Next Level SportSystems, Inc. v. S&S Activewear, LLC, et al., No. 18 C 5926, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Mar. 7, 2019) (Durkin, J.).

Judge Durkin granted defendant YS Garments LLC’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(7) motion to dismiss for failure to join Sierra Sportswear, Inc., the co-owner of plaintiff Next Level’s trademark-in-suit as a

Cascades AV LLC v. Evertz Microsystems Ltd., No. 17 C 7881, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jan. 11, 2019) (Durkin, J.).

Judge Durkin denied defendants’ Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss plaintiff’s patent infrignement claims in this patent case involving lip-synching patents and defendant Everetz’s accused fingerprint reading systems.

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Design Basics, LLC v. WK Olson Architects, Inc., No. 17 C 7432, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Feb. 11, 2019) (Ellis, J.).

Judge Ellis denied defendants’ Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss as to plaintiffs’ copyright infringement claims and granted it as to plaintiffs’ Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA) claims in this suit

TheBrain Techs. LP v. AnyLogic N.A., LLC, No. 17 C 6574, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Mar. 4, 2019) (Coleman, J.).

Judge Coleman granted defendant’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(1) motion to dismiss for lack of subject-matter jurisdiction in this patent infringement case involving graphical representations of information.

The assignment chain of the patent-in-suit did