Top Fed. Circ. Rulings That Came Down Last Quarter

Law360, New York (October 14, 2009, 5:09 PM EDT) -- With Congress seeking to rein in patent damages awards and patent holders often facing allegations of inequitable conduct, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has taken steps to provide more guidance on these and other intellectual property matters.

The appeals court issued key decisions in the third quarter of 2009, including one that showed support for the existing patent damages framework to remain in place and another that aimed to make it harder for accused infringers to claim a patent holder engaged in...
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