Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 16

By Memorandum Opinion entered by The Honorable Richard G. Andrews in In re Chanbond, LLC, Patent Litigation, Civil Action No. 15-842-RGA (D.Del. April 16, 2021) (consolidated), the Court denied
Continue Reading Judge Andrews Denies Defendants’ Motion to Reopen Discovery in Patent Infringement Actions with First Trial Imminent

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
Continue Reading Judge Connolly Denies Defendant’s Motion to Amend Answer to Add Affirmative Defense that Patent-in-Suit is Unenforceable Due to Plaintiff’s Inequitable Conduct Before the PTO

By Memorandum Opinion and Order entered by The Honorable Leonard P. Stark, in Leader Technologies, Inc. v. Facebook, Inc., Civil Action No. 08-862-LPS (D.Del., June 24, 2010), the Court granted in part and denied in part defendant Facebook’s Motion for Leave to Amend Its Responsive Pleading to Add a Defense and Counterclaim of Inequitable Conduct and to Amend Its False Marking Counterclaim. Specifically, the Court’s Order allowed Facebook to add an affirmative defense of inequitable conduct and a declaratory judgment counterclaim, but did not permit Facebook to amend its existing false marking counterclaim. Id. at 10.

Continue Reading Judge Stark Grants Facebook’s Motion to Amend in Part and Denies It in Part