Philips Awarded Fees and Costs on Second Try

, C.A. No. 02-123-KAJ (D. Del. Oct. 23, 2006) Judge Kent Jordan granted Philips Electronics’ request for $285,690.44 in costs and $2,448,750 in fees. After finding the case exceptional under § 285 in March 2005, the Court required Philips to submit documentation in support of its request for fees and costs. Philips’ first submission, however,Continue reading “Philips Awarded Fees and Costs on Second Try”

Claim Construction and Summary Judgment Decision on Anthracycline Glycoside Patent

In Pharmacia & Upjohn Co. v. Sicor Inc. & Sicor Pharms., Inc, C.A. No. 04-833 (D. Del. Aug. 17, 2006) (Jordan, J.), the District Court construed the following terms in the context of a pharmaceutical patent for a ready to use form of anthracycline glycoside: “physiologically acceptable,” “anthracycline glycolside,” “sealed container,” and “storage stability.” JudgeContinue reading “Claim Construction and Summary Judgment Decision on Anthracycline Glycoside Patent”

Infringement Judgment Issues in Fuel-Ethanol Patent Dispute

Danish company Novozymes A/S scored a big victory recently in protecting its commercial enzymes used in the fuel-ethanol industry. Coming on the heels of an expedited bench trial, District Judge Kent A. Jordan issued a 64-page opinion finding that a competing product, manufactured by Genencor International, infringed a Novozymes patent granted in 2005. At issueContinue reading “Infringement Judgment Issues in Fuel-Ethanol Patent Dispute”