Rembrandt Vision Technologies LP v. Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Inc.


Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler and Jenner & Block advised JJVC on the case. Winston & Strawn, Bedell Dittmar DeVault Pillans & Coxe and Fish & Richardson advised Rembrandt Vision Technologies

Johnson & Johnson unit’s contact lens does not infringe a patent belonging to Rembrandt Vision Technologies LP. Federal Circuit affirmed a Florida federal jury’s August 2017 ruling in favor of Johnson & Johnson.

The August 2017 trial was the second time a jury has cleared Johnson & Johnson of infringement, after the Plaintiff moved to set aside a 2012 district court win and 2013 Federal Circuit affirmance.

The Federal Circuit reversed in 2016 and remanded the case to district court and, after retrial in August 2017, the jury again returned a verdict of noninfringement in favor of our client, and the Federal Circuit again affirmed that ruling.

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler successfully advised JJVC with a team including Gregory L. Diskant (Picture), Eugene M. Gelernter, Joseph R. Richie, Clinton W. Morrison and Eric B. LaPre.

Hoffmann Marshall Strong LLP also advised JJVC with Charles Davison Hoffmann and Sean Reeve.

Jenner & Block advised JJVC with a team including Timothy Joseph Barron Sr.

Winston & Strawn LLP advised Rembrandt with a team including Thomas M. Melsheimer.

Bedell Dittmar DeVault Pillans & Coxe PA also advised Rembrandt with a team including John A. Devault III, Michael Edward Lockamy and John Gabriel Woodlee

Fish & Richardson PC. advised Rembrandt with Gregory R. Booker and John Stephen Goetz.

Involved fees earner: John Devault III – Bedell Dittmar DeVault Pillans & Coxe; Michael Lockamy – Bedell Dittmar DeVault Pillans & Coxe; John Gabriel Woodlee – Bedell Dittmar DeVault Pillans & Coxe; Gregory Booker – Fish & Richardson; John Stephen Goetz – Fish & Richardson; Charles Hoffmann – Hoffmann Marshall Strong; Sean Marshall – Hoffmann Marshall Strong; Timothy Barron Sr. – Jenner & Block; Gregory Diskant – Patterson Belknap; Eric LaPre – Patterson Belknap; Eugene Gelernter – Patterson Belknap; Clinton Morrison – Patterson Belknap; Joseph Richie – Patterson Belknap; Thomas Melsheimer – Winston & Strawn;

Law Firms: Bedell Dittmar DeVault Pillans & Coxe; Fish & Richardson; Hoffmann Marshall Strong; Jenner & Block; Patterson Belknap; Winston & Strawn;

Clients: Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.; Rembrandt Vision Technologies LP;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti