Arris Group Inc. v. C-Cation Technologies LLC, Paper 10, No. IPR2015-00635 (1 May 2015) – Informative
Pursuant to authorization from the panel, C-Cation Technologies, LLC (“Patent Owner”) filed a Motion for Discovery from Petitioner. Paper 7 (“Mot.”). In its motion, Patent Owner seeks production of indemnification agreements between ARRIS Group, Inc. (“Petitioner”) and Comcast Corporation relating to a lawsuit filed in January 2011 by Patent Owner against Comcast, titled C-Cation Technologies, LLC v. Comcast Corp., Case No. 2:11-cv-00030 (E.D. Tex.). Id. at 4 (citing Ex. 2001). According to Patent Owner, it “expects that the requested discovery, together with additional information recently obtained by Patent Owner, will make a compelling showing” of privity between Petitioner and Comcast, thus establishing that the Petition in this case, challenging claims 1, 3, and 4 of U.S. Patent No. 5,563,883 (“the ’883 patent”), is time-barred under 35 U.S.C. § 315(b). Id. at 4–5.