Jayita Guhaniyogi, PhD
By Jayita Guhaniyogi, PhD on Oct 5, 2023
Posted In Patents
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit invalidated yet another set of antibody genus claims, finding the case “materially indistinguishable” from those in the 2023 Supreme Court of the United States case, Amgen v. Sanofi. The Federal Circuit concluded that patent claims covering a class of antibodies targeting functions of blood clotting factors...
By Jayita Guhaniyogi, PhD on Jun 8, 2023
Posted In Trade Secrets
The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated a damages award, finding that although there was liability for appropriating trade secrets, the trade secret proprietor was only entitled to compensatory damages under federal trade secret law, not avoided cost damages based on alleged estimated research and development or loss of value. Syntel Sterling...
By Jayita Guhaniyogi, PhD on Oct 6, 2022
Posted In Copyrights
The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit reversed a district court’s summary judgment of noninfringement in a copyright dispute, finding that the transfer of ownership prior to the display of the copyrighted work conferred standing to sue for any alleged infringement. Joe Hand Promotions, Inc. v. Griffith, Case No. 21-6088 (6th Cir. Sept....