Monthly Archives: February 2016

CAFC Vacates a PTAB Decision Due To Faulty Claim Construction

By Reza Mollaaghababa In a rare case of disagreeing with the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) vacated and remanded a PTAB decision invalidating claims 10-25 of PPC Broadband, Inc.’s U.S. … Continue reading

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Battle Between Sneaker Makers Nike and Adidas Will Go Another Round

By Alicia Palladino The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit decided an appeal earlier this month in a long-running battle between footwear manufacturers Nike and Adidas that gives Patent Owner Nike a partial (and perhaps fleeting) victory. The Federal … Continue reading

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