Monthly Archives: August 2011

Mark Cuban Files Motion to Compel Against the SEC

On August 29, 2011, Mark Cuban filed a motion to compel (available here) requesting that the Court order the SEC to provide several categories of documents that, according to Mr. Cuban, have been improperly withheld.  Mr. Cuban states that, “[t]he … Continue reading

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Alcon Pharmaceuticals Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Apotex in the Northern District of Texas

On August 25, 2011, Alcon Pharmaceuticals filed a lawsuit (complaint available here) relating to Apotex’s filing of an Abbreviated New Drug Application seeking approval to manufacture and sell a generic version of Patanase nasal spray.  Alcon asserts that Apotex’s spray … Continue reading

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Hardware Resources Files Declaratory Judgment Patent Lawsuit in the Northern District of Texas

On August 25, 2011, Hardware Resources filed a declaratory judgment lawsuit against ATC Hardware Systems in the Northern District of Texas (copy of complaint available here).  Hardware Resources seeks a declaratory judgment that United States Patent No. 7,458,651 is invalid … Continue reading

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Patent Pilot Project Goes Into Effect On September 1, 2011; Judges Lynn, Godbey, And Kinkeade To Hear All Patent Cases

Chief Judge Fitzwater recently entered Special Order No. 3-287 (available here).  The Order states that, when a patent case is filed in or transferred to the Northern District of Texas on or after September 1, 2011, the case will be … Continue reading

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Public Notice Regarding The Reappointment Of Magistrate Judge Roach

Magistrate Judge Roach’s current term expires on March 31, 2012.  The Northern District of Texas has issued a public notice (available here) regarding Judge Roach’s reappointment.  Written comments from members of the bar or the public regarding reappointment should be … Continue reading

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