SDNY Patent Litigation Update: Vol. 2, No. 1

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 December, Judge Sullivan states that contrary claim construction at the USPTO is no reason to reconsider the court’s construction, because the USPTO’s construction is not binding on the court.
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Significant Decisions/Court Orders 7 More >

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 >

 Complaints 4 More >

Date Filed

Case Number 



Patent Number(s)

Accused Product(s)

12/3/2014 1:14-cv-09558-UA Network-1 Technologies, Inc. Google, Inc.; YouTube, LLC


8,904,464 (“Method for tagging an electronic media work to perform an action”)

YouTube’s Content ID system

12/3/2014 1:14-cv-09560-JSR Tomita Technologies USA, LLC; Tomita Technologies International, Inc.

Nintendo Co., Ltd.; Nintendo of America, Inc.

7,417,664 (“Stereoscopic image picking up and display system based upon optical axes cross-point information”)

Nintendo 3DS XL video game products

12/4/2014 7:14-cv-09583-KMK Disk Authoring Technologies LLC

Corel Corporation

6,215,743 (“Data recording and reproducing method for multi-layered optical disk system”); 6,339,568 (“Data recording and reproducing technique for multi-layered optical disk system using different compression techniques”)

Roxio Creator NXT and NXT Pro product lines, Roxio easy CD & DVD product lines, Roxio myDVD product lines, Roxio Toast product lines, Corel Video Studio product lines, Corel Photo Video Studio product lines, Corel DVD MovieFactory product lines, and other optical disk recording and reproducing products.

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