Although this blog typically focuses on decisions rendered in intellectual property and/or antitrust cases currently in or that originated in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware or are in the Federal Circuit, every now and then there is a decision rendered in another federal trial or appellate court that is significant

Effective July 1, 2021, the Honorable Colm F. Connolly became Chief Judge in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware.  Chief Judge Connolly assumed the role from the Honorable Leonard P. Stark, who served the District of Delaware well as Chief Judge since 2014.

Thank you Chief Judge Stark for your leadership,

By Memorandum Opinion entered by the Honorable Richard G. Andrews in Peleton Interactive, Inc. v. ICON Health & Fitness, Inc., Civil Action No. 20-662-RGA (D.Del. May 28, 2021), the Court granted in part and denied in part Peleton’s Partial Motion to Dismiss ICON’s First Amended Counterclaims.  In doing so, among other things, the Court

By Memorandum Opinion entered by The Honorable Colm F. Connolly in CareDx, Inc. v. Natera, Inc., Civil Action No. 19-662-CFC-CJB (D.Del. May 7, 2021), the Court granted Natera’s motion to exclude at trial the opinions of CareDx’s damages expert relating to “corrective advertising damages.”  CareDx sought to offer the damages expert’s testimony at trial

By Memorandum Order entered by The Honorable Colm F. Connolly in 10x Genomics, Inc. v. Celsee, Inc., Civil Action No. 19-862-CFC-SRF (D.Del. April 8, 2021), the Court denied Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment on Plaintiff’s false advertising claims under the Lanham Act and the Delaware Deceptive Trade Practices Act (“DTPA”) after finding that genuine