Federal Circuit Affirms Dismissal Of Patent Infringement Allegations

(September 22, 2015, 12:14 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A determination by an Ohio federal judge that claims added during re-examination were not substantially identical to the initial claims of a method patent was not erroneous, the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Sept. 17 (R+L Carriers Inc. v. Qualcomm Inc., No. 14-1718, Fed. Cir.).

(Decision available. Document #16-151005-004Z.)

The panel of Circuit Judges Pauline Newman, Kathleen M. O’Malley and Evan J. Wallach accordingly affirmed, “on slightly different grounds,” a final judgment dismissing infringement allegations against Qualcomm Inc. entered by U.S....
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