On Remand, Federal Circuit Reverses Payment Software Patent Claim Construction

(December 16, 2015, 10:31 AM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Acting on remand from the U.S. Supreme Court, the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Dec. 2 found that — on the facts presented in a dispute over two software patents — it owes no deference to a Texas federal judge’s claim construction of “virtual machine” (CardSoft LLC v. VeriFone Inc., et al., No. 14-1135, Fed. Cir.).

(Decision available. Document #16-151214-004Z.)

According to the appellate panel of Circuit Judges Sharon Prost, Richard G. Taranto and Todd M. Hughes, although U.S. Judge Roy...
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