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INTERTAINER, INC. v. HULU, LLC
Date: September 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2065
BROADBAND ITV, INC. v. HAWAIIAN TELCOM, INC.
Date: September 26, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1082
Sigma-Tau Healthscience, Inc. v. United States  
Date: September 26, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1125

Justia Opinion Summary: Sigma-Tau imported two chemical products, both stabilized forms of the compound carnitine. Carnitine is a naturally occurring amino acid derivative and an important nutrient in the human body, where it serves to transpo...

TURNER v. MSPB
Date: September 26, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1161
SERVER TECHNOLOGY, INC. v. AMERICAN POWER CONVERSION
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1605
Husky Injections Molding Sys., Ltd. v. Athena Automation Ltd.  
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1726

Justia Opinion Summary: Husky’s 536 patent discloses a molding machine having a clamp assembly comprising a stationary platen, a movable platen, tie bars, tie bar locks that couple the tie bars to the movable platen, and clamp actuators that su...

Affinity Labs of Tex., LLC v. DirecTV, LLC  
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1845

Justia Opinion Summary: Affinity’s 379 patent contains two independent claims, directed to streaming regional broadcast signals to cellular telephones located outside the region served by the regional broadcaster. The district court held that...

NOVO TRANSFORMA TECHNOLOGIES v. SPRINT SPECTRUM, L.P.
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2012
Affinity Labs of Tex., LLC v. Amazon.com Inc.  
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2080

Justia Opinion Summary: Affinity’s 085 patent, entitled “System and Method to Communicate Targeted Information,” describes a “method for targeted advertising” in which an advertisement is selected for delivery to the user of a portable device b...

Cox Commc'ns, Inc. v. Sprint Commc'n Co., LP  
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1013

Justia Opinion Summary: Sprint's patents concern voiceover-IP technology for transmitting calls over the internet, instead of through traditional telephone lines. The patents discuss the hand-off between traditional telephone lines (a “narrow-b...

ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS OPERATIONS v. LIFESCAN INCORPORATED
Date: September 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1356
Classco, Inc. v. Apple, Inc.  
Date: September 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1853

Justia Opinion Summary: The 695 patent, issued in 2005, discusses technology that identifies incoming telephone calls and alerts the called party to the caller’s identity. The patent purportedly improves on pre-existing systems by introducing...

SIMMONS v. MSPB
Date: September 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3202
THOMAS v. MSPB
Date: September 22, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1341
WesternGeco L.L.C. v. ION Geophysical Corp.  
Date: September 21, 2016
Docket Number: 13-1527

Justia Opinion Summary: WesternGeco’s patents relate to technologies used to search for oil and gas beneath the ocean floor. WesternGeco manufactures the Q-Marine, and performs surveys for oil companies. ION manufactures the DigiFIN, and sells...