Significant Decisions/Orders Filed in December 2014

Enzo Biochem, Inc. et al. v. Molecular Probes, Inc.
Case Number: 1:03-cv-03816-RJS
Date: December 10, 2014
Document (Dkt. 206)

Contrary claim construction at USPTO no reason to reconsider court’s construction. More >

Endo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Grüenthal GmbH v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. and Barr Laboratories, Inc.
Case Number: 1:12-cv-08060-TPG-GWG
Date: December 4, 2014
Document (Dkt. 86)

1+ year delay post-answer in counterclaiming for invalidity and non-infringement is acceptable under Rule 15. More >

Blue Spike, LLC v. Soundmouse Ltd.
Case Number: 1:14-cv-02243
Date: December 2, 2014 (Dkt. 48); December 23, 2014 (Dkt. 49)
Document (Dkt. 48)
Document (Dkt. 49)

For product claims, the “use” of an accused product that operates outside the U.S. still fails within the reach of Section 271(a) if a user within the U.S. has control over the operations of the accused product. More >

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Merus B.V.
Case Number: 1:14-cv-01650-KBF
Date: December 5, 2014
Document (Dkt. 223)

Production of prosecuting attorney’s memorandum about prior art waives privilege. More >

Celltrion Healthcare Co., Ltd. et al. v. Kennedy Trust for Rheumatology Research; Hospira, Inc. v. Janssen Biotech, Inc. et al.
Case Number: 1:14-cv-02256 and 1:14-cv-07049
Date: December 1, 2014
Document (Dkt. 32)
Document (Dkt. 60)

The BPCIA’s framework for patent dispute resolution counsels against the exercise of declaratory judgment jurisdiction. More >

Baseball Quick, LLC v. MLB Advanced Media L.P.
Case Number: 1:11-cv-01735-KBF
Date: December 4, 2014
Document (Dkt. 229)

Claims to a method of making a baseball highlight video not infringed.
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Lumen View Technology LLC v.
Case Number: 1:13-cv-03599-DLC
Date: December 8, 2014
Document (Dkt. 119) awarded approximately $302K in attorneys’ and costs under 35 USC § 285. More >

TNS Media Research, LLC (d/b/a) Kantar Media Audiences and Cavendish Square Holding, B.V. v. Tivo Research and Analytics, Inc.
Case Number: 1:11-cv-04039-SAS
Date: December 8, 2014
Document (Dkt. 207)

Amount of fees and non-taxable costs in exceptional case to be sealed.
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Intellectual Ventures I LLC, et al. v. Citigroup, Inc., et al.
Case Number: 1:14-cv-04638
Date: December 9, 2014
Document (Dkt. 50)

Judge Hellerstein refused to stay case pending resolution of other cases involving the patents in suit. More >

Purdue Pharma L.P. et al. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.; Purdue Pharma L.P. et al. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.
Case Number: 1:13-cv-04606-SHS (Dk.t 92); 1:14-cv-02357-SHS (Dkt. 80)
Date: December 23, 2014
Document (Dkt. 92)
Document (Dkt. 80)

Teva receives license to three patents covering oxycodone dosage forms.
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