• Koninklijke KPN N.V. v. Sierra Wireless, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2020-04-29
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Industry: Technology Media and Telecom
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Stark
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Brian E. Farnan, Michael J. Farnan and Joseph J. Farnan, Jr., Farnan LLP, Wilmington, DE; Andres C. Healy, Susman Godfrey LLP, Seattle, WA; Lexie G. White, Hunter A. Vance, Alejandra C. Salinas, Jeffrey S. David and Rocco Magni, Susman Godfrey LLP, Houston, TX for plaintiff.
    for defendant: Jack B. Blumenfeld and Jeremy A. Tigan, Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP, Wilmington, DE; Adam Alper, Reza Do-khanchy, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, San Francisco, CA; Michael W. De Vries, Christopher M. Lawless and JB Schiller, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Los Angeles, CA for defendant.

    Case Number: D68963

    Defendants failed to provide sufficient evidence to support its counterclaims, so the court granted summary judgment in favor of plaintiff.

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    Ripple Labs Dismissal Bid Fizzles in Securities Class Action Over XRP Market

    February 26, 2020

    Wednesday's ruling from U.S. District Judge Phyllis Hamilton didn't delve into whether the XRP cryptocurrency meets the definition of a security outlined under federal law, but did find that the class action lawsuits were filed within the applicable time limit.

  • The Recorder

    Fate of XRP Cryptocurrency Market Now in Judge's Hands

    January 15, 2020

    If the class action against Ripple Labs proceeds, it would not only threaten to eliminate XRP's utility as a currency, but it would upend and threaten to destroy "the $500 billion XRP market," according to the financial tech company's motion to dismiss.

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    Federal Circuit Sends Back $444K Fee Award Against Intellectual Ventures

    December 19, 2019

    Delaware federal court Chief Judge Leonard Stark had found some of IV's conduct "exceptional," but said the case overall was not. The Federal Circuit ruled Thursday that while a single act of misconduct can support a fee award under the Patent Act, a district judge still must consider the context of the entire case.

  • Law.com

    Skilled in the Art: Qualcomm Antitrust Cases Heating Up at Ninth Circuit + The Law Behind a Paywall + Lyft Hits Patent Passenger with $500K Fee Bill

    December 3, 2019

    The Ninth Circuit is going to shrink the $5 billion consumer class action against Qualcomm, but isn't spoiling to eliminate it.

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    Ninth Circuit Wants to Downsize Qualcomm Class Action

    December 2, 2019

    A three-judge panel sounded highly skeptical of U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh's decision to certify a nationwide consumer class based on California antitrust law. But they suggested that a California only class—or California plus a handful of other states—might pass muster.

  • Arendi S.A.R.L. v. LG Elec., Inc.

    Publication Date: 2019-09-04
    Practice Area: Patent Litigation
    Industry: Technology Media and Telecom
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Stark
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Neal C. Belgam, Eve H. Ormerod, and Beth A. Swadley, Smith, Katzenstein & Jenkins, LLP, Wilmington, DE, Stephen Susman, Seth Ard, and Max Straus, Susman Godfrey, LLP, New York, NY, John Lahad, Susman Godfrey, LLP, Houston, TX for plaintiffs.
    for defendant: Jeremy D. Anderson, Fish & Richardson, P.C., Wilmington, DE, Steven R. Katz and Matthew C. Berntsen, Fish & Richardson, P.C., Boston, MA, Denise S. Kraft, Brian A. Biggs, and Erin E. Larson, DLA Piper LLP (US), Wilmington, DE, Mark D. Fowler, Christine K. Corbett, and Summer Torrez, DLA Piper LLP (US), East Palo Alto, CA, Robert C. Williams and Kevin C. Hamilton, DLA Piper LLP (US), San Diego, CA, Richard K. Herrmann, Mary B. Matterer, and Kenneth L. Dorsney, Morris James LLP, Wilmington, DE, Brian C. Riopelle and David E. Finkelson, McGuireWoods LLP, Richmond, VA, Rachelle Thompson, McGuireWoods LLP, Raleigh, NC, Jack B. Blumenfeld and Jeremy A. Tigan, Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP, Wilmington, DE, Heidi L. Keefe and Lowell D. Mead, Cooley LLP, Palo Alto, CA, DeAnna Allen and Phillip E. Morton, Cooley LLP, Washington, DC, David E. Moore, Bindu A. Palapura, and Stephanie E. O’Byrne, Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP, Wilmington, DE, Robert W. Unikel, Robert Laurenzi, Michelle Marek Figueiredo, and John Cotiguala, Paul Hastings LLP, Chicago, IL, Rodger D. Smith, Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP, Wilmington, DE, Jeffri A. Kaminski and Justin E. Pierce, Venable LLP, Washington, DC, Jack B. Blumenfeld and Anthony David Raucci, Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP, Wilmington, DE, Jeffri A. Kaminsi, Venable LLP, Washington, DC for defendants.

    Case Number: D68687

    Where patent claims failed to provide sufficient structure for a term or where a POS would not be on sufficient notice to know which algorithms were claimed by a patent, such claims were indefinite.

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    Firm-by-Firm Reports

    June 27, 2019

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    University Research Nonprofit Sues Samsung for Patent Infringement

    May 29, 2019

    "The technology allows you to build circuitry up like skyscrapers, instead of horizontally," said plaintiffs counsel Brian Melton, who added that the patented method enables a chip to run more powerfully, while also saving battery power.

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    $5 Billion Qualcomm Consumer Class Action Put on Hold by Ninth Circuit

    January 23, 2019

    Judge Lucy Koh, who is overseeing the underlying case, indicated she'll stay it while the Ninth Circuit reviews her order certifying a class of some 250 million cellphone purchasers.