3 Count: Last-Minute Settlement

Plagiarism Today

First off today, Ernesto Van der Sar at Torrentfreak writes that the former internet service provider Bright House has reached a last-minute settlement with a group of major record labels, averting an imminent trial. The post 3 Count: Last-Minute Settlement appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

3 Count: Guitars, Cadillacs and Settlement

Plagiarism Today

First off today, Blake Brittain at Reuters reports that country music singer Dwight Yoakam has reached a settlement with Warner Music Group (WMG) that puts an end to their copyright termination battle. However, no details about the terms of the settlement have been released.

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CAFC Says District Court Committed ‘Clear Error’ in Enforcing Disputed Settlement Agreement

IP Watchdog

On appeal, the CAFC held that CNC’s version of the agreement more accurately reflected the understanding between the two parties regarding a settlement over Plasmacam’s claim that CNC infringed U.S. On February 3, the U.S.

Domain Name Dispute Settlement

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The post Domain Name Dispute Settlement appeared first on Blog | Kashish IPR | Intellectual Property Rights Law Firm. In the internet era, domain names are increasingly becoming a crucial conveyance of brand messages and brand image.

ANDA Litigation Settlements - Summer 2021

JD Supra Law

This chart summarizes the case name, drug, patents-in-suit, and publicly available terms for reported settlements in federal district court cases that are filed pursuant to the Hatch-Waxman Act.

Competition Bureau closes two investigations into pharmaceutical patent litigation settlements

JD Supra Law

On May 20, 2022, the Competition Bureau announced that it closed two investigations into pharmaceutical patent litigation settlement agreements as evidence gathered during the two investigations suggested the agreements did not contravene the Competition Act.

IPR Proceedings to Reach Settlements

JD Supra Law

The Cost of Protecting Intellectual Property- A typical scenario for a patent infringement lawsuit may begin with some potential defendant selling a product. This potential defendant may receive a cease-and-desist letter which the defendant, for whatever reason, ignores.

$13.375 Million Settlement Approved in Norman Barwin Class Action

Nelligan Law

Today, Regional Senior Justice Calum MacLeod of the Ontario Superior Court approved the ground-breaking settlement reached earlier this year in the class action involving Ottawa fertility doctor, Norman Barwin. Reading Time: 2 minutes.

California, Rest In Peace: Pharmaceutical Companies, Keep Your Settlement Discussions Out of California

JD Supra Law

But settlements that touch the California sun—those negotiated, completed, or entered within the limits of the Golden State—are now governed by. For nearly a decade, the Supreme Court’s FTC v.

Copyright Royalty Judges Reject “Settlement” Extending Freeze on Physical Mechanicals

The Trichordist

By Chris Castle More on this to come, but the Copyright Royalty Judges have rejected the frozen mechanicals settlement in a very well-reasoned and methodical filing in the… Read more "Copyright Royalty Judges Reject “Settlement” Extending Freeze on Physical Mechanicals".

Nev. Case Highlights Settlement Authority Dilemmas For Cos.

IP Law 360

The Vons Companies illustrates the pitfalls of misinterpreting a court order requiring a representative with full settlement authority to be present at negotiations, and is a reminder to consider that courts differ as to what full settlement authority means in practice, says Richard Mason at MasonADR A Nevada federal court's recent decision in Ceja v.

Board Requires Settlement Agreement to Dismiss Pre-Institution Proceeding

JD Supra Law

Biofrontera AG (“Petitioner”) filed an unopposed motion to dismiss the petition during the preliminary phase of the proceedings. Here, DUSA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Patent Owner”) had not yet filed a Preliminary Response, and the Board has not issued a decision on whether to institute trial.

