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Disc Disease Solutions v. VGH Solutions

In Disc Disease Solutions v. VGH Solutions, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit had an opportunity to consider the heightened Iqbal/Twombly pleading standard, announced by the Supreme Court in 2015 and made effective later that year. The simple nature of the technology involved in the asserted patents, including...[more]

SHFL Entertainment v. Digideal Corporation

In SHFL Entertainment, Inc. v. Digideal Corporation, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit vacated the district court's granting of summary judgment against the patentee plaintiff. While litigation was pending, the United States Patent and Trademark Office reexamined all asserted claims from both patents-in-suit. In its final decision, the...[more]

WesternGeco v. Ion Geophysical Corporation

Following on the heels of its en banc decision in Wi-Fi One v. Broadcom, which held that inter partes review “time-bar determinations under [35 U.S.C.] § 315(b) are reviewable by this court,” the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in WesternGeco v. Ion Geophysical Corporation considered the meaning of...[more]