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McKool Smith regularly publishes a summary of cases decided by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to ensure that our attorneys and clients are aware of important patent litigation developments.

To view the latest update containing opinions from August 2016, please click here.

  • Electric Power Group, LLC v. Alstom S.A.
  • GPNE Corp. v. Apple, Inc
  • Murata Mach. USA v. Daifuku Co.
  • Multilayer Stretch Cling Film Holdings, Inc. v. Berry Plastics Corporation
  • Halo Electronics, Inc. v. Pulse Electronics, Inc.
  • In re: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
  • In re: CSB-System International, Inc.
  • Vapor Point, L.L.C., et al. v. Moorhead, et al.
  • Arendi S.A.R.L. v. Apple Inc.
  • In re: Aqua Products, Inc.
  • ScriptPro, LLC v. Innovation Associates, Inc.
  • Veritas Technologies, LLC v. Veeam Software Corp.

To view the latest update containing opinions from July 2016, please click here.

  • Rapid Litigation Management Ltd. v. CellzDirect, Inc.
  • Amgen Inc. v. Apotex, Inc.
  • The Medicines Company v. Hospira, Inc.
  • Skyhawke Technologies, LLC v. Deca International Corporation
  • WBIP, LLC v. Kohler Co.
  • Polar Electro Oy v. Amer Sports Winter & Outdoor, et al.
  • Unwired Planet, LLC v. Apple Inc.
  • In re: Magnum Oil Tools
  • Verinata Health, Inc. et al. v. Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc. et al.
  • Advanced Ground Information Systems, Inc. v. Life260, Inc.

To view the latest update containing opinions from June 2016, please click here.

  • Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc. v. NuVasive, Inc.
  • Indacon, Inc. v. Facebook, Inc.
  • Genzyme Therapeutic Prods. L.P. v. Biomarin Pharm. Inc.
  • Allied Erecting and Dismantling Co., Inc.  v. Genesis Attachments, LLC
  • Immersion Corporation v. HTC Corporation
  • Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. v. Covidien LP

To view the latest update containing opinions from May 2016, please click here.

  • Intelligent Bio-Systems, Inc. v. Illumina Cambridge Ltd.
  • Enfish, LLC v. Microsoft Corporation
  • Howmedica Osteonics Corp. v. Zimmer, Inc.
  • Merck & Cie v. Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • Intendis GMBH v. Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc. USA
  • Diamond Coating Technologies, LLC v. Hyundai Motor America
  • In re TLI Communications LLC Patent Litigation
  • In re: Aqua Products, Inc.
  • Profectus Technology LLC v. Dell, Inc.
  • David Netzer Consulting Engineer LLC v. Shell Oil Company
  • In re: Arunachalam
  • Ruckus Wireless, Inc. v. Innovative Wireless Solutions, LLC

To view the update containing opinions from April 2016, please click here.

  • Microsoft Corporation v. Geotag, Inc.
  • Simpleair, Inc. v. Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB
  • High Point SARL v. Sprint Nextel Corporation
  • Cardpool, Inc. v. Plastic Jungle, Inc.
  • Pride Mobility Products Corporation v. Permobil, Inc.
  • HP, Inc. v. MPHJ Technology Investments, LLC
  • Rembrandt Vision Technologies, L.P. v. Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.
  • Genetic Technologies Limited v. Merial L.L.C.
  • Sport Dimension, Inc. v. The Coleman Company, Inc.
  • In re: Man Machine Interface Technologies LLC
  • Robert Mankes v. Vivid Seats Ltd.
  • In re: TC Heartland LLC

To view the update containing opinions from March 2016, please click here.

  • Harmonic Inc. v. Avid Technology, Inc.
  • Blue Calypso, LLC v. Groupon, Inc.
  • UltimatePointer, L.L.C. v. Nintendo Co., Ltd.
  • In re: Queen’s University at Kingston, Parteq Research and Development Innovations
  • Bamberg v. Dalvey
  • In re: Ray Smith, Amanda Tears Smith
  • In Re: Samir Varma
  • Halo Creative & Design Limited v. Comptoir Des Indes Inc.
  • Dell Inc. v. Acceleron, LLC
  • Acorda Therapeutics Inc. v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • In re: Cree, Inc.
  • Mag Aerospace Industries, Inc. v. B/E Aerospace, Inc.
  • Shaw Industries Group, Inc. v. Automated Creel Systems, Inc.
  • Scott Clare v. Chrysler Group LLC

To view the update containing opinions from February 2016, please click here.

