SoCal IP Institute :: July 30, 2012 :: Monetary Attorney Sanctions and Patentable Subject Matter

We will be discussing two Federal Circuit cases during our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, July 30, 2012. Brief synopses are presented below.

Rates Tech., Inc. v. Mediatrix Telecom, Inc., Case No. 2011-1384 (Fed. Cir. July 26, 2012) (attached).

In a patent infringement suit related to systems for converting existing telephone systems to voice-over-IP systems, […]

By |July 27th, 2012|Patent, Sanctions, Attorney's Fees, Contempt, Malpractice|0 Comments

SoCal IP Institute :: July 23, 2012 :: Scope of Waiver and Attorney Fees

We will be discussing one Federal Circuit case and one California Court of Appeals case during our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, July 23, 2012. Brief synopses are presented below.

Wi-Lan, Inc. v. LG Electronics, Inc., Case No. 2011-1626 (Fed. Cir. July 13, 2012) (attached).

Wi-LAN’s attorneys at Kilpatrick Townsend (formerly Townsend & Townsend) prepared […]

By |July 19th, 2012|Patent, Sanctions, Attorney's Fees, Contempt|0 Comments

SoCal IP Institute :: April 25, 2011 :: Contempt in Patent Cases and Adding Claims in Reissue

We will be discussing two recent, relevant opinions in our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, April 25, 2011.  The first case sets forth a new standard for judging contempt in patent cases. The second case deals with the propriety of adding claims in reissue.  A brief synopsis of the cases is presented below.

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By |April 22nd, 2011|Reissue, Contempt|0 Comments