Judge Upholds U. Of Wis. IP Claim Against Intel

Law360, New York (September 18, 2009, 5:16 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has rejected Intel Corp.'s bid for summary judgment on grounds of invalidity and upheld plaintiff Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation's claim that it never expressly granted the chip giant a license to use university intellectual property in a court fight over a data patent.

Judge Barbara B. Crabb's 54-page ruling, issued Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, delved into lengthy — and sometimes ambiguous — communications between the parties dating as far back as 1994 as the computer...
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