Judge Albright stayed 10 cases pending entry of Judge Payne’s claim construction order in related cases pending in Marshall.
The product users in this case succeeded in obtaining a motion to stay pending resolution of the declaratory judgment action filed by the manufacturer.
The defendant asked the Court to stay the case pending appellate review of an order.
There are two types of PTABs. One destroys things, and the other is a WW II-era antitank weapon.
Sometimes parties agree to a stay pending PTAB review, and then a dispute arises as to whether the time has come to lift the stay.
The court stayed this Tyler patent case pending the outcome of IPR and ex parte reexams, but the fact pattern and the stay analysis is worth reviewing.
In this procedurally complex case, the defendant asked for a stay pending two related cases, and got it as to one.
While this is a well-trodden area of the law, it’s always good to keep an eye on the standards to see if anyone’s changed their practices.
Dish’s Motion to Stay, filed shortly before the Markman hearing, asked the Court to stay the proceedings in this litigation for six months on the basis that it was going to be filing an Inter Partes Review (“IPR”). I know that you know what the outcome is going to be, but let’s look at the opinion anyway.
This is a motion to sever and stay the plaintiffs’ claims against customer defendants. The Court’s ruling is of interest because while the motion was granted, the basis was very specific, and not based on the customer suit exception.
This may be one of the shorter orders granting a motion to stay under the customer suit exception – but that tends to happen when they’re unopposed. Still, the order is worth a quick read because it tells you something about the case and the docket.