January 8, 2016

Federal Circuit Court Decisions For Week Ending January 1, 2016

Commil USA, Inc. v. Cicso Systems, Inc., No. 2012-1042, December 28, 2015 (precedential) (3-0) Patent No. 6,430,395

Key point(s):

  • A jury’s finding of induced infringement requires substantial evidence of direct infringement.

Vehicle Intelligence and Safety LLC v. Mercedes-Benz, LLC et al., No. 2015-1411, December 28, 2015 (nonprecedential) (3-0) Patent No. 7,394,392

Key point(s):

  • Patent-eligibility under Section 101 can be determined by a Rule 12(c) motion for judgment on the pleadings.

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