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Curtain Wars Continue - Judge Schofield Construes Design Patent Claim Term

USA - October 20 2021 On October 14, 2021, United States District Judge Lorna G. Schofield (S.D.N.Y.) construed the scope of U.S. Design Patent No. 668,091 (“the D091…

You Don’t Belong Here - Judge Ramos Grants Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction and Improper Venue

USA - October 5 2021 On September 28, 2021, United States District Judge Edgardo Ramos (S.D.N.Y.) granted Defendant JLC Tech LLC’s (“JLC”) motion to dismiss for lack of…

Judge Vyskocil Allows Amino Acid Case to Go Forward Despite “Group Pleading” and “Inconsistent Allegations” of Infringement

USA - October 5 2021 On September 27, 2021, U.S. District Court Judge Mary Kay Vyskocil held that plaintiffs Ajinomoto Co., Inc. and Ajinomoto Heartland Inc. had alleged…

Judge Preska Allows Laryngoscope Case to Precede, Albeit With Fewer Claims

USA - September 30 2021 On September 2, 2021, United States District Judge Loretta A. Preska (S.D.N.Y.) granted in part and denied in part Defendants’ motion for judgment on…

Judge McMahon Sua Sponte Stays Case Until End of Year: “Enough really is enough.”

USA - August 17 2021 On August 12, 2021, United States District Court Colleen McMahon (S.D.N.Y.) denied Plaintiff GeigTech East Bay LLC’s (“GeigTech”) motions for a…

Judge Chen notes split in authority as to whether claim construction is a dispositive pretrial matter

USA - August 3 2021 On July 20, 2021, District Judge Pamela Chen (E.D.N.Y.) adopted, in its entirety, Judge Bulsara’s report and recommendation (“R&R”) in Sunscreen Mist…

You Can Keep Your Curtains: Judge Schofield Denies Preliminary Injunction

USA - June 2 2021 On May 26, 2021, United States District Judge Lorna G. Schofield (S.D.N.Y.) denied a preliminary injunction request from Plaintiffs Sure Fit Home…

Judge Cogan Acknowledges the Error of Precluding Evidence of Secondary Considerations of Nonobviousness

USA - May 5 2021 On April 27, 2021, United States District Judge Brian M. Cogan (E.D.N.Y.) grantedPlaintiff Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc. ("Leviton") motion for a…

Judge Netburn Grants Transfer Venue Motion

USA - May 5 2021 On April 29, 2021, District Judge Sarah Netburn (S.D.N.Y.) granted defendant salesforce.com, Inc.’s ("Salesforce") motion for transfer of venue to…

Judge Oetken Rejects Fee Award Despite Plaintiff’s Failure to Prove Standing

USA - April 22 2021 On March 5, 2021, the Federal Circuit affirmed U.S. District Judge J. Paul Oetken’s (S.D.N.Y.) order dismissing the remaining claims of plaintiff…