Fed. Circ. Clears HTC, Others Over Typhoon Touchscreen IP

Law360, New York (November 4, 2011, 5:26 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Friday affirmed a lower court's judgment that HTC America Inc. and other companies sued by Typhoon Touch Technologies Inc. over two touchscreen device patents were not liable for infringement, but overturned the part that invalidated three of the patents' claims in a precedential decision.

In its decision, a three-judge panel said that as long as the instructions for a term used within a patent's claim is explained in prose, there does not need to be a mathematical algorithm included as well, subject...
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