Claims for alleged breach of fiduciary duty proceeded past summary
judgment motions in Vaxiion Therapeutics v. Foley & Lardner,
3-07-CV-280 (S.D. Cal., Dec. 4, 2008). A subject-matter conflict, or
technology conflict, was alleged based on patent attorneys in the
firm’s San Diego and D.C. offices filing applications for separate
companies, both claiming “minicell” technologies. The [...]
It was Judge Longobardi in Delaware who I
recall asking: ‘how many times do you patent attorneys expect me to try
your case?’ What recalled that was the Magistrate’s R&R
preliminarily construing claims terms for the District Judge to use on
a preliminary injunction motion in Symbol Technol. v. Janam Technol.,
1:08CV340-JJF (D. Del. 12/1/2008).
Technology standardization is viral to expanding tech markets. Offering
standardized components or end-use products can enable multiple
entrants to gain access to emerging markets. Countervailing concerns,
arising from patent rights bundled into standards, were adjudged and
affirmed in the Federal Circuit’s ruling in Qualcomm v. Broadcom (Dec.
1, 2008). While the rulings in that case [...]
Law.com finds the whole thing rather interesting.
Judge Alsup construes six terms relating to "oligonucleotide probe" in this patent infringement lawsuit.