Intel Patent Victory Upheld On Appeal

Law360, New York (September 24, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court panel on Monday upheld a lower court ruling in favor of Intel Corp., which had been accused of copying a Texas patent-holding company's microcomputer technology.

In its decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit said Intel’s Pentium and Itanium processors did not infringe Maurