Chicago Bd. Options Ex., Inc. v. Int’l. Secs. Ex., LLC, No. 07 C 623, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Dec. 10, 2014) (Lefkow, J.).

Judge Lefkow granted in part Chicago Board Options Exchange’s (“CBOE”) § 285 motion for attorney’s fees after International Securities Exchange (“ISE”) stipulated to CBOE’s noninfringement, the Court entered final judgment and

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

Unified Messaging Sols., LLC v. United Online, Inc., MDL No. 2371, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. May 3, 2013) (Lefkow, J.).

Judge Lefkow denied defendants’ United Online, Juno Online Services, Netzero and Memory Lane (collectively “UOL Defendants”) motion to deconsolidate their case from this earlier consolidated patent litigation.  The Judicial Panel for Multidistrict Litigation transferred

CBOE v. ISE, No. 07 C 623, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Mar. 6, 2013) (Lefkow, J.).

Judge Lefkow granted in part plaintiff CBOE’s motion to strike defendant ISE’s expert witness in this patent case, as follows:

  • This case was not governed by the Local Patent Rules (“LPR”) because it was filed before the LPR