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Optimum Processing Solutions, L.L.C. v. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. et al., 1:09-cv-01098 (N.D. Ga. Feb. 22, 2010) (Batten, J.) Judge Batten denied Defendants’ motion to stay the action pending reexamination of patent-in-suit. The Court did not detail its reasoning in the Order, but stated that...
KEG Techs., Inc. et al. v. Laimer, et al., Case No. 1:08-cv-393 (N.D. Ga. Sept. 9, 2008) (Batten, J.)Defendants sought to reassign this case to Judge Story, who presided over an earlier-filed case (KEG Techs., Inc. et al. v. Laimer, et al., Case No. 1:04-cv-253) that involved two of the same...
Verint Americas, Inc. (d/b/a Witness Actionable Solutions) v. NICE Systems, Inc. et al., No. 1:06-cv-126 (N.D. Ga. May 16, 2008) (Batten, J.)Judge Batten presided over a five-day jury trial resulting in a verdict for Plaintiff Verint Americas, Inc. (formerly Witness Systems, Inc.) on its patent...
Motion to Dismiss Denied – Request for Attorneys’ Fees Under Section 285 May be Pled as a Separate Claim
Insituform Techs., Inc. et al. v. Amerik Supplies, Inc. et al., No. 1:08-cv-333 (N.D. Ga., May 6, 2008) (Batten, J.)In their Counterclaims, Defendants plead as count two a claim for attorneys’ fees and expenses pursuant to 35 U.S.C. § 285, which authorizes such an award to the prevailing party in...
Motion in Limine Denied as Improper – Whether Prosecution History Estoppel Precludes Use of Doctrine of Equivalents is an Issue for Summary Judgment
Witness Systems, Inc. v. Nice Systems, Inc. et al., No. 1:06-cv-126 (N.D. Ga. May, 10, 2007) (Batten, J.)The Defendants filed a Motion in Limine seeking to preclude the Plaintiff from relying on the doctrine of equivalents due to prosecution history estoppel. On a recommendation from the Special...