Fed. Circ. Revives Centillion IP Fight Against Qwest

Law360, New York (January 20, 2011, 6:10 PM EST) -- The Federal Circuit has resurrected Centillion Data Systems LLC's claims that Qwest Communications International Inc. infringed a patent covering billing data processing, ruling that a district court erred in granting Qwest summary judgment of noninfringement.

A three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit handed down its opinion on the companies' consolidated appeals on Thursday, remanding the case to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.

The panel also partly vacated the earlier decision, ruling that the district court...
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