IP Insights

Federal Circuit Clarifies the Standard for Personal Jurisdiction Arising From Pre-Litigation Attempts to Resolve a Dispute


By Cook Alciati | May 11, 2022

In a recent opinion in Apple Inc. v. Zipit Wireless (available here) the Federal Circuit reversed a judgment of the Northern District of California that had dismissed Apple’s complaint for a declaratory judgment of noninfringement and remanded for further proceedings.   Appellee Zipit is a Delaware corporation with a principal place of business in South […]


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CAFC Affirms POP Decision Regarding PTAB’s Authority in Independently Examining the Patentability of Substitute Claims


By Natalie Grace | March 30, 2022

In a precedential opinion released March 24, 2022, the Federal Circuit affirmed, in relation to an inter partes review of Hunting Titan v. DynaEnergetics, both grounds on appeal – 1) the Precedential Opinion Panel (POP) vacating the Board’s denial of Dynaenergetics’ motion to amend and 2) the Board’s decision finding DynaEnergetics’ original claims anticipated by […]


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Rehearing En Banc Denied Over Three Dissenters in Biogen Written Description Case


By Cook Alciati | March 23, 2022

Today we launch the Gardella Grace IP Insights Blog.  The blog will focus on all things intellectual property with a focus on patents and patent litigation.  The blog will feature summaries and analysis of interesting decisions from the district courts, Federal Circuit, TTAB, PTAB, and other Circuit Courts of Appeals.  We hope you will follow […]


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