SoCal IP Institute :: January 5, 2015 :: Trademark infringement and patent infringement

Our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, January 5, 2015 will be a discussion of one Ninth Circuit decision and a Federal Circuit decision.  Synopses of the cases appear below:

Pom Wonderful LLC v. Hubbard, No. 14-55253 (9th Cir.  December 30, 2014 ) (available here). Plaintiff Pom Wonderful filed a preliminary injunction motion against defendant Pur Beverages seeking to enjoin defendant […]

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SoCal IP Institute :: December 3, 2012 :: Exclusion of Testimony and Federal Standards of Proof

We will be discussing one Federal Circuit case and one California Supreme Court case during our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, December 3, 2012. Brief synopses are presented below.

Sargon Enterprises, Inc. v. Univ. of S. Cal., Case No. S191550 (Cal. Sup. Ct. November 26, 2012) (attached).

Sargon Enterprises is a small dental implant manufacturer […]

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SoCal IP Institute :: October 22, 2012 :: Claim Construction and Abuse of Discretion

We will be discussing two Federal Circuit cases during our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, October 22, 2012. Brief synopses are presented below.

Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Case No. 2012-1507 (Fed. Cir. October 11, 2012) (attached).

On February 8, 2012, Apple brought suit against Samsung, alleging that Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus smartphone infringes […]

SoCal IP Institute :: July 9, 2012 :: Summary Judgment and Presumption of Validity

We will be discussing one Ninth Circuit case and one Federal Circuit case during our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, July 9, 2012. Brief synopses are presented below.

Rearden LLC v. Rearden Commerce Inc., Case No. 10-16665 (9th Cir. June 27, 2012) (attached).

Plaintiff Rearden LLC filed suit against Rearden Commerce, asserting numerous claims relating […]

SoCal IP Institute :: June 11, 2012 :: Trademark Dilution and Irreparable Harm for Preliminary Injunction

We will be discussing one Trademark Trial and Appeal Board case and one Federal Circuit case during our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, June 11, 2012. Brief synopses are presented below.

Research in Motion Ltd. v. Defining Presence Marketing Group, Inc. & Axel Ltd. Co., Opposition Nos. 91178668, 91179490, 91181076 (T.T.A.B. Feb. 27, 2012) […]

SoCal IP Institute :: February 6, 2012 :: Patentability of “Hybrid” Claims, Sufficiency of Means-Plus-Function Structure and Waiver

We will be discussing two recent Federal Circuit cases during our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, February 6, 2012. Brief synopses are presented below.

Dealertrack v. Huber et al., Case No. 2009-1566, 1588 (Fed. Cir. Jan. 20, 2012) (attached).  Dealertrack obtained patent protection for a process of applying for multiple loans simultaneously by filling […]

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SoCal IP Institute :: January 16, 2012 :: Exceptional Cases and Preliminary Injunctions in Patent

We will be discussing two recent Federal Circuit cases during our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, January 16, 2012. Brief synopses are presented below.

MarcTec, LLC v. Johnson & Johnson and Cordis Corp, Case No. 2010-1285 (Fed. Cir. Jan. 3, 2012) (attached).  MarTec sued Johnson & Johnson and Cordis Corp. alleging infringement of two […]

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