Fed. Circ. May Rehear Maersk-Transocean IP Feud

Law360, New York (October 20, 2010, 6:14 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court may revisit an August decision to revive Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling Inc.'s patent infringement suit against Maersk Contractors USA Inc. related to an offshore drilling services contract, an attorney for the defendant said Wednesday.

Maersk asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Monday to rehear the case, and since then, the appeals court has directed Transocean to respond to the request, indicating that it is at least interested in the issues raised in the defendant's petition, according to...
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