Wake Forest Blasts Jury Interrogatories In Fed. Circ. IP Case

Law360, Washington (February 6, 2012, 8:30 PM EST) -- Wake Forest University sought to convince the Federal Circuit on Monday that a Texas federal judge should not have overruled a jury verdict finding that its patents asserted against Smith & Nephew Inc.'s wound therapy devices were nonobvious, challenging the court's use of special jury interrogatories.

The dispute is believed to be the first case before the Federal Circuit over a district court's use of special interrogatories for the jury to help the court decide the issue of obviousness, according to Smith & Nephew's attorneys....
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