Federal Circuit Upholds Dismissal Of Patent Case On Mootness Grounds
(April 25, 2016, 11:09 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Texas federal judge properly dismissed as moot a patent infringement action, despite the addition of newly added patent claims following re-examination by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled April 22 (Target Training International Ltd. v. Extended DISC North America Inc., Nos. 15-1873, -1908, Fed. Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 7292).
(Decision available. Document #16-160502-010Z.)
According to the panel of Circuit Judges Sharon Prost, Timothy B. Dyk and Kathleen M. O’Malley, because plaintiff Target Training...