Fed. Circ. Rejects Microsoft's En Banc Bid Against I4i

Law360, New York (April 1, 2010, 7:24 PM EDT) -- A federal appellate court has refused Microsoft Corp.'s request for a full panel of judges to rehear its appeal in a long-running patent lawsuit that resulted in a landmark $290 million award for opponent i4i LP.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Thursday declined to rehear en banc the appeal in the lawsuit over a document formatting patent.

In March, the Federal Circuit granted a bid by Microsoft for a panel rehearing only insofar as to edit the court's Dec. 22 ruling...
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