Patent and Trademark Bulletin for the District of MassachusettsPrint PDF
Nutter’s Patent and Trademark Bulletin for the District of Massachusetts is a reporter on recent patent and trademark opinions from the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.
In the May 2014 issue:
- CAFC vacates contempt order entered by Judge Young with regard to injunction by a newly accused product
- Epistar ordered to reveal identity of customers, manufacturers, and suppliers
- Taiwanese LED manufacturer allowed to intervene in patent dispute over Google’s Nexus tablet
- Court holds that testifying expert’s previous role as a judicial technical advisor did not give rise to a conflict
- Sanctions against Amphastar Pharmaceuticals for discovery misconduct stand
- District Court dismisses invalidity counterclaims where questions of infringement were decided either by the Court or by agreement
- In pair of patent cases, District Court splits as to whether to dismiss claims with or without prejudice
- D. Mass. addresses pleading standard in patent cases
- Court dismisses case after VideoShare offers a covenant not to sue
- Judge Wolf weighs in on pleading standard for induced infringement
- Court reduced damages base but awards enhanced damages and attorneys’ fees for willfulness
- Trademark suit brought by Bob Marley’s family is transferred to Louisiana
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