Federal Circuit: Dispute Over Patent Notices Belongs In State Court
(September 29, 2015, 2:08 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A complaint by the State of Vermont alleging violations of the Vermont Consumer Protection Act (VCPA) in connection with letters sent by one defendant corporation to other corporations alleging patent infringement should not have been removed to federal court, the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Sept. 28 (State of Vermont v. MPHJ Technology Investments LLC, No. 15-1310, Fed. Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 17060).
(Decision available. Document #16-151005-014Z.)
According to the appellate panel of Circuit Judges Sharon Prost, Pauline Newman and...