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Kwan v. Schlein, No. 09-5202

Grant of summary judgment to defendants on a claim for copyright infringement, on the ground that the claim was time-barred, is affirmed, as a time-barred ownership claim will bar a claim for copyright infringement where, as here, the infringement claim... Read more →

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Arlington Indus., Inc. v. Bridgeport Fittings, Inc., No. 10-1025

In an action for infringement of patents related to an improved electrical connector that snaps into electrical junction boxes with one hand instead of two, district court's grant of summary judgment of noninfringement, non-willfulness, and no damages as to the... Read more →

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Centillion Data Sys., LLC v. Qwest Communications Int'l., Inc., No. 10-1110

In an action for infringement of a patent related to a system for collecting, processing, and delivering information from a service provider, such as a telephone company, to a customer, district court's grant of summary judgment that defendants do not... Read more →

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Hyperqest, Inc. v. N'Site Solutions, Inc., No. 08-2257

In plaintiff's suit for infringement of certain copyrighted software used to process insurance claims, district court's dismissal of the suit in concluding that plaintiff held only a non-exclusive license and thus lacked statutory standing to sue and a grant of... Read more →

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Warrior Sports, Inc. v. Dickinson Wright, P.L.L.C., No. 10-1091

In a patent owner's malpractice action against a law firm, arising from an underlying patent infringement litigation involving patents directed to lacrosse sticks and heads, district court's dismissal of the suit for lack of jurisdiction is vacated and remanded as,... Read more →

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ILOR, LLC v. Google, Inc., No. 10-1117

In a patent infringement suit against Google, Inc., brought by an Internet company, involving a patent directed to a method for adding a user selectable function to a hyperlink, district court's order finding this case exceptional under 35 U.S.C. section... Read more →

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Barefoot Architect, Inc. v. Bunge, No. 09-4495

In an architect's suit against former clients and an architectural firm for violation of the Lanham Act and breach of contract and a claim that defendants had violated its copyright in a home design, judgment of the district court is... Read more →

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In re Glatt Air Techniques, Inc., No. 10-1141

The final decision of the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (Board) holding claim 5 of a patent, related to a coating apparatus known as a Wurster coater used to coat particles, such as pharmaceutical ingredients, unpatentable for obviousness under... Read more →

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Uniloc USA, Inc. v. Microsoft Corp., No. 10-1035

In plaintiff's suit for infringement of the '216 patent against Microsoft, directed to a software registration system to deter copying of software, judgment of the district court is affirmed in part, reversed in part, vacated in part, and remanded where:... Read more →

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UMG Recordings, Inc. v. Augusto, No. 08-55998

In an action for copyright infringement in violation of section 501 of the Copyright Act, which entitled copyright owners to institute an action for infringement of the exclusive right to distribute copies of the copyrighted work (specially produced phonorecords), summary... Read more →

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