Casino Machine Co. IGT Gets Rival's Patent Suit Nixed

Law360, New York (May 17, 2010, 1:20 PM EDT) -- International Gaming Technology has won its bid to toss rival electronic game maker Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty. Ltd.'s infringement suit over slot machine patents on the grounds that the defendant did not exercise complete authority over every step of the claimed method covered by the asserted patents.

Judge Ronald M. Whyte of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Thursday granted IGT's motion for summary judgment of noninfringement based on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit's July 2008 decision...
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