Illinois Federal Judge Dismisses Claims Of Patent Fraud
Mealey's (October 13, 2015, 1:47 PM EDT) -- CHICAGO — Allegations that the predecessor-in-interest for two declaratory judgment defendants committed fraud before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) in procuring patents for an automated card shuffler were rejected on jurisdictional grounds Oct. 9 by an Illinois federal judge (Shuffle Tech International LLC, et al. v. Bally Technologies Inc., et al., No. 15-3702, N.D. Ill.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 138741).
(Decision available. Document #16-151019-013Z.)
Also dismissed by U.S. Judge Matthew F. Kennelly of the Northern District of Illinois were claims by declaratory judgment plaintiffs...