Model Jury Instructions: More on this in an upcoming post. At Judge Michel’s request an all star cast of patent law experts have hammered out a set of model jury instructions for patent infringement actions. [Link][Comments welcome to PatentJuryInstructions@gmail.com]
BPAI Appeal rules have been stayed – Most likely until after January 20.
Two keen jobs:
Fellow at Berkeley Law School (Sponsored by Microsoft). Apply by February 1, 2009 [Link]
Appellate Litigator for the USPTO Solicitor’s Office. Apply by January 9, 2009 [Link]
Does stare decisis apply to a previous court’s unappealed claim construction decision? See Shire v. Sandoz
Donoghue: “Breach of Patent Settlement Does Not Create Federal Jurisdiction” [Link]
Barkoff: “Federal Circuit Affirms $16.8 Million Award of Fees to Takeda in Pioglitazone Case” [Link]