Federal Circuit: New Trial On Patent Claims Not Warranted
Mealey's (February 23, 2016, 11:49 AM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A patent plaintiff’s efforts to obtain a new trial were unsuccessful Feb. 22, when the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled that a jury’s verdict of noninfringement was not premised upon an improper claim construction (Nuance Communications Inc. v. ABBYY USA Software House Inc., et al., Nos. 14-1629, -1630, Fed. Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 3014).
(Decision available. Document #16-160307-005Z.)
Furthermore, according to the appellate panel of Circuit Judges Sharon Prost, Timothy B. Dyk and Raymond T. Chen, U.S. Judge Jeffrey S....