Category Archives: Intellectual Property

Bye-bye, Voiceprint: Swisscom verzichtet auf umstrittenen Stimmabdruck

Mit einem Tweet teilte Swisscom versteckt mit, dass seit Mitte April 2019 auf Voiceprint verzichtet wird und alle Stimmabdrücke gelöscht wurden. Swisscom hatte Voiceprint im August 2016 als vermutlich erstes Schweizer Unternehmen eingeführt. Bei Telefonanrufen von Kunden ersetzte der Stimmabdruck … Continue reading

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No Section 285 Attorneys Fees for Patent Claim Construction Ruling at Summary Judgment

The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a district court’s ruling denying attorneys fees under Section 285 of the Patent Act, 35 U.S.C. sec. 285, when the lower court construed the critical patent term at summary judgment and … Continue reading

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District Court Grants Supplemental Motion for Award of Attorneys’ Fees after Federal Circuit Affirms Dismissal on Appeal

After the district court dismissed plaintiff’s patent infringement claims, finding the patents directed to patent-ineligible subject matter, and awarded attorneys’ fees based on the exceptional case doctrine, the Federal Circuit affirmed both determinations. The defendant filed a supplemental motion for … Continue reading

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HARRY F. MANBECK JR.

 HARRY F. MANBECK JR. 1990-1992Harry F. Manbeck Jr., was born in Honesdale, Pennsylvania on June 26, 1926. He received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Lehigh University and was hired as an engineer by General Electric Co. in 1949. … Continue reading

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New Developments in Broadband – April

Broadband on Capitol Hill Although optimism for a broadband infrastructure spending bill this year is fading, it is still a possibility.  Senate Minority Leader Schumer (D-NY) and House Speaker Pelosi (D‑CA) plan met with President Trump today  to discuss infrastructure … Continue reading

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