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Revenue-Driven Licensing Activities Fail to Satisfy Domestic Industry Requirement for ITC Action

The ALJ terminated the ITC investigation upon granting respondent's motion for summary judgment for lack of domestic industry, finding that the complainant's (a licensing entity) patent-related activities were solely...more

8/18/2014 - Domestic Industry Requirement ITC Patent Infringement Patent Litigation Patents Summary Judgment

Image Processing Patent Held To Be An Abstract Idea Under Alice Corp.

Digitech Image Technologies ("Digitech") asserted U.S. Patent No. 6,128,415, directed to the generation and use of device profiles for digital image processing system against numerous defendants, including Xerox and Fujifilm...more

7/28/2014 - Abstract Ideas CLS Bank v Alice Corp Patent Infringement Patent Litigation Patents

Finding of Exceptional Case Denied Due to Unclean Hands

In Gaymar Industries, Inc. v. Cincinnati Sub-Zero Products, Inc. et al, 1-08-cv-00299 (NYWD July 3, 2014, Order) (McCarthy, M.J.), the magistrate judge recommended denial of defendant's request for reconsideration of its...more

7/17/2014 - Attorney's Fees Brooks Furniture Exceptional Case Highmark v. Allcare Octane Fitness v. ICON Patent Litigation Patents Unclean Hands

Patent Claims for Prenatal Diagnostic Method Invalidated as Ineligible Subject Matter

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California found Sequenom's patent claims on a prenatal diagnostic method to be invalid and not infringed by Arisoa Diagnostic's Harmony Test product, because the asserted...more

11/11/2013 - Diagnostic Method Infringement Patent Litigation Patent-Eligible Subject Matter Patents

Voluntary Work Held to be Work for Hire in World of Warcraft Suit

In Lewis v. Activision Blizzard, Inc., No. 4:12-cv-01096-CW (N.D. Cal. Oct. 17, 2013), an employee of Blizzard brought suit against the company for copyright infringement, alleging ownership of voiceover work used in the...more

11/4/2013 - Copyright Infringement Job Descriptions Online Gaming Work-For-Hire

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