Papst Licensing GmbH & Co., K.G. v. Apple, Inc. et al. (E.D. Tex., PTAB, Fed. Cir.)
Represent patent owners in case involving allegations of patent infringement 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. 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 $5.9 million jury verdict against one defendant; other defendants settled favorably.
KlausTech, Inc. v. Google LLC (Fed. Cir. & N.D. Cal.)
Represent patent owner in Federal Circuit appeal relating to patent concerning a process for Internet advertising on websites and mobile applications.
Papst Licensing GmbH & Co. KG v. Altera Corp., Xilinx, Inc. (Fed. Cir., N.D. Cal., & D. Del.)
Represented patent owner in enforcement of patents related to generating and verifying tests for memory devices. Obtained dismissal of declaratory judgment action brought by accused infringer. Represented patent owner in appeals of dismissal and patentability pursuant to 35 U.S.C. § 101 to the Federal Circuit.
Digital Reg of Texas, LLC v. Adobe Systems Inc. et al. (Fed. Cir. & N.D. Cal.)
Represented patent owner in enforcement of patents related to digital rights management, resulting in favorable settlements.
Biochemistry and Protein Engineering, Confidential Matter (W.D. Wis.)
Prior to joining the firm, partner Nicole Glauser served as part of team that represented one of world’s largest chemical companies relating to genetically-engineered enzymes used to make fuel ethanol; obtained trial court judgment invalidating patent for lack of written description that was affirmed on appeal.