Patent Infringement Archives - Page 4 of 26 - Mandour & Associates, APC - California Intellectual Property Blog

Technology Company Accuses Dell, HP of Patent Infringement

By Joseph Mandour on July 3, 2013

monitor-150x150 San Diego – Innovative Display Technologies, Inc. lodged a lawsuit in federal court in the Eastern District of Texas Friday against technology giants Hewlett-Packard Co. and Dell, Inc., among others.

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Home Valuation Services Face Off Over Fight for Patent

By Joseph Mandour on June 24, 2013

Los Angeles PatentsOrange County – Rival home appraisal companies Zillow Inc. and Trulia Inc. have continued their bitter feud in federal court in Washington’s Western District.  Most recently, Trulia petitioned on June 17th to have the court invalidate Zillow’s patent for its home valuation program while Zillow continues to claim patent infringement against Trulia. Read the rest »

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Natural Genes Not Patentable, Says Supreme Court

By Joseph Mandour on June 20, 2013

Patent Litigation California Los Angeles –  The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously in a landmark case Thursday that natural human genes cannot be patented.  The case, Association for Medical Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, was originally brought in federal court in the Southern District of New York in 2010, but made its way through appeals to the nation’s top court.

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Jury Rules No Gift Card Patent Infringement by Barnes & Noble

By Joseph Mandour on June 13, 2013

bible-thumb-200x150-43265 California – Barnes & Noble Inc. scored a big win in federal court June 7th when a jury found that it did not infringe on gift card technology developed by Alexsam Inc. This is first of many upcoming trials related to claims of patent infringement brought by Alexsam against other large retailers. Read the rest »

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TiVo Maintains Dominance in Patent Lawsuits over Digital Video Recorders

By Joseph Mandour on June 13, 2013

tv_remote_control-150x150 San Diego – On the brink of trial, TiVo Inc. reached a massive settlement agreement with Motorola Mobility Inc., Time Warner Cable Inc., and Cisco Systems Inc. to end the patent infringement disputes brought by all sides. Read the rest »

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Groupon, Yelp Sued for Patent Infringement in Electronic Couponing Wars

By Joseph Mandour on June 4, 2013

LA Patent InfringmentOrange County – The decision as to who the front runner is in the area of coupons delivered via electronic means may be decided in a U.S. District Court in eastern Texas.  With the registration of its newest patent, Blue Calypso Inc. believes it has the upper hand in the area of web-based couponing.  That’s why it recently filed another round of patent complaints naming Yelp, Groupon, Foursquare, MyLikes Inc. and Izea Inc. Read the rest »

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Loss for Keurig in Coffee Pod Patent Lawsuit

By Joseph Mandour on June 4, 2013

coffee_beans-150x150 Los Angeles – Keurig, Inc., a Massachusetts corporation well known for its single-serve coffee makers and cartridges, was dealt a blow in Massachusetts federal court Friday when its patent infringement lawsuit against Rogers Family Company was dismissed.  The dispute was over patents held by Keurig for its single-serve coffee cartridges, which the company claimed Rogers copied. Read the rest »

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Proctor & Gamble Alleges Infringement of Whitestrips Patents

By Joseph Mandour on May 29, 2013

teeth-thumb-200x127-65993 California – CAO Group Inc., a company headquartered near Salt Lake City, Utah founded by Dr. Densen Cao, PhD was sued last week by Procter & Gamble Co., the well-known Ohio-based consumer goods conglomerate. Apart from dental products, CAO Group develops and manufactures a variety of different products like forensic lighting, diode lasers used in veterinary medicine, and billboard lighting. Read the rest »

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Nintendo Scores Victory in Wii Controller Patent Lawsuit

By Joseph Mandour on May 17, 2013

game-controller-150x150 San Diego – Nintendo Co. Ltd. recently won a patent case against Motiva LLC when a panel of three judges rendered the decision that Nintendo’s Wii does not infringe on Motiva’s patents.  A Federal Circuit Court also rejected Motiva’s accusations that Nintendo had violated Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, a trade remedy enacted to prohibit unfair methods of competition and wrongdoing in the importation of products into the United States. Read the rest »

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U.S. Postal Service and IBM Fend Off Patent Lawsuit

By Joseph Mandour on May 13, 2013

Los Angeles Patent InfringementOrange County – Last Wednesday a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld an earlier decision by the Court of Federal Claims, holding that the United States Postal Service and IBM did not infringe a shipping patent held by Uship Intellectual Properties LLC. Read the rest »

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