Sears Holding Corp.
In Rothman v. Target Corp., 556 F.3d 1310 (Fed. Cir. 2009), the Federal Circuit upheld a district court’s refusal to set aside a jury finding that the plaintiff’s patent was invalid due to obviousness, but reversed the trial court on its finding of inequitable conduct by the prosecuting attorney. The…
New Judicial Opinions
By jury verdict, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey found claims 1, 5, and 12 of U.S. Patent No. 6,855,029 (“the ‘029 patent”) invalid. Opinion, p. 2. In addition, the jury declined to find infringement by defendant-appellee Motherwear International (“Motherwear”). The jury also found the…
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