Federal Circuit Reverses Judgment Upholding Verdict In Patent Dispute
(September 30, 2016, 11:28 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — An advisory verdict of patent validity and infringement that was later upheld by a Nevada federal judge was based upon an erroneous claim construction, the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Sept. 23 (Server Technology Inc. v. American Power Conversion Corporation, No. 15-1605, Fed. Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 17368).
(Decision available. Document #16-161003-021Z.)
The panel of Circuit Judges Timothy B. Dyk, Jay S. Plager and Jimmie V. Reyna found that U.S. Judge Larry R. Hicks of the District of Nevada “incorrectly...