16 Cited authorities

  1. Anderson v. Liberty Lobby, Inc.

    477 U.S. 242 (1986)   Cited 204,929 times   32 Legal Analyses
    Holding that summary judgment is not appropriate if "the dispute about a material fact is 'genuine,' that is, if the evidence is such that a reasonable jury could return a verdict for the nonmoving party"
  2. Celotex Corp. v. Catrett

    477 U.S. 317 (1986)   Cited 189,377 times   29 Legal Analyses
    Holding that there cannot be a genuine issue of material fact where the nonmoving party fails to make a sufficient showing to establish the existence of an essential element
  3. SRI International v. Matsushita Electric Corp.

    775 F.2d 1107 (Fed. Cir. 1985)   Cited 929 times
    Holding district court erroneously relied on specification in reading limitations from other claims into the disputed claims
  4. Scripps Clinic Research Fdn. v. Genentech

    927 F.2d 1565 (Fed. Cir. 1991)   Cited 434 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that invalidity for anticipation requires that all of the elements and limitations of the challenged claim are found within a single prior art reference
  5. Continental Can Co. USA, v. Monsanto Co.

    948 F.2d 1264 (Fed. Cir. 1991)   Cited 308 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that an inherent limitation must be “necessarily present” and cannot be established by “probabilities or possibilities”
  6. Connell v. Sears, Roebuck Co.

    722 F.2d 1542 (Fed. Cir. 1983)   Cited 254 times
    Finding that the "right to exclude recognized in a patent is the essence of the concept of property"
  7. Glaverbel Societe Anonyme v. Northlake Mktg

    45 F.3d 1550 (Fed. Cir. 1995)   Cited 177 times
    Holding that argument is not substitute for evidence to defeat summary judgment
  8. Interconnect Planning Corp. v. Feil

    774 F.2d 1132 (Fed. Cir. 1985)   Cited 166 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding "[t]he invention must be viewed not with the blueprint drawn by the inventor, but in the state of the art that existed at the time"
  9. Rockwell International Corp. v. U.S.

    147 F.3d 1358 (Fed. Cir. 1998)   Cited 95 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that summary judgment should be denied where there are "differences in expert opinion" as to what a reference discloses
  10. Diversitech Corp. v. Century Steps, Inc.

    850 F.2d 675 (Fed. Cir. 1988)   Cited 65 times
    Finding estoppel where issued claim was initially dependent on a broader claim that was rejected by the PTO and eventually cancelled
  11. Rule 56 - Summary Judgment

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 56   Cited 285,057 times   129 Legal Analyses
    Holding a party may move for summary judgment on any part of any claim or defense in the lawsuit
  12. Section 102 - Conditions for patentability; novelty

    35 U.S.C. § 102   Cited 5,562 times   817 Legal Analyses
    Prohibiting the grant of a patent to one who "did not himself invent the subject matter sought to be patented"
  13. Section 41.50 - Decisions and other actions by the Board

    37 C.F.R. § 41.50   Cited 31 times   31 Legal Analyses
    Requiring petitioners to raise the Board's failure to designate a new ground of rejection in a timely request for rehearing