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No Right to Jury Trial or Evidentiary Hearing for Calculation of Disgorgement of Profits in Design Patent Case

USA - April 14 2021 The district court previously granted summary judgment in favor of the plaintiff, Red Carpet Studio (“Red Carpet”), finding that Defendants Midwest…

Intent to Defraud Patent and Trademark Office Deprives Documents of Attorney-Client Privilege Protection

USA - April 7 2021 Plaintiff Global Tubing, LLC (“Global”) filed a motion to compel production of documents withheld as privileged by Defendant Tenaris Coiled Tubes…

District Court Excludes Damage Expert for Allocating Damages Equally Among Multiple Patents

USA - March 4 2021 In this patent infringement action, the plaintiff, Personalized Media Communications, LLC (“PMC”), moved to exclude the testimony of Apple’s damages…

District Court Determines Attorney’s Eyes Only Designation Proper for Relevant Documents Even If They Do Not Constitute Trade Secrets

USA - February 25 2021 Plaintiff All Plastic contended it was a leading manufacturer of premium displays and containers for medicinal and recreational cannabis dispensaries…

District Court Denies Motion for Summary Judgment for Failure to Meet and Confer Prior to Filing Motion

USA - February 2 2021 In this patent infringement action, the City of Hope filed a motion for summary judgment. The district court denied the motion without prejudice for…

Not Patent Misuse to License U.S. Patents in Foreign Jurisdictions for “Administrative Convenience”

USA - January 11 2021 The defendant, IBG, contended that the plaintiff, Trading Technologies (“TT”) committed patent misuse (rendering its patents unenforceable) when it…

Plaintiff’s Violation of Protective Order Results in $40,000 in Sanctions for Disclosing Confidential Information from U.S. Litigation in a Lawsuit in China

China, USA - December 16 2020 SIMO Holdings Inc. (“SIMO”) prevailed on its patent infringement claims against defendant Hong Kong uCloudlink Network Technology Limited…

Alleged Bias Not a Sufficient Basis to Exclude Expert on Invalidity and Infringement

USA - July 21 2020 In this patent infringement action, the plaintiffs sought to exclude the defendant’s expert on invalidity and infringement. One of the grounds on…

District Court Adopts Recommendation of Special Master Awarding Reasonable Attorney’s Fees Based on Flat Fee Agreement

USA - June 4 2020 Following Straight Path IP Group’s, the patent owner’s, unsuccessful appeal, Apple and Cisco moved for reasonable attorney’s fees. Although the…

District Court Excludes Royalty Damage Expert for “Conservative” Estimate That Relied upon 50% Apportionment Figure

USA - May 28 2020 Foundation argued that the portions of Dr. Becker’s and Dr. Cooper’s testimony regarding reasonable royalty damages should be excluded because they…