March 31, 2023

Federal Circuit Summary for Week Ending March 24, 2023

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Hantz Software, LLC v. Sage Intacct, Inc., No. 2022-1390 (March 20, 2023) (nonprecedential); Patent Nos. 8,055,559; 8,055,560

Key point(s):

  • Claims that were not presented by the patentee during litigation are not subject to the trial court’s ineligibility decision.

In re Ethanol Boosting System, LLC, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, No. 2023-19 (March 23, 2023) (nonprecedential); Patent Nos. 9,810,166; 9,255,519; 10,138,826

Key point(s):

  • Petitioner was not entitled to a writ of mandamus because the burden of going through an IPR proceeding is not irremediable harm after the conclusion of the IPR proceedings.

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Shuya Duan