Posts Tagged: Soverain Software


Federal Circuit rules Soverain collaterally estopped despite obvious due process concerns

Apparently, despite the fact that there are strict page limits imposed at the Federal Circuit, Soverain was somehow supposed to fully brief all of the issues directly …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 8

SCOTUS: Public Enemy Number One for Patent Owners

The consequences of SCOTUS decisions are really severe. The U.S. is no longer a favorable jurisdiction for many biotech patents, medical devices and software. What that’…
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 37

It’s All a Game to Newegg’s Lee Cheng

It seems that this article caught the attention of Newegg's Chief Legal Officer, Lee Cheng, who proceeded to contact me through LinkedIn and berate me in bizarre …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 22

Supreme Court Refuses Soverain v. Newegg

Everyone who has objectively looked at the case knows that the Federal Circuit made a terrible mistake, but not that won't be corrected and a serial patent …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 27

Who is a Patent Troll?

Frankly, the term patent troll has evolved to mean nothing more than this: You are a patent owner who is suing me. Essentially, whether one is a …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 18

The CAFC Got it Wrong in Soverain v Newegg

Open Market grew rapidly, went public, made acquisitions, and outlived about 15 of its competitors, but was hit hard by the bursting of Internet Bubble 1.0 in 2000. The eCommerce …
By Dr. Lawrence Stewart
6 years ago 15

Newegg Opposes Soverain’s Petition for Certiorari

Seth Waxman, of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, a former Solicitor General and Soverain’s lead attorney, says, “Newegg is taking this case seriously and so …
By Press Releases
6 years ago 0

Soverainv. Newegg: Not an Ordinary Obviousness Dispute

The absolute truth known to everyone in the innovation community is that pioneering innovations become commonplace. What was revolutionary at the time the invention was made becomes …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 24

Patent System Under Attack

This ruling cannot stand, and the CAFC needs to step back from the brink. The CAFC has vastly overreached in Soverain v. Newegg, and it is imperative …
By Loudon Owen
6 years ago 25

Is Soverain Software v. Newegg Supreme Court Bound?

Earlier today the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued it latest decision in Soverain Software LLC v. Newegg, Inc. (Fed. Cir., September 4, 2013). This …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 5