Archive for 'Hon. Gregory M. Sleet'

Written By: Christopher H. Blaszkowski In a series of four separate patent infringement actions, each involving plaintiff Rothschild Mobile Imaging Innovations (“RMII”), defendant Mitek Systems (“Mitek”), and one of four bank customers of Mitek’s (“the Bank Defendants”), Judge Sleet granted the Bank Defendants’ motions to sever and stay RMII’s infringement claims against them until the [...]


Written By: Andrew J. Koopman & Jacob Blumert Two recent Delaware District Court opinions have shed light on the question of personal jurisdiction in ANDA suits in the wake of the new rules established by the Supreme Court’s ruling in Daimler AG v. Bauman. 134 S. Ct. 746 (2014).


Written By: Tyler Donato and Andrew J. Koopman In Bonutti Skeletal Innovations, L.L.C. v. Zimmer Holdings, Inc., et al., the defendants moved to stay litigation after filing for Inter Partes Review (IPR) on four of the six patents asserted by Bonutti. At the time that the stay was requested, the Patent and Trademark Office had [...]


Written By: Andrew J. Koopman In Shelbyzyme, LLC v. Genzyme Corp., Civil Action No. 09-768-GMS, the Defendant Genzyme sought documents relating to the Plaintiff Shelbyzyme’s revival of U.S. Patent Application 08/790,491 (the ‘”491 Application”) for unintentional abandonment. When Shelbyzyme withheld those documents on the basis of attorney-client privilege, Genzyme requested the Court order their production [...]


Written By: Christopher H. Blaszkowski Forty-six out of fifty-six defendants in Beacon Navigation GmbH’s thirty-eight related patent infringement actions filed a motion to transfer their respective lawsuits to the Eastern District of Michigan.  See, e.g., Beacon Navigation GmbH v. Crysler Group L.L.C., C.A. No. 11-cv-921 (D. Del. March 20, 2013). 


Written By: Christopher H. Blaszkowski In Market-Alerts Pty. Ltd v. Bloomberg Fin. L.P., et al., Civ. No. 12-780-GMS (February 5, 2013), the defendants in 4 of the 6 Delaware actions brought by the plaintiff jointly moved to stay the litigation pending review by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board under the Transitional Program for Covered [...]