Federal Circuit Reverses District Court’s Exhaustion Decision in the Helferich Case. In a unanimous decision, the three judge Federal Circuit panel hearing the appeal in Helferich Patent Licensing, LLC v. The New York Times Company, et al. held that Helferich’s patents are not unenforceable under the doctrine of patent exhaustion, reversing the district court judge’s ruling holding the patents exhausted.
Law360, New York (August 19, 2015, 10:19 PM ET) — CBS Corp. and Helferich Patent Licensing LLC on Wednesday filed a joint motion seeking to dismiss all claims and counterclaims in a case alleging the network infringed mobile alert technology patents through its sending of text messages to viewers.
Valpo Law Blog, Indiana (February 16, 2015) — On February 10th, the Federal Circuit issued its opinion in Helferich Patent Licensing v. New York Times. The Court reversed a 2013 ruling from the Northern District of Illinois that had used the doctrine of patent exhaustion to throw out this controversial smartphone patent infringement suit….This case is a significant win for patent owners.
Law360, New York (January 18, 2012, 7:58 PM ET) — Helferich Patent Licensing LLC added the National Basketball Association to an expanding list of litigants Tuesday, suing the league for infringement of three mobile alert technology patents.
Law360, New York (January 12, 2012, 1:00 PM ET) — Helferich Patent Licensing LLC added another name to a growing list of litigants on Tuesday when it sued Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. in Arizona, alleging the carmaker infringed three mobile alert technology patents by sending text messages to customers.