Patent Litigation

Retrospection Marketing LLC v. Lowe’s Companies, Inc.
Mr. Halpern represented Lowe’s in defense of infringement action on a patent relating to web surfing methods. Achieved walkaway settlement after filing Alice motion.

Luminara Worldwide, LLC v. Liown Elecs Co.
Mr. Halpern represented Liown in defense of action asserting infringement of five patents on motion mechanism for artificial candles, as well as claims for trade secret misappropriation, trademark infringement, and tortious interference with contractual relations. Settled favorably.

Fuzzysharp Techs. v. Intel Corp.
Mr. Halpern successfully defended Intel in infringement action relating to methods of processing computer graphics.  Won summary judgment of invalidity for failure to claim patent-eligible subject matter.  Prevailed in inter partes review proceeding, securing final written decision cancelling claims on grounds of anticipation and obviousness.

TriStrata, Inc. v. Microsoft Corp.
Mr. Halpern successfully defended Microsoft in patent action relating to digital rights management technology.  Won construction of key claim term, leading plaintiff to stipulate to summary judgment of noninfringement.

Backweb v. Microsoft
Mr. Halpern authored summary judgment motion that helped Microsoft win favorable settlement in patent litigation relating to background (“polite”) data transfer software.

Power Integrations v. Fairchild Semiconductor
Mr. Halpern helped defend Fairchild in a four-patent dispute related to specialized semiconductors used in power supplies for consumer electronics, and drafted, inter alia, two summary judgment motions and the Motion for New Trial on willfulness and on all issues.

Microsoft Cases
Mr. Halpern participated in the defense of Microsoft against InterTrust Technologies, a patent holding company, in a patent matter relating to digital rights management software, drafting critical summary judgment motions. He was also part of the team that represented Microsoft in its contract and antitrust litigation against SunMicrosystems relating to Java.