Posts Tagged: injunction


Institutional Challenges to a Reliable Patent Regime for Inventors

What we can, and should, address are institutional challenges. Regrettably, our institutional approach to patents has only further challenged small business and diminished innovation. Those challenges come …
By Brian O’Shaughnessy 2 months ago 6

CES Seizure order against alleged patent infringers issued by the Las Vegas federal district court

While we tend to think of Las Vegas’ tourism-based economy as built on gambling, trade shows also bring hundreds of thousands of visitors to the city each …

The Patent Scrooges: The rise and potential fall of the efficient infringers

So it now looks like this: if you are a patent owner and feel that your rights have been encroached upon, you now have to assume there …
By Louis Carbonneau 4 months ago 9

The theory of patents and why strong patents benefit consumers

Consumers benefit most when patents are strongest and act to block actors. When competitors are blocked that means they cannot simply copy and flood the market with …
By Gene Quinn 5 months ago 9

No permanent injunction threat leads to refusal to deal with patent owners

Simply stated, Lemley is wrong and his suggestion that eBay v. MercExhange is at all positive, let alone the best development, strikes me as utterly ridiculous. The …
By Gene Quinn 11 months ago 32

Patent Erosion 2013: What Would the Founding Fathers Think?

As the end of 2013 approaches and I look back on what has transpired I am saddened to see that through the year patent rights have continued to …
By Gene Quinn 2 years ago 26

Patent News and Notes

1. Reed Tech takes over USPTO Contract from Google. 2. Pharma Patent Settlements Saved $25.5 Billion for US Health System. 3. Coffee Analysis Smart Phone App for that Perfect Brew. 4.FDA …
By Gene Quinn 3 years ago 0

Patent Litigation: How to Practice Post-TiVo

In TiVo v. Echostar, Echostar lost on infringement of TiVo’s patented DVR functionality. Judge Folsom issued an injunction and ordered that Echostar stop offering the service …
By Dolly Krishnaswamy 3 years ago 1

Post-eBay Economic Standards for Assessing Irreparable Harm

One of the factors considers the presence of irreparable injury, which is harm not quantifiable or remediable as money damages. For the factor to be satisfied - …
By Stevan Porter 3 years ago 0

No Permanent Injunction for Apple in Samsung Patent Battle

Yesterday, the Judge Koh of the United States District Court for the Federal Circuit denied Apple's request for a permanent injunction in their ongoing patent war over …
By Gene Quinn 3 years ago 12

Chief Judge Rader Takes on Lobbying White House and SCOTUS

The discussion was lively, perhaps even explosive. You could nearly see sparks fly when Chief Judge Rader continued to pepper Seth Waxman with question after question about …
By Gene Quinn 4 years ago 8

Happy 5th Anniversary: The Impact of eBay v. MercExchange

Since the Supreme Court's decision in eBay v. MercExchange there have been 131 cases where a permanent injunction has issued and 43 cases where a permanent injunction has been …
By Gene Quinn 5 years ago 6

Just Common Sense: U.S. Supreme Court is Anti-Innovation

If you are anti-patent then you are anti-innovation because those who innovate are not the behemoths of industry, but rather start-up companies that absolutely require patents in …
By Gene Quinn 5 years ago 127

The Roberts Supreme Court: Pro-Business and Anti-Patent?

The latest edition of Fortune magazine has John Roberts, Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, on the cover proclaiming the Roberts Court to be the …
By Gene Quinn 5 years ago 37

Microsoft Files Another Reexam Against $290 Million i4i Patent

I don’t know why Microsoft didn’t present all the prior art in the Texas case sooner, and I can't explain why they might have wanted …
By Scott M. Daniels 6 years ago 6