March 17, 2023

Federal Circuit Summary for Week Ending March 17, 2023

Apple, Inc., v. Vidal, No. 2022-1249 (March 13, 2023) (precedential) (3-0)

Key point(s):

  • The America Invents Act precludes appeals of a PTAB decision on whether to institute an IPR.

AlterWAN, Inc., v., Inc., No. 2022-1349 (March 13, 2023) (precedential) (3-0); Patent Nos. 8,595,478 & 9,015,471

Key point(s):

  • Stipulated judgments are defective if they are ambiguous in material respects.

Intel Corp., v. PACT XPP SCHWEIZ AG, No. 2022-1037 (March 13, 2023) (precedential) (3-0); Patent No. 9,250,908

Key point(s):

  • There is motivation to combine when a known technique has been used to improve one device and a person of ordinary skill in the art would recognize that it would improve similar devices in the same way using the prior art elements according to their established functions.

Related Team:

Neil Morrissette

Of Counsel