By Memorandum Order entered by The Honorable Leonard P. Stark in United Access Technologies, LLC v. AT&T Corp. et al., Civil Action No. 11-338-LPS (D.Del. June 12, 2020), the Court denied the motion of Defendants AT&T Corp., AT&T Services Inc. and SBC Internet Services, Inc. (collectively, “AT&T”) seeking to compel certain litigation funding-related discovery

With courts across the United States in different and various stages of re-opening to get back to some level of normalcy under the exigent circumstances created by the global coronavirus pandemic, I thought it would be helpful to my clients, co-counsel, and others outside of Delaware to provide an update on the Courts’ operations in

In the Report and Recommendation entered in Helios Streaming, LLC et al. v. Vudu, Inc., Civil Action No. 19-1792-CFC-SRF (D.Del. May 11, 2020), the Honorable Sherry R. Fallon recommends the Court grant defendant Vudu’s partial motion to dismiss plaintiffs’ claims of induced infringement asserted in Count I, Counts II through V, and Count VII

By Memorandum Order entered by The Honorable Richard G. Andrews in Malvern Panalytical, Inc. v. TA Instruments-Waters, LLC et al., Civil Action No. 19-2157-RGA (D.Del., May 5, 2020), the Court granted Defendants’ partial motion to dismiss in part by dismissing the willfulness and contributory infringement claims asserted in Plaintiff’s amended complaint.

Plaintiff’s amended complaint

By Memorandum Order entered by The Honorable Colm F. Connolly in Sound View Innovations, LLC v. Delta Air Lines, Inc., Civil Action No. 19-659-CFC (D.Del. April 3, 2020) (consolidated), the Court denied the Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6) motions to dismiss filed by Defendants in three actions. Defendants argued in support of their

By Opinion entered by The Honorable Leonard P. Stark in Belcher Pharmaceutical, LLC v. Hospira, Inc., Civil Action No. 17-775-LPS (D.Del. March 31, 2020), following a two day bench trial and post-trial briefing in the action filed by plaintiff Belcher under the Hatch-Waxman Act as a result of defendant Hospira’s attempt to bring to

By Memorandum Opinion entered by The Honorable Richard G. Andrews in Rondevoo Technologies, LLC v. Aernos, Inc., Civil Action No. 19-680-RGA (D.Del. March 24, 2020), the Court granted Defendant’s Rule 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss for failure to state a claim on the basis that plaintiff’s complaint failed to state a claim because the asserted

By Memorandum Opinion entered by The Honorable Colm F. Connolly in Genentech, Inc. et al. v. Amgen Inc., Civil Action No. 17-1407-CFC, Consolidated (D.Del. March 9, 2020), the Court issued its claim construction opinion construing the remaining disputed claim term, “following fermentation,” in the patent-in-suit, United States Patent Number 8,574,869. Based on the extrinsic

By Memorandum Order entered by The Honorable Leonard P. Stark in Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. v. Oxford Nanopore Technologies, Inc. et al., Civil Action No. 17-275-LPS-CJB (D.Del. February 27, 2020), the Court rendered its rulings on five of the six motions in limine filed by the parties in preparation for the trial scheduled

By Memorandum Order entered by The Honorable Colm F. Connolly in Genentech, Inc. et al. v. Amgen, Inc., Civil Action No. 17-1407-CFC, Consol. (D.Del. February 12, 2020), the Court denied Defendant’s motion for leave to amend its First Amended Answer, Affirmative Defenses and Counterclaims to add an affirmative defense and counterclaim that U.S. Patent