September 2013 Blog Posts (19)

Toshiba, NovelPoint End Patent Dispute



Case Filed: Dec 08, 2012
Case Closed: Sep 24, 2013…
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Added by Bala Krishnan on September 30, 2013 at 11:43pm — No Comments

Purdue, Par Conclude Lawsuit over Generic OxyContin



Case Filed: Mar 23, 2011
Case Closed: Sep 24, 2013…
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Added by Bala Krishnan on September 30, 2013 at 12:01am — No Comments

Family Reduction Methods: Why I Don’t Use Simple Families When Counting Patents Either

This post will looked at the use of simple patent families when performing a family reduction pre-processing step. While simple patent families normally give similar statistical values to what is seen with other family reduction methods, the use of them is not generally recommended. A discussion on the reasons behind this assertion is provided. In addition, based on input from the previous two posts, the ramifications of the relationship between US and WO documents, and the impact they have…

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Added by Anthony Trippe on September 29, 2013 at 8:18pm — No Comments

Purdue, Par Conclude Lawsuit over Generic OxyContin



Case Filed: Mar 23, 2011
Case Closed: Sep 24, 2013…
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Added by Bala Krishnan on September 27, 2013 at 6:32am — No Comments

Hetero, Merck, BMS End Patent Dispute over Generic HIV Drug



Case Filed: Mar 07, 2013
Case Closed: Sep 20, 2013…
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Added by Bala Krishnan on September 25, 2013 at 9:45pm — No Comments

Toshiba, NovelPoint Settle Suit over Security Patents



Case Filed: Mar 09, 2012
Case Closed: Sep 19, 2013…
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Added by Bala Krishnan on September 25, 2013 at 6:52am — No Comments

Lawsuit Ends against Oracle over Call Queuing System



Case Filed: Apr 14, 2011
Case Closed: Sep 18, 2013…
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Added by Bala Krishnan on September 24, 2013 at 1:51am — No Comments

Court Dismisses Java Infringement Claims against Samsung



Case Filed: Dec 09, 2010
 
Case Closed: Sep 17, 2013…
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Added by Bala Krishnan on September 23, 2013 at 12:26am — No Comments

New this Week: The Impact of PCT Applications on the US Patent System and Multiple WO Documents in the Same Extended Family

This past week on Patinformatics.com the focus was on WO documents with two posts on this topic. In the first, it became clear from an analysis conducted that while the use of the PCT system by US applicants has flattened out recently, and as a percentage is not dominated by them as much as it used to be, WO documents still play a critical role in the filing strategy of US organizations. In particular, a dramatic shift in the use of PCT applications occurred, and could be clearly seen,…

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Added by Anthony Trippe on September 23, 2013 at 12:01am — 2 Comments

Google Lawsuits Settled



Plaintiff: Brilliant Optical Solutions
Case Filed: Apr 10, 2013…
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Added by Bala Krishnan on September 19, 2013 at 10:41pm — No Comments

Court Issues Judgment Favoring YouTube



Case Filed: Mar 11, 2011
Case Closed: Sep 13, 2013…
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Added by Bala Krishnan on September 18, 2013 at 11:03pm — No Comments

Apple, Samsung Daubert Docs Should Have Been Sealed, Federal Circuit Rules

Posted by Robert Ambrogi, Contributing Author on 2013/09/17Add comments

The media dubbed it, “The Patent Trial of the Century.” In 2011, Apple sued Samsung, claiming its smartphones and tablets infringed patents for the iPhone and iPad. Samsung countersued, alleging that Apple’s products violated its patents. On…

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Added by Maggie Tamburro on September 14, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

MSD, Sandoz Settle Suit over Zetia Generic



Case Filed: Sep 27, 2012
Case Closed: Sep 09, 2013…
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Added by Bala Krishnan on September 13, 2013 at 8:15am — No Comments

GSK, Apotex Patent Suit Administratively Closed



Case Filed: Aug 31, 2012
Case Closed: Sep 04, 2013…
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Added by Bala Krishnan on September 10, 2013 at 6:50am — No Comments

Mosaid Patent Dispute against Freescale Semiconductor et al. Ends



Plaintiffs: Mosaid Technologies, LSI, Agere Systems
Defendants: Freescale Semiconductor, NVIDIA, Interphase Corporation, ARM…
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Added by Bala Krishnan on September 6, 2013 at 12:11am — No Comments

Report from WIPO Workshop on Patent Analytics and Additional Workshop Dates

This post provides details on the World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO) Regional Workshop on Patent Analytics that was held August 26th-28th in Rio de Janeiro, and was jointly organized by the National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI) of Brazil. Patent analysis, and in particular the generation of patent landscape reports (PLRs), continues to gain in popularity as a tool for strategic decision-making, both in the public, and private sectors. WIPO initially began to call…

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Added by Anthony Trippe on September 5, 2013 at 10:09pm — No Comments

Court Dismisses VirnetX Suit against Apple on FaceTime App



Case Filed: Aug 05, 2013
Case Closed: Aug 29, 2013…
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Added by Bala Krishnan on September 5, 2013 at 3:11am — No Comments

Court Dismisses VirnetX Suit against Apple on FaceTime App



Case Filed: Aug 05, 2013
Case Closed: Aug 29, 2013…
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Added by Bala Krishnan on September 5, 2013 at 3:11am — No Comments

Acer Settles Suit over Security Methods on Mobile Phones



Plaintiff:  Tierra Intelectual Borinquen (TIB)


Defendant: Acer…
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Added by Bala Krishnan on September 4, 2013 at 12:15am — No Comments

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