Insurer Has No Duty To Defend, Indemnify Patent Dispute, 9th Circuit Affirms
Mealey's (January 12, 2016, 10:41 AM EST) -- SAN FRANCISCO — The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Jan. 8 affirmed a lower federal court’s ruling that an insurer has no duty to defend or indemnify its insured against counterclaims in an underlying patent infringement dispute (Travelers Property Casualty Company of America v. KFx Medical Corporation, No. 13-17301, 9th Cir.).
(Memorandum available. Document #13-160121-003Z.)
Travelers Property Casualty Company of America filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, seeking a declaration that it has no duty to defend...