Fed. Circ. Affirms Intel Wins In Optics Patent Row

Law360, New York (December 23, 2010, 4:11 PM EST) -- A federal appeals court has upheld Intel Corp.'s victories in a long-running optoelectronics patent case brought by an inventor following the technology giant's $409 million purchase of a company owned by his former business partner.

In a split decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Wednesday ruled that a district court had properly granted Intel summary judgment on breach of fiduciary duty and fraudulent concealment claims brought by Frank Shum, and had also rightly granted the company judgment as a matter of...
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