Fed. Circ. Revives Claims In RCT-Microsoft IP Suit

Law360, New York (December 8, 2010, 8:02 PM EST) -- A federal appeals court on Wednesday mostly reversed a win for Microsoft Corp. in a nine-year-old patent infringement case brought by Research Corporation Technologies Inc. over digital imaging technology, the second time Microsoft has had its good fortune in the case checked at the appellate level.

The federal district court was wrong to invalidate pertinent claims in two of the patents and deny an earlier filing date to a third, a three-judge panel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit decided.

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