In "Vanderbilt University v. ICOS Corp.", No. 09-1258 (Fed. Cir. Apr. 7, 2010), the Federal Circuit affirmed the district court's judgment that Vanderbilt University ("Vanderbilt") failed to prove that Vanderbilt scientists were joint inventors on U.S. Patent Nos. 5,859,006 ("the '006 patent") and 6,140,329 ("the '329 patent"), which were assigned to ICOS Corporation ("ICOS").