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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

Supreme Court Takes Up Patent Inventorship Dispute
Posted on 1 Nov 2010 by Melissa Ritti

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) Four months after inviting the views of the U.S. solicitor general, the U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 1 agreed to hear a case that could better define the rights of federal contractor universities in patent disputes arising... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court To Decide Jurisdiction In Patent Malpractice Cases
Posted on 9 Oct 2012 by Melissa Ritti

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The question of the best forum - state or federal court - for legal malpractice claims stemming from underlying patent litigation will be addressed by the U.S. Supreme Court, which granted certiorari on Oct. 5 ( Jerry... Read More

Supreme Court Unanimously Reverses Hatch-Waxman Counterclaim Ruling
Posted on 17 Apr 2012 by Melissa Ritti

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) Generic drug manufacturers may employ the Hatch-Waxman Act's counterclaim provision - known as a Section viii - to force correction of an inaccurate label when the brand-name drug's description overstates a particular... 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

Troutman Sanders LLP: Is Multidistrict Patent Litigation The Next Frontier?
Posted on 3 Feb 2012 by Troutman Sanders

By Robert Angle On January 26, 2012, Bear Creek Technologies, Inc. ("Bear Creek") filed a Notice of Filing Motion for Multi-District Litigation pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1407, in Bear Creek Technologies, Inc. v. RCN Telecom Services, LLC... Read More

Boston Scientific Pays $600 Million To Settle Guidant Contract Suit By Johnson & Johnson
Posted on 18 Feb 2015 by Tom Moylan

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. — (Mealey’s) Boston Scientific Corp. on Feb. 17 announced that it has agreed to pay Johnson & Johnson (J&J) $600 million to settle a nine-year-old lawsuit alleging that Guidant Corp., which is now a Boston Scientific... Read More

Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments In Legal Malpractice, Patent Case
Posted on 16 Jan 2013 by Melissa Ritti

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) Allegations that a group of attorneys committed legal malpractice by failing to plead an experimental use defense in a patent infringement case do not constitute a "substantial" question of federal law, counsel... Read More

Uniloc USA Inc. Files Patent Infringement Suit Against Sony America, McAfee, Activision, Quark
Posted on 18 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

IRVINE, Calif. - Uniloc USA Inc., a pioneer and leader in physical device recognition anti-fraud technology, has sued Sony Corp. of America, Sony DADC, McAfee, Activision, Quark, Aspyr Media and Borland Software Corp. for their alleged unauthorized use... Read More

Music Service Spotify In Patent Infringement Lawsuit
Posted on 1 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) Digital music service Spotify, which recently arrived in the U.S., has been sued by music and video streaming software maker PacketVideo for allegedly violating a patent it holds for digital music distribution. In court documents... Read More

Microsoft Request For Patent Lawsuit Review Rejected
Posted on 2 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SEATTLE – (AP) A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Microsoft Corp.’s request to review a $290 million patent ruling involving the software maker's popular word processing program. Microsoft had asked the U.S. Court of Appeals... Read More

AstraZeneca Wins Patent Dispute Over Crestor
Posted on 30 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) AstraZeneca Plc said Tuesday it won a patent challenge brought against its blockbuster cholesterol drug Crestor by generic drug developers. The U.S. District Court in Delaware ruled that a key patent on the company's third best-selling... Read More