Preliminary injunction entered in heart valve dispute

 Edwards Lifesciences AG, et al. v. Corevalve, Inc., et al., C.A. No. 08-91 - GMS, April 15, 2014

Sleet, J.  Plaintiff’s motion for preliminary injunction is granted in part and denied in part.

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Motion to transfer to California is granted

 Genetic Technologies Ltd., v. Natera, Inc., et al., C.A. No. 12-1737 - LPS, April 15, 2014

Stark, J.  Defendant’s motion to transfer to the Northern District of California is granted.

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Ongoing royalty rate after verdict is higher than pre-verdict rate

 Telcordia Technologies, Inc. v. Cisco Systems, Inc., C.A. No. 04-876-GMS, April 14, 2014

Sleet, J.  After trial and appeal, the court declined plaintiff’s request for a permanent injunction and  determined that the jury’s effective royalty rate for past infringement was not the appropriate measure of damages for post-verdict infringement. 

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Recommended ruling denying summary judgment based on invalidity is adopted

 Masimo Corporation v. Philips Electronic North America Corporation, et al., C.A. Nos. 09-80-LPS- MPT; 11-742-LPS-MPT, April 14, 2014

Stark, J.  Defendants’ objection to magistrate’s report recommending denial of motion for summary judgment of invalidity is overruled.

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Judgment on the pleadings bid fails regarding cardboard box design

 Poly-America, L.P. v. API Industries, Inc., C.A. No. 13-693 - SLR, April 10, 2014

Robinson, J.  Defendant’s motion for judgment on the pleadings is denied.

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Claim construction issues with two terms found to be indefinite

 Intellectual Ventures I LLC v. Canon Inc., et al., C.A. No. 11-792 - SLR, April 10, 2014

 

Robinson, J.  Claim construction opinion issues regarding 15 terms from 6 patents..

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Summary judgment and Daubert rulings issue

 Intellectual Ventures I LLC v. Canon Inc., et al., C.A. No. 11-792 - SLR, April 10, 2014

Robinson, J.  Plaintiffs’ motion for summary judgment of infringement is granted and for no obviousness is denied. Defendant’s motion for summary judgment of non-infringement is granted in part and denied in part. Defendant’s motion for summary judgment of invalidity is granted in part and denied in part. The parties’ respective motions to exclude expert testimony are denied.

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Subject matter jurisdictional challenge fails

 Data Speed Technology LLC v. EMC Corporation, et al., C.A. Nos. 13-616 - SLR; 13-624 - SLR; 13-625 - SLR; 13-1052 - SLR; 13-1443 – SLR; 13-1447 - SLR; 13-1450 - SLR; 13-1452 - SLR; 14-33 - SLR; 14-34 - SLR; 14-36 - SLR, April 8, 2014

Robinson, J.  Defendants’ motions to dismiss for lack of subject matter jurisdiction are denied.

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Stay granted pending inter partes review

 Bonutti Skeletal Innovations, L.L.C. v. Zimmer Holdings, Inc., et al., C.A. Nos. 12-1107- GMS; 12-1109- GMS; 12-1110- GMS, April 7, 2014.

Sleet, J.  Defendants’ joint motion to stay litigation pending inter partes review is granted and status reports are ordered every six months. Pending motions are denied without prejudice to renew upon lifting the stay.

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Court provides tentative views on post-trial issues to focus any further briefing

 Personalized User Model, L.L.P. v. Google, Inc.,  C.A. No. 09-525- LPS, April 7, 2014

Stark, J.  The court issues tentative views as to how any motions challenging the verdict are likely to come out in order to provide focus to any additional motions and briefing.

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