RIM, AMD Get Claims Trimmed In Xpoint Patent Suit

Law360, New York (August 13, 2010, 1:33 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has nixed Xpoint Technologies Inc.'s indirect infringement claims against Research In Motion Ltd., Advanced Micro Devices Inc. and Alacritech Inc. over a data-processing patent, finding that the plaintiff failed to state a claim.

Judge Sue L. Robinson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware ruled Thursday that the complaint did not sufficiently allege that RIM, AMD and Alacritech had knowledge of the patent-in-suit at the time of the alleged infringement, as required for an indirect infringement claim.

The judge granted...
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