Blog: IP Litigation

U.S. Supreme Court Tightens Rules for Where Patent Lawsuits Can Be Filed

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In IP Litigation | On May 30, 2017

The patent venue statute, 28 U.S.C. § 1400(b), provides that “[a]ny civil action for patent infringement may be brought in the judicial district where the defendant resides, or where the defendant has committed acts of infringement and has a regular and established place of business.” On May 22, 2017, the United States Supreme Court unanimously […]

District of Delaware Grants AOL Advertising, Inc.’s Motion to Dismiss Patent Infringement Suit

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In IP Litigation | On March 19, 2015

In Priceplay.com, Inc. v. AOL Advertising, Inc., 2015 WL 1246781 (D. Del. Mar. 18, 2015), the District of Delaware granted AOL Advertising, Inc.’s Rule 12(b)(6) Motion to Dismiss a patent infringement suit filed against it by Priceplay.com, Inc.  In the lawsuit, PricePlay accused AOL of patent infringement of two e-commerce patents, U.S. Patent Nos. 8,050,982 […]

District of Delaware Grants Motion to Exclude Lost Profits Testimony

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In IP Litigation | On February 25, 2015

In Immersion Corp. v. HTC Corp., et al., 2015 WL 834209 (D. Del Feb. 24, 2015), the District of Delaware granted in part a Daubert motion allowing testimony regarding a reasonable royalty, but excluding Plaintiff’s expert’s testimony on lost profits. Plaintiff’s expert based his lost profits theory on a negotiated, but never entered into, license […]

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