  • Purdue Pharma L.P. v. Epic Pharma, LLC 
  • The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York v. Symantec Corporation
  • Trivascular, Inc. v. Samuels
  • TriReme Medical, LLC v. Angioscore, Inc
  • Rosebud LMS Inc. v. Adobe Systems Incorporated
  • Convolve, Inc. v. Compaq Computer Corp
  • Transweb, LLC v. 3M Innovative Properties Company
  • Synopsys, Inc. v. Mentor Graphics Corporation
  • Synopsys, Inc. v. Lee
  • Nike, Inc. v. Adidas AG
  • Lexmark International, Inc. v. Impression Products, Inc
  • Lismont v. Alexander Binzel Corporation
  • PPC Broadband, Inc. v. Corning Optical Communications RF, LLC
  • Nuance Communications, Inc. v. Abbyy USA Software House, Inc.
  • ACCO Brands Corporation v. Fellowes, Inc.
  • Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
  • Eon Corporation IP Holdings LLC v. Silver Spring Networks, Inc.

To view the update containing opinions from January 2016, please click here.

  • In re: Urbanski
  • Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. v. Covidien LP
  • Mortgage Grader, Inc. v. First Choice Loan Services Inc.
  • Lumen View Technology, Inc. v. Findthebest.com, Inc.
  • Pfizer, Inc. v. Michelle K. Lee.
  • Akzo Noble Coatings, Inc. v. Dow Chemical Co.
  • Avid Technology, Inc. v. Harmonic, Inc.
  • Agilent Technologies, Inc. v. Waters Technologies Corporation

To view the December 2015 update, please click here.

  • Cardsoft, LLC v. VeriFone, Inc.
  • MCM Portfolio LLC v. Hewlett-Packard Co.
  • Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation v. Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • Prolitec, Inc. v. Scentair Technologies, Inc.
  • Openwave Systems, Inc. v. Apple Inc.
  • SightSound Technologies, LLC v. Apple Inc.
  • Merck & Cie. v. Gnosis S.P.A.
  • South Alabama Medical Science Foundation v. Gnosis S.P.A.
  • In re: DiStefano, III
  • Commil USA, LLC v. Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • Redline Detection, LLC v. Star Envirotech, Inc.

To view the November 2015 update, please click here.

  • Belden, Inc. v. Berk-Tek LLC
  • Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.
  • Imaginal Systematic, LLC v. Leggett & Platt, Inc.
  • Prometheus Laboratories, Inc. v. Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
  • Advanced Steel Recovery, LLC v. X-Body Equipment, Inc.
  • Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Hospira, Inc.
  • Inphi Corp. v. Netlist, Inc.
  • Akamai Technologies, Inc. v. Limelight Networks, Inc.
  • Ariosa Diagnostics v. Verinata Health, Inc.
  • Straight Path IP Group, Inc. v. Sipnet EU S.R.O.

To view the October 2015: Part 2 update, please click here.

  • Shukh v. Seagate Technology, LLC
  • Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Sandoz Inc.
  • In re: Steed
  • In re: Morsa
  • Atlas IP, LLC v. Medtronic, Inc.
  • Atlas IP, LLC v. St. Jude Medical, Inc.
  • Tesco Corp. v. National Oilwell Varco, L.P.

To view the October 2015: Part 1 update, please click here.

  • Dome Patent L.P. v. Lee
  • Media Rights Technologies, Inc. v. Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Dynamic Drinkware, LLC v. National Graphics, Inc.
  • Ivera Medical Corporation v. Hospira, Inc.
  • Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
  • R+L Carriers, Inc. v. Qualcomm, Inc.
  • Astornet Technologies Inc. v. BAE Systems, Inc.
  • SCA Hygiene Products Aktiebolag v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC
  • Summit 6, LLC v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
  • Shire LLC v. Amneal Pharmaceuticals, LLC
  • State of Vermont v. MPHJ Technology Investments, LLC
  • Nordock, Inc. v. Systems Inc.
  • Achates Reference Publishing, Inc. v. Apple, Inc.

To view the September 2015 update including opinions from August 2015, please click here.

