On Remand From Supreme Court, Federal Circuit Says Jury Verdict Unsupported
(January 4, 2016, 12:31 PM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A jury’s finding that certain Cisco Systems Inc. devices perform a “running” step outlined in various claims of a wireless technology patent is not supported by substantial evidence, the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Dec. 28 (Commil USA LLC v. Cisco Systems Inc., No. 12-1042, Fed. Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 22680).
(Decision available. Document #16-160119-003Z.)
According to Circuit Judges Sharon Prost, Kathleen M. O’Malley and Pauline Newman, Cisco properly argued that the step is never performed because the Cisco system...