Monthly Archives: July 2012

No Red Carpet But Academy Award Winner Wins Again

The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit today handed the win to David Grober and reinstated his patent infringement action by reversing a district court’s award of summary judgment based only on claim construction. Grober v. Mako Products,  2010-1519, -1527 (Fed. … Continue reading

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Patent Killing Publications Presumed Enabled: Federal Circuit

The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit today made it harder for patent applicants and easier for PTO examiners when a patent application is rejected because of prior art. In Re Antor Media Corp., 2011-1465 (Fed. Cir. July 27, 2012). The key word here is  … Continue reading

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Collegiate Webcasting Wins—Or Does It?

The Federal Circuit decided Friday that the Copyright Royalty Judges would be unconstitutional federal officers unless the Librarian of Congress could fire them at will. So the court found unconstitutional the part of the law making it almost impossible to remove a CRJ … Continue reading

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