Scott Graham

DNA Sequencing Rivals Take Injunction Fight to Federal Circuit

Scott Graham

Judge Kathleen O'Malley seemed inclined at a hearing Thursday to uphold an injunction blocking Qiagen N.V. from selling its GeneReader devices in the United States.

New Names Surface for PTO Director

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The list includes Randall Rader, a former chief judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit who once called the office's administrative courts a "death squad" for property rights.

Judge Skirts DTSA, but Orders Evidence Preserved

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U.S. District Judge Edward Davila ruled traditional federal rules were enough to preserve emails on company-owned mobile devices until they are turned over.

Judge Skirts DTSA, but Orders Evidence Preserved

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U.S. District Judge Edward Davila ruled traditional federal rules were enough to preserve emails on company-owned mobile devices until they are turned over.

Judge Kicks FDA-Approved Drug Off the Market in Patent Dispute

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U.S. District Judge Sue Robinson included a 30-day stay on her order to give affected parties a change to seek an expedited review.

In Fitbit-Jawbone IP Feud, Judge Gives Lawyers a Workout

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At a hearing Thursday, Judge Beth Labson Freeman in San Jose considered issues of patent eligibility for various features of fitness monitoring devices.

Apple Gets Temporary Victory With Touchscreen Patent

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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled that the patent office failed to explain why Apple's patent for moving icons on a screen was obvious.

Conflicts, Splash Zones and a 'Wild Ride': A Look Back on the Quirkiest Patent Battles of 2016

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2016 was a big year for patent law. Five patent cases were argued at the U.S. Supreme Court. Gilead Sciences Inc. got hit with a $200 million infringement verdict in March, and though it was quickly overturned, the figure turned out to be small potatoes compared to the $2.5 billion verdict Gilead su

Conflicts, Splash Zones and a 'Wild Ride': A Look Back on the Quirkiest Patent Battles of 2016

Scott Graham

Some of the year's more offbeat moments at the Federal Circuit featured patent law's biggest players.

William Edlund, Bay Area Litigator and Bar Leader, Dies at 87

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Edlund, who practiced at Pillsbury and Bartko Zankel Bunzel & Tarrant, continued trying cases into his 80s.

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