March 7, 2022
Fitch Even was proud to be a sponsor of United Negro College Fund’s (UNCF) 78th Annual National “A Mind Is…”® Gala on March 3 at Marriott Marquis in Washington, DC. This fundraising and social event focuses on raising awareness of the need and benefits of a college education, the students UNCF serves, and the contributions of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs).
UNCF serves as the leading advocate for promoting minority education and community engagement in the U.S. Since its founding in 1944, UNCF has raised more than $5 billion to fund college scholarships for over 500,000 students and to support 37 HBCUs.
IP Alert | Stock Ownership Leads to Vacatur of $2.75B District Court JudgmentAugust 8, 2022
On June 23, in Centripetal Networks v. Cisco Systems, the Federal Circuit vacated judgment of the district court because stock held by the judge's wife violated the recusal statute and was not harmless error. Read more
IP Alert | Rehearing Reverses Earlier Federal Circuit Decision Finding Silence Supported Negative Claim LimitationJuly 6, 2022
On June 21, in Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation v. Accord Healthcare, Inc., a reshuffled Federal Circuit panel reversed course on rehearing to find that a negative claim limitation was not supported by silence in the patent's specification. Read more