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Acceleration v. Activision: District Court Excludes Damage Expert For Claiming That Non-Accused Products Were Non-Infringing Alternatives

USA - September 13 2019 Acceleration Bay LLC (“Acceleration”) filed a patent infringement suit against Activision Blizzard Inc. (“Activision”) alleging that versions of its…

Instructing Employees Not to Read Third Party Patents Insufficient to Establish Willful Blindness

USA - August 13 2019 In this patent infringement action, Intel filed a motion to dismiss the patent infringement claims for direct and indirect infringement pursuant to…

Bushnell v. Cisco: District Court Dismisses Willfulness Allegations Solely Based on Knowledge of Patents by Acquired Entity

USA - May 9 2019 Cisco moved to dismiss the Plaintiff’s patent infringement complaint pre-lawsuit willfulness allegations. As the district court explained, the…

District Court Grants Supplemental Motion for Award of Attorneys’ Fees after Federal Circuit Affirms Dismissal on Appeal

USA - May 1 2019 After the district court dismissed plaintiff’s patent infringement claims, finding the patents directed to patent-ineligible subject matter, and…

Bell Northern Research v. ZTE: Court Grants Protective Order to Prevent Plaintiff from Using a Former Consultant of Defendant as an Expert Witness

USA - April 24 2019 In a previous litigation involving ZTE (but not the plaintiff), ZTE entered into a consulting arrangement with Dr. Madisetti. ZTE asserted that ZTE…

District Court Denied Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction Where Defendant Failed to Submit Any Evidence and Merely Relied upon Allegations of Complaint

USA - April 19 2019 In this patent infringement action, the defendants, Synergistics, Inc. (“Synergistics”), filed a motion to dismiss the complaint for lack of personal…

Magistrate Judge Recommends Denial of Motion to Amend Final Infringement Contentions Where Plaintiff Should Have Sought Additional Information in Discovery

USA - April 9 2019 Plaintiff, Fox Factory, moved to amend its final infringement contentions, asserting that the defendant, SRAM, LLC, had failed to produce relevant…

District Court Dismisses Complaint with Prejudice for Plaintiff’s Failure to Participate in Discovery and for Failure to Comply with Court Orders

USA - March 22 2019 In this patent infringement action, the defendant moved to dismiss the Plaintiff’s complaint for the plaintiff’s failure to participate in discovery…

Motion to Disqualify Based on Representation of “Sister” Companies Denied Where There Was No Showing of Actual Conflict or Possession of Confidential Information

USA - March 12 2019 In this patent infringement action, the plaintiff, International Designs Corporation, LLC (“IDC”), moved to disqualify the counsel for defendant Hair…

District Court Denies Motion to Stay Pending Resolution of Dispositive Motion

USA - March 5 2019 In this patent infringement action, the defendant, Playmonster LLC (“Playmonster”), requested that the district court stay discovery during the…