Sarah P. Hogarth
Patent Owner’s Disavowal of Appeal from District Court’s Noninfringement Judgment Moots IPR Appeal
By Sarah P. Hogarth on Jan 14, 2021
Posted In Patents
Addressing the standard for mootness in inter partes review (IPR) proceedings following a district court noninfringement judgment, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held that a petitioner’s IPR appeal was moot after the patent owner decided not to appeal the final judgment of noninfringement. ABS Global, Inc. v. Cytonome/ST, LLC, Case No....
Mandamus Denied: Need to Show Abuse of Discretion in Addition to Prejudice from Delay
By Sarah P. Hogarth on Jan 15, 2020
Posted In Trade Secrets
Addressing an emergency request for a writ of mandamus to compel discovery of electronically stored information, the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit declined to set aside a district court’s denial of a request to create forensic images of all the defendant’s business and personal computers and cell phones. In re FCA US...