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Intellectual Ventures I LLC, et al. v. Capital One Financial Company et al.

Docket No. 2016-1077

March 7, 2017

Brief Summary: DC grant of SJ for collateral estoppel (issue preclusion) affirmed under Fourth Circuit law and finding of ineligibility under under § 101 affirmed under the two-step Alice/Mayo “abstract idea” / “inventive concept” test. 492 more words


Allergan, Inc. and Duke University v. Sandoz, Inc. (Akorn, Hi-Tech Pharm., Apotex)

Docket No. 2016-1085, -1160

March 17, 2017


Brief Summary: DC finding of collateral estoppel and obviousness for asserted claims affirmed but reversed as to the unasserted claims of the Allergan’s ‘953 patent (“Sandoz, Inc. 657 more words


Hunt v. Spencer (In re Spencer)

(Bankr. S.D. Ind. Feb. 24, 2017)

The bankruptcy court denies the plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment in this nondischargeability action under 11 U.S.C. §§ 523(a)(2), (4), and (6). 70 more words

Bankruptcy Court For Southern District Of Indiana

Panther Petroleum, LLC v. Couch (In re Couch)

(6th Cir. B.A.P. Feb. 2, 2017)

The Sixth Circuit B.A.P. affirms the bankruptcy court’s judgment in favor of the plaintiffs in the nondischargeability action. Collateral estoppel prevented the debtor from defending against the claim that the debt arose from fraud and a willful and malicious injury. 69 more words


Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Ltd. et al. (Petitioner) v. Monosol Rx, LLC (Patent Owner)

IPR2016-01111 (U.S. Pat. No. 8,603,514 B2)
Decision Denying Institution of IPR
December 5, 2016

Brief Summary: IPR petition denied because Dr. Reddy’s did not show obviousness by a preponderance of the evidence; no collateral estoppel since issues in two cases were not identical. 454 more words


Nelson v. Taylor (In re Taylor)

(Bankr. E.D. Ky. Nov. 28, 2016)

The bankruptcy court enters summary judgment in favor of the plaintiffs in this 11 U.S.C. § 523(a)(6) nondischargeability action. The plaintiffs had obtained a state court default judgment against the debtor for damages caused to them when the debtor drove to their home and shot one of the plaintiffs and injured the other plaintiff with flying debris. 54 more words

Bankruptcy Court For Eastern District Of Kentucky

Cardpool, Inc. v. Plastic Jungle, Inc., NKA Cardflo, Inc.

Docket No. 2014-1562

April 5, 2016

Brief Summary: DC decision denying of a joint motion (with Plastic Jungle) to vacate the DC “judgment of patent invalidity insofar as the judgment[] was with prejudice” affirmed. 307 more words