Shure, Inc. v. ClearOne, Inc., No. 17 C 3078, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Aug. 25, 2018) (Chang, J.).

Judge Chang construed the remaining claims in this patent case involving audio-conferencing equipment utilizing beam microphones.

Of particular interest, the Court held as follows:

  • The Court construed “Each of the Plurality of Combined Signals Corresponding to

Kolcraft Enters., Inc. v. Chicco USA, Inc., No. 09 C 3339, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Apr. 13, 2018) (Chang, J.).

Judge Chang construed claims in this patent dispute involving infant play gyms for a second time, this time focused upon certain apparatus claims.

Of particular note, the Court construed the following:

  • “Connector” was not

Dyson, Inc. v. SharkNinja Operating LLC, No. 14 C 779, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Nov. 17, 2015) (Darrah, J.).

Judge Darrah denied defendants’ (collectively “SharkNinja”) motion for reconsideration of the Court’s denial of its motion for summary judgment of noninfringement in this design patent case. SharkNinja sought reconsideration arguing that the issues of whether