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VIRNETX INC v. Andrei Iancu, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Intervenor (2020)

United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit.

VIRNETX INC., Appellant v. CISCO SYSTEMS, INC., Appellee Andrei Iancu, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Intervenor

2019-1671

Decided: May 13, 2020

Before Prost, Chief Judge, Newman, Lourie, Dyk, Moore, O’Malley, Reyna, Wallach, Taranto, Chen, and Hughes, Circuit Judges.* Naveen Modi, Paul Hastings LLP, Washington, DC, for appellant. Also represented by Stephen Blake Kinnaird, Joseph Palys, Igor Victor Timofeyev, Michael Wolfe, Daniel Zeilberger. David L. McCombs, Haynes & Boone, LLP, Dallas, TX, filed a combined petition for panel rehearing and rehearing en banc for appellee. Also represented by Theodore M. Foster, Debra Janece McComas. Melissa N. Patterson, Appellate Staff, Civil Division, United States Department of Justice, Washington, DC, filed a combined petition for panel rehearing and rehearing en banc for intervenor. Also represented by Courtney Dixon, Scott R. McIntosh; Thomas W. Krause, Joseph Matal, Brian Racilla, Farheena Yasmeen Rasheed, Office of the Solicitor, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Alexandria, VA.

ON PETITIONS FOR EN BANC REHEARING

ORDER

Combined petitions for panel rehearing and rehearing en banc were separately filed by the Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office and Cisco Systems, Inc. The petitions were first referred to the panel that heard the appeal and were denied by the panel by separate order. The petitions for rehearing en banc were referred to the circuit judges who are in regular active service. A poll was requested, taken, and failed.

Upon consideration thereof,

It Is Ordered That:

The petitions for rehearing en banc are denied.

The mandate of the court will issue on May 20, 2020.

For the Court

/s/ Peter R. Marksteiner

Peter R. Marksteiner

Clerk of Court

Per Curiam.

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VIRNETX INC v. Andrei Iancu, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Intervenor (2020)

Docket No: 2019-1671

Decided: May 13, 2020

Court: United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit.

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