Delaware Federal Judge Rejects Defenses Presented In Patent Contract Litigation

(September 24, 2015, 12:06 PM EDT) -- WILMINGTON, Del. — Agreeing with the reasoning in California Gas Co. v. Syntellect Inc. (534 F. App’x 637, 638-39 [9th Cir. 2013]), a Delaware federal judge on Sept. 22 granted a breach of contract plaintiff — accused in related litigation of patent infringement — summary judgment on a defendant’s attempt to invoke the affirmative defenses of apportionment and comparative fault (Seagate Technology Holdings Inc. v. Syntellect Inc., No. 12-1686, D. Del.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 126393).

(Decision available. Document #16-151005-010Z.)

According to U.S. Judge Richard G....
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