ANDA Litigation Settlements - Summer 2021

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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.

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.

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Getting to the core of the Apple / Beatles TM settlement

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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.

Sisvel, Xiaomi reach settlement over cellular patents

IAM Magazine

Deal ends litigation in China and Europe, with Xiaomi gaining rights to mobile patents owned by Sisvel and Mitsubishi Electric. Analysis Analysis: Deal Frand/SEPS Litigation Patents Technology Licensing

OCR Announces 20th Settlement Under Right of Access Initiative

LexBlog IP

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently announced that it has entered into the 20 th settlement under its Right of Access Initiative. The settlement with Children’s Hospital and Medical Center in Nebraska includes an $80,000 payment by the hospital for failing to provide a mother with timely access to her daughter’s medical records.

Pot Packaging Co. Hatches Settlement Of IP Row

IP Law 360

Childproof pot packaging company Pollen Gear told a California federal judge it has reached a conditional settlement in a patent infringement suit with a cannabis company that allegedly ripped off its packaging design

Dr. Seuss-'Star Trek' Copyright Fight Ends In Settlement

IP Law 360

Seuss Enterprises and ComicMix LLC said that they have settled the long-running copyright lawsuit filed by the famed author's estate over the Dr. Seuss-"Star Trek" mashup "Oh the Places You'll Boldly Go," according to a joint motion filed in California federal court Tuesday

Fish & Richardson Obtains Settlement and License Agreement for Skull Shaver in Patent Infringement Dispute with Magicfly

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Fish & Richardson obtained a settlement and license agreement for Skull Shaver, LLC, the market leader in uniquely designed and patented handheld electric shavers and personal grooming products, in a patent infringement lawsuit against Magicfly LLC. As part of the confidential settlement and license agreement, Magicfly and its affiliate entities agreed to take a license to the ’528 Patent for the past importation and sales of the accused Magicfly products.

Senate Judiciary Committee Advances Legislation to Reduce Drug Prices, Rein in Pharma Industry Practices

IP Watchdog

Earlier today, the Senate Judiciary Committee held an Executive Business Meeting in which the Committee discussed and favorably reported four bills aimed at reducing prescription drug prices for consumers and curbing perceived abuses of the patent system by brand pharmaceutical companies.

$2.35 Million Settlement in Dickey’s Barbecue Data Breach Class Action

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District Court for the Northern District of Texas with approval of the settlement terms by Judge Ed Kinkeade. In addition to the monetary award, the settlement provides reimbursement for class members who suffered certain losses as a result of the security incident; class members may also opt to receive free credit monitoring services. This week, a proposed data breach class action against Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants Inc. was settled for $2.35 million in the U.S.

Patent Filings Roundup: Samsung Seeks Declaratory Judgment against Magentar Entities After Settlement; PTAB 325(d) Discretion Highlighted with Four Denials; District Court Litigation Spikes

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A banner week saw the district court roaring back to life with 93 new patent filings and over 50 closed cases, including all of the remanded Section 101 rulings in Realtime Data, LLC.

Settlement with Verizon is latest indication that Huawei is in full-fledged deal-making mode

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The Chinese company also recently hooked up with a Volkswagen supplier in its biggest auto-sector deal to date. Analysis Analysis: Legal Analysis: Strategy Litigation Patents Strategy Technology Licensing

Guest Post by @SealeInTheDeal: A Foreseeable Result of the Phonorecords IV Private Settlement: Opening Pandora’s Box

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Pandora uses frozen mechanicals on physical for the obvious argument that mechanicals should freeze on streaming, too. Continue reading → Artist Rights Copyright Office Copyright Policy Frozen Mechanicals Songwriter News Songwriter Rights Gwendolyn Seale Phonorecords IV

PTAB Changes Settlement Requirements?

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Settlement Prior to Trial Institution May Not Require Filing of Settlement Documents. Back in 2015, I pointed out that an opinion of the Federal Circuit called into question the PTAB’s practice of requiring settlement documents to terminate an AIA trial preliminary proceeding.

Settlement with Verizon is latest indication that Huawei is in full-fledged deal-making mode

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The Chinese company also recently hooked up with a Volkswagen supplier in its biggest auto-sector deal to date. Analysis Analysis: Legal Analysis: Strategy Litigation Patents Strategy Technology Licensing

Second Circuit: Trademark Agreements Restricting Keyword Advertising Are Not Anti-Competitive

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Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit clarified the legal standing of trademark settlement agreements and upheld agreements prohibiting a competitor’s use of a trademarked term in keyword search advertising. In a recent decision, the U.S.

Cheers to the End of the Alcohol Tariffs!

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There will be no tariffs for the next five years, while the parties work on a comprehensive settlement

FTC loss boosts brand pacts but raises abuse fears: sources

Managing IP

Some say the rejection of the FTC’s ruling against 1-800 Contacts avoids settlement uncertainty, but others say it emboldens bad behaviour from brands

Expect court battles over tougher US pay-for-delay scrutiny

IAM Magazine

The FTC is likely to make new rules on reverse-payment settlements, but there could be significant pushback. Analysis Analysis: Legal Analysis: Policy Law & Policy Litigation Patents

AT&T Settles Trademark Fight Over Long-Dead 'Cingular'

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AT&T has reached a settlement to end a trademark dispute with a company that wanted to revive the long-dormant "Cingular" brand name

Patent litigation finance moves into the mainstream, but splits opinion as it does so

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Financiers and plaintiffs lawyers say funding gives patent owners a fighting chance to see a case through a big settlement or verdict but others are critical.

