Feit Elec. Co. v. Beacon Point Capital, LLC, No. 13 C 9339, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Sep. 22, 2017) (Coleman, J.).

Judge Coleman, having previously granted declaratory judgment plaintiff Feit summary judgment of the unenforceability of one of defendant Beacon Point’s patents based upon collateral estoppel, denied Feit summary judgment of a subsequent motion seeking

Feit Elec. Co. v. Beacon Point Capital, LLC, No. 13 C 9339, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Sept. 30, 2015) (Coleman, J.).

Judge Coleman granted in part declaratory judgment plaintiff Feit’s motion for summary judgment of collateral estoppel regarding defendant Beacon Capital’s ‘464 and ‘140 patents – both from the Ole Nilssen portfolio.

The Court

Avnet, Inc. v. Motio, Inc.., No 12 C 2100, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jan. 30, 2015) (Lefkow, J.).

Judge Lefkow granted defendant Motio’s motion to amend its answer and counterclaim adding counterclaims and an affirmative defense regarding inequitable conduct and related antitrust claims.

As an initial matter, while Fed. R. Civ. P. 15 requires

The Medicine Co. v. Mylan Inc., No. 11 C 1285, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Apr. 17, 2014) (St. Eve, J.).

Judge St. Eve granted in part and denied in part plaintiff The Medicine Company’s (“TMC”) Daubert motion seeking to exclude certain opinions of defendants (collectively “Mylan”) in this patent case involving an injectable anticoagulant

Intellect Wireless, Inc. v. HTC Corp., No. 09 C 2945, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Sep. 6, 2012) (Hart, Sen. J.).

Judge Hart entered findings of fact and conclusions of law after a patent bench trial related to cell phones with caller ID, text messaging, pictures or video.  The Court dismissed with prejudice plaintiff Intellect

Sloan Valve Co. v. Zurn Indus., Inc., No. 10 C 204, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Apr. 1, 2012) (St. Eve, J.).

Judge St. Eve granted in part defendants’ (collectively “Zurn”) Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss plaintiff Sloan Valve’s (“Sloan”) inequitable conduct counterclaims and denied Zurn its request for attorneys’ fees and

Intellect Wireless, Inc. v. HTC Corp., No. 09 C 2945, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Mar. 2, 2012) (Hart, Sen. J.).

Judge Hart denied defendant’s (collectively “HTC”) motion for summary judgment of inequitable conduct based upon the submission to the Patent Office of allegedly false and misleading declarations.  The Court held that there were disputed