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SanDisk sues PAE Round Rock for antitrust violations, breach of contract involving enforcement of former Micron patents

Posted in Complaints, District Courts, Litigation, Non-Practicing Entities
SanDisk brought suit against Round Rock Research in the District of Delaware last week, alleging that the patent assertion entity’s acquisition and enforcement of standard essential patents previously held by Micron Technology has violated federal and state antitrust laws and breached contractual commitments to license the patents on RAND terms. The action, Sandisk Corporation v. Round Rock … Continue Reading

RANDomness

Posted in RANDomness
A couple weeks back, we noted a bid by Cisco, Motorola Solutions, and NETGEAR to expedite an appeal of their unsuccessful unfair competition claims against non-practicing entity Innovatio IP Ventures LLC.  At a status hearing yesterday, however, Chief Judge James F. Holderman of the Northern District of Illinois denied the parties’ motion for entry of final … Continue Reading

A final round-up of new public interest submissions in Samsung-Apple ITC case (Inv. No. 337-TA-794)

Posted in International Trade Commission, Litigation
In recent posts, we covered the briefs submitted by Samsung and Apple and the ITC Staff in response to the U.S. International Trade Commission’s request for additional briefing in Inv. No. 337-TA-794.  We noted that several other parties also submitted responses, offering their views on how an exclusion order in this case might affect the public … Continue Reading

RANDomness

Posted in RANDomness
Patent Peace in South Korea:  Samsung and LG Electronics have settled their contentious patent and trade secret dispute relating to organic light-emitting diode (OLED) technology that is widely used in flat-panel televisions and computer monitors.  (via CNET) For the second time in a week, the Federal Circuit denied Apple’s request for an en banc hearing … Continue Reading
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