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Alice in Patentland: Visual Memory LLC v. NVIDIA Corporation

Plaintiff Visual Memory LLC Defendant NVIDIA Corporation Case 15-789-RGA Court District of Delaware Judge Richard G. Andrews (United States District Judge) Motion Motion to Dismiss Decision GRANTED Decision Date May 27, 2016 Background – Visual Memory LLC filed a Patent Infringement lawsuit against NVIDIA Corporation on September 8, 2015. NVIDIA challenged Visual Memory LLC’s U.S. Patent

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Alice in Patentland: Device Enhancement v. Amazon

Plaintiff Device Enhancement, LLC Defendant Amazon.com, Inc. Case 15-762-SLR Court District of Delaware Judge Sue L. Robinson (United States District Judge) Motion Motion to Dismiss Decision GRANTED Decision Date May 17, 2016 Background – Amazon challenged Device Enhancement LLC’s U.S. Patent No. 7,747,683 stating that its claims simply recite a well-known idea of segmenting and formatting

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Alice in Patentland: Affinity v. Netflix

Plaintiff Affinity Labs of Texas, LLC Defendant Netflix, Inc. Case 1:15-cv-849-RP Court Western District of Texas Austin Division Judge Robert Pitman (United States District Judge) Motion Motion to Dismiss Decision DENIED Decision Date May 6, 2016 Background – Netflix challenged Affinity Labs’ U.S. Patent No. 9,094,802 stating that its claims simply recite a well-known idea of

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Alice in Patentland: Art+Com v. Google

Plaintiff Art+Com Innovationpool Gmbh Defendant Google Inc. Case 14-217-RGA Court District Of Delaware Judge Richard G. Andrews (United States District Judge) Motion Motion for Summary Judgement Decision DENIED Decision Date April 28, 2016 Background – Google challenged Art+Com Innovationpool’s U.S. Patent No. RE44,550 stating that claim 1, the only independent claim, is directed at patent-ineligible subject