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CDK Global LLC v. Brnovich

The panel affirmed the district court’s order denying plaintiffs’ motion for a preliminary injunction against enforcement of the “Dealer Law,” an Arizona statute aimed at strengthening privacy protections for consumers whose data is collected by car dealers and restricting anti-competitive... Read more →

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Mallet & Co., Inc. v. Lacayo

Behind the breads, cakes, and other treats on our grocery store shelves, there is a ferociously competitive market for baking supplies, and that is the setting for this trade secret and unfair competition case. In 2019, Mallet and Company Inc.... Read more →

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Mobility Workx, LLC v. Unified Patents, LLC

Mobility Workx (“Mobility”) appeals a decision of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“Board”) determining that claims 1, 2, 4, 5, and 7 of U.S. Patent No. 8,213,417 (the “’417 patent”) were unpatentable as obvious. In addition to requesting a... Read more →

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Energy Heating, LLC v. Heat On-The-Fly, LLC

On remand on the issue of attorneys’ fees (following an affirmed judgment of patent unenforceability due to inequitable conduct), the district court found this case exceptional under 35 U.S.C. § 285 and entered judgment awarding fees to Energy Heating, LLC,... Read more →

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McKeon Products, Inc. v. Howard S. Leight & Associates, Inc.

In 1995, McKeon Products (“McKeon”) sued Howard S. Leight and Associates (“Leight”) over its use of a phonetically identical trademark. Both companies made earplugs. McKeon used the brand name “MACK’S,” and Leight used the brand names “MAX” and “MAX-LITE.” The... Read more →

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Traxcell Technologies, LLC v. Sprint Communications Co.

Traxcell sued Sprint and Verizon3 for infringement of four patents related to self-optimizing wireless networks and to navigation technology. After claim construction and discovery, the district court granted summary judgment for Sprint and Verizon. Traxcell appeals. For the reasons below,... Read more →

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In Re Juniper Networks, Inc.

Juniper Networks, Inc., petitions for a writ of mandamus directing the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas to transfer these six actions to the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. We hold... Read more →

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In Re: SurgiSil, LLP

SurgiSil appeals a decision of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board affirming an examiner’s rejection of SurgiSil’s design patent application, No. 29/491,550. Because the Board erred in holding that the claimed design is not limited to the particular article of... Read more →

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Cosmokey Solutions GMBH & Co. v. Duo Security LLC

CosmoKey Solutions GmbH & Co. KG appeals the United States District Court for the District of Delaware’s entry of judgment on the pleadings holding that the asserted claims of CosmoKey’s U.S. Patent No. 9,246,903 are ineligible under 35 U.S.C. §... Read more →

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Acceleration Bay LLC v. 2K Sports, Inc.

This is an appeal from the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware’s decisions construing certain claim terms in plaintiff-appellant Acceleration Bay LLC’s four asserted patents, U.S. Patent Nos. 6,701,344, 6,714,966, 6,910,069, and 6,920,497, and granting defendant-appellees 2K Sports,... Read more →

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