motion for summary judgment

By Standing Order entered on April 30, 2021, the Honorable Colm F. Connolly, of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, rolled out the new summary judgment motion practice in all patent cases assigned to him.  Essentially, Judge Connolly is now requiring parties to number the motions for summary judgment that they

By Memorandum Opinion entered by The Honorable Colm F. Connolly in University of Massachusetts et al. v. L’Oréal USA, Inc., Civil Action No. 17-0868-CFC-SRF (D.Del. April 20, 2021), the Court granted Defendant L’Oréal’s motion for summary judgment of indefiniteness of the skin enhancement claim limitation of U.S. Patent Numbers 6,423,327 (“the ‘327 patent”) and

By Memorandum entered by The Honorable Richard G. Andrews in M2M Solutions LLC et al. v. Sierra Wireless America, Inc. et al., Civil Action No. 14-1102-RGA (D.Del. March 31, 2021), the Court granted Defendants’ motion for summary judgment of noninfringement of U.S. Patent No. 8,648,717 (“the ‘717 Patent”) with respect to the “exclusive set

By Memorandum Opinion entered by The Honorable Leonard P. Stark in Osseo Imaging, LLC v. Planmeca USA Inc., Civil Action No. 17-1386-LPS (D.Del. October 28, 2020), the Court, inter alia, denied Defendant’s motion for summary judgment of no infringement with respect to literal infringement and granted Defendant’s motion for summary judgment of no

By Memorandum Order entered by The Honorable Leonard P. Stark in The Gillette Company LLC v. Dollar Shave Club, Inc., et al., Civil Action No. 15-1158-LPS-CJB (D.Del. March 21, 2019), the Court, among other things, denied Plaintiff’s motion seeking summary judgment as to the date of conception for the ‘513 patent. Plaintiff sought summary

By Memorandum Opinion entered by The Honorable Richard G. Andrews in Acceleration Bay LLC v. Activision Blizzard, Inc., Civil Action No. 16-453-RGA (D.Del., August 28, 2018), the Court, among other things, granted Defendants’ Motion for Summary Judgment on claims 11, 15 and 16 of U.S. Patent Number 6,732,147 (“the ‘147 patent”) and claims 19

By Memorandum Opinion entered by The Honorable Leonard P. Stark in International Business Machines Corp. v. The Priceline Group Inc. et al., Civil Action No. 15-137-LPS (D.Del. September 18, 2017), the Court, among other things, granted plaintiff International Business Machines Corporation’s (“IBM’s”) motion for summary judgment on no anticipation of the asserted claims of

By Memorandum Opinion entered by The Honorable Leonard P. Stark in Enzo Life Sciences, Inc. v. Abbott Laboratories et al., Civil Action No. 12-274-LPS (D.Del. August 18, 2017 (public version), the Court granted Defendants Abbott Laboratories and Abbott Molecular, Inc.’s Motion for Summary Judgment of Invalidity of U.S. Patent No. 8,097,405 (“the ‘405 patent”)

By Memorandum Opinion entered by The Honorable Gregory M. Sleet in Quest Licensing Corp. v. Bloomberg L.P. et al., Civil Action No. 14-561-GMS (D.Del., January 19, 2017), the Court granted Defendants’ Motion for Summary Judgment of Non-Infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,194,468 (“the ‘468 patent”).

By way of background, the ‘468 patent discloses an

By Memorandum Opinion entered by The Honorable Sue L. Robinson in Apeldyn Corp. v. Sony Corp., et al., Civil Action No. 11-440-SLR (D.Del., April 2, 2015), the Court granted Defendants’ Motion for Summary Judgment of Non-Infringement due to collateral estoppel.  In doing so, the Court found that (1) the parties did not dispute that