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Federal Judge Upholds $368 Million Patent Infringement Verdict Against Apple, Inc.
Posted on 28 Feb 2013 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

On Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, Texas Federal District Judge Leonard Davis denied Apple, Inc.'s motion for post-trial relief from a substantial verdict that had been awarded to plaintiff VirnetX in November of 2012 ( VirnetX, Inc. v. Cisco Systems, Inc... Read More

Nintendo Must Pay More Than $30 Million For 3DS Video Game's Infringement Of Patent
Posted on 21 Mar 2013 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Tomita Technologies International, Inc. owns U.S. Patent No. 7,417,664 issued in 2008 relating to stereoscopic 3-D images on-screen for viewing with the naked eye. Tomita International granted an exclusive license to the patent to Tomita Technologies... Read More

Fulbright & Jaworski On Landmark Federal Circuit Rulings On Spoliation, Sanctions
Posted on 25 May 2011 by Norton Rose Fulbright

Micron Tech., Inc. v. Rambus Inc. , 2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 9730 (Fed. Cir. May 13, 2011) [ enhanced version available to subscribers / unenhanced version available from lexisONE Free Case Law ] and Hynix Semiconductor Inc. v. Rambus Inc ., 2011... Read More

Williams Mullen Alert: Will Federal Circuit's Model Order In Patent Cases Solve The E-Discovery 'Problem'?
Posted on 29 Feb 2012 by Williams Mullen

By Monica McCarroll and John B. Swingle Chief Judge Rader of the Federal Circuit caused quite a stir among both the patent and eDiscovery bars when he unveiled a new Model Order intended to curb perceived abuses of eDiscovery in patent cases. Chief... Read More

Stradling Adds Prominent Southern California IP Litigator As Shareholder
Posted on 8 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN DIEGO - Alexandra ("Alex") Mahaney, an IP litigation shareholder, has joined Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth as a shareholder, in its San Diego office and as a member of Stradling's Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group... Read More

Manatt Bolsters D.C. Office With International IP Litigator
Posted on 7 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP has announced that Mike S. Ryu has joined the Washington, D.C., office of the firm as a litigation partner in the Intellectual Property practice. With more than 20 years of experience in the intellectual... Read More

In Reversal, Supreme Court Says State Courts Can Hear Patent Malpractice Claims
Posted on 20 Feb 2013 by Melissa Ritti

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The Supreme Court of Texas erred in finding that an inventor and patent owner's claim of legal malpractice against his former counsel was subject to exclusive federal jurisdiction, the U.S. Supreme Court held Feb... Read More

Supreme Court Hears Patent Exhaustion, Soybean Seed Case
Posted on 20 Feb 2013 by Melissa Ritti

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) If allowed to stand, a 2011 Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling will threaten farmers by prioritizing "patent rights over personal property rights," something "that's never been done in 150... Read More

K&L Gates Team Wins Major Jury Verdict For Carnegie Mellon University In Patent Infringement Case
Posted on 28 Dec 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PITTSBURGH - A team of lawyers from global law firm K&L Gates LLP led Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) to victory over Marvell Technology Group Ltd. and Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. in front of a Pittsburgh jury Dec. 26, winning a $1.1 billion verdict... Read More

Jury Finds For Google On Oracle Patent Claims In California Federal Court
Posted on 23 May 2012 by Melissa Ritti

SAN FRANCSICO - (Mealey's) After seven days of deliberation, a California federal jury on May 23 acquitted Google Inc. of patent infringement claims levied by Oracle America Inc. ( Oracle America Inc. v. Google Inc. , No. 10-3561, N.D. Calif.). ... Read More

California Federal Jury Awards Apple $1.05 Billion In Patent Dispute With Samsung
Posted on 28 Aug 2012 by Melissa Ritti

SAN FRANCISCO - (Mealey's) After three days of deliberations, a California federal jury on Aug. 24 awarded Apple Inc. $1,049,343,540 in its high-stakes lawsuit with Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., deeming the software giant's patents both valid... Read More

Supreme Court Rules Against University In Patent Case
Posted on 7 Jun 2011 by Melissa Ritti

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) In a dispute over patented HIV-detection kits, a divided U.S. Supreme Court on June 6 affirmed a Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling that the Bayh-Dole Act does not automatically vest title to federally funded... Read More

High Court Hears Oral Arguments In Dispute Over Evidence In Patent Appeals
Posted on 11 Jan 2012 by Melissa Ritti

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) Federal district courts deciding an adverse patentability ruling by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) should apply a deferential standard of review, an attorney for the U.S. government told the U.S. Supreme Court... Read More

Crowell & Moring Releases Report, 'Litigation Forecast 2013'
Posted on 31 Jan 2013 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Crowell & Moring LLP has announced the publication of "Litigation Forecast 2013: What Corporate Counsel Need to Know in the Coming Year." The report explores critical litigation issues, provides concise, forward-looking... Read More

Patent Actions On The Rise, Median Damages Awarded Hits 16-Year Low, According To Patent Litigation Study
Posted on 19 Oct 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - Reflecting upon developments currently underway in patent reform legislation, PwC US on Oct. 18 released a new report "2011 Patent Litigation Study: Patent litigation trends as the 'America Invents Act' becomes law" summarizing... Read More