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06-2622 - Vita-Mix Corporation v. Back to Basics Products, Inc., et al.


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06-2622 - Vita-Mix Corporation v. Back to Basics Products, Inc., et al.
August 15, 2007
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Memorandum Opinion and Order: Plaintiff's Motion for Protective Order and to Quash Subpoena of Edward Greive, Esq. is DENIED. Signed by Judge Patricia A. Gaughan on 8/14/07. (Related Doc. 64) (LC,S)
September 10, 2007
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Memorandum Opinion and Order: Plaintiff's motion to strike is DENIED. Claim 1 of the '021 Patent is construed to mean: A method of preventing the formation of an air pocket around rotating blades positioned in a pitcher of a blender but not including a method of stirring to disperse, dislodge, or break-up an air pocket after it has begun to form, the air pocket being created from an air channel of a cross-sectional size defined by a member associated with the blades, comprising the steps of supplying a fluid into the pitcher, and positioning a device that can be inserted into a blender, having a cross-sectional size approximating the cross-sectional size of the member, adjacent to and above the rotating blades while maintaining the device free of contact with the pitcher thereby preventing the formation of an air pocket in the fluid around the rotating blades. Signed by Judge Patricia A. Gaughan on 9/10/07. (Related Docs. 33 34 51 52 43) (LC,S) Modified on 9/18/2007 (H, D).
September 27, 2007
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Memorandum Opinion and Order: Focus Products' motion to dismiss all claims is DENIED. Focus Products' alternative motion for summary judgment on all claims is DENIED without prejudice. Plaintiffs motion for leave to file a sur-reply is DENIED. Plaintiff's motion for clarification is DENIED as moot. Plaintiff's motion to dismiss the inequitable conduct counterclaims is DENIED. Signed by Judge Patricia A. Gaughan on 9/27/07. (Related Doc. 49, 58, 78, 59) (LC,S)
February 22, 2008
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Memorandum Opinion and Order: Plaintiff's motion to preclude is DENIED and plaintiff's motion to compel is GRANTED. Signed by Judge Patricia A. Gaughan on 2/22/08. re 100, 102 (LC,S)
July 2, 2008
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Memorandum Opinion and Order: Defendant Focus Products' motion for summary judgment on all claims is GRANTED. Defendants' motion for summary judgment of no patent infringement is GRANTED. Plaintiff's cross-motion for summary judgment of patent infringement is DENIED. Defendants' motion to strike the expert report of Dr. Traylor is GRANTED. Plaintiff's motion for leave to file a surreply is GRANTED. Defendants' motion for leave to file a surreply is DENIED. Defendants' motion to limit patent infringement damages is MOOT. Defendants' motion for summary judgment of patent invalidity is DENIED. Plaintiff's motion for summary judgment of no patent invalidity is GRANTED. Plaintiff's motion to strike defendants' infringement arguments made in connection with patent invalidity is GRANTED. Defendants' motion for leave to file a surreply to plaintiff's motion to strike is DENIED. Plaintiff's motion for summary judgment of no inequitable conduct is GRANTED. Plaintiff's motion for summary judgment on certain of defendants' affirmative defenses is GRANTED. Plaintiff's motion for summary judgment of no unfair trade practices is GRANTED. Defendants' motion for summary judgment of no trademark infringement is GRANTED. Judge Patricia A. Gaughan on 7/1/08. re 123, 112, 157, 116, 125, 148, 118, 119, 198, 117, 121, 90,126, 155. (LC,S)
October 1, 2008
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Memorandum Opinion and Order: Defendants' Motion for Attorneys' Fees is DENIED. Plaintiff's Motion to Strike Defendants' Reply is GRANTED. Plaintiff's Motion to Strike Defendants' Bill of Costs is GRANTED. Plaintiff's Motion for Review of Defendants' Bill of Costs is DENIED as MOOT (Related document(s) 206, 222, 213, 215). Judge Patricia A. Gaughan on 9/30/08 (LC,S).