March 6, 2018

Federal Circuit Court Decisions For Week Ending February 23, 2018

Arendi S.A.R.L. v. Google LLC, No. 2016-1249 (February 20, 2018) (precedential) (3-0) Patent No. 6,323,853

Key point(s):

  • An examiner’s statements made during prosecution are relevant to determining whether prosecution disclaimer has occurred.

Google LLC v. At Home Bondholders’ Liquidating Trust, No. 2016-2727, 2016-2729 (February 22, 2018) (nonprecedential) Patent Nos. 6,014,698

Key point(s):

  • To overturn a PTAB’s determination of obviousness or non-obviousness in an IPR the record must include substantial evidence showing that the PTAB erred in its determination of obviousness or non-obviousness.

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Joe Stevens