Federal Circuit Partly Reverses, Remands Patent Dispute

Mealey's (February 2, 2016, 1:27 PM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Although affirming a Virginia federal judge’s construction of some disputed terms, the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Feb. 2 reversed with regard to others in a patent dispute between the trustees of Columbia University and Symantec Corp. (Trustees of Columbia University v. Symantec Corp., No. 15-1146, Fed. Cir.).

(Decision available. Document #16-160222-004Z.)

According to the appellate panel of Circuit Judges Sharon Prost, Timothy B. Dyk and Todd M. Hughes, U.S. Judge James R. Spencer of the Eastern District of Virginia incorrectly...
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