Federal Circuit Decisions for Week Ending July 5, 2013
Convolve, Inc. v. Compaq Computer Corp., No. 2012-1074, (July 1, 2013) (nonprecedential) (3-0)
- When a non disclosure agreement requires information considered confidential to be reduced to writing and submitted to the other party, failure to do so might prevent the disclosing party from enforcing trade secret rights against the receiving party.
Fresenius USA, Inc. v. Baxter Int’l, Inc., No. 2012-1334, -1335 (July 2, 2013) (precedential) (2-1) Patent No. 5,247,434
- PTO cancellation of claims after a mandate issues from the Federal Circuit means that the patentee no longer has a cause of action in an infringement suit pending on appeal.