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Court Partially Grants Motion to Dismiss in RMBS Certificateholder Suit

On March 2, 2018, Judge Louis L. Stanton of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York granted in part and denied in part a motion by RMBS issuers and underwriters to dismiss five new claims … Continue reading

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St. Regis Mohawk Tribe (and Allergan) File Motion to Preclude PTAB Decision on Sovereign Immunity

By Kevin E. Noonan — The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe and Allergan filed a joint motion late last week before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), arguing that its Notice of Appeal divested the … Continue reading

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Text of Decision in D. Conn Motion to Dismiss re SPORTSPOD Trademark

Anthem Sports LLC v. Under the Weather, LLC, 17cv596 (D. Conn. March 6 2018) Patent and trademark dispute relating to small tents for viewing outdoor sports. As 43(B)log points out, the judge used the term SPORTSPOD generically in the decision, … Continue reading

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The Quest to Patent Perpetual Motion

Those familiar with my work will know that I am a big fan of utility doctrine. I think it is underused and misunderstood. When I teach about operable utility, I use perpetual motion machines as the type of fantastic (and … Continue reading

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Chief Judge Stark Grants Defendants’ Motion for Summary Judgment After Finding Patent Invalid Due to Being Directed to Patent Ineligible Subject Matter

By Memorandum Opinion entered by The Honorable Leonard P. Stark in American Axle & Mfg., Inc. v. Neapco Holdings LLC et al., Civil Action No. 15-1168-LPS (D.Del. February 27, 2018), the Court granted Defendants’ Motion for Summary Judgment of Invalidity … Continue reading

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