Wisconsin Technology Venture Group, LLC v. FatWallet, Inc., 3-12-cv-00326 (WIWD August 29, 2012, Order) (Crabb, J.).
Friday, August 31, 2012
Thursday, August 30, 2012
“Abbreviated” Description of Spectral Region Did Not Create Discontinuity Sufficient to Render Patent Indefinite
Light-Emitting Diodes and Products Containing Same, 337-TA-784 (ITC August 10, 2012, Order) (Shaw, ALJ).
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Innovatio IP Ventures, LLC, Patent Litigation, 1-11-cv-09308 (ILND August 22, 2012, Order) (Holderman, J.).
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Carnegie Mellon University v. Marvell Technology Group, Ltd., et. al., 2-09-cv-00290 (PAWD August 24, 2012, Order) (Fischer, J.).
Monday, August 27, 2012
- Samsung infringed six Apple patents (three utility, three design).
- Apple’s patents were not invalid.
- In most cases, Samsung’s infringement was willful.
- Samsung found liable for trade dress infringement but not for breach of contract or antitrust claims.
- Apple’s damages for patent infringement and trade dress dilution combined was $1,049,343,540. (Apple sought damages of $2.5 to 2.75 billion.)
- Apple did not infringe six Samsung patents. (Samsung sought $421 million for alleged infringement.)
- None of Samsung’s five patents were invalid, but two were unenforceable due to exhaustion.
- Hearing on permanent injunction is currently set for September 20, 2012 but is subject to change.
Friday, August 24, 2012
General Electric Company v. NeuroGrafix, et. al., 2-12-cv-04586 (CACD August 16, 2012, Order) (Pfaelzer, J.).
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., et. al., 5-11-cv-01846 (CAND August 21, 2012, Order) (Koh, J.).
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
CyberFone Systems LLC v. Cellco Partnership, et. al., 1-11-cv-00827 (DED August 16, 2012, Order) (Robinson, J.).
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Smith & Nephew, Inc. v. Interlace Medical, Inc., 1-10-cv-10951 (MAD August 17, 2012, Order) (Zobel, J.).
Monday, August 20, 2012
Seven Month Delay Investigating Infringement Allegations Followed by “Infinitesimal Change” to Accused Product Support Enhanced Damages and Attorneys’ Fees
Integrated Technology Corporation v. Rudolph Technologies, Inc., et al., 2-06-cv-02182 (AZD July 23, 2012, Order) (Silver, J.).
Friday, August 17, 2012
Under Therasense, Failure to Disclose Non-Enabling Reference was not Material Misrepresentation Sufficient to Support Inequitable Conduct Defense
Golden Hour Data Systems, Inc. v. emsCharts, Inc., et. al., 2-06-cv-00381 (TXED August 15, 2012, Order) (Gilstrap, J.).
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Appointment of Lead Defendant to “Brief and Argue” Claim Construction on Behalf of All Consolidated Defendants does not Violate Due Process
GeoTag Inc. v. Circle K Stores, Inc., 2-11-cv-00405 (TXED August 14, 2012, Order) (Schneider, J.).
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Multi-Defendant Case Severed Per AIA (§ 299), But Consolidated for Pre-Trial With Venue Issues Delayed Until After Claim Construction.
Norman IP Holdings, LLC v. Lexmark International, Inc., et. al., 6-11-cv-00495 (TXED August 10, 2012, Order) (Davis, J.).
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Lyda v. Fremantlemedia North America, 1-10-cv-04773 (NYSD August 9, 2012, Order) (Batts, J.).
Monday, August 13, 2012
Online Shopping Cart did not Implicate Divided Infringement Because Web Pages Contained Embedded Programming and did not Require a User to Download or Install Software
Soverain Software LLC v. J.C. Penney Corporation, Inc., et. al., 6-09-cv-00274 (TXED August 9, 2012, Order) (Davis, J.).
Friday, August 10, 2012
VirnetX Inc. v. Cisco Systems, Inc., et. al., 6-10-cv-00417 (TXED August 8, 2012, Order) (Davis, J.).
Thursday, August 9, 2012
Sale of Software Does Not Establish Direction or Control of Customer Sufficient to Support Direct Infringement Claim
Joao Control and Monitoring Systems of California LLC v. Sling Media, Inc., et. al., 3-11-cv-06277 (CAND August 7, 2012, Order) (Chen, J.).
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Richard A. Williamson v. Citrix Online LLC, et. al., 2-11-cv-02409 (CACD August 3, 2012, Order) (McDermott, M.J.).
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Genetic Technologies Limited v. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, 1-12-cv-00394 (DED August 3, 2012, Order) (MDL Panel).
Monday, August 6, 2012
ArCzar, LLC v. Navico, Inc., 4-11-cv-00805 (OKND August 2, 2012, Order) (Eagan, J.).
Maury Microwave, Inc. v. Focus Microwaves, Inc., 2-10-cv-03902 (CACD July 30, 2012, Order) (Morrow, J.).
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Pattern of Filing Infringement Suits and Offering to Settle for Less Than Defense Costs Did Not Render Case Exceptional Warranting Attorneys’ Fees
Network Signatures Inc. v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, 8-11-cv-00982 (CACD July 30, 2012, Order) (Selna, J.).
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
“Hypothetical” or “Theoretical” Infringement Unproven in “Real-World Implementation” Insufficient to Support Infringement of Method Claim
Paone v. Microsoft Corporation, 2-07-cv-02973 (NYED July 30, 2012, Order) (Spatt, J.).