The high court declined on Monday to take up Pfizer Inc.'s challenge to a $142 million jury verdict and continued litigation stemming from the company's off-label marketing of the epilepsy drug Neurontin.
The high court agreed Friday to review a deeply divided Federal Circuit ruling on the standard for determining whether certain computed-related inventions deserve patent protection.
A divided Ninth Circuit panel rejected a challenge from the United Parcel Service and its lawyers at Paul Hastings to a nearly $700,000 attorney fee award in a gender discrimination case that produced a jury verdict of just $27,280.
Google lawyer Robert Van Nest tried to defend a judge's ruling Oracle's Java copyrights before a clearly skeptical panel.
Siding with the defense in a closely-watched employment case, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Tuesday upheld the use of class or collective action waivers in arbitration agreements.
Oracle's fight with Google is the big draw Wednesday at the Federal Circuit, but the same panel is also hearing an important appeal challenging a USPTO rule used to weigh patent indefiniteness.