California Federal Judge Partly Dismisses Induced Patent Infringement Claims
Mealey's (October 24, 2016, 11:21 AM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — Apple Inc. won partial dismissal on Oct. 21 of allegations that it induced others to infringe a patented process that facilitates video conferencing when a California federal judge agreed that one patent was not indirectly infringed; the judge denied dismissal as it relates to four other patents asserted in the action, however (Straight Path IP Group Inc. v. Apple Inc., No. 16-3582, N.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 146262).
(Decision available. Document #16-161107-011Z.)
According to U.S. Judge William Alsup of the Northern District...