Divided Federal Circuit Reverses Patent Indefiniteness Holding
(September 28, 2016, 12:16 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sprint Communications Co. LP and several affiliates (Sprint, collectively) prevailed Sept. 23 before the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in their effort to overturn a Delaware federal judge’s determination that six voice-over Internet protocol (VOIP) patents are invalid as indefinite under 35 U.S. Code Section 112 (Sprint Communications Company LP, et al. v. Cox Communications Inc., et al., No. 16-1013, Fed. Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 17372).
(Decision available. Document #16-161003-018Z.)
According to the panel majority of Circuit Judges Sharon Prost and...