Second Quarter Supreme Court and Federal Circuit IP Review

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

At the end of each quarter, we review significant appellate decisions during the quarter that will have the greatest impact on Intellectual Property law and practice. Watch this video to hear BK attorneys discuss the practical implications of multiple important recent rulings from the Supreme Court and the Federal Circuit, including:

 

U.S. Supreme Court Cases:

Oil States Energy Servs., LLC v. Greene's Energy Grp., LLC, 138 S. Ct. 1365 (2018) (Constitutionality of IPRs)

SAS Inst., Inc. v. Iancu, 138 S. Ct. 1348 (2018) (Partial Institution in IPRs)

WesternGeco LLC v. ION Geophysical Corp., No. 16-1011 (Extraterritorial Damages for Patent Infringement)

 

Federal Circuit Cases:

Gilead Scis., Inc. v. Merck & Co., 888 F.3d 1231 (Fed. Cir. 2018) (Unclean Hands as a Bar to Patent Damages)

Cases Clarifying Venue Issues in Patent Infringement Actions:

  • In re BigCommerce, Inc., 890 F.3d 978 (Fed. Cir. 2018)
  • In re ZTE (USA) Inc., 890 F.3d 1008 (Fed. Cir. 2018)
  • In re HTC Corp., 889 F.3d 1349 (Fed. Cir. 2018)

Disc Disease Sols. Inc. v. VGH Sols., Inc., 888 F.3d 1256 (Fed. Cir. 2018) (Patent Infringement Pleading Standard)