Belden Cable Patent Invalidated In Spat With Superior

Law360, New York (August 25, 2010, 3:33 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has invalidated a patent held by Belden Inc., which had accused rival Superior Essex Inc. of infringing its technology on data transmission cables.

Belden should have marked its cables with relevant patent numbers, Judge Sue Robinson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware also ruled Tuesday in siding with Superior.

Though Superior eked out those victories, it also lost several bids for summary judgment, and Judge Robinson's 58-page order on rival motions for summary judgment did not make either side...
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