26 Cited authorities

  1. Nken v. Holder

    556 U.S. 418 (2009)   Cited 3,334 times   7 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "courts must be mindful that the Government's role as the respondent in every removal proceeding does not make the public interest in each individual one negligible"
  2. Colorado River Water Cons. Dist. v. U.S.

    424 U.S. 800 (1976)   Cited 8,207 times   13 Legal Analyses
    Holding that, in limited circumstances, federal courts should abstain from deciding a case when there are related proceedings pending in state court
  3. Ethicon, Inc. v. Quigg

    849 F.2d 1422 (Fed. Cir. 1988)   Cited 656 times   5 Legal Analyses
    Holding the Board may not indefinitely stay an ex parte reexamination in light of parallel district court litigation via the "special dispatch" standard
  4. Fresenius USA, Inc. v. Baxter International, Inc.

    721 F.3d 1330 (Fed. Cir. 2013)   Cited 167 times   19 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "when a claim is cancelled, the patentee loses any cause of action based on that claim, and any pending litigation in which the claims are asserted becomes moot"
  5. Procter v. Kraft Foods

    549 F.3d 842 (Fed. Cir. 2008)   Cited 156 times   5 Legal Analyses
    Holding the district court erred in granting a stay pending reexamination when the plaintiff had filed a motion for preliminary injunction
  6. Universal Electronics Inc. v. Universal Remote Control, Inc.

    943 F. Supp. 2d 1028 (C.D. Cal. 2013)   Cited 116 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that simplification or clarification by PTAB review particularly likely "when a party has obtained PTO review of each of the asserted claims in the patents-in-suit
  7. Viskase Corp. v. American Nat. Can Co.

    261 F.3d 1316 (Fed. Cir. 2001)   Cited 153 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Affirming a district court's decision declining to stay or reopen proceedings after judgment was entered against the defendant pending ongoing patent reexaminations that the defendant initiated post-trial
  8. Telemac Corp. v. Teledigital, Inc.

    450 F. Supp. 2d 1107 (N.D. Cal. 2006)   Cited 114 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Finding that four requests for reexamination that were missing necessary elements suggested movant was taking tactical advantage of opportunities for delay
  9. Cost Bros., Inc. v. Travelers Indem. Co.

    760 F.2d 58 (3d Cir. 1985)   Cited 110 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Finding surety was not a party to the arbitration agreement because the performance bond did not incorporate the contract containing the arbitration clause by reference
  10. Enzo Biochem, Inc. v. Gen-Probe Inc.

    424 F.3d 1276 (Fed. Cir. 2005)   Cited 58 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Finding that attorney argument did not demonstrate a genuine issue of material fact sufficient to avoid summary judgment
  11. Rule 1 - Scope and Purpose

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 1   Cited 15,145 times   48 Legal Analyses
    Recognizing the federal rules of civil procedure should be employed to promote the "just, speedy, and inexpensive determination of every action and proceeding"
  12. Section 102 - Conditions for patentability; novelty

    35 U.S.C. § 102   Cited 5,945 times   960 Legal Analyses
    Prohibiting the grant of a patent to one who "did not himself invent the subject matter sought to be patented"
  13. Section 282 - Presumption of validity; defenses

    35 U.S.C. § 282   Cited 3,903 times   139 Legal Analyses
    Granting a presumption of validity to patents
  14. Section 101 - Inventions patentable

    35 U.S.C. § 101   Cited 3,418 times   2200 Legal Analyses
    Defining patentable subject matter as "any new and useful process, machine, manufacture, or composition of matter, or any new and useful improvement thereof."
  15. Section 141 - Appeal to Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

    35 U.S.C. § 141   Cited 454 times   90 Legal Analyses
    Imposing no such requirement
  16. Section 311 - Inter partes review

    35 U.S.C. § 311   Cited 399 times   186 Legal Analyses
    Establishing grounds and scope of IPR proceeding
  17. Section 314 - Institution of inter partes review

    35 U.S.C. § 314   Cited 371 times   627 Legal Analyses
    Directing our attention to the Director's decision whether to institute inter partes review "under this chapter" rather than "under this section"
  18. Section 318 - Decision of the Board

    35 U.S.C. § 318   Cited 160 times   137 Legal Analyses
    Governing the incorporation of claims added via the operation of § 316(d)