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Kodak: Digital-Imaging Patent Ruling Was In Error; Federal Circuit Should Reverse
Posted on 13 Dec 2012 by Mealeys

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Bankrupt Eastman Kodak Co. on Dec. 10 filed a brief in the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals arguing that the International Trade Commission (ITC) erred when it affirmed an administrative law judge's (ALJ) ruling that Kodak's... Read More

Apple Tells U.S. Trade Agency Kodak Fails To State Claim For Patent Infringement
Posted on 27 Mar 2012 by Mealeys

NEW YORK - Apple Inc., which contends that bankrupt Eastman Kodak Co. infringed on its patent for digital photography, on March 23 filed a brief with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) denying Kodak's claim that Apple has engaged in unfair... Read More

Elpida Wants To Sell 259 Patents To Apple Inc. To Honor $51M Agreement
Posted on 28 Sep 2012 by Mealeys

WILMINGTON, Del. - Foreign representatives for bankrupt Japanese computer chip computer manufacturer Elpida Memory Inc. on Sept. 28 moved in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware for approval of a plan to sell 259 patents to Apple Inc... Read More

7th Circuit: Asset Sale Does Not Preclude Company From Using Debtor's Trademarks
Posted on 11 Jul 2012 by Mealeys

CHICAGO - A panel of the Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on July 9 ruled that a company that had a manufacturing contract with a debtor could continue selling its products despite objections from the company that purchased the debtor's assets... Read More

Bankruptcy Judge: Kodak May Sell 2 Patents Despite Apple Inc.'s Protest
Posted on 1 Aug 2012 by Mealeys

NEW YORK - The federal bankruptcy judge presiding over the Chapter 11 case of Eastman Kodak Co. on Aug. 1 ruled that Kodak could sell two of its patents related to digital imaging, concluding that the statute of limitations had run out on Apple Inc.'s... Read More

Patent Claim For More Than $4.12 Million Against K-V Discovery Is Valid, Lab Says
Posted on 3 May 2013 by Mealeys

NEW YORK - A pharmaceutical laboratory on May 1 filed a brief opposing bankrupt K-V Discovery Solutions Inc.'s attempt to reclassify certain bankruptcy claims, arguing that it has a valid claim for more than $4.12 million related to a patent that... Read More

Digital Imaging Licensees Say Kodak Not Permitted To Sell Patents In Bankruptcy
Posted on 26 Jun 2012 by Mealeys

NEW YORK - Two companies that are licensees of Eastman Kodak Co.'s digital imaging patents on June 25 filed objections in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, arguing that the company's plan to sell those patents at... Read More

Adversary Case Needed To Deal With Kodak's Patent Sale, Bankruptcy Judge Says
Posted on 18 Jun 2012 by Mealeys

NEW YORK - The federal bankruptcy judge in New York presiding over the Chapter 11 proceeding of the Eastman Kodak Co. on June 15 denied Kodak's motion seeking an order pursuant to 11 U.S. Code Section 105(a) approving the sale of certain patents related... Read More

Kodak: Bankruptcy Court Needs 2nd Investigation Of Apple's Patent Claims
Posted on 20 Mar 2012 by Mealeys

NEW YORK - Bankrupt Eastman Kodak Co. on March 19 filed a brief in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, arguing that Apple's assertion that it owns 10 patents that Kodak claims as its own requires an investigation under... Read More

Guccione Collection: Damages Owed By 'Penthouse' Related To Intellectual Property
Posted on 26 Sep 2013 by Mealeys

WILMINGTON, Del. - The Guccione Collection LLC (TGC) filed an adversary proceeding in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy of PMGI Holdings Inc., the parent company for the adult entertainment empire carrying the name "Penthouse," seeking declaratory relief... Read More

6th Circuit: Enforcement Of Stay Would Permit Debtor To Infringe Trademark
Posted on 9 Jul 2012 by Mealeys

CINCINNATI - A panel of the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on July 5 ruled that the automatic stay in a personal bankruptcy did not apply to an underlying trademark infringement case that was pending because granting the stay would permit the debtor... Read More

Kodak Seeks Stay Relief To Pursue Patent Action Worth $100M To Bankruptcy Estate
Posted on 3 May 2012 by Mealeys

NEW YORK - Bankrupt Eastman Kodak Co. on April 30 moved in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York to modify the automatic stay to permit it to pursue a patent infringement action, which it contends will result in $100 million... Read More

Kodak Seeks To Sell Patent Assets For $527M, Settle Dispute With Apple
Posted on 19 Dec 2012 by Mealeys

NEW YORK - Bankrupt Eastman Kodak Co. on Dec. 19 filed a motion in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York seeking authority to conduct a sale of its patent assets free and clear of all claims and interests (In Re: Eastman Kodak... Read More

Kodak Says Kyocera Patent Infringement Case Should Be Stayed, Dismissed
Posted on 16 Jan 2013 by Mealeys

NEW YORK - Bankrupt Eastman Kodak Co. on Jan. 15 moved in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York for an order enforcing an automatic stay and dismissing Kyocera Corp.'s adversary complaint alleging patent infringement claims... Read More

Elpida Bondholders: Liaison Needed To Coordinate With Bankruptcy Court In Japan
Posted on 27 Sep 2012 by Mealeys

WILMINGTON, Del. - The Steering Committee of the Ad Hoc Group of bondholders for bankrupt Japanese computer chip maker Elpida Memory Inc. on Sept. 25 filed a brief in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, seeking the appointment of a... Read More