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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…

Magistrate Judge Bulsara “Blocks” Indefiniteness Argument Against Sunscreen Dispensing Patent

USA - March 3 2021 On February 26, 2021, United States Magistrate Judge Sanket J. Bulsara (E.D.N.Y.) issued a claim construction ruling in Sunscreen Mist Holdings, LLC…

Magistrate Judge Reyes Recommends Dismissal of DJ Action Against Assignee That Never Owned The Patent-In-Suit

USA - March 2 2021 On February 9, 2021, United States Magistrate Judge Ramon E. Reyes, Jr. (E.D.N.Y.) recommended that Sell Below Cost USA LLC’s (“Sell Below”) DJ…

Judge Tiscione Rules Patent Misuse Is Purged When Infringement Tainted Lawsuit Is Dismissed

USA - March 1 2021 On February 16, 2021, U.S. Magistrate Judge Steven L. Tiscione (E.D.N.Y.) recommended granting plaintiff Nationwide Sales and Services Inc.’s…

Judge Schofield Rejects Application of Rare Equitable Estoppel Defense

USA - February 18 2021 On February 9, 2021, District Judge Lorna Schofield (S.D.N.Y.) denied defendant Google LLC’s motion for summary judgment on the defense of equitable…