Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP

The PTAB Allows Discovery "Of Persons Who Provided Direction To, Or Had The Authority To Provide Direction To, Petitioner Or Its Counsel In Relation To This Proceeding"

In IPR2014-01201, Patent Owner ThermoLife International, LLC sought discovery regarding whether Purus Labs, Inc., a company related to the Petitioner John's Lone Star Distribution, Inc., should have been identified as a real…more
| Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property

Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings Based on Section 101 Denied Where Defendant Failed to Include Challenge in Invalidity Contentions

In this patent infringement action between Plaintiffs Good Technology Corporation and Good Technology Software, Inc. ("Good) and Defendant MobileIron, Inc. ("MobileIron"). Two months before the trial, MobileIron moved to dismiss…more
| Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

District Court Denies Motion to Compel and for Sanctions Where CFO Could Not Be Compelled to Testify on Broad Deposition Topics Including Royalties, Affirmative Defenses, Infringement Contentions and Invalidity Contentions

Plaintiff Stoneeagle Services, Inc. ("Stoneeagle") filed a motion seeking sanctions against Defendant Premier Healthcare Exchange, Inc. ("PHX") for failing to provide a prepared corporate representative to testify pursuant to…more
| Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property

BBQ Patent Must Face The Heat: Petition Is Not Barred When Filed Within 1 Year of the Filing of a Waiver of Service in the District Court

On October 13, 2014, The Brinkman Corporation filed a petition for Inter Partes Review of U.S. Patent 8,381,712 directed to a barbecue grill that allows simultaneous gas grilling and charcoal-fueled grilling…more
| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Intellectual Property

Another One Bites the Dust: Action Dismissed for Lack of Standing Where Plaintiff Could Not Prove Ownership of the Patent-In-Suit

America's Collectibles Network ("ACN") filed a patent infringement action in which it claimed to own U.S. Patent No. 8,370,211 (the "211 Patent"). It brought this action against the Genuine Gemstone Company ("Genuine Gemstone")…more
| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Constitutional Law, Intellectual Property

Patent Owner Must Produce Documents That Are Inconsistent with Its Positions

In IPR2014-00727, Petitioner C&D Zodiac, Inc. seeks review of U.S. Patent No. 8,590,838 owned by B/E Aerospace, Inc. The '838 patent relates to a "spacewall" lavatory. In connection with the IPR proceeding, the Petitioner…more
| Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property

Fairchild v. Power Integrations: Because of Right to Appeal, District Court Precludes Reference to Pending Reexamination Proceedings Even Though PTO Had Rejected All Claims

Fairchild Semiconductor Corp. and Fairchild (Taiwan) Corp.'s (collectively, "Fairchild") moved in limine to preclude any reference to any pending reexamination proceeding or any completed reexamination proceeding of any asserted…more
| Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

District Court Denies Motion to Stay Pending Inter Partes Review Where Trial Was Less Than a Year Away and Defendant's Previous Attempts at Re-Examination Were Unsuccessful

Presidio Components, Inc. ("Presidio") filed a complaint against American Technical Ceramics Corp. ("ATC") asserting a claim for patent infringement. ATC filed a motion to stay the case pending PTO review of the patent-in-suit…more
| Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property

The Basic Rules of Website Advertising for EB-5 Securities Offerings

EB-5 securities issuers, sponsors and others who market EB-5 securities often want to use websites to provide information to potential investors regarding their past and current EB-5 projects. When using these websites, it is…more
| Communications & Media Law, Finance & Banking, Immigration Law, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

District Court Excludes Prior Art References in Expert Report That Were Not Included in Invalidity Contentions

After the district court adopted a specialized scheduling order that was based on local patent rules in other districts, the plaintiffs served detailed infringement contentions and the defendant served detailed invalidity…more
| Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property

District Court Denies Motion to Exclude Expert Testimony on the Ground That the Expert Was Not a Person Having Ordinary Skill in the Art

Defendants sought to exclude the testimony of Plaintiff's expert Joseph C. McAlexander III in its entirety because he lacked the appropriate technical background. In their motion, Defendants alleged that Mr. McAlexander's…more
| Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property

Aylus v. Apple: District Court Orders Production of Revenue Documents

Aylus Networks, Inc. ("Aylus") sought documents from Apple "relating to the revenue, costs and profits from (1) purchases or rentals of iTunes video content using the accused Apple TV and/or iOS products iPhone, iPad, and iPod…more
| Civil Procedure, Communications & Media Law, Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

District Court Declines to Lift Stay Even After Patent Trial and Appeal Board Issued Written Decision on CBM Petitions

The district court stayed several consolidated cases pending certain proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board ("PTAB"). In the order granting the stay, the district court stated: "Upon issuance of a final decision…more
| Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

District Court Dismisses Action after Patent Is Transferred to President of Company

After Plaintiff Pi-Net International, Inc. ("Pi-Net") brought suit against Defendants Focus Business Bank and Bridge Bank, N.A. for patent infringement, the Patent and Trademark Office initiated an Inter Partes Review ("IPR") of…more
| Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Intellectual Property

District Court Denies Motion for Leave to Amend Answer to Assert Affirmative Defense of Patent Misuse

The defendants in this patent infringement action filed several motions for leave to amend their answers to include various affirmative defenses, including: (1) the affirmative defense of patent misuse; (2) the affirmative…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Intellectual Property
Showing 1-15 of 327 Results
|
View per page
Page: of 22
Contact

1900 Avenue of the Stars 7th Floor
Los Angeles, California 90067 , United States

  • 310.203.8080
  • 310.203.0567

Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Class Action
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Privacy
  • Real Estate
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
See more
Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • California
Number of Attorneys

100+ Attorneys

This profile may constitute attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Any correspondence with this profile holder does not constitute a client/attorney relationship. Neither the content on this profile nor transmissions between you and the profile holder through this profile are intended to provide legal or other advice or to create an attorney-client relationship.

All the intelligence you need, in one easy email:

Great! Your first step to building an email digest of JD Supra authors and topics. Log in with LinkedIn so we can start sending your digest...

Sign up for your custom alerts now, using LinkedIn ›

* With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name.
×