Edge Capture L.L.C. et al. v. Barclays Bank PLC, et al. (N.D. Ill. No. 09-cv-1521): Represented independent software vendor in the Northern District of Illinois as plaintiff in patent infringement matter involving automated derivative and equity trading technology. All claims resolved successfully before trial.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., et al. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. et al. (N.D. Cal. No. 08-cv-0986): Represented Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) as plaintiff against Samsung Electronics Co. (Samsung) in patent infringement litigation venued in the Northern District of California. The case involved allegations that Samsung's memory products, ARM-based processors, and consumer electronics products infringed seven AMD patents covering technologies in memory and processor microarchitecture, transistor fabrication and design, and video user interfaces; and that AMD's x86 processors and graphics processing units (GPUs) infringed six Samsung patents covering technologies in processor architecture and design, semiconductor fabrication and process control. After nearly three years of litigation and two rounds of mediation, the parties resolved the matter shortly before trial, at the close of expert discovery and dispositive motion briefing.
Silicon Graphics, Inc. v. ATI Technologies, Inc. et al. (W.D. Wisc. No. 06-cv-0611): Represented Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) as defendant in patent litigation against Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI) in the Western District of Wisconsin. The case, originally involving three patents, was remanded to the District Court for resolution of remaining issues as to five claims on one patent. The case resolved shortly before trial after 37 motions in limine were filed by AMD.
Spine Solutions, Inc. v. Medtronic Sofamor Danek, Inc., et al. (W.D. Tenn. No. 07-cv-2175): Represented Medtronic in the Western District of Tennessee as defendant against Spine Solutions, who alleged patent infringement against Medtronic's artificial lumbar discs. After trial and appeal, the Federal Circuit remanded back to the district court for resolution of damages issues. The district court granted Medtronic's motion for a new trial on damages based on changes in case law and a newly available non-infringing alternative. The matter resolved successfully before the second trial.
In re: Navigation Products, Components Thereof, and Related Software (ITC No. 337-TA-810): Represented Honeywell as defendant before the International Trade Commission against Furuno Electric Co., who had alleged infringement of patents related to avionics and navigation technology. The matter resolved successfully before trial.