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NPR Defeats Sally Beauty’s Motion for Summary Judgment

NPR serves as counsel in this action for plaintiff Intellectual Ventures versus Sally Beauty in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. Intellectual Ventures alleges that Sally Beauty infringes a variety of patents through the use of its web-based applications. Sally Beauty sought to invalidate one of the patents by alleging

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NPR Defeats Motions to Sever, Stay, and Transfer by Intel

NPR serves as co-Lead Counsel in this action on behalf of Plaintiff DSS Technology Management, Inc. in United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.  DSS alleges that Intel and various system integrators infringe DSS’s patents that claim semiconductor manufacturing processes and structures. On November 12, 2015, Judge Robert W. Schroeder III denied

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NPR Resolves Azure Multiparty Case

NPR is co-counsel in representing Azure Networks LLC in its multi-defendant case against Wi-Fi Direct chipmakers and system integrators.  NPR, along with its co-counsel have resolved much of the complex, multi-defendant case and has begun to dismiss various defendants.

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NPR Secures Federal Circuit Appeal Victory in In re Karpf

NPR represented Ronald S. Karpf on appeal of the final decision of the PTAB’s rejection of all pending claims of his patent application. Karpf’s application covered an electronic medical records system that doctors could use to access records, enter diagnoses, and provide treatment instructions. The PTAB relied on a prior patent in finding that all

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NPR Resolves Secure Axcess Litigation

NPR is co-counsel  representing Secure Axcess, LLC in its litigation against various banks in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. After all remaining parties filed motions to dismiss pursuant to various settlement, release, and license agreements, Judge Davis entered a final judgment today, ending the case. Secure Axcess is represented

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NPR Resolves ICH Litigation

NPR represents ICH in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Tyler Division against several “smart” meter manufacturers. The remaining parties have resolved the litigation through a settlement and dismissal of the action.  

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NPR Resolves ThinkOptics Litigation

NPR represents ThinkOptics in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas in its litigation against Nintendo and other hardware manufacturers. ThinkOptics alleged that Nintendo—and others—infringe its pointing-based controller technology embodied in Nintendo and aftermarket Wii controllers. A few days before trial, the remaining parties reached a settlement that disposed of all

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