May 11, 2015

Federal Circuit Court Decisions For Week Ending May 1, 2015

Biosig Instruments, Inc. v. Nautilus, Inc., No. 2012-1289, April 27, 2015 (precedential) (3-0); U.S. Patent No. 5,337,753

Key point(s):

  • According to the Federal Circuit, “reasonable certainty” is not a new standard for determining indefiniteness under § 112, ¶2.

Innovention, Inc. v. MGA Entertainment, Inc., No. 2014-1731, April 29, 2015 (non-precedential); U.S. Patent No. 7,264,242

Key point(s):

  • A known problem in the field of endeavor provides motivation to combine references if shown by evidence of record.

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