Supercell Oy v. Rothschild Digital Media Innovations, LLC
ORDER signed by Judge James L. Robart. In light of the Federal Circuit's judgment, the court ORDERS the parties to file proposals, either jointly or separately, within seven (7) days of the date this order recommending how the court should proceed with this matter. (PM)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON
CASE NO. C15-1119JLR
ROTHSCHILD DIGITAL MEDIA
On July 28, 2016, the court entered an order staying this matter pending inter
partes review (“IPR”) then pending before the United States Patent and Trademark
Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”). (7/28/16 Order (Dkt. # 37) at 13.)
The court also ordered the parties to file intermittent joint status reports and to alert the
court when the IPR proceedings terminated. (Id.) On November 30, 2017, the court
entered an order explaining that the stay will remain in effect until the court orders
otherwise, and ordering Defendant Rothschild Digital Media Innovations, LLC
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(“RDMI”) to submit a status report every ninety (90) days and to inform the court of any
significant case development within five (5) days of that event’s occurrence. (11/30/17
Order (Dkt. # 48) at 1-2.) RDMI filed a status report with the court on February 28,
2018. (See Status Report (Dkt. # 49).) In the status report, RDMI explained that it had
appealed the IPR proceedings to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal
Circuit and that, on December 13, 2018, the Federal Circuit affirmed the PTAB’s
decision. (Id. at 1-2; see also Fed. Cir. Judgment (Dkt. # 49-1).)
In light of the Federal Circuit’s judgment, the court ORDERS the parties to file
proposals, either jointly or separately, within seven (7) days of the date this order
recommending how the court should proceed with this matter.
Dated this 8th day of March, 2018.
JAMES L. ROBART
United States District Judge
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