December 2013

3D Printer Maker Stratasys Files Patent Infringement Suit Against Afinia

Submitted by patentadmin on Mon, 12/09/2013 - 22:22

November 26, 2013 - Stratasys Inc., the North American subsidiary of Stratasys Ltd., brought a patent lawsuit against Afinia, a division of Microboards Technology LLC. Stratasys alleges that Afinia infringes four of its patents related to 3D printing, and seeks injunctive relief and damages.

GoldieBlox and the Three Beasties

Submitted by patentadmin on Sun, 12/08/2013 - 18:23

One of this holiday season's most anticipated gifts is an engineering toy set marketed to girls. The GoldieBlox building sets got a lot of attention from a promotional video that the company released on the Internet and that went viral.

And then the GoldieBlox folks got even more attention because they had used a Beastie Boys song in their video without getting permission from the two surviving members of the band.

Judge Dismisses's Lawsuit Against Google, Leaves One Claim Intact Against Yahoo

Submitted by patentadmin on Fri, 12/06/2013 - 11:58

December 6, 2013 - Online auto parts retailer received some bad news on December 4 when a California federal judge dismissed its trademark infringement lawsuit against Google and left only one infringement claim standing in its suit against Yahoo.