VirnetX on Wednesday filed its brief in opposition to Apple’s petition for certiorari to the Supreme Court, which asks the High Court to review the Federal Circuit’s January 2019 decision sustaining a $440 million award for VirnetX. In October 2019, the Federal Circuit issued a formal mandate in VirnetX, Inc. v. Cisco Systems and Apple, Inc., making its January 15, 2019 Rule 36 judgment against Apple final. The mandate came after the Court’s denial on October 1 of Apple’s motions to stay and vacate the August 1 decisions affirming-in-part, vacating-in-part, and remanding a decision of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), and separately denying Apple’s August 1 request for rehearing and rehearing en banc in its appeal from the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas ruling awarding VirnetX nearly $440 million.
- Will SCOTUS Tell Bad Spaniels to Roll Over?
- DOJ Takes Key Step Toward Breaking Up Big Tech with Antitrust Complaint Against Google
- Federal Circuit Rejects St. Jude’s Challenge to Validity of Snyders’ Heart Valve Patent
- CAFC Affirms District Court Dismissal of Declaratory Judgment Under Doctrine of ‘Abstention’
- Federal Circuit Affirms PTAB Finding that Immunex Antibody Patent is Obvious
- American Innovators Express Support for Recent and Proposed Changes in Patent System
- This Week in Washington IP: Senate Commerce Committee to Grill Tech CEOs on Section 230, House Big Tech Antitrust Report and USPTO’s Quarterly TPAC Meeting
- Determining the Likelihood that an AI Patent Application Will Be Allowed at the USPTO
- Examining Samsung’s and LG’s LCD Patent Portfolios Following Decisions to Halt LCD Production
- Types of Subsequent Patent Applications in the United States (Part II)