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"This Is A Prototypical Exceptional Case - Fees And Expenses Will Be Awarded"

Lumen View Technology, LLC v. Findthebest.com, Inc. Case Number: 1:13-cv-03599-DLC (Dkt. 83) - Judge Cote used Octane Fitness, LLC v. ICON Health & Fitness, Inc., 134 S. Ct. 1749 (April 29, 2014) to justify...more

6/23/2014 - Attorney's Fees Exceptional Case Octane Fitness v. ICON Patent Infringement Patent Litigation Patents SCOTUS

Judicial Efficiencies and Economy Support Bifurcation of Liability and Damages at Trial

Endo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Actavis, Inc., et al. Case Number: 1:12-cv-08985-TPG (Dkt.55) - Endo brought suit against Actavis, as well as over a dozen other pharmaceutical manufacturers, for allegedly...more

6/20/2014 - Actavis Drug Manufacturers Endo Pharmaceuticals Patent Infringement Patent Litigation Patents Pharmaceutical

Judge Cote Strikes Switched-up Infringement Contentions

Times Three Clothier, LLC v. Spanx, Inc. Case Number: 1:13-cv-02157-DLC (Dkt.60) - Times Three Clothier accused Spanx of patent infringement for the sale if women’s clothing, specifically shapeware. ...more

6/20/2014 - Patent Infringement Patent Litigation Patents Spanx

Judge Griesa Orders Parties to Brief Whether a Patent Prosecution Bar Prevents Defense Counsel From Participating in an Inter...

Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. et al. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. et al. Inter Partes Review. Case Number: 1:12-cv-08060-GWG (Dkt. 68) - One of twelve defendants in patent suits brought by Endo petitioned the...more

6/18/2014 - Endo Pharmaceuticals Inter Partes Review Proceedings Patent Infringement Patent Litigation Patents Teva Pharmaceuticals

Judge Forrest Will Delay Considering Counsel’s Potential Joint and Several Liability For Fees and Expenses

Realtime Data LLC v. CME Group, Inc. et al. Case Number: 1:11-cv-06697-KBF (Dkt. 883) - Following defendants’ wins at summary judgment, and at the Federal Circuit, one defendant, CME Group, Inc. et al., moved...more

6/17/2014 - Attorney's Fees CME Joint and Several Liability Summary Judgment

Jury Finds Willful Infringement and $2.5M Damages

Cognex Corp. et al. v. Microscan Systems, Inc. et al. Case Number: 1:13-cv-02027-JSR (Dkt.202) - The jury in Cognex v. Microscan found infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,874,487 (“Integrated illumination...more

6/16/2014 - Compensatory Awards Compensatory Damages Patent Infringement Patent Litigation Patents Willful Infringement

Judge Forest Approves a Half-day Markman Hearing For 5–Patent Case

JobDiva, Inc. v. Monster Worldwide, Inc. Case Number: 1:13-cv-08229-KBF (Dkt.37) - The court accepted the parties’ proposal to have a half-day Markman hearing for a case entailing five patents....more

6/16/2014 - Claim Construction Patent Infringement Patent Litigation Patents Status Hearings

SDNY Patent Litigation Update: Vol. 1, No. 6

The SDNY Patent Litigation Update provides a single-resource, monthly summary of patent litigation action in SDNY including important decisions, complaints filed, and trending issues. For example, last month Judge Cote,...more

6/16/2014 - Octane Fitness v. ICON Patent Infringement Patent Litigation Patents SCOTUS

Time to answer complaint extended after Canon agrees to assert no more than 50 claims (down from 1,042 possible claims)

Canon Inc. v. Print-Rite N.A., Inc., et al. Case Number: 1:14-cv-00540-DLC (Dkt. 16) The consolidated defendants in this replacement toner infringement case requested an extension to the time to answer...more

6/13/2014 - Canon Patent Infringement Patent Litigation Patents

Inconsistent Figures Render Two Design Patents Indefinite

Spanx, Inc. v. Times Three Clothier, LLC - Case Number: 1:13-cv-02157-DLC (Dkt. 58) - Judge Cote construed claims in six design patents, and determined that two of the patents were indefinite. The patents at...more

6/12/2014 - Definiteness Design Patent Indefiniteness Patent Infringement Patent Litigation Patents

Purgation Case Still Held Up

Braintree Laboratories, Inc. v. Breckenridge Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Case Number: 1:12-cv-06851-AJN (Dkt. 69) - Judge Nathan approved the parties’ proposal to maintain the case on administrative hold pending...more

6/11/2014 - ANDA Patent Infringement Patent Litigation Patents Pharmaceutical Pharmaceutical Patents

Counterclaim and Defenses Dismissed; U.S. Patent Out of Suit Following Failure to Assert in Canada

Radiancy, Inc. v. Viatek Consumer Products Group, Inc. Case Number: 7:13-cv-03767-NSR (Dkt. 117) - Judge Roman, in an amended opinion, dismissed counterclaim defendant PhotoMedex from the case, and dismissed...more

6/9/2014 - Canada Inequitable Conduct Patent Infringement Patent Litigation Patents

