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

By Memorandum Opinion entered by The Honorable Richard G. Andrews in Express Mobile, Inc. v. Squarespace, Inc., Civil Action No. 20-1163-RGA (D.Del. August 25, 2021), the Court, inter alia, denied Defendant’s motion to dismiss Plaintiff’s claims of direct infringement.

By way of background, Plaintiff’s complaint alleges that Defendant infringes U.S. Patent Nos. 6,546,397

By Memorandum Opinion entered by The Honorable Colm F. Connolly in Pharmacyclics LLC et al. v. Alvogen Pine Brook LLC et al., Civil Action No. 19-0434-CFC-CJB (D.Del. August 19, 2021), the Court set forth its findings of fact and conclusions of law on the asserted infringement claims and invalidity defenses with respect to U.S.

By Memorandum Order entered by the Honorable Leonard P. Stark in SZ DJI Technology Co., Ltd. et al. v. Autel Robotics USA LLC et al., Civil Action No. 16-706-LPS (Consolidated) (D.Del. August 4, 2021), the District of Delaware granted Plaintiffs’ motion in limine No. 1 to preclude the trial testimony of certain fact witnesses

By Memorandum Opinion entered by The Honorable Richard G. Andrews in TQ Delta, LLC v. 2Wire, Inc., Civil Action No. 13-1835-RGA (D.Del. July 14, 2021), the Court denied Defendant’s motion to exclude the testimony of Plaintiff’s expert witness relating to the testing of the accused infringing products with regard to the Family 4 Patents. 

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 Order entered by The Honorable Maryellen Noreika in Sentient Sensors, LLC v. Cypress Semiconductor Corp., Civil Action No. 19-1868-MN (D.Del. June 24, 2021), the Court denied Defendant Cypress Semiconductor Corporation’s motion seeking further construction of the claim term “embedded” which appears in numerous claims of the patent-in-suit, U.S. Patent No. 6,938,177 (“the

By Memorandum Opinion entered by The Honorable Maryellen Noreika in SIPCO, LLC v. Aruba Networks, LLC et al., Civil Action No. 20-537-MN (D.Del. June 9, 2021), the Court denied Defendants’ motion for judgment on the pleadings on Counts III and IV of Plaintiff’s Complaint pursuant to Rule 12(c) of the Federal Rules of Civil

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