal Circuit heard oral arguments during its October sitting in Dallas-Ft. Worth and Washington DC. Here is a short recap of Cardionet, LLC v. InfoBionic, Inc., one of the argued cases we’re following, which involves the doctrine of patent eligibility.
Here is a report on recent news and commentary related to the Federal Circuit and its cases. Today’s report covers a note on comments made by Federal Circuit Judge S. Jay Plager during recent oral arguments, a report on a recent Federal Circuit opinion related to the authority to issue certificates of correction of patents, and a preview of Monday’s oral arguments in Peter v. NantKwest.
This week and next Monday the Federal Circuit will hold 17 panel hearings and hear oral arguments in about 47 cases. Notable cases include Evolved Wireless LLC v. ZTE (USA) Inc., In Re FCA US LLC, X2Y Attenuators, LLC v. Intel Corporation, Cardionet, LLC v. InfoBionic, Inc., and VirnetX Inc. v. Apple Inc.
Another interesting case being argued next week is Cardionet, LLC v. InfoBionic, Inc. This case presents the question of whether an improved cardiac monitoring device is ineligible for patenting under 35 U.S.C. § 101, and also whether early dismissal of the case based on the finding of ineligibility was appropriate under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6).