Federal Circuit Affirms Dismissal Of Patent Action Against United States

(October 9, 2015, 1:05 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Allegations by a patent owner that the United States is liable for infringement by third parties were properly rejected by the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals concluded Oct. 8 (Timothy Sheridan v. United States, No. 15-5073, Fed. Cir.).

(Decision available. Document #16-151019-010Z.)

Dismissal of the complaint by Thomas Sheridan was proper, the panel of Circuit Judges Timothy B. Dyk, Richard G. Taranto and Todd M. Hughes held, because Sheridan failed to identify any law that permits...
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