• Fetch Interactive Television LLC v. Touchstream Tech. Inc.

    Publication Date: 2019-01-16
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes | Intellectual Property
    Industry: Electronics | Technology Media and Telecom
    Court: Court of Chancery
    Judge: Vice Chancellor Glasscock
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Adam W. Poff, Tammy L. Mercer, and Paul J. Loughman, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, Wilmington, DE; Steven Morgans, Myers Billion LLP, Sioux Falls, SD for plaintiffs.
    for defendant: Herbert W. Mondros, Margolis Edelstein, Wilmington, DE for defendants.

    Case Number: D68422

    Intellectual property licensor properly terminated agreement where licensee breached provision to take no action against or with third-party infringer by offering to sublicense IP, and then failed to comply with licensor's instructions to cure the breach.

  • iBio, Inc. v. Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Zur Forderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.V.

    Publication Date: 2019-01-02
    Practice Area: Business Torts | Intellectual Property
    Industry: Pharmaceuticals
    Court: Court of Chancery
    Judge: Vice Chancellor Montgomery-Reeves
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: David E. Ross and Eric D. Selden, Ross Aronstam & Moritz LLP, Wilmington, DE; Reed S. Oslan, Mark Premo-Hopkins, Britt Cramer, and Allison McDonald, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Chicago, IL; Inbal Hasbani and Kyla Jackson, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, New York, NY for plaintiff.
    for defendant: M. Duncan Grant, Christopher B. Chuff, James H.S. Levine, and Ellis E. Herington, Pepper Hamilton LLP, Wilmington, DE for defendant.

    Case Number: D68406

    Complaint dismissed pursuant to doctrine of laches where plaintiff had inquiry notice defendant may have had a role in its subsidiary's breach of agreements with plaintiff, thereby precluding tolling of limitations period.

  • VLSI Tech. LLC v. Intel Corp.

    Publication Date: 2018-11-21
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property | Patent Litigation
    Industry: Technology Media and Telecom
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Connolly
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Brian E. Farnan and Michael J. Farman of Farnan LLP, Wilmington, DE; Morgan Chu, Ben Hattenbach, Amy E. Proctor, Dominik Slusarczyk and Charlotte J. Wen of Irell & Manella LLP, Boston, MA, attorneys for plaintiff
    for defendant: Jack B. Blumenfeld and Jeremy A. Tigan of Morris, Nichols Arsht & Tunnell LLP, Wilmington, DE Wil-liam F. Lee and Louis W. Tompros of Wilmer, Cutler, Pickering, Hale and Dorr LLP, Palo Alto, CA, Mark D. Selwyn and Amanda L Major of Wilmer, Cutler, Pickering, Hale and Dorr LLP, Washington, DC, at-torneys for defendant.

    Case Number: D68365

    Plaintiff's forum choice was entitled to paramount consideration, and little overlap existed between this case and another pending patent matter between the same parties in another jurisdiction.

  • The Recorder

    Bio-Rad Snares $24 Million Patent Infringement Verdict

    November 15, 2018

    A Delaware jury found that 10x Genomics infringed all seven asserted claims related to droplet microfluidic technology.

  • National Law Journal

    Federal Circuit Judge Wants to Rethink 'Natural Phenomena' Case Law

    October 10, 2018

    Judge Kathleen O'Malley says the court has been too broadly applying the Supreme Court's Myriad decision for the last four years.

  • Acceleration Bay LLC v. Activision Blizzard, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2018-09-12
    Practice Area: Expert Witnesses | Intellectual Property | Patent Litigation
    Industry: E-Commerce | Software
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Andrews
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Philip A. Rovner, Jonathan A. Choa, Potter Anderson & Corroon, LLP, Wilmington, DE; Paul J. Andre, Lisa Kobialka, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, Menlo Park, CA; Aaron M. Frankel, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, New York, NY, attorneys for plaintiff
    for defendant: Jack B. Blumenfeld, Stephen J. Kraftschik, Morris Nichols Arsht & Tunnell LLP, Wilmington, DE; Michael A. Tomasulo, Gino Cheng, David K. Lin, Joe S. Netikosol, Winston & Strawn LLP, Los Angeles, CA; David P. Enzminger, Louis L. Campbell, Winston & Strawn LLP, Menlo Park, CA; Dan K. Webb, Kathleen B. Barry, Winston & Strawn LLP, Chicago, IL; Krista M. Enns, Winston & Strawn LLP, San Francisco, CA; Michael M. Murray, Anup K. Misra, Winston & Strawn LLP, New York, NY; Andrew R. Sommer, Thomas M. Dunham, Michael Woods, Paul N. Harold, Joseph S. Masullo, Winston & Strawn LLP, Washington, DC, attorneys for defendants.

    Case Number: D68278

    Defendant granted summary judgment of non-infringement where sale of game software did not amount to "making, using, or selling" accused game network.

  • Genedics, LLC v. Meta Co.

    Publication Date: 2018-09-05
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property | Patent Litigation
    Industry: Technology Media and Telecom
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Burke
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: David W. deBruin, The deBruin Firm, LLC, Wilmington, DE; Leslie L. Jacobs, Jr. and Gabriela I. Coman, Rubin and Rudman LLP, Washington, DC, attorneys for plaintiff
    for defendant: David E. Moore, Bindu A. Palapura, and Stephanie E. O'Byrne, Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP, Wilmington, DE; Craig Kaufman, Michael C. Ting, and Fatima Alloo, Techknowledge Law Group LLP, Redwood City, CA, attorneys for defendant.

    Case Number: D68271

    Motion to dismiss patent infringement complaint on grounds of non-patent-eligible subject matter denied where patent claims asserted sufficiently inventive concept overcoming obstacles of systems and processes by using existing components in more than conventional manner.

  • National Law Journal

    PTAB Chief Judge Taking New Role at USPTO

    August 15, 2018

    David Ruschke will become a senior adviser, giving PTO Director Andrei Iancu the opportunity to name his own chief of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

  • Alarm.com Holdings, Inc. v. ABS Capital Partners, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2018-06-27
    Practice Area: Contracts | Intellectual Property
    Industry: Investments and Investment Advisory | Technology Media and Telecom
    Court: Court of Chancery
    Judge: Vice Chancellor Laster
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Philip A. Rovner, Jonathan A. Choa, and Alan R. Silverstein, Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP, Wilmington, DE, attorneys for plaintiff
    for defendant: Raymond J. DiCamillo, Chad M. Shandler, Matthew W. Murphy, Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A., Wilmington, DE; Steven F. Barley, Andrea W. Trento, Hogan Lovells US LLP, Baltimore, MD, attorneys for defendants.

    Case Number: D68190

    Misappropriation claim failed where only circumstantial evidence involved defendant's investment in competing business, an act it was permitted to do under the parties' agreements.

  • National Law Journal

    PTAB Chief Accusing Former Employer of Sexual Orientation, Disability Bias

    June 13, 2018

    Chief Judge David Ruschke alleges he was laid off from Medtronic's in-house department for pretextual reasons in 2015.