SDNY Patent Litigation Update: Vol. 1, No. 11

The New York patent litigation attorneys at Robins Kaplan LLP track the SDNY docket so you don't have to.

The SDNY Patent Litigation Update provides a single-resource, monthly summary of patent litigation action in the SDNY including important decisions, complaints filed, and trending issues. For example, in October, Judge Buchwald surveyed post-Octane decisions and refused to find the Small v. Implant Direct case exceptional.
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Significant Decisions/Court Orders 7 More >

Dr. Paula Small v. Implant Direct MFG. LLC d/b/a Implant Direct, LLC
Case Number: 1:06-cv-00683-NRB
Date: October 23, 2014

In denying attorney’s fees under 35 U.S.C. § 285, Judge Buchwald reviews post-Octane decisions.
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Touchtunes Music Corp. v. Rowe International Corp., Arachnid, Inc., et al.
Case Number: 1:07-cv-11450-RWS
Date: October 21, 2014

Judge Sweet trims award of attorney’s fees because of block billing and claims for fees for a non-compulsory defense; issues final judgment.
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Keystone Global LLC v. Auto Essentials Inc., et al.
Case Number: 1:12-cv-09077-DLC-GWG
Date: October 1, 2014

Magistrate Gorenstein recommends changing trebled damages to defaulting defendant, but no attorney’s fees.
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 Complaints 6 More >

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Patent Number(s)

Accused Product(s)

10/1/2014 1:14-cv-07934-PAC Kowa Company Ltd.; Kowa Pharmaceuticals America, Inc.,; Nissan Chemical Industries, Ltd. Apotex, Inc.; Apotex Corp.


8,557,993 (“Crystalline forms of pitavastatin calcium”)
1 mg, 2mg, and 4 mg tablets comprising of pitavastin calcium
10/2/2014 1:14-cv-07954-RJS IXI Mobile (R&D) Ltd.; IXI IP, LLC
Apple, Inc.
7,295,532 (“System, device and computer readable medium for providing networking services on a mobile device”); 7,426,398 (“Event control system and method for a mobile communication network”); 7,016,648 (“Method, system and computer readable medium for downloading a software component to a device in a short distance wireless network”); 7,039,033 (“System, device and computer readable medium for providing a managed wireless network using short-range radio signals”)
Products with Wireless Hotspot Features and/or Remote Control Features e.g. iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, “3rd Generation” iPad, iPad with Retina display, iPad 2, iPad mini, iPad Air, and Apple Watch Devices
10/3/2014 1:14-cv-07983-TPG Consolidated Work Station Computing, LLC
Hitachi, Ltd.; Hitachi America, Ltd.; Hitachi Data Systems Corporation
6,823,475 (“PC-CPU motherboards with common fault-tolerant power supply”)
Hitachi Compute Blade Server systems, e.g., Compute Blade 2000 and Compute Blade 500

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