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James B. Gehrke
Wisconsin Advanced Technology Advocates, Inc.
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Alcon Research Ltd. (“Alcon”) appeals from the final judgments of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware finding that Barr Laboratories, Inc. (“Barr”) does not infringe claim 12 of Alcon’s U.S. Patent 5,631,287 (the “’287 patent”) and... Continue reading
Leif J. Hauge appeals the district court’s decision finding him in contempt of that court’s March 19, 2001, Order (the “2001 Order”), which adopted Mr. Hauge and Energy Recovery, Inc.’s (“ERI”) March 16, 2001, Settlement Agreement (the “Agreement”). For the... Continue reading
Plaintiff–Appellant Hornady Manufacturing Company, Inc., appeals from a district court order granting summary judgment to Defendant–Appellee DoubleTap, Inc., on Hornady’s trademark infringement claims. Our jurisdiction arises under 28 U.S.C. § 1291, and we affirm. Download Hornady Manufacturing Co. v. Doubletap Continue reading
Reversing the district court’s dismissal of a copyright infringement action, the panel held that copyright registration of a collective work registers the component works within it. The panel held that the Register of Copyrights had authority to prescribe a form... Continue reading
The United States District Court for the Central District of California entered summary judgment of noninfringement in favor of Google, Inc. (Google) and against Vederi, LLC (Vederi) on October 5, 2012. Because the district court erred in its claim construction,... Continue reading
Lovely Skin, Inc. (“Lovely Skin”) brought a four-count complaint against Ishtar Skin Care Products, LLC (“Ishtar”), alleging trademark infringement and false designation of origin under the Lanham Act, and common law unfair competition and injury to business reputation in violation... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2014 at Creative Protection
Over a century ago, Mark Twain lamented that "[o]nly one thing is impossible for God: to find any sense in any copyright law on the planet." Mark Twain, The Complete Works of Mark Twain: Mark Twain's Notebook 381 (Albert Bigelow... Continue reading
Over a century ago, Mark Twain lamented that "[o]nly one thing is impossible for God: to find any sense in any copyright law on the planet." Mark Twain, The Complete Works of Mark Twain: Mark Twain's Notebook 381 (Albert Bigelow... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2014 at Creative Protection
Lovely Skin, Inc. (“Lovely Skin”) brought a four-count complaint against Ishtar Skin Care Products, LLC (“Ishtar”), alleging trademark infringement and false designation of origin under the Lanham Act, and common law unfair competition and injury to business reputation in violation... Continue reading
Becton, Dickinson and Company (Becton) and Nova Biomedical Corporation (Nova) appeal the denial of vari- ous fees sought based on an eight-year long patent in- fringement suit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California involving... Continue reading
Danisco US Inc. (“Danisco”) appeals from the decision of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California dismissing Danisco’s declaratory judgment action against Novozymes A/S and Novozymes North America, Inc. (collectively “Novozymes”) for lack of subject matter... Continue reading
The petition for writ of mandamus is denied. Download In re Barnes & Noble, Inc. Continue reading
The petition for a writ of mandamus is denied. Download In re Apple Inc. Continue reading
Plaintiff GlaxoSmithKline LLC (“GSK”) sued Banner Pharmacaps, Inc., Impax Laboratories, Inc., Roxane Laboratories, Inc., Mylan Inc., Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Watson Laboratories, Inc.–Florida (collectively, “Defendants”). Invoking 35 U.S.C. § 271(e)(2), GSK alleged that drug products containing the molecule dutas- teride... Continue reading
The district court granted summary judgment of non- infringement. We conclude that the district court made errors in at least one claim construction underly- ing its non-infringement judgment. We vacate the judg- ment and remand for further proceedings. Download Frans... Continue reading
This is a patent infringement case. Starhome GmbH (“Starhome”) sued AT&T Mobility LLC, Roamware, Inc., and T-Mobile USA, Inc. (“Defendants”), in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware for infringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,920,487 (the “’487... Continue reading
Ancora Technologies, Inc., owns U.S. Patent No. 6,411,941, which claims methods for verifying that a software program on a computer is not there without authorization, but is licensed to be there. In December 2010, Ancora sued Apple Inc., alleging that... Continue reading
Elcommerce.com, Inc. is the owner of United States Patent No. 6,947,903 (“the ’903 patent”), directed to a system and method of monitoring a supply chain of com- ponents in order to coordinate and stabilize the supply of components from various... Continue reading
The court en banc granted the petition filed by pa- tentee Lighting Ballast Control, in order to reconsider the holding in Cybor Corp. v. FAS Technologies, Inc., 138 F.3d 1448 (Fed. Cir. 1998) (en banc) establishing the standard of appellate... Continue reading
Cray Inc. has doubled down on Chippewa Falls, and a tangible sign of that is now on display just off Seymour Cray Sr. Boulevard. That’s where a Cray sign in front of a building at 1955 Olson Drive signifies the... Continue reading
The panel affirmed the district court’s dismissal of a trademark cancellation claim under § 37 of the Lanham Act. The panel held that the trademark cancellation claim would not provide an independent basis for subject matter jurisdiction standing alone. The... Continue reading
Legendary blues musician Robert Johnson died in 1938 without a will. The legatees of Johnson’s deceased half-sister sought to recover royalties and fees from the use of two photographs of Johnson. Among the several reasons the trial court denied their... Continue reading
The panel reversed the district court’s denial in a copyright case of a preliminary injunction requiring the removal from YouTube.com of an anti-Islamic film that used a performance that the plaintiff made for a different film. The panel concluded that... Continue reading
by Renee Meiller A team of University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers has induced human embryonic stem cells (hESC) to differentiate toward pure-population, mature heart muscle cells, or cardiomyocytes. A substrate patterned with a precisely sized series of channels played a critical... Continue reading
Peter Qian has come up with a way to get new industrial products on the market a lot faster. Dennis Bahr is working on a neutron camera that will do a better job checking manufactured equipment for flaws and screening... Continue reading