Fed. Circ. Remands Boat Patent Suit Over Jurisdiction

Law360, New York (June 5, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Finding that the self-proclaimed inventor of a water-sports boat “wakeboard tower” lacked standing to assert his claims for correction of inventorship in federal court, an appeals court has vacated a district court's decision in favor of boat manufacturer Correct Craft Inc. and remanded the case to state court.

In a decision handed down Friday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held that Borden M. Larson, a former draftsman for Correct Craft, lost any financial interest in the patents-in-suit when he assigned them to...
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