Patents Post-Grant: Paul Allen's Infringement Campaign Halted by Patent Reexamination

Interval Licensing Litigation Stayed Pending Patent Reexamination Former Microsoft founder Paul Allen has made headlines recently by asserting the patents of his company, Interval Licensing against the 11 industry stalwarts (Apple, Google, Facebook, NetFlix, AOL and others). The case was initially...

Patents Post-Grant: Judge-by-Judge Statistics on Stays Pending Patent Reexamination

Success in Halting Infringement Case Varies Across Courts/Judges Courts have the inherent power to manage their dockets, including the authority to stay patent infringement litigation pending the conclusion of a Patent Office reexamination. For this reason, patent reexamination parallel to a...