"Paul Allen's patent infringement complaint against the world
and its dog has been dismissed.
"The court agreed with Google et al that it "lacks adequate
factual detail to satisfy the dictates of Twombly and Iqbal" and
also "fails to provide sufficient factual detail as suggested by
Form 18". The court doesn't agree with Allen's Interval Licensing
that the two cases do not apply to patent complaints, but it
doesn't even need to go there: "The Court does not find it
necessary to determine whether Form 18 is no longer adequate under
Twombly and Iqbal because Plaintiff's complaint fails to satisfy
either the Supreme Court's interpretation of Rule 8 or Form
"Go Google. That was their argument in their motion to dismiss,
along with AOL's. Google said the complaint was too vague to meet
the standard under Ashcroft v. Iqbal, 129 S. Ct. 1937 (2009) and
Bell Atl. Corp. v. Twombly, 550 U.S. 544 (2007)."
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