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Significant Decisions/Orders in January 2014

Rates Technology Inc., v. Broadvox Holding Company et al.
Case Number: 1:13-cv-00152-SAS
Date: January 6, 2014
Document (Dkt. 116)

Motions to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction and Rule 11 sanctions denied.

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Briese Lichttenchink Vertriebs GmbH et al. v. Brent Langton et al. Case Number: 1:09-cv-09790-SC-MHD
Date: January 8, 2014
Document (Dkt. 480)

Pre-judgment interest rate set to prime rate.

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In Re Investigation by Eric T. Schneiderman, Attorney General of the State of New York, of MPHJ Technology Investments, LLC
Date: January 13, 2014
Document (Assurance No. 14-015)

New York’s settlement with “Patent Trolls” provides guidance to licensors.

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Braintree Laboratories, Inc. v. Breckenridge Pharmaceutical, Inc.
Case Number: 1:12-cv-06851-AJN  
Date: January 17, 2014
Document (Dkt. 65)

Waiting for Federal Circuit to rule on patent validity.

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Yama Capital LLC v. Canon Inc., et al.
Case Number: 1:12-cv-07159-KPF
Date: January 17, 2014
Document (Dkt. 45)

Yama's infringement contentions stricken, case settles.

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Baseball Quick, LLC v. MLB Advanced Media L.P. et al.
Case Number: 1:11-cv-01735-KBF
Date: January 21, 2014
Document (Dkt. 144)

Stay pending reexamination likely to be lifted.

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Tomita Technologies USA, LLC et al v. Nintendo Co., Ltd. et al.
Case Number: 1:11-cv-04256-JSR
Date: January 21, 2014
Document (Dkt. 177)

Additional time allowed to post appeal bond.

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Briese Lichttenchink Vertriebs GmbH et al. v. Brent Langton et al.
Case Number: 1:09-cv-09790-SC
Date: January 22, 2014
Document (Dkt. 483)

Judgment entered against defendants jointly and severally for $953K.

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Rates Technology Inc., v. Broadvox Holding Company et al.
Case Number: 1:13-cv-00152-SAS
Date: January 28, 2014
Document (Dkt. 125)

Claim constructions determined.

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Droplets, Inc. v. E*Trade Financial Corporation et al.
Case Number: 1:12-cv-02326-CM
Date: January 28, 2014
Document (Dkt. 242)

Claim construction augmented.

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Medien Patent Verwaltung AG v. Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. et al.
Case Number: 1:10-cv-04119-CM
Date: January 29, 2014
Document (Dkt. 156)

Summary judgment of not invalid leaves only damages to be resolved.

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Purdue Pharma L.P. et al. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals, USA, Inc.
Case Number: 1:11-cv-02037-SHS
Date: January 14, 2014
Document (Dkt. 149)

OxyContin claims in four patents infringed but invalid; fifth patent’s claims found indefinite.

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Purdue Pharma L.P. et al. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals, USA, Inc.
Case Number: 1:04-md-01603-SHS
Date: January 14, 2014
Document (Dkt. 634)

OxyContin claims in four patents infringed but invalid; fifth patent’s claims found indefinite.

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Purdue Pharma L.P. et al. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals, USA, Inc.
Case Number: 1:12-cv-05083-SHS
Date: January 22, 2014
Document (Dkt. 46)

OxyContin patent claims invalid.

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Purdue Pharma L.P. et al. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals, USA, Inc.
Case Number: 1:11-cv-02037-SHS
Date: January 22, 2014
Document (Dkt. 150)

Judgment: OxyContin patent claims invalid.

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Purdue Pharma L.P. et al. v. Sandoz Inc.
Case Number: 1:11-cv-04694-SHS
Date:  January 8, 2014
Document (Dkt. 124)

OxyContin settlement between Purdue, The P.F. Laboratories, Rhodes Technologies, University of Texas, Grunenthal, and Sandoz approved. 

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Purdue Pharma L.P. et al. v. Sandoz Inc.
Case Number: 1:13-cv-07776-SHS
Date: January 8, 2014
Document (Dkt. 16)

OxyContin settlement between Purdue and Sandoz approved.

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Purdue Pharma L.P. et al. v. Sandoz Inc.
Case Number: 1:12-cv-00897-SHS
Date: January 8, 2014
Document (Dkt. 64)

OxyContin settlement between Purdue, Rhodes Technologies, University of Texas, Grunenthal, and Sandoz approved.


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Purdue Pharma L.P. et al. v. Sandoz Inc.
Case Number: 1:12-cv-05082-SHS
Date: January 8, 2014
Document (Dkt. 43)

OxyContin settlement between Purdue, Grunenthal, and Sandoz approved.

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Purdue Pharma L.P. et al. v. Sandoz Inc.
Case Number: 1:12-cv-07582-SHS
Date: January 8, 2014
Document (Dkt. 69)

OxyContin settlement between Purdue, Grunenthal, and Sandoz.

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Purdue Pharma L.P. et al v. Amneal Pharmaceuticals, LLC
Case Number: 1:11-cv-08153-SHS
Date: January 14, 2014
Document (Dkt. 84)

Possible collateral estoppel in OxyContin case due to this month’s Teva decision.

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Purdue Pharma L.P. et al v. Amneal Pharmaceuticals, LLC
Case Number: 1:11-cv-08153-SHS 
Date: January 29, 2014
Document (Dkt. 86)

Possible collateral estoppel in OxyContin case due to this month’s Teva decision.

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Purdue Pharma L.P. v. Epic Pharma, LLC
Case Number: 1:13-cv-00683-SHS 
Date: January 14, 2014
Document (Dkt. 18)

Possible collateral estoppel in OxyContin case due to this month’s Teva decision.

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Purdue Pharma L.P. v. Epic Pharma, LLC
Case Number: 1:13-cv-00683-SHS
Date: January 29, 2014
Document (Dkt. 23)

Possible collateral estoppel in OxyContin case due to this month’s Teva decision.

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Purdue Pharma L.P. et al. V. Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. et al.
Case Number: 1:12-cv-02959-SHS
Date: January 14, 2014
Document (Dkt. 44)

Possible collateral estoppel in OxyContin case due to this month’s Teva decision.

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Purdue Pharma L.P. et al. v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. et al.
Case Number: 1:12-cv-02959-SHS
Date: January 29, 2014
Document (Dkt. 51)

Possible collateral estoppel in OxyContin case due to this month’s Teva decision.

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The Echo Design Group, Inc. v. BCBG Max Azaria Group, Inc. 
Case Number: 1:13-cv-07787-AT
Date: January 2, 2014 
Document (Dkt. 6)

“Gloves for touchscreen use” patent case dismissed without prejudice.

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Vegtrug USA, LLC v. T&L Cedar Lawn Furniture, Inc. et al.
Case Number: 7:12-cv-06192-VB
Date: January 2, 2014
Document (Dkt. 29)

Design patent case dismissed with prejudice.

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Mobile Transformation, LLC v. US Weekly
Case Number: 1:13-cv-03450-PGG
Date: January 2, 2014
Document (Dkt. 28)

"System and method for displaying advertisements with played data" patent case dismissed with prejudice.

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Pkoh NYC, LLC v. Evriholder Products, LLC
Case Number: 1:13-cv-04913-PKC 
Date: January 2, 2014
Document (Dkt. 9)

"Elastomeric dispensing container" patent case dismissed with prejudice.

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Innovelis, Inc. v. Zeikos, Inc.
Case Number: 1:13-cv-05650-PGG
Date: January 6, 2014
Document (Dkt. 17)

"Headphone positioning device" patent case dismissed with prejudice.

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Echo Design v. Dualstar Entertainment
Case Number: 1:13-cv-07791-JGK
Date: January 7, 2014
Document (Dkt. 13)

"Gloves for touchscreen use" patent case dismissed with prejudice.

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U.S. Philips Corp. v. Princo Corp. et al.
Case Number: 7:02-cv-00246-CS
Date: January 9, 2014
Document (Dkt. 302)

U.S. Philips v. Princo dismissed with prejudice.

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Enzo Biochem, Inc. et al v. Ordchid Biosciences, Inc.
Case Number: 1:03-cv-03819-RJS  
Date: January 13, 2014
Document (Dkt. 103)

Enzo Biochem v. Orchid Biosciences dismissed with prejudice.

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Comcast Corporations et al. v. C-Cation Inc. et al.
Case Number: 1:11-cv-01922-JGK 
Date: January 23, 2014
Document (Dkt. 178)

Telecommunications patents case dismissed with prejudice. 

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Gilead Sciences, Inc et al. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, INC. et al.
Case Number: 1:08-10838-RJS
Date: January 29, 2014
Document (Dkt. 191)

Paragraph III certification leads to dismissal of claim in ANDA case.

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