Accellion Could Pay $8.1M In Settlement Over Data Breach

IP Law 360

A proposed class whose data was allegedly exposed by a hack on file transfer software vendor Accellion has filed for preliminary approval of a settlement with the company for $8.1 million on Monday, potentially resolving claims against Accellion but not its customers, which include BigLaw firms, corporations, banks and universities

Consumer Counsel Gets $115M From EpiPen Settlement

IP Law 360

A Kansas federal judge granted final approval to the $345 million settlement between Pfizer and the consumer classes who accused it of scheming to inflate the price of its emergency allergy treatment EpiPen on Wednesday, which includes a $115 million check to class counsel from multiple firms

Ordered To Agree: Binding Settlement Agreement Provision Found Despite Absence of Singular, Executed Agreement

JD Supra Law

Summary: Agreement to the definition of a term within settlement negotiations may create a binding, enforceable agreement as to that term, despite the absence of a finalized settlement agreement as to all terms. PLASMACAM, INC. CNCELECTRONICS, LLC - Before Dyk, Reyna, and Newman, Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

State AGs Fail in Objections to Proposed Settlement in Class Action Challenging Godiva’s Labeling Practices

JD Supra Law

The last thing the parties to a class action settlement want to see is an objection from state Attorneys General (AGs). AG objections to class action settlements are relatively rare and courts tend to give AG objections more weight than objections from private parties.

House Introduces Legislation Restricting Confidentiality Provisions in Settlement Agreements

Trading Secrets

Like the STAND Act, the bill limits its coverage to non-disclosure provisions in settlement agreements, so it would not impact confidentiality agreements outside the settlement context. Last week, in connection with a House Oversight hearing, Representative Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.)

Emerson Wants Rival Forced To Share Facebook Settlement

IP Law 360

says it should be allowed to see a settlement deal Facebook reached with one of its top competitors in 2018 as the companies eye a new trial in their long-running dispute over allegations of stolen trade secrets The automation giant Emerson Electric Co.

NetNut Reaches No-Payment Settlement In Proxy Server Suit

IP Law 360

over the Israeli company's proxy server patents after the parties said they reached a settlement agreement earlier this week District Judge Rodney Gilstrap has permanently dismissed Bright Data Ltd.'s s infringement suit against NetNut Ltd.

3rd Circ. Finds Perrigo, AbbVie Settlement Bars Antitrust Suit

IP Law 360

The Third Circuit on Thursday crushed Perrigo's shot at reviving its antitrust suit against AbbVie over a low-testosterone treatment, finding the litigation was barred under a prior settlement between the competing drugmakers

Armstrong Flooring Gets Court OK For Trademark Settlement

IP Law 360

is moving ahead with sales of its assets in China, Australia and New Zealand after getting a bankruptcy court's approval for a $1 million settlement with the company's former parent Armstrong World Industries Inc. Bankrupt Armstrong Flooring Inc. over trademark rights

Court analytics show Zebra’s $360M settlement with Honeywell follows litigation track record

IAM Magazine

The outcome was unsurprising considering Zebra’s settlements in other litigation, though a newly announced licence with InterDigital proves the company also comes to the negotiation table

Getting to the core of the Apple / Beatles TM settlement

Likelihood of Confusion

The post Getting to the core of the Apple / Beatles TM settlement appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™. Nice little bit of journalism here: Apple Inc. scores trademark coup with Beatles’ label logos Originally posted 2012-03-18 14:49:21. Republished by Blog Post Promoter.

Settlement A No-Go As Adidas Targets Clothier Over Stripes

IP Law 360

A Manhattan federal judge heard Friday that "epic" settlement talks over two years have failed in what could be a big-dollar trademark infringement battle between sportswear giant Adidas and clothier Thom Browne over striped athletic gear and shoes

House Introduces Legislation Restricting Confidentiality Provisions in Settlement Agreements

LexBlog IP

Like the STAND Act, the bill limits its coverage to non-disclosure provisions in settlement agreements, so it would not impact confidentiality agreements outside the settlement context. Last week, in connection with a House Oversight hearing, Representative Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.)

What The Settlement of Ratajkowski/Paparazzi Copyright Lawsuit Means For Fair Use

The IP Law Blog

In this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog , Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo provide an update on the copyright infringement dispute between a paparazzo and Emily Ratajkowski, and discuss the settlement’s implications for Fair Use.

