Pavo Solutions,. LLC v. Kingston Technology Co., Inc

Kingston Technology Company, Inc. (“Kingston”) appeals the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California’s judgment that Kingston willfully infringed claims 1, 4, and 24 of U.S. Patent No. 6,926,544 (“the ’544 patent”) and awarding $7,515,327.40 in compensatory damages,... Read more →

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Smith & Nephew, Inc. v. Arthrex, Inc.

Arthrex, Inc. appeals a Patent Trial and Appeal Board final written decision finding claims 1, 4, 8, 10–12, 16, 18, and 25–28 of U.S. Patent No. 9,179,907 unpatentable as anticipated. It also challenges a decision by the Commissioner for Patents... Read more →

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Tiger Lily Ventures Ltd. v. Barclays Capital Inc.

Tiger Lily Ventures Ltd. (“Tiger Lily”) appeals from the decision of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“the Board”) sustaining two oppositions that Barclays Capital Inc. (“Barclays”) had filed against Tiger Lily’s applications for... Read more →

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ClearOne, Inc. v. Shure Acquisition Holdings, Inc.

ClearOne, Inc. appeals from an inter partes review final written decision holding the self-similar configuration term in substitute claim 57 of U.S. Patent No. 9,565,493 not indefinite. ClearOne also appeals the Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s separate written decision denying... Read more →

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AK FUTURES LLC V. BOYD STREET DISTRO, LLC

The panel affirmed the district court’s grant of a preliminary injunction in favor of AK Futures LLC, a manufacturer of e-cigarette and vaping products, in a copyright and trademark infringement action in which AK Futures alleges that Boyd Street Distro,... Read more →

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NOCO Co. v. OJ Commerce, LLC

NOCO Company manufactures and sells battery chargers and related products. Although it sells these products itself, NOCO also authorizes resellers if they sign an agreement. This dispute began when NOCO discovered that OJ Commerce (OJC) was selling NOCO’s products on... Read more →

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Kaufman v. Microsoft Corp.

Michael Philip Kaufman owns now-expired U.S. Patent No. 7,885,981, on which he is a co-inventor. The patent describes and claims methods for using a computer to automatically generate an end-user interface for working with the data in a relational database.... Read more →

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Mitek Systems, Inc. v. United Services Automobile Association

In November 2019, Mitek Systems, Inc. brought suit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California against United Services Automobile Association (USAA). It sought a declaratory judgment, under the Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2201(a),... Read more →

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Google, LLC v. IPA Technologies Inc.

Google LLC (“Google”) appeals three inter partes review (“IPR”) decisions of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“Board”) concluding that Google had not shown the challenged claims in U.S. Patent Nos. 6,851,115 (“the ’115 patent”) and 7,069,560 (“the ’560 patent”)... Read more →

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Atlanta Gas Light Co. v. Bennett Regulator Guards, Inc

This case from the United States Patent Trial and Appeal Board returns to us for a third time. In its final written decision, the Board, in the underlying inter partes review proceeding, rejected patent owner Bennett Regulator Guards, Inc.’s argument... Read more →

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