  • Carnegie-Mellon University v. Marvell Technology Group, Ltd.
  • Allergan, Inc. v. Sandoz Inc.
  • Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. v. Covidien, Inc.
  • Suprema, Inc. v. International Trade Commission
  • Power Integrations, Inc. v. Lee.
  • Keranos, LLC v. Silicon Storage Technology, Inc.
  • Akamai Technologies, Inc. v. Limelight Networks, Inc.
  • JVC Kenwood Corp. v. Nero, Inc.
  • Personalized User Model, LLP v. Google Inc.
  • ABT Systems, LLC v. Emerson Electric Co.
  • Hyatt v. Lee
  • Inline Plastics Corp. v. EasyPak, LLC
  • The Dow Chemical Co. v. Nova Chemicals Corporation (Canada)

To view the August 2015 update including opinions from July 2015, please click here.

  • SpeedTrack, Inc. v. Office Depot , Inc.
  • The Medicines Co. v. Hospira, Inc.
  • WesternGeco L.L.C. v. Ion Geophysical Corporation
  • Daiichi Sankyo Company v. Lee
  • Intellectual Ventures I LLC v. Capital One Bank (USA) National Association
  • Celgard, LLC v. SK Innovation Co., Ltd.
  • In re: Cuozzo Speed Technologies, LLC
  • Versata Development Group, Inc. v. SAP America, Inc.
  • Versata Development Group, Inc. v. Lee
  • SFA Systems, LLC v. Newegg Inc.
  • Airbus S.A.S. v. Firepass Corporation
  • Amgen Inc. v. Sandoz Inc.
  • Circuit Check Inc. v. QXQ Inc.
  • In re: Posco

To view the July 2015 update, please click here.

  • TomTom, Inc. v. Adolph
  • Shire Development, LLC v. Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • OIP Technologies, Inc. v. Amazon.com, Inc.
  • Lighting Ballast Control LLC v. Philips Electronics North America Corporation
  • Alps South, LLC v. The Ohio Willow Wood Company
  • Kaneka Corp. v. Xiamen Kingdomway Group Company
  • Mohsenzadeh v. Lee
  • Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc. v. Sequenom, Inc.
  • GTNX, Inc. v. Inttra, Inc.
  • ePlus, Inc. v. Lawson Software, Inc.
  • Microsoft Corporation v. Proxyconn, Inc.
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. v. Sandoz, Inc.
  • G.D. Searle LLC. v. Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Gaymar Industries, Inc. v. Cincinnati Sub-Zero Products, Inc.
  • Internet Patents Corporation v. Active Network, Inc.

To view the June 2015 update, please click here.

  • Sukumar v. Nautilus, Inc.
  • Eon Corp. IP Holdings, Inc. v. AT&T Mobility LLC
  • Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. v. West-Ward Pharmaceutical Corp.
  • Biogen MA, Inc. v. Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research
  • Lelo Inc. v. International Trade Comm.
  • ArcelorMittal France v. AK Steel Corp.
  • Classen Immunotherapies, Inc. v. Elan Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Akamai Techs., Inc. v. Limelight Networks, Inc.
  • Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

To view the May 2015 update, please click here.

  • Intellectual Ventures II LLC v. JP Morgan Chase & Co.
  • Vasudevan Software, Inc. v. Microstrategy, Inc.
  • Astrazeneca AB v. Apotex Corp.
  • Oplus Technologies, Ltd. v. Vizio, Inc.
  • Insite Vision Inc. v. Sandoz, Inc.
  • Automated Merchandising Systems, Inc. v. Lee
  • Info-Hold, Inc. v. Muzak LLC
  • Info-Hold, Inc. v. Applied Media Technologies Corporation
  • Biosig Instruments, Inc. v. Nautilus, Inc.
  • Ineos USA LLC v. Berry Plastics Corporation

To view the April 2015 update, please click here.

  • Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc. v. Nuvasive, Inc.
  • Eidos Display, LLC v. AU Optronics Corp.
  • Enzo Biochem Inc. v. Applera Corp.
  • Mobilemedia Ideas LLC v. Apple, Inc.
  • Exela Pharma Sciences, LLC v. Lee
  • Cadence Pharmaceuticals Inc. v. Exela PharmSci Inc.
  • Apotex Inc. v. Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.

To view the March 2015 update, please click here.

  • Papst Licensing GMBH & Co. KG v. Fujifilm Corp.
  • Fenner Investments, Ltd. v. Cellco Partnership
  • Helferich Patent Licensing, LLC v. The New York Times Co.
  • Soverain Software LLC v. Victoria’s Secret Direct Brand Management, LLC
  • United Access Technologies, LLC v. Centurytel Broadband Services LLC
  • Pacing Technologies, LLC v. Garmin International, Inc.
  • Gilead Sciences, Inc. v. Lee
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