Monthly Archives: April 2016

High Point SARL v. Sprint Nextel Corp. et al.

Docket No. 2015-1298 REYNA, MAYER, CHEN April 5, 2016 Brief Summary: DC decision that High Points suit was precluded by equitable estoppel affirmed. Summary: High Point appealed from DC grant of SJ that equitable estoppel and laches preclude the suit. … Continue reading

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SimpleAir, Inc. v. Sony / Google / Motorola / Microsoft

Docket No. 2015-1253 MOORE, REYNA, WALLACH April 1, 2016 Brief Summary: DC claim construction and infringement reversed (the DC “and SimpleAir would equate ‘data feeds’ with ‘data channel[s],’ but this interpretation is implausible” in view of the specification.) Summary: Google … Continue reading

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Microsoft Corporation et al. / Google Inc. v. Geotag, Inc.

Docket No. 2015-1140 LOURIE, WALLACH, STOLL April 1, 2016 Brief Summary: DC found to have jurisdiction under Federal Circuit law (28 USC § 1338(a)), not Third Circuit law, because the “question is unique to patent law”. It also found no … Continue reading

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Romag Fasteners, Inc. v. Fossil, Inc. et al.

Docket No. 2014-1856, 2014-1857 DYK, WALLACH, HUGHES March 31, 2016 Brief Summary: DC decision that “Romag is not entitled to recover Fossil’s profits” for trademark infringement “as Romag did not prove that Fossil infringed willfully” affirmed under Second Circuit precedent … Continue reading

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Scott Clare et al. v. Chrysler Group LLC

Docket No. 2015-1199 PROST, MOORE, WALLACH March 31, 2016 Brief Summary: DC claim construction (e.g., (“the non-obvious appearance of the storage box is required of the claimed truck whether or not it deters theft”) and grant of SJ of non-infringement … Continue reading

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