Nokia-Daimler truce: here’s what’s next for SEPs

Managing IP

Sources from Continental and the telecoms industry disagree on whether Nokia and Daimler’s patent settlement will put an end to the automotive FRAND wars

‘Put your competition hat on’: pay-for-delay post-Lundbeck

Managing IP

With the CJEU signalling the end of reverse payment settlements, sources advise how pharma can avoid making contracts that conflict with competition law

Samsung, LG Settle DivX Patent Fights Over Smart TVs

IP Law 360

DivX on Thursday said it has reached settlements with LG and Samsung, resolving international litigation claiming they infringe the video software company's streaming patents with their smart televisions

Expect court battles over tougher US pay-for-delay scrutiny

IAM Magazine

The FTC is likely to make new rules on reverse-payment settlements, but there could be significant pushback. Analysis Analysis: Legal Analysis: Policy Law & Policy Litigation Patents

3 Count: Music Licensing is Strange…

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million in damages, a permanent injunction and the execution of an earlier settlement agreement against the alleged operator of the site Altered Carbon, Area 51 and other pirate services. million in damages as well as the execution of the settlement agreement from October.

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Bristol-Myers Unit Settles Over Generic Cancer Drug

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Bristol-Myers unit Celgene has reached a settlement with India-based Hetero Labs, marking the final settlement to come out of Celgene's 2017 lawsuit against a raft of generic-drug makers over patents for its blockbuster cancer medication Pomalyst, according to a consent judgement approved Thursday in New Jersey federal court

Shire Pays $1.9M, Boosting ADHD Med Antitrust Deal To $3M

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million deal with a proposed class of parents and caregivers in antitrust litigation over attention deficit hyperactivity disorder medication Intuniv, rounding out a $3 million settlement that it will pay alongside fellow drugmaker Actavis Shire has inked a $1.9

Siemens Energy Settles GE's Trade Secrets, Bid-Rigging Suit

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s trade secrets dispute with Siemens Energy over highly sought-after gas turbine contracts, after the companies said they have reached an undisclosed settlement A Virginia federal judge on Wednesday dismissed General Electric Co.'s

Second Life case settles

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The IMPACT® blog reports a settlement in the Second Life dispute. Originally posted 2010-03-28 10:00:14. Republished by Blog Post Promoter. The post Second Life case settles appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™.

Hockey League Skates To Summary Judgment Win Over Gulls

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The court found that because a 2015 agreement between the parties did not transfer any copyright in a gull-playing-hockey logo, ECHL was not on the hook for the Gulls’ legal fees and settlement payment in a separate action.

Arent Fox Represents Opt-Out Plaintiffs in Coordination with Class Actions Against Universal Life Insurance Carriers for Unlawful Cost-of-Insurance Increases

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Class action litigation and settlement has resulted in meaningful. The absence of insurance regulations to limit or deter unlawful cost-of-insurance (“COI”) increases for universal life insurance (“ULI”) policies has resulted in a flurry of class action activity against carriers.

Model's $1.2M Suit Against Manager Tossed From Ga. Court

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million lawsuit alleging that he failed to pay a royalty settlement, a Georgia state court judge found in dismissing the case Model and actress Karrueche Tran didn't properly serve her ex-manager and his company with a $1.2

Hollywood Demands $16.35m From Operator of Pirate IPTV Services

TorrentFreak

A settlement proposal included a clause that Tusa couldn’t launch or be involved with any similar services. A confidential settlement was reached in October 2020 but it’s claimed that the defendant then launched Digital UniCorn Media and another service called Altered Carbon.

Sanctioned Chemical Co. Settles Before Facing Damages Jury

IP Law 360

Four months after Judge Alan Albright issued case-ending sanctions against True Chemical Solutions for its misconduct in patent litigation, the company reached a settlement that will let it dodge a damages jury trial set to start Thursday

Apple Ends Copyright Fight Against Security Tool Startup

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has reached a settlement to end a copyright lawsuit against a startup that created a "virtual" version of iPhone to detect potential bugs, months after a judge ruled that the research tool was a fair use Apple Inc.

PTAB Lets Samsung Drop Reviews, Not Show Ericsson Pact

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A split Patent Trial and Appeal Board is letting Samsung drop 30 challenges against Ericsson's patents without requiring the parties to file their settlement agreement, with a dissenting judge arguing that the board's decision "disregards anti-competitive concerns

3 Count: Grand Theft Copyright

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However, just before a trial could happen, the two sides have reached a settlement and brought the case to a halt. Details of the settlement are not known and both sides have refused comment. Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday.

Disney Settles Scarlett Johansson's 'Black Widow' Pay Suit

IP Law 360

Disney has reached a settlement to end Scarlett Johansson's California state court suit alleging the Marvel Studios parent's decision to immediately release "Black Widow" on its streaming service rather than allow for an exclusive theatrical run violated their contract and slashed the actress' earnings on the film, the parties announced Thursday

VPN Hosting Company Settles Copyright Lawsuit by Blocking Pirate Sites

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Settlement Reached. While it’s clear that both sides have an entirely different view on the matter, settlement negotiations began behind the scenes. Both parties agreed on a confidential settlement agreement.

1-800 Contacts Can See Clearly Now: FTC Antitrust Decision Overturned

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The Second Circuit confirmed last month that parties settling trademark disputes have significant flexibility to avoid violating the antitrust laws.

Phanatic's 'Free Agent' Fight Ends In IP Suit Deal With Phillies

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The Philly Phanatic won't be wearing Yankees pinstripes or Astros orange any time soon, after the Philadelphia Phillies and the originators of the team's fuzzy green mascot reached a settlement in a lawsuit over ownership of the design, according to filings in a New York federal court

3 Count: Pulp Non-Fiction

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Next up today, Andy Maxwell at Torrentfreak writes that Voltage Holdings, a company best known for strongly litigating against piracy of films it holds the rights to, has begun sending out threatening letters to suspected UK pirates, seeking settlement fees for alleged illegal downloads.