Eleven Toner Replacement Cartridge Infringement Cases Consolidated

Canon Inc. v. Print-Rite N.A., Inc., et al. Case Number: 1:14-cv-00540-DLC (Dkt. 16) - Judge Cote ordered eleven cases filed by Canon are now consolidated....more

6/6/2014 - Canon Case Consolidation Patent Infringement Patent Litigation Patents

Judge Forrest Grants Stay Following Filing of CBM Petition

Capital Dynamics AG et al. v. Cambridge Associates, LLC - Case Number: 1:13-cv-07766-KBF (Dkt. 42) Judge Forrest granted defendant Cambridge Associate’s motion to stay the case pending the outcome of a Covered...more

6/5/2014 - Covered Business Method Patents Patent Applications Patent Litigation Patents USPTO

Indefiniteness is Definitely Not That Easy to Show

Cognex Corporation et al. v. Microscan Systems, Inc. et al. Case Number: 11:13-cv-02027-JSR (Dkt. 175) - Judge Rakoff denied defendants’ motion for summary judgment that two claims were indefinite. He had...more

6/4/2014 - Indefiniteness Patent Infringement Patent Litigation Patents

Angry Pro Se Letter Wins Extension

Rates Technology, Inc. v. Broadvox Holding Company, LLC - Case Number: 1:13-cv-00152-SAS (Dkt. 133) - Judge Scheindlin had previously ordered Rates to obtain new counsel on or before April 4, 2014, following...more

6/3/2014 - Motion to Withdraw Patent Litigation Patents

Continue Waiting for IPR Results

Aqua Products, Inc. v. Zodiac Pool Systems, Inc. - Case Number: 1:12-cv-09342-KBF (Dkt. 34) - In light of the parties’ letter describing the inter partes review proceeding between them, which stated the PTAB...more

6/2/2014 - Inter Partes Review Proceedings Patent Infringement Patent Litigation Patent Trial and Appeal Board Patents

Pre-Motion Letters to Judge Sullivan Should Give an Overview of the Anticipated Motion

Joao Control & Monitoring Systems v. Digital Playground, Inc. et al. - Case Number: 1:12-cv-06781 (Dkt. 83) - Judge Sullivan said that his rules require pre-motion letters [link to the letters] to “provide a...more

5/30/2014 - Rules of Civil Procedure

Too Late for Plaintiff to Add Accused Products Made by Third Party Identified in Defendant's Initial Disclosures

On Track Innovations Ltd. v. T-Mobile USA, Inc. - Case Number: 1:12-cv-02224-AJN (Dkt. 149) - Judge Francis denied On Track's motion for reconsideration of his order denying On Track's request to supplement an...more

5/29/2014 - Disclosure Discovery On Track T-Mobile

Judge Conti Refuses to Stay Execution of Judgment

Briese Lichttenchnik Vertriebs GmbH, et al. v. Brent Langton, et al. - Case Number: 1:09-cv09790-SC (Dkt. 505). Judge Conti, having previously awarded damages of over $950K to plaintiffs for defendants'...more

5/28/2014 - Patent Infringement Patent Litigation Patents USPTO

Waiting for SCOTUS to Rule in Octane Fitness for Exceptional Case Guidance

Dr. Paula Small v. Implant Direct MFG, LLC d/b/a Implant Direct, LLC - Case Number: 1:06-cv-00683-NRB (Dkt. 349). Judge Buchwald authorized defendant to file a motion...more

5/27/2014 - Attorney's Fees Exceptional Case Octane Fitness v. ICON SCOTUS Small v Implant Direct

Filing Redacted Briefing Permitted Following Counsel's Motion To Withdraw

Case Number: 1:04-cv-04046-RJS (Dkt. 175) - In the run-up to trial of five related matters, Enzo's counsel moved to withdraw as counsel of record. The court issued a series of orders permitting the parties to docket...more

5/26/2014 - Adjournment Motion to Withdraw Rebuttable Presumptions

SDNY Patent Litigation Update: Vol. 1, No. 5

The New York patent litigation attorneys at Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P. track the SDNY docket so you don't have to. The SDNY Patent Litigation Update provides a single-resource, monthly summary of patent...more

5/23/2014 - Patent Litigation Patents

Court Found Case Frivolous For Five-Year Period, But $5.3M Attorney's Fee Request Will Be Trimmed - Touchtunes Music Corp. v....

Case Number: 1:07-cv-11450-RWS (Dkt. 291) - Judge Sweet unsealed [link to tab 9] his decision of April 3, 2014 [link to tab 10] granting counterclaim defendant TouchTunes' motion for fees and expenses, but said that...more

5/22/2014 - Abuse of Process Attorney's Fees Frivolous Lawsuits Patent Litigation Patents

Judge Carter Dismisses Case For Lack Of Jurisdiction - Rates Technology v. Cequel

Case Number: 1:13-cv-00011-ALC-FM (Dkt. 34) - Judge Carter dismissed Rates Technology’s complaint for infringement of two patents for lack of personal jurisdiction. The patents, U.S. Patent Nos. 5,425,085 (“Least cost...more

5/6/2014 - Patent Infringement Patent Litigation Patents Personal Jurisdiction

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