rich_pic01RICHARD C. WEINBLATT
weinblatt@swdelaw.com
(302) 999-1540 - Ext.2

RICHARD C. WEINBLATT began working with intellectual property over 15 years ago and has been a registered patent agent since 2000. He started his legal career at an intellectual property boutique that merged into WolfBlock LLP, a regional general practice law firm, where he became experienced in most areas of intellectual property law. Mr. Weinblatt then joined Fish & Richardson, P.C., an international law firm specializing in intellectual property law. There, he continued to concentrate on intellectual property law, focusing on patent litigation. Next, he formed Stamoulis & Weinblatt LLC.

Mr. Weinblatt's practice focuses on patent litigation. He has worked on all aspects of intellectual property-related matters, including patent litigation, U.S. and foreign patent prosecution, patent infringement and validity opinions, product clearance/freedom-to-operate opinions, patentability assessments, U.S. and foreign trademark prosecution, U.S. copyright prosecution, trademark, domain name, and copyright disputes, and due diligence in support of intellectual property acquisitions. His technical and legal experience have enabled him to handle a variety of technologies, such as mechanical arts, business methods, video compression, computer hardware, computer software, semiconductor fabrication, electronic arts, chemical arts, consumer products, and food products.

Mr. Weinblatt has experience working with Fortune 100 companies, small and mid-size companies, start-up companies, universities, foreign entities, and individuals. He manages and helps build and protect clients’ intellectual property portfolios. Mr. Weinblatt also advises clients on licensing and litigation strategies. He has written, negotiated, and reviewed technology agreements, including technology transfer agreements, consulting agreements, confidentiality agreements, software license agreements, assignments, consent for registration of a trademark agreements, and others.

Mr. Weinblatt is certified as a mediator by the Delaware Superior Court.

In 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016, Super Lawyers named Mr. Weinblatt a Rising Star, an honor reserved for no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the State of Delaware. He received this honor in the area of Intellectual Property Litigation. He also was recognized as an "IP Star" in 2013, 2014 and 2015 by Managing Intellectual Property.

Education
University of Delaware, B.A., Chemistry and Criminal Justice 1998

The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, J.D. 2001
Senior Lead Articles Editor, The Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy

Litigation Examples
Baja Ventures 2006 LLC et al vs Diamanté Cabo San Lucas LLC (Del. Chancery Court) -- Represent LLC members in an action seeking access to corporate books and records.

De Vries, Greg & Raymond Murray vs Diamante Del Mar LLC (Del. Chancery Court) -- Represent LLC members in an action seeking access to corporate books and records.

Cephalon Inc. v. Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd. et al (D. Del.) -- Represent pharmaceuticals company Emcure in a Hatch-Waxman action related to ANDA for a generic version of Bendamustine that Cephalon markets under the brand-name TREANDA, a treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukemia and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Cephalon Inc. v. Uman Pharma Inc. (D. Del.) -- Represent pharmaceuticals company Uman in a Hatch-Waxman action related to ANDA for a generic version of Bendamustine that Cephalon, Inc. markets under the brand-name TREANDA, a treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukemia and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Everglades Game Technologies, LLC v. GSN Games, Inc. et al. and related cases (D. Del.) -- Represent Everglades in patent infringement actions related to automated technology for collect-and-win or match-and-win games.

Antennatech, LLC v. American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. and related cases (D. Del.) -- Represent Antennatech in patent infringement cases related to technology for facilitating near-field communication ("NFC") with a communication device that has a radiative antenna configured for NFC communication.

Cirrex Systems, LLC v. The Spectranetics Corporation (D. Del.) -- Represent Cirrex in a patent infringement action related to optical fibers with enhanced light collection and illumination.

Inventor Holdings, LLC v. Google Inc. and related case (D. Del.) -- Represent Inventor Holdings in patent infringement suits related to photo tagging technology.

Smart Search Concepts, LLC v. Buy.com Inc. and related cases (D. Del.) -- Represent Smart Search in patent infringement actions related to systems and methods for searching databases on-the-fly.

