Dow Jones' Factiva Doesn't Infringe Web IP: Fed. Circ.

Law360, New York (June 1, 2010, 12:16 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has largely upheld a win for Dow Jones & Co. in litigation over two website patents owned by Ablaise Ltd., affirming the invalidity of one of the patents and dismissing the other for lack of subject matter jurisdiction.

While the ruling, rendered Friday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, partly reverses a lower court’s summary judgment ruling invalidating both patents, it effectively upholds the clearing of Dow Jones’ name by concluding that the district court lacked jurisdiction to...
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