9 Cited authorities

  1. Landis v. North American Co.

    299 U.S. 248 (1936)   Cited 8,377 times   6 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a decision to stay proceedings "calls for the exercise of judgment, which must weigh competing interests and maintain an even balance"
  2. Ascii Corp. v. STD Entertainment USA, Inc.

    844 F. Supp. 1378 (N.D. Cal. 1994)   Cited 145 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Finding stay was justified because if claims were cancelled in reexamination then the need to try the infringement issue would be eliminated
  3. Stauffer v. Brooks Bros., Inc.

    615 F. Supp. 2d 248 (S.D.N.Y. 2009)   Cited 11 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Granting Motion to Dismiss and concluding that qui tam plaintiff failed to meet Article III standing requirements in absence of allegation of specific causally-connected injury to either individual competitor or some aspect of United States economy
  4. Pequignot v. Solo Cup Co.

    646 F. Supp. 2d 790 (E.D. Va. 2009)   Cited 4 times   2 Legal Analyses

    No. 1:07cv897 (LMB/TCB). August 25, 2009 Mia Kathryn Poston, Pequignot Myers LLC, Ellen D. Marcus, Zuckerman Spaeder LLP, Washington, DC, for Plaintiff. Mary Catherine Zinsner, Syed Mohsin Reza, Troutman Sanders LLP, McLean, VA, for Defendant. MEMORANDUM OPINION LEONIE BRINKEMA, District Judge Before the Court are the parties' cross-motions for summary judgment. For the reasons stated in open court, as supplemented by this Memorandum Opinion, defendant's motion has been granted, and plaintiff's motion

  5. Rule 12 - Defenses and Objections: When and How Presented; Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings; Consolidating Motions; Waiving Defenses; Pretrial Hearing

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 12   Cited 350,190 times   936 Legal Analyses
    Granting the court discretion to exclude matters outside the pleadings presented to the court in defense of a motion to dismiss
  6. Rule 8 - General Rules of Pleading

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 8   Cited 158,445 times   196 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "[e]very defense to a claim for relief in any pleading must be asserted in the responsive pleading. . . ."
  7. Rule 9 - Pleading Special Matters

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 9   Cited 39,246 times   323 Legal Analyses
    Requiring that fraud be pleaded with particularity
  8. Section 1927 - Counsel's liability for excessive costs

    28 U.S.C. § 1927   Cited 8,889 times   81 Legal Analyses
    Granting courts the power to charge "excess costs, expenses, and attorneys' fees reasonably incurred" due to "unreasonabl[e] and vexatious" conduct
  9. Section 292 - False marking

    35 U.S.C. § 292   Cited 565 times   61 Legal Analyses
    Providing cause of action and share of recovery against a person falsely marking patented articles