Johnson Controls Technology Company et al v. Price Industries Inc. et al, Civil Action No. 1:20-cv-03692-LMM (N.D. Ga., Dec. 16, 2022) A patent case in the Northern District of Georgia court has been resolved after two years and 103 days, shortly after the Claim Construction Order was entered […]
Northern District Judge grants Plaintiff’s motion to strike Defendants’ motions in a trade secret case between a franchisor of soft and hard flooring products and a former franchisee alleged to have begun a competing business after the franchise agreement expired.
Atlanta-based influencer sues former employee for misappropriating trade secret formulas behind successful social media posts.
Hong Kong consumer products corporation sues three entities for trampoline-turned-playpen patent rights.
New Georgia Statute on Bad Faith Patent Cases May Discourage Both Weak and Strong Cases from Being Brought in Georgia
Plaintiff Walter Farmer (“Farmer”) initiated suit in September 2014 asserting infringement of claim 1 of his U.S. Patent No. 7,362,007 (the “’007 Patent”), issued April 22, 2008, and covering uninterruptable power supply technology (“UPS”) products against Alpha Technologies, Inc. (“Alpha”). Alpha moved pursuant to a relatively new Georgia […]
Georgia District Courts Gain Four Judges — Three in the Northern District and One in the Middle District
In votes held last night and last Thursday, the U.S. Senate confirmed four judicial appointees for the Georgia district courts, a welcome sight for the federal bench and bar. The Northern District in particular had been in need of new appointments, especially following former Chief Judge Julie Carnes’ […]