High Court Refusal Points Ricoh, Quanta Toward Trial

Law360, New York (June 29, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for Ricoh Co. Ltd.'s remaining patent claims against Quanta Computer Inc. over optical disc drive technology for computers to go to trial, refusing to hear the computer maker's petition to overturn an appellate decision that revived the suit.

Without commenting on the case, the high court declined to grant Quanta's request for a writ of certiorari. A district court had dismissed all of Ricoh's claims against Quanta, but the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reinstated...
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