SFA Systems, LLC v. eBay Inc. and related cases (E.D. Tex.) -- Represent SFA in patent infringement cases related to computer implemented sales systems and methods for facilitating processes relating to the sale and provision of products and services.

Kaavo Inc. v. Amazon.com, Inc. et al. and related cases (D. Del.) -- Represent Kaavo in patent infringement actions related to methods and systems for management of a cloud computing environment.

Deep Web, LLC v. IAC Search & Media, Inc. d/b/a Ask.com (W.D. Wash.) -- Represent Deep Web in a patent infringement suit related to deep web information.

Bright Response, LLC v. Rocket Software, LLC and related cases (E.D. Tex.) -- Represent Bright Response in patent infringement actions related to message understanding and response systems and methods.

Inventor Holdings, LLC v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and related cases (D. Del.) -- Represent Inventor Holdings in patent infringement cases related to method and system for processing payments for remotely purchased goods.

Clear With Computers, LLC v. AGCO Corporation and related cases (E.D. Tex.) -- Represent Clear With Computers in patent infringement suits related to electronic proposal preparation systems and computerized methods and systems for selling products that involve creating customized proposals that are more tailored or targeted to providing the information desired by customers.

Parallel Iron, LLC v. Amazon Web Services, LLC et al. and related cases (D. Del.) -- Represent Parallel Iron in patent infringement suits related to a large capacity storage system to provide sufficient throughput for high-volume, real-time applications.

Smart Audio Technologies, LLC v. Apple, Inc. and related cases (D. Del.) -- Represented Smart Audio in patent infringement actions related to generating and modifying a play list of a random access player.

Wyncomm LLC v. Vizio LLC and related cases (D. Del.) -- Represente Wyncomm in patent infringement action related to wireless technology.

CDD Technologies, LLC v. Acer America Corporation et al. and related cases (E.D. Tex.) -- Represented CDD in patent infringement suits related to drag-and-drop technology.

Bortex Industry Company Limited v. Fiber Optic Designs, Inc. (E.D. Pa.) -- Represented Bortex in a declaratory judgment action regarding patents entitled "Jacketed LED Assemblies And Light Strings Containing Same."

Boadin Technology, LLC v. Bloomberg L.P. and related cases (D. Del.) -- Represented Boadin Technology in patent infringement suits related to systems and methods for multi-modal media services.

CodePro Innovations LLC v. Safeway Inc (D. Del.) -- Represent CodePro Innoviations in a patent infringement case related to systems and methods for point of sale discounting and systems and methods for comparative analysis of consumer response to product promotions.

Mobile Logistics, LLC v. Americold Logistics, LLC and related cases (D. Del.) -- Represent Mobile Logistics in patent infringement suits related to trailer communications systems and methods.

Advanced Dynamic Interfaces LLC v. Aderas Inc. et al. (D. Del.) -- Represent ADI in a patent infringement case related to systems and methods for automatically generating a graphical user interface for a relational database.

Abbott Laboratories et al. v. Kremers Urban Pharmaceuticals Inc. (D. Del.) -- Represent pharmaceuticals company Kremers Urban in a Hatch-Waxman action related to ANDA for a generic version of niacin extended release tablets that Abbott markets under the brand-name NIASPAN.

Sensory Logic, Inc. v. Gallup & Robinson, Inc. (D.N.J.) -- Represent Sensory Logic in a patent infringement suit related to methods of measuring consumer reaction.

Alcorn Communications LLC v. Implix USA Inc. and related cases (D. Del.) -- Represent Alcorn Communications in patent infringement actions related to systems and methods for news releases.

Edison Lux Industries LLC v. Paxfire Inc. and related cases (D. Del.) -- Represented Edison Lux in patent infringement cases related to virtual subdomains.

CeeColor Industries LLC v. Imprivata Inc. and related cases (D.Del.) -- Represent CeeColor Industries in patent infringement suits related to proximity sensing systems.

