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District Court Refuses to Recognize "Apex" Doctrine for Documents Created by Inventor and Global Leader of Company
  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2016

The defendant filed a motion to compel, seeking a wide array of discovery against Plaintiffs Dyson, Inc. and Dyson Limited (collectively


Experts Ordered to Produce Draft Reports Exchanged with Other Experts
  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2016

In this patent infringement action, the plaintiff, BRP, alleged three counts of patent infringement against Arctic Cat concerning snowmobile frame


District Court Denies Request to Have Invalidity Case Proceed Prior to Infringement Case
  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2016

The parties in this patent infringement action could not agree on the order of proof at trial. Defendants sought to present their invalidity defense


District Court Declines to Grant Voluntary Dismissal of Action with Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings Pending Where Patent Was Found Invalid by Another Court
  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2016

After a district court in the Eastern District of Virginia invalidated the patent-in-suit because it did "not pass the two part test laid out by the


District Court Grants Indicative Ruling to Vacate Judgment Based on Settlement of the Parties
  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2016

In this patent infringement action, the parties reported that they had settled their dispute while it was pending before the Federal Circuit. The


District Court Strikes Affirmative Defenses of Laches, Waiver, Estoppel and Acquiescence for Lack of Sufficient Detail
  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2016

After the plaintiff filed a Second Amended Complaint against Fieldpiece Instruments, Inc. ("Defendant") for patent infringement, the Defendant filed


Covenant Not to Sue Insufficient to Warrant Dismissal of Counterclaims Where Covenant Contained Reservation of Rights
  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2016

The plaintiff filed a motion to dismiss the defendants' patent invalidity counterclaims for lack of subject matter jurisdiction pursuant to Fed.R.Civ


District Court Orders Production of Settlement Agreements But Denies Request for Deposition That Would Go Beyond Four Corners of the Agreements
  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2016

Plaintiffs filed a declaratory judgment action seeking a declaration that U.S. Patent No. 7,923,221 (the "Cabilly III patent"), owned by Defendants


District Court Declines to "Reverse" Bifurcate Trial to Try Damages before Patent Infringement and Calls Motion "Baseless"
  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2016

California Home Spas, Inc. ("CHS") filed a motion to bifurcate the trial between damages and infringement and asserted that the damage trial should


After Settlement, District Court Declines to Vacate Sanctions Order Requested by Joint Motion from All Parties
  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2016

After all parties agreed to settle the case, the parties jointly moved to vacate a sanctions order. The district court declined to vacate the