Universal Seeks High Court Review Of Expert Testimony Use In Patent Construction
(January 28, 2016, 4:18 PM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Universal Lighting Technologies Inc. asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 11 to decide how lower courts construe patent claims and the proper use of expert testimony and other forms of extrinsic evidence to alter or avoid claim constructions otherwise dictated by a patent's intrinsic record (Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc. v. Lighting Ballast Control LLC, No. 15-893, U.S. Sup.).
(Petition for writ of certiorari available. Document #78-160201-005B.)
Lighting Ballast Control LLC sued Universal in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of...