Florida Judge Grants Sua Sponte Summary Judgment In Patent Case

(October 1, 2015, 12:17 PM EDT) -- FORT MYERS, Fla. — A partial summary judgment order and a subsequent order on reconsideration in a dispute over bra patents were both vacated by a Florida federal judge on Sept. 30 (Chico’s Fas Inc. v. Andrea Clair, et al., No. 13-792, M.D. Fla.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 131308).

(Order available. Document #16-151005-019R.)

According to U.S. Judge Sheri Polster Chappell of the Middle District of Florida, defendants in the case are entitled to summary judgment on a counterclaim that their three patents are not unenforceable, but...
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