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Court Denies Stay of Injunction (access required)

In this litigation involving patents-in-suit relating to electronic sourcing systems, which allow prospective buyers to locate items to buy from multiple electronic catalogs, a Richmond U.S. District Court denies defendant software company’s motion for a stay of permanent injunction. The ...

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No Injunction in Software Vendor Fight (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court denies plaintiff software company’s motion for a preliminary injunction in its suit alleging copyright infringement by defendant, who allegedly “stole” plaintiff’s software code and services developed for a federal agency. Plaintiff Softech Worldwide LLC calls ...

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No Copyright Violation for Georgian Home Design (access required)

A custom home designer/builder in the Williamsburg area loses this suit alleging copyright infringement by defendant builders; the Newport News U.S. District Court says the 18 designs pictured in plaintiff builder’s promotional brochure,“Places to Call Home,” encompass most designs used ...

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Due Diligence Lacking in Discovery of Invoices (access required)

In the wake of a Norfolk federal jury’s $115 million award to a small technology company and $17.4 million in supplemental damages and $6.6 million in post-judgment interest, the Norfolk U.S. District Court denies defendant’s motion to alter or amend ...

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Court Seals Business Plan in Trade Secrets Suit (access required)

Plaintiff, a company that specializes in electronic regulatory publishing and compliance management, wins its motion to seal the a portion of the record in its suit against the Bureau of National Affairs Inc. over its alleged violation of a nondisclosure ...

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Injunction & Damages for Repeat Violations (access required)

After a one-day bench trial on plaintiff’s charges that defendants have repeatedly infringed defendant’s copyright by illegally distributing Korean-language television programming, an Alexandria U.S. District Court grants plaintiffs a permanent injunction and damages. A permanent injunction must issue against these ...

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Lawyer’s patent infringement claim against Twitter fails – Defense Verdict (access required)

The suit against Twitter was brought by Virginia-based VS Technologies LLC, which was formed by intellectual property lawyer Dinesh Agarwal, who obtained a patent in 2002 for “an interactive virtual community of famous people.” He sought $40 million in damages ...

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Default Entry Delayed in Copyright Case (access required)

In this suit alleging the Mehr Iran Publishing Company and other defendants infringed plaintiff’s copyright by illegally publishing plaintiff’s copyrighted materials, the Charlottesville U.S. District Court finds defendants to be in default, but the court will wait to enter a ...

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Twitter hails victory in infringement case

A Norfolk federal jury has rejected claims of an Alexandria lawyer that Twitter owed him $40 million for patent infringement. A news release from the Troutman Sanders firm, local counsel for Twitter,  referred to attorney Dinesh Agarwal as a “patent ...

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Twitter hails victory in infringement case

A Norfolk federal jury has rejected claims of an Alexandria lawyer that Twitter owed him $40 million for patent infringement. A news release from the Troutman Sanders firm, local counsel for Twitter,  referred to attorney Dinesh Agarwal as a “patent ...

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