Case: Patents/Standing (Fed. Cir.)

Sept. 23, 2021, 2:48 PM

The Federal Circuit denied Cirba Inc.'s petition for a writ of mandamus directing a federal district court in Delaware to vacate its order granting VMware Inc.’s motion to dismiss Cirba Inc. for lack of constitutional standing and its order granting VMware’s motion for a new trial in Cirba Inc. and Cirba IP’s action for infringement of patents for machine learning analytics and optimization of IT infrastructure, unfair competition, deceptive trade practices, and trademark infringement. Cirba Inc. had transferred the patents to Cirba IP for tax purposes, and after a jury returned a $236 million willful infringement verdict, the district court ...

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