Appeals Court Denies Rehearing In Lexmark DMCA Case

Law360, New York (February 21, 2005, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider a ruling that vacated an injunction against Static Control Components’ computer chips matching remanufactured toner cartridges for Lexmark International printers.

The ruling by a three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati allows Static Control Components to compete against printer maker Lexmark for the remanufactured cartridge business.

In December 2002, Lexmark filed a lawsuit with the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, accusing the rival of violating copyright law as...
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