Promote the Progress®

putting patent caselaw into practice

statutory construction

Cases tagged statutory construction

In re Princo Corporation

In In re Princo Corporation, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit considered a petition for writ of mandamus that required an interpretation of the statute providing for stays of district court patent infringement actions pending the outcome of proceedings before the International Trade Commission. The Court specifically addressed...[more]

Actelion Pharma. v. Matal

In Actelion Pharmaceuticals v. Matal, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit considered three (3) arguments aimed at gaining a maximum of five (5) days of patent term adjustment (PTA) for U.S. Patent No. 8,658,675 [text]. All three arguments focus...[more]

Droplets v. E*Trade

In Droplets v. E*Trade Bank, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit considered the question of whether one patent in a family is entitled to the priority date of an earlier application in the family by virtue of an incorporation of the earlier application by reference. Droplets sued E*Trade...[more]

WesternGeco v. Ion Geophysical Corporation

Following on the heels of its en banc decision in Wi-Fi One v. Broadcom, which held that inter partes review “time-bar determinations under [35 U.S.C.] § 315(b) are reviewable by this court,” the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in WesternGeco v. Ion Geophysical Corporation considered the meaning of...[more]