IBM Cannot Assume Acquired Company's Settlement

IP Law 360

from claiming that Densify's rights under an intellectual property lawsuit settlement transferred from Turbonomic to IBM by way of a $1.5 Cloud computing and machine learning company Densify Inc. has won a Chancery Court ruling barring former competitor Turbonomic Inc. billion merger

Anti-Piracy Group Received $290K in Settlements from Usenet Pirates in 2021

TorrentFreak

In August 2021, for example, Usenet indexer NZBXS agreed to shut down and as part of a confidential settlement, agreed to hand over the personal details of some of the platform’s users.

Court analytics show Zebra’s $360M settlement with Honeywell follows litigation track record

IAM Magazine

The outcome was unsurprising considering Zebra’s settlements in other litigation, though a newly announced licence with InterDigital proves the company also comes to the negotiation table.

Vape Cos. Reach Settlement In Patent Infringement Suit

IP Law 360

Two vape companies have reached a confidential settlement to resolve claims that the owner of a rival vape maker infringed on their patent, after the Federal Circuit partially reversed a 2019 verdict against the rival company

[Video] The Briefing by the IP Law Blog: What The Settlement of Ratajkowski/Paparazzi Copyright Lawsuit Means For Fair Use

JD Supra Law

In this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog, Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo provide an update on the copyright infringement dispute between a paparazzo and Emily Ratajkowski, and discuss the settlement’s implications for Fair Use.

A Potential Solution in Phono IV To the Streaming Services’ “Lowest In History” Rate Proposals : Withdrawing The Settlement To Freeze

The Trichordist

By Gwendolyn Seale Last week, participants in Phonorecords IV filed the public versions of their written direct statements with the Copyright Royalty Board (CRB) – and since, countless articles… Read more "A Potential Solution in Phono IV To the Streaming Services’ “Lowest In History” Rate Proposals : Withdrawing The Settlement To Freeze".

Court Upholds Agreement in Face of Allegations that Defendant Did Not Enter It

Chicago IP

Judge Wood denied defendant Oxygen Ocean’s motion to set aside the parties’ settlement agreement in this trademark dispute involving plaintiff Benefit Cosmetics’. Oxygen Ocean engaged with the Court and then was voluntarily dismissed allegedly based upon a settlement agreement.

Pirate IPTV Sellers Who Refused to Pay a Cash Settlement Get Sued & Lose

TorrentFreak

BREIN says the defendants were also required to pay a settlement fee. When the offer to pay a settlement in lieu of a full lawsuit was refused, a case was presented on the merits. At this point the defendants are worse off financially than they were when a settlement was first offered.

Precision Is Paramount: Court Enforces Terms of Email Agreement in Settlement

JD Supra Law

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed a district court order enforcing one party’s version of a settlement agreement, finding that version unsupported by the record.

Xryem: Pharmaceutical Settlement Acceleration Clause Found Anticompetitive Due To Risk Of “Profit Crushing Competition”

JD Supra Law

On August 13, 2021, in a decision that largely flew under antitrust and patent practitioners’ radars, U.S. District Judge Lucy H. Koh mostly denied a motion to dismiss in the alleged “reverse payment” case, In Re Xyrem (Sodium Oxybate) Antitrust Litig.1

5 Mediation Mistakes That Create Obstacles To Settlement

IP Law 360

Overly litigious behavior ranks high among common mistakes attorneys make during mediation, as do premature ultimatums, failure to account for compounding risks, and more, say Lynn O'Malley Taylor and Rachel Gupta at JAMS

Buchanan Ingersoll Wants $1.9M From Ex-Client's Settlement

IP Law 360

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC wants a Pennsylvania federal court to put a hold on nearly $2 million of a settlement that a former client collected in a patent dispute, while the law firm and the former client fight over claims the firm over-billed for the work

What The Settlement of Ratajkowski/Paparazzi Copyright Lawsuit Means For Fair Use

LexBlog IP

In this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog , Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo provide an update on the copyright infringement dispute between a paparazzo and Emily Ratajkowski, and discuss the settlement’s implications for Fair Use.

Chilled Apple

Likelihood of Confusion

Everything else Apple SettlementsVia Vodkapundit — from the People’s Ministry of Litigation, Information and Sublimation: Apple and Think Secret have settled their lawsuit, reaching an agreement that results in a positive solution for.