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Fed. Cir.'s Patent Rulings
for week ending 2013-02-15 (in reverse order)

(Fed. Cir.'s Weekly Disposition Sheet for week ending 2013-02-15, if available)

In re Jasinski (February 15, 2013 – Nonprecedential)
Appeal from PTO BPAI ____ (App. no. 10/906,508)
—» REVERSED (claims not anticipated; PTO wrong to ignore clm. language as mere "stmt. of intended use"), REMANDED

Cephalon, Inc. v. Watson Pharm. (February 14, 2013 – PRECEDENTIAL)
Appeal from D.Del. 08-cv-0330 (Robinson, J.)
—» REVERSED-in-part (D.N.J. wrong to find drug claims not enabled); AFFIRMED-in-part (all claims not infringed anyway)

AstraZeneca Pharm. LP v. Anchen Pharm., Inc. (February 14, 2013 – Nonprecedential)
Appeal from D.N.J. 10-cv-1835, -4203, -5, -4971, -5519, 11-cv-2483, -4
—» AFFIRMED per Fed. Cir. R. 36 (no comments)

Imaginal Systematic, LLC v. Leggett & Platt, Inc. (February 14, 2013 – Nonprecedential)
Appeal from N.D.Ga. 06-cv-0500 (Camp, C.J.)
—» AFFIRMED per Fed. Cir. R. 36 (no comments)

Flashpoint Tech. v. ITC (HTC Corp.) (February 14, 2013 – Nonprecedential)
Appeal from ITC Inv. No. 337-TA-726
—» AFFIRMED per Fed. Cir. R. 36 (no comments)

Function Media v. Google (February 13, 2013 – PRECEDENTIAL)
Appeal from E.D.Tx. 07-cv-0279 (Everingham, M.J.)
—» AFFIRMED (clm. constr. upheld; some claims indefinite; some claims invalid; the rest not infringed)

SpendingMoney LLC v. American Express Co. (February 12, 2013 – Nonprecedential)
Appeal from D.Conn. 08-cv-1376 (Underhill, J.)
—» AFFIRMED per Fed. Cir. R. 36 (no comments)

Boston Scientific Corp. v. Cordis Corp. (February 12, 2013 – Nonprecedential)
Appeal from D.Del. 10-cv-0315 (Robinson, J.)
—» AFFIRMED per Fed. Cir. R. 36 (no comments)

1836549 Ontario Ltd. v. Garmin USA, Inc. (February 12, 2013 – Nonprecedential)
Appeal from E.D.Va. 10-cv-1457 (Hilton, J.)
—» AFFIRMED per Fed. Cir. R. 36 (no comments)

Semiconductor Energy v. Yujiro Nagata (February 11, 2013 – PRECEDENTIAL)
Appeal from N.D.Cal. 11-cv-2793 (Breyer, J.)
—» AFFIRMED (dismissal of DJ based on assignor estoppel OK; assignor estoppel is a shield, not a sword)

Links and more details (if any) concerning these rulings below

In re Jasinski
(the case name above is a link to the Fed.Cir. slip opinion)
Fed.Cir. Docket No(s). 2012-1482 – Citation: n/a
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Decided: February 15, 2013 | Status: Nonprecedential
Type: Appeal from PTO BPAI ____ (App. no. 10/906,508)
Summary: REVERSED (claims not anticipated; PTO wrong to ignore clm. language as mere "stmt. of intended use"), REMANDED
Judge(s): MOORE (author), PROST, CLEVENGER
Lower decision citation: n/a | n/a (0000-00-00)



Flashpoint Tech. v. ITC (HTC Corp.)
(the case name above is a link to the Fed.Cir. slip opinion)
Fed.Cir. Docket No(s). 2012-1149 – Citation: n/a
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Decided: February 14, 2013 | Status: Nonprecedential
Type: Appeal from ITC Inv. No. 337-TA-726
Summary: AFFIRMED per Fed. Cir. R. 36 (no comments)
Judge(s): PER CURIAM (Moore, Mayer, Wallach)
Lower decision citation: n/a | n/a (0000-00-00)



Imaginal Systematic, LLC v. Leggett & Platt, Inc.
(the case name above is a link to the Fed.Cir. slip opinion)
Fed.Cir. Docket No(s). 2012-1313 – Citation: n/a
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Decided: February 14, 2013 | Status: Nonprecedential
Type: Appeal from N.D.Ga. 06-cv-0500 (Camp, C.J.)
Summary: AFFIRMED per Fed. Cir. R. 36 (no comments)
Judge(s): PER CURIAM (Rader, Lourie, Davis [E.D.Tx., sitting by designation])
Lower decision citation: n/a | n/a (0000-00-00)



AstraZeneca Pharm. LP v. Anchen Pharm., Inc.
(the case name above is a link to the Fed.Cir. slip opinion)
Fed.Cir. Docket No(s). 2012-1359, -1360, -1, -2, -3, -4 – Citation: n/a
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Decided: February 14, 2013 | Status: Nonprecedential
Type: Appeal from D.N.J. 10-cv-1835, -4203, -5, -4971, -5519, 11-cv-2483, -4
Summary: AFFIRMED per Fed. Cir. R. 36 (no comments)
Judge(s): PER CURIAM (Moore, Mayer, Wallach)
Lower decision citation: n/a | n/a (0000-00-00)



Cephalon, Inc. v. Watson Pharm.
(the case name above is a link to the Fed.Cir. slip opinion)
Fed.Cir. Docket No(s). 2011-1325 – Citation: ___ F.3d ___
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Decided: February 14, 2013 | Status: PRECEDENTIAL
Type: Appeal from D.Del. 08-cv-0330 (Robinson, J.)
Summary: REVERSED-in-part (D.N.J. wrong to find drug claims not enabled); AFFIRMED-in-part (all claims not infringed anyway)
Judge(s): WALLACH (author), REYNA, BRYSON
Lower decision citation: Cephalon, Inc. v. Watson Pharms., Inc., | 769 F. Supp. 2d 729 (2011-03-11)



Function Media v. Google
(the case name above is a link to the Fed.Cir. slip opinion)
Fed.Cir. Docket No(s). 2012-1020 – Citation: ___ F.3d ___, 2013 WL 516366
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Decided: February 13, 2013 | Status: PRECEDENTIAL
Type: Appeal from E.D.Tx. 07-cv-0279 (Everingham, M.J.)
Summary: AFFIRMED (clm. constr. upheld; some claims indefinite; some claims invalid; the rest not infringed)
Judge(s): REYNA (author), RADER, NEWMAN
Lower decision citation: Function Media, L.L.C. v. Google, Inc. | ECF no. 7492 (2011-10-09)



1836549 Ontario Ltd. v. Garmin USA, Inc.
(the case name above is a link to the Fed.Cir. slip opinion)
Fed.Cir. Docket No(s). 2012-1275 – Citation: n/a
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Decided: February 12, 2013 | Status: Nonprecedential
Type: Appeal from E.D.Va. 10-cv-1457 (Hilton, J.)
Summary: AFFIRMED per Fed. Cir. R. 36 (no comments)
Judge(s): PER CURIAM (Rader, Schall, Bryson)
Lower decision citation: n/a | n/a (0000-00-00)



Boston Scientific Corp. v. Cordis Corp.
(the case name above is a link to the Fed.Cir. slip opinion)
Fed.Cir. Docket No(s). 2012-1316 – Citation: n/a
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Decided: February 12, 2013 | Status: Nonprecedential
Type: Appeal from D.Del. 10-cv-0315 (Robinson, J.)
Summary: AFFIRMED per Fed. Cir. R. 36 (no comments)
Judge(s): PER CURIAM (Lourie, Prost, Wallach)
Lower decision citation: n/a | n/a (0000-00-00)



SpendingMoney LLC v. American Express Co.
(the case name above is a link to the Fed.Cir. slip opinion)
Fed.Cir. Docket No(s). 2012-1481 – Citation: n/a
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Decided: February 12, 2013 | Status: Nonprecedential
Type: Appeal from D.Conn. 08-cv-1376 (Underhill, J.)
Summary: AFFIRMED per Fed. Cir. R. 36 (no comments)
Judge(s): PER CURIAM (Lourie, Prost, Wallach)
Lower decision citation: n/a | n/a (0000-00-00)



Semiconductor Energy v. Yujiro Nagata
(the case name above is a link to the Fed.Cir. slip opinion)
Fed.Cir. Docket No(s). 2012-1245 – Citation: n/y/a
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Decided: February 11, 2013 | Status: PRECEDENTIAL
Type: Appeal from N.D.Cal. 11-cv-2793 (Breyer, J.)
Summary: AFFIRMED (dismissal of DJ based on assignor estoppel OK; assignor estoppel is a shield, not a sword)
Judge(s): LOURIE (Author), BRYSON, WALLACH
Lower decision citation: Semiconductor Energy Lab. Co. v. Nagata | 2012 WL 177557 (2012-01-23)