Cisco Seeks Rehearing On Router Patent Indefiniteness

Law360, New York (August 6, 2010, 1:51 PM EDT) -- Cisco Systems Inc. is seeking an en banc review of an appeals panel's decision in Telcordia Technologies Inc.'s suit accusing it of infringing three patents for router technology, arguing that the court should clarify whether judges or juries should decide the common patent invalidity defense of indefiniteness.

Cisco filed a petition for an en banc rehearing in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, arguing that the panel majority — which largely upheld a district court ruling against Cisco — incorrectly allowed the district...
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