United States District Court, D. Delaware
June 4, 2015
PARALLEL NETWORKS LICENSING, LLC, Plaintiff,
MICROSOFT CORPORATION, Defendant,
At Wilmington this 4th day of June, 2015, having reviewed defendant Microsoft Corporation's ("defendant") motion for partial judgment on the pleadings, and the papers filed in connection therewith;
IT IS ORDERED that said motion (D.I. 194) is granted, for the reasons that follow:
1. On December 20, 2013, plaintiff Parallel Networks Licensing LLC ("plaintiff') filed the instant suit alleging infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 5, 894, 554 ("the '554 patent") and U.S. Patent No. 6, 415, 335 ("the '335 patent") against defendant. (D.I. 1) On the same day, plaintiff filed a complaint for infringement of the same two patents against defendant International Business Machines Corporation ("IBM"). (Civ. No. 13-2072, D.I. 1) On March 17, 2015, the court granted IBM's motion for partial judgment on the pleadings. (Civ. No. 13-2072, D.I. 182, D.I. 183)
2. The parties' briefing in the case at bar raises the same arguments and defendant seeks the same relief as IBM. (D.I. 194; D.I. 203; D.I. 206) For the reasons stated in this court's memorandum opinion and order of March 17, 2015 in the related case, the court grants defendant's motion for partial judgment on the pleadings (D.I. 194).