Fed. Circ. Revives SanDisk, Micron Patent Fight

Law360, New York (September 1, 2011, 5:27 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Thursday affirmed one U.S. Patent and Trademark Office decision against SanDisk founder Eliyahou Harari in a dispute with Micron Technology Inc., but reversed another, leaving the USPTO to determine which company deserves a flash drive technology patent.

The court's published decision said that the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences correctly found Harari's claims in U.S. Patent Application 09/056,398 lacking in written support in an interference filed against Micron inventor Roger Lee.

But it reversed and remanded the board's decision regarding an...
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