Patent Board Findings Of Obviousness Affirmed By Federal Circuit Panel

(March 22, 2016, 2:06 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Various claims of a patent directed to the production of white light were properly deemed unpatentable as obvious, the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled March 21 (In re: Cree Inc., No. 15-1365, Fed. Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 5059).

(Decision available. Document #16-160404-006Z.)

According to the appellate panel of Circuit Judges Raymond Chen, Raymond C. Clevenger III and William C. Bryson, plaintiff Cree Inc. — owner of U.S. patent No. 6,600,175 — “has failed to rebut” findings by the Patent Trial...
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