KlausTech, LLC v. Google LLC (Fed. Cir. & N.D. Cal.)
Trial counsel for KlausTech in action alleging Google’s infringement of a patent claiming a process for Internet advertising on websites and mobile applications. Case settled favorably after DiNovo Price defeated two motions to dismiss and an invalidity challenge during claims construction. Also represented KlausTech on appeal of prior patent infringement action against Google.
Papst Licensing GmbH & Co., K.G. v. Apple, Inc. et al. (E.D. Tex., PTAB, Fed. Cir.)
Trial and appellate counsel for Papst enforcing patents related to high data rate, device-independent information transfer against multiple cell phone manufacturers. Trial court denied motion to transfer venue and appeal court denied mandamus. DiNovo Price navigated the filing of twenty-three (23) IPRs of data transfer technology patents by nine (9) accused infringers, securing non-institution of many petitions and resulting in survival of patentable claims asserted in litigation. Obtained a $5.9 million jury verdict against Samsung and settled favorably while appeal pending.
Papst Licensing GmbH & Co. KG v. Altera Corp., Xilinx, Inc. (Fed. Cir., N.D. Cal., & D. Del.)
Represented Papst in enforcement of patents related to generating and verifying tests for memory devices. Obtained dismissal of declaratory judgment action brought by accused infringer and represented patent owner in appeals of dismissal and patentability pursuant to 35 U.S.C. § 101.
Digital Reg of Texas, LLC v. Adobe Systems Inc. et al. (Fed. Cir. & N.D. Cal.)
Represented Digital Reg in action alleging infringement of patents related to digital rights management, including a jury trial and subsequent appeal against Adobe. Attained multiple favorable settlements.
Infinity Computer Products, Inc. v. Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc. et al. (C.D. Cal., E.D. Pa., D. Del., E.D.N.Y., & E.D. Ky.)
Trial and appellate counsel for Infinity Computer Products in litigations enforcing patents related to methods for transferring print and scan data between a fax machine and computer; attained favorable settlement.
Biochemistry and Protein Engineering, Confidential Matter (W.D. Wis.)
Prior to joining the firm, Nicki served as part of a team that defended one of world’s largest chemical companies in a patent infringement case relating to genetically engineered enzymes used to make fuel ethanol. The trial court invalidated the patent for lack of written description. Ruling upheld on appeal.