Fiber Optic Designs, Inc.v. Seasons 4, Inc. (E.D. Pa.) -- Defended Seasons 4 against patents entitled "Jacketed LED Assemblies And Light Strings Containing Same."

Biro Monitoring Systems LLC v. Omega Engineering Inc. and related cases (D. Del.) -- Represened Biro Monitoring Systems in patent infringement actions related to remote monitoring systems.

Lumen View Technology LLC v. Avotus Inc. and related cases (D. Del.) -- Represent Lumen View in suits involving a patent related to preference matching systems and methods.

MorphoSys AG v. Immune Pharmaceuticals Corporation (D. Del.) -- Represented MorphoSys in a trademark infringement, unfair competition and Delaware deceptive trade practices case.

Huck v. Premium of America LLC (Del. Chancery Court) -- Represent shareholders seeking ratification of an election result pursuant to 6 Del. C. § 18-110.

Verizon Online LLC v. Brandywine Communications Technologies, LLC and related cases (E.D. Pa.) -- Represented Brandywine Communications Technologies in declaratory judgment actions regarding patents related to DSL services.

IpLearn, LLC v. WBT Systems Ltd. et al. (D. Del.) -- Defended Lumesse AS and Lumesse, Inc. against patents entitled "Computer-Aided Learning And Counseling Methods And Apparatus For A Job" and "Computer-Aided Learning Methods And Apparatus For A Job."

SAP AG and SAP America, Inc. v. GraphicSAP, Inc. (D. Del.) -- Represented SAP AG and SAP America in a trademark infringement, unfair competition case, and Delaware deceptive trade practices case.

Bray and Huck v. Premium of America LLC (Del. Chancery Court) -- Represented Bray and Huck in a suit brought under Section 305 of the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act for company books and records.

Mobile Transformation LLC v. CMI Marketing, Inc. and related cases (D. Del.) -- Represented Mobile Transformation in a patent infringement suit related to advertising.

Beacon Navigation GMBH v. Suzuki Motor Corp. and American Suzuki Motor Corp. (D. Del.) -- Defended Suzuki against patents entitled "Vehicle Navigation System With Location-Based Multi-Media Annotation" and "Navigation System With User Definable Cost Values."

Beacon Navigation GMBH v. American Suzuki Motor Corp. (D. Del.) -- Defended Suzuki against patents entitled "Points Of Interest For A Navigation System," "Street Identification For A Map Zoom Of A Navigation System" and "Vehicle Navigation System And Method."

PJC Logistics, LLC v. ATX Group, Inc. and related cases (D. Del.) -- Represented PJC Logistics in patent infringement suits related to vehicle tracking and security systems.

Callertone Innovations LLC v. AT&T, Inc. and related cases (D. Del.) -- Represented Callertone Innovations in patent infringement suits related to ringback tones.

i2z Technology, LLC v. CityGrid Media LLC d/b/a Citysearch.com et al. (D. Del.) -- Represented i2z Technology in a patent infringement suit related to display synchronization.

Select Retrieval, LLC v. AmeriMark Direct LLC et al. (D. Del.) -- Represent Select Retrieval in a patent infringement action related to targeted search technology.

Boadin Technology, LLC v. Bloomberg L.P. et al. (D. Del.) -- Represent Boadin Technology in a patent infringement case related to instantaneous symbol lookup.

Soundview Industries LLC v. AccuWeather, Inc. et al. (D. Del.) -- Represented Soundview Industries in a suit involving a patent related to advertising. Case resolved before discovery.

Zenith Products Corp. v. Popular Bath Products, Inc. et al. (D. Del.) -- Represented Zenith Products in a patent infringement case related to curtain hooks. Case settled before discovery.

PJC Logistics, LLC v. A. Duie Pyle et al. (D. Del.) -- Represent PJC Logistics in a patent infringement suit related to vehicle tracking and security systems.

United Access Technologies, LLC v. AT&T Inc. et al. (D. Del.) -- Represent United Access Technologies in an action involving multiple patents related to DSL services.

United Access Technologies, LLC v. CenturyLink, Inc. et al. (D. Del.) -- Represent United Access Technologies in an action involving multiple patents related to DSL services.

United Access Technologies, LLC v. Frontier Communications Corp. et al. (D. Del.) -- Represent United Access Technologies in an action involving multiple patents related to DSL services.

Minkus Electronic Display Systems Inc. v. Adaptive Micro Systems LLC et al. (D. Del.) -- Defended WireSpring Technologies and Dynamax against a patent entitled "Electronic Display System." Cases settled before discovery.

Yellowpages.com LLC d/b/a AT&T Interactive v. Local Pages, Inc. (Del. Superior Court) -- Represented Local Pages in a breach of contract dispute.

Pfizer Inc. et al. v. Actavis Group hf et al. (D. Del.) -- Represented pharmaceuticals company Actavis in a Hatch-Waxman action related to ANDA for a generic version of atorvastatin calcium tablets that Pfizer markets under the brand-name LIPITOR.

Povall v. WashingtonLive Inc. (Del. Chancery Court) -- Defended WashingtonLive in a suit brought under Section 220 of the Delaware General Corporation Law seeking access to corporate books and records.

In re American Home Mortgage Holdings Inc. (Del. Bankruptcy Court) -- Represented a claimant against debtors in seeking recovery of an administrative expense claim.

Bay Center Apartments Owner, LLC v. Emery Bay PKI, LLC (Del. Chancery Court) -- Defended Emery Bay PKI et al. in a breach of fiduciary duty case brought in the LLC context.

In re W.R. Grace & Co. et al. (Del. Bankruptcy Court) -- Represent Neutocrete Products, Inc., Neutocrete Systems, Inc. and FTF Crawlspace Specialists, Inc. in a claim against W.R. Grace & Co. relating to concrete applications and breach of contract.

Denizen LLC v. WPP Group USA, Inc. et al. (D. Del.) -- Represented Denizen in a case related to advertising. Case resolved during discovery.

Li v. University of Science and Technology of China Alumni Foundation (Del. Chancery Court) -- Represented plaintiff in a suit brought under 8 Del. C. § 225 challenging an election of directors and seeking a new corporate election. Case settled shortly after serving the complaint.

Cooper Notification, Inc. v. Twitter, Inc. et al. (D. Del.) -- Defended Rave Wireless against a patent entitled "Systems And Methods For Messaging To Multiple Gateways."

Denizen LLC v. WPP Group USA, Inc. et al. (Del. Superior Court) -- Represented Denizen in a misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of contract, and unfair competition case. Case resolved during discovery.

Kriss v. Bayrock Group LLC et al. (Del. Chancery Court) -- Represented plaintiff in an action relating to limited liability company operating agreement rights.

Denizen LLC v. MindShare Entertainment USA, LLC et al. (Del. Superior Court) -- Represented Denizen in a misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of contract, and unfair competition case. Case consolidated with Denizen LLC v. WPP Group USA, Inc. et al.

Brinkmeier v. Graco Children's Products Inc. (D. Del.) -- Represented plaintiff in a false marking (Section 292) action against Graco Children's Products.

Hernandez v. Carmel Energy Inc. (Del. Chancery Court) -- Defended Carmel Energy in a suit brought under Section 220 of the Delaware General Corporation Law for corporate books and records. Case dismissed.

Multimedia Patent Trust v. Microsoft Corporation (S.D. Cal.) -- Defended Microsoft against a video compression patent asserted by Multimedia Patent Trust (MPT). MPT claimed that all MPEG-2 and VC-1 decoders infringed the patent and sought more than $400 million in damages. Jury returned a verdict of no infringement on the video patent and awarded no damages to MPT.

CNX Gas Corp. et al. v. CDX Gas, LLC (W.D. Pa.) -- Represented CDX in a suit involving multiple patents directed to improved drilling methods for draining coal bed methane from coal seams. Case settled shortly before scheduled trial.

Bar Admissions
Admitted to the bar in Delaware, New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, as well as the United States District Court for the District of Delaware and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

 
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