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ALJ Gildea rules on motions in limine in Certain Portable Electronic Devices (337-TA-797)
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • August 27 2012

On August 17, 2012, ALJ E. James Gildea issued the public versions of Order No. 60 (dated July 26, 2012), Order No. 62 (dated July 30, 2012), and Order No. 67 (dated August 2, 2012) regarding various motions in limine filed by Complainant Apple Inc. (“Apple”) in Certain Portable Electronic Devices and Related Software (Inv. No. 337-TA-797


USPTO to require means plus function claims for software related patents?
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • January 7 2013

Despite public misconceptions to the contrary, software is not patentable. Of course, aspects of software, or “software related” patents exist in which an


ALJ Gildea denies respondents’ motion for summary determination in Certain Wireless Consumer Electronics Devices (337-TA-853)
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • May 10 2013

On May 7, 2013, ALJ E. James Gildea issued the public version of Order No. 29 (dated April 17, 2013) denying Respondents LG Electronics, Inc. and LG


ALJ Shaw denies motion to amend complaint and grants motion to terminate investigation based on lack of standing in Certain Devices With Secure Communication Capabilities (337-TA-818)
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • April 22 2013

On April 9, 2013, ALJ David P. Shaw issued the public versions of Orders No. 14 and 15 (both dated July 18, 2012) in Certain Devices with Secure


ITC decides to review-in-part initial determination and terminate the investigation in Certain Microprocessors (337-TA-781)
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • February 19 2013

On February 15, 2013, the International Trade Commission (the "Commission") issued a notice and terminated the investigation in Certain


ALJ Pender issues public version of Initial Determination in Certain Electronic Digital Media Devices (337-TA-796)
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • January 22 2013

On December 28, 2012, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued the public version (dated October 24, 2012) of the Initial Determination ("ID") finding a violation


ITC terminates investigation with finding of no Section 337 violation in Certain Computers and Computer Peripheral Devices (337-TA-841)
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • January 3 2014

On December 19, 2013, the International Trade Commission (the "Commission") issued a notice terminating the investigation with a finding of no


New House bill targets software patent litigation
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • August 2 2012

Since the enactment of the America Invents Act (AIA) in September of 2011, the “patent reform” embodied by the AIA has been slowly rolling out. In fact, the bulk of the truly significant changes to patent law are still to come


ALJ Gildea rules on motions in limine in Certain Portable Electronic Devices (337-TA-797)
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • August 22 2012

On August 17, 2012, ALJ E. James Gildea issued the public versions of Order No. 61 (dated July 26, 2012), Order No. 65 (dated July 31, 2012), Order No. 66 (dated August 2, 2012) and Order No. 68 (dated August 2, 2012) in Certain Portable Electronic Devices and Related Software (Inv. No. 337-TA-797


Apple v. samsung: jury verdict
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • August 25 2012

Apple obtained a $1.05 billion verdict in the Northern District of California