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Fed. Cir.'s Patent Rulings
for week ending 2013-04-19 (in reverse order)

(Fed. Cir.'s Weekly Disposition Sheet for week ending 2013-04-19, if available)

Lazare Kaplan Int'l, Inc. v. Photoscribe Techs., Inc. (April 19, 2013 – PRECEDENTIAL)
Appeal from S.D.N.Y. 06-cv-4005 (Griesa, J.)
—» REVERSED-in-part (S.D.N.Y. should not have re-opened invalidity on remand), VACATED-in-part (S.D.N.Y.'s finding of invalidity on remand), REMANDED (to reinstate validity)

Aspex Eyewear, Inc. v. Zenni Optical Inc. (April 19, 2013 – PRECEDENTIAL)
Appeal from S.D.Fla. 09-cv-61468 (Zloch, J.)
—» AFFIRMED (based on earlier litigation, collateral estoppel barred suit)

K-Tech v. Time Warner Cable (April 18, 2013 – PRECEDENTIAL)
Appeals from C.D.Cal. 11-cv-9370, -73 (Klausner, J.)
—» REVERSED ('K-Tech's amended complaints ... satisfy' the pleading stds set by Form 18, which controls here), REMANDED

Bayer Healthcare Pharma v. Watson Pharma (April 16, 2013 – PRECEDENTIAL)
Appeal from D.Nev. 07-cv-1472, 08-cv-0995 (Dawson, J.)
—» REVERSED (claims are obvious, notwithstanding 2ndary considerations)

Speedtrack v. Walmart.com USA (April 16, 2013 – Nonprecedential)
Appeal from N.D.Cal. 06-cv-7336 (Hamilton, J.)
—» AFFIRMED (SJ/non-infrgmnt + SJ/validity; decision denying leave to amend contentions)

Biogen Idec v. GlaxoSmithKline LLC (April 16, 2013 – PRECEDENTIAL)
Appeal from S.D.Cal. 10-cv-0608 (Benitez, J.)
—» AFFIRMED (S.D.Cal. 'did not err in finding a clear and unmistakable disclaimer')

Speedtrack v. Walmart.com USA (April 16, 2013 – Nonprec. Errata)
n/a from n/a
—» Page 1, add docket number "2012-1402"

Capital Machine Co. v. Miller Veneers (April 15, 2013 – Nonprecedential)
Appeal from S.D.Ind. 09-cv-0702 (Magnus-Stinson, J.)
—» VACATED (clm. constr. in error, SJ/non-infrgmnt vacated), REMANDED (unclear whether errors were 'case-dispositive' - S.D.Ind. to determine)

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

Lazare Kaplan Int'l, Inc. v. Photoscribe Techs., Inc.
(the case name above is a link to the Fed.Cir. slip opinion)
Fed.Cir. Docket No(s). 2012-1247 – Citation: ___ F.3d ___
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Decided: April 19, 2013 | Status: PRECEDENTIAL
Type: Appeal from S.D.N.Y. 06-cv-4005 (Griesa, J.)
Summary: REVERSED-in-part (S.D.N.Y. should not have re-opened invalidity on remand), VACATED-in-part (S.D.N.Y.'s finding of invalidity on remand), REMANDED (to reinstate validity)
Judge(s): LOURIE (author), REYNA, DYK (dissenting)
Lower decision citation: Lazare Kaplan Int’l, Inc. v. Photoscribe Techs., Inc. | 2012 WL 505742 (2012-02-15)



Aspex Eyewear, Inc. v. Zenni Optical Inc.
(the case name above is a link to the Fed.Cir. slip opinion)
Fed.Cir. Docket No(s). 2012-1318 – Citation: ___ F.3d ___
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Decided: April 19, 2013 | Status: PRECEDENTIAL
Type: Appeal from S.D.Fla. 09-cv-61468 (Zloch, J.)
Summary: AFFIRMED (based on earlier litigation, collateral estoppel barred suit)
Judge(s): NEWMAN (author), PROST, REYNA
Lower decision citation: Aspex Eyewear, Inc. v. Zenni Optical, LLC | __ (2012-03-30)



K-Tech v. Time Warner Cable
(the case name above is a link to the Fed.Cir. slip opinion)
Fed.Cir. Docket No(s). 2012-1425, -46 – Citation: ___ F.3d ___
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Decided: April 18, 2013 | Status: PRECEDENTIAL
Type: Appeals from C.D.Cal. 11-cv-9370, -73 (Klausner, J.)
Summary: REVERSED ('K-Tech's amended complaints ... satisfy' the pleading stds set by Form 18, which controls here), REMANDED
Judge(s): O'MALLEY (author), MOORE, WALLACH (concurring)
Lower decision citation: K Tech Telecommunications, Inc. v. Time Warner Cable, Inc | ___ (2012-03-09)



Bayer Healthcare Pharma v. Watson Pharma
(the case name above is a link to the Fed.Cir. slip opinion)
Fed.Cir. Docket No(s). 2012-1397, -8, -1400 – Citation: ___ F.3d ___
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Decided: April 16, 2013 | Status: PRECEDENTIAL
Type: Appeal from D.Nev. 07-cv-1472, 08-cv-0995 (Dawson, J.)
Summary: REVERSED (claims are obvious, notwithstanding 2ndary considerations)
Judge(s): LOURIE (Author), SCHLL, PROST
Lower decision citation: Bayer Schering Pharma AG v. Watson Pharm., Inc. | 2012 WL 107955 (2012-03-30)



Speedtrack v. Walmart.com USA
(the case name above is a link to the Fed.Cir. slip opinion)
Fed.Cir. Docket No(s). 2012-1319 – Citation: n/a
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Decided: April 16, 2013 | Status: Nonprecedential
Type: Appeal from N.D.Cal. 06-cv-7336 (Hamilton, J.)
Summary: AFFIRMED (SJ/non-infrgmnt + SJ/validity; decision denying leave to amend contentions)
Judge(s): WALLACH (author), DYK, MOORE
Lower decision citation: Speedtrack, Inc. v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. | 2012 WL 581338 (2012-02-22)



Biogen Idec v. GlaxoSmithKline LLC
(the case name above is a link to the Fed.Cir. slip opinion)
Fed.Cir. Docket No(s). 2012-1120 – Citation: ___ F.3d ___
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Decided: April 16, 2013 | Status: PRECEDENTIAL
Type: Appeal from S.D.Cal. 10-cv-0608 (Benitez, J.)
Summary: AFFIRMED (S.D.Cal. 'did not err in finding a clear and unmistakable disclaimer')
Judge(s): REYNA (author), DYK, PLAGER (dissenting)
Lower decision citation: Biogen Idec, Inc. v. GlaxoSmithKline LLC | 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 120043 (2011-10-17)



Speedtrack v. Walmart.com USA
(the case name above is a link to the Fed.Cir. slip opinion)
Fed.Cir. Docket No(s). 2012-1319, -1402 – Citation: n/a
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Decided: April 16, 2013 | Status: Nonprec. Errata
Type: n/a from n/a
Summary: Page 1, add docket number "2012-1402"
Judge(s): n/a
Lower decision citation: n/a | n/a (0000-00-00)



Capital Machine Co. v. Miller Veneers
(the case name above is a link to the Fed.Cir. slip opinion)
Fed.Cir. Docket No(s). 2012-1288 – Citation: n/a
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Decided: April 15, 2013 | Status: Nonprecedential
Type: Appeal from S.D.Ind. 09-cv-0702 (Magnus-Stinson, J.)
Summary: VACATED (clm. constr. in error, SJ/non-infrgmnt vacated), REMANDED (unclear whether errors were 'case-dispositive' - S.D.Ind. to determine)
Judge(s): MOORE (author), LOURIE, O'MALLEY
Lower decision citation: n/a | n/a (0000-00-00)