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Judge Gonzalez Grants Preliminary Injunction to Accused Infringer For "What Appears to Be a Fraudulent Claim to a Patent"

USA - January 12 2023 On December 18, 2022, Judge Gonzalez (E.D.N.Y.) granted-in-part and denied-in-part Plaintiff Sound Around Inc.'s motion for entry of a preliminary…

Judge Lehrburger Finds That Original Complaint Can Provide Requisite Knowledge For Willfulness Allegations in Second Amended Complaint

USA - January 5 2023 Three weeks after recommending deferral of claim construction in a patent dispute between competing massage-device companies, Magistrate Judge…

Judge Lehrburger Recommends Deferring Claim Construction Until Full Record is “Graspable”

USA - December 15 2022 What does it mean for a handle of a massage device to be “graspable”? We do not yet know. In Therabody, Inc. v. Tzumi Electronics LLC, No. 21-CV-7803…

We Will Just Have to Wait - Judge Liman Grants Motion to Stay Pending Resolution of Parallel Motion to Dismiss

USA - October 25 2022 On October 4, 2022, District Judge Lewis J. Liman (S.D.N.Y.) granted a motion to stay pending the resolution of a motion to dismiss in a parallel…

Product or Person, Not Both: Judge Hellerstein Dismisses Complaint for Alleging That the Accused Instrumentality is the Defendant

USA - September 16 2022 On August 25, 2022, Judge Hellerstein (S.D.N.Y.) granted defendant SAS Institute’s (“SAS”) motion to dismiss plaintiff Invincible IP LLC’s…

No Two Bites at the Apple: Judge Gorenstein Finds Claim Preclusion Prevents Lawsuit

USA - June 29 2022 On June 21, 2022, Judge Gabriel W. Gorenstein (S.D.N.Y.) granted Defendant Verifone System Inc.’s (“Verifone”) motion to dismiss the complaint of…

Judge Gorenstein Rules Either Use Objections or Lose Them in Discovery Responses

USA - June 1 2022 On May 20, 2022, Magistrate Judge Gabriel Gorenstein (S.D.N.Y.) ruled on several discovery disputes inSure Fit Home Prods., LLC v. Maytex Mills Inc…

Judge McMahon Finds That No Construction Is Necessary: “Period. End of Story”

USA - May 19 2022 On May 5, 2022, United States District Court Colleen McMahon (S.D.N.Y.) issued a claim construction decision in a long-running set of patent and…

100% Discount on Unpatentable Claims: Judge Liman Holds System for Processing Discounts in Financial Transactions to be Ineligible for Patenting Under Section 101

USA - May 9 2022 On May 3, 2022, Judge Lewis J. Liman found patent claims directed to the computerized processing of financial transaction data that splits the…

Judge Caproni Shelves Infringement Action Concerning Store Partitions Before IPR Institution

USA - May 9 2022 On May 2, 2022, Judge Valerie Caproni (S.D.N.Y) granted a motion by international fashion company Chanel Inc. to stay proceedings in a patent…