Bottom line: The importance of winning at the district court level for patent litigation has significantly increased due to a recent U.S. Supreme Court case, specifically, Teva Pharamceuticals USA, Inc. v. Sandoz, Inc. (S.Ct. 2015). Since 1995, when a decision at the district court hinged on claim construction (i.e., defining the terms of a patent claim), the appellate court … [Read more...]
After litigation at the district court, the litigants have an opportunity to appeal the decision to the Federal Circuit.
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