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Will a Failed CBM Unravel Your Alice Motion?
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • June 9 2016

Given the increased willingness of courts to dismiss Alice cases on the pleadings, petitioners may be inclined to withhold 101 grounds from CBM


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 Essex grants motion to terminate investigation as to Sabrent in certain computers and computer peripheral devices (337-TA-841)
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • October 11 2012

On October 10, 2012, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued Order No. 24 in Certain Computers and Computer Peripheral Devices and Components Thereof and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-841


ITC institutes investigation (337-TA-853) regarding Certain Wireless Consumer Electronics Devices
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • August 25 2012

On August 21, 2012, the U.S. International Trade Commission issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Wireless Consumer Electronics Devices and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-8532


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


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 issues public version of initial determination in Certain Microprocessors (337-TA-781)
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • January 25 2013

Further to our December 18, 2012 post, on January 16, 2013, ALJ David P. Shaw issued the public version of the Initial Determination ("ID") dated


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 Essex grants Microsoft’s motion for summary determination of Barnes & Noble’s patent misuse defense in Certain Handheld Electronic Computing Devices (337-TA-769)
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • February 17 2012

On February 13, 2012, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued the public version of Order No. 32 (dated January 31, 2012) granting Microsoft’s Motion for Summary Determination, thereby eliminating an affirmative defense of patent misuse raised by Barnes & Noble, Inc. and barnesandnoble.com (collectively, “Barnes & Noble”) in Certain Handheld Electronic Computing Devices, Related Software, And Components Thereof