USPTO Ruled Patent In 337 Action Valid, Cognex Says

Law360, New York (July 16, 2010, 3:37 PM EDT) -- Cognex Corp. has told the judge overseeing its Section 337 case that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office had confirmed the patentability of a machine vision software patent that the respondents recently said was rendered invalid by Bilski.

In a letter to Judge Carl C. Charneski filed in the U.S. International Trade Commission on Thursday, Cognex's attorney, Jonathan Engler of Adduci Mastriani & Schaumberg LLP, said the claims of the patent had been validated upon re-examination by the USPTO.

In a letter submitted Friday, an attorney...
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