Category Archives: Litigation Issues

UCB v. Yeda R&D Co. – No “Safe Harbor” for Unamended Claims

UCB sued Yeda for a DJ of non-infringement of US Patent No. 6,090,923 [Appeal No. 2015-1957 (Fed. Cir. September 8, 2016)].The main claim in question was directed to “A monoclonal antibody which specifically binds a human cytotoxin [having X properties].” … Continue reading

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Apotex v Wyeth Explores Structural Obviousness

Lately, I’ve been feeling that the only case law engaging enough to write about has involved S. 101 issues, so it was a welcome break to comment on some classic principles of organic chemistry. Apotex filed an IPR petition that … Continue reading

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Limelight Networks v. Akamai Tech. – Cert. Denied

Today the Supreme Court declined to hear Limelight’s petition for cert. on the question of whether an accused infringer may be held liable for direct infringement of a claim to a method where multiple parties perform the steps of the … Continue reading

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Duties And Responsibilities Of A Corporate Fed. R. Civ. P. 30(B)(6) Witness

The following is from the Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi newsletter BuLITS and written by Ron Schutz Case: In re Neurontin Antitrust Litigation, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 62032, MDL No. 1479, Master File No. 02-1390 (D.N.J. 6/9/2011). Facts: Direct purchasers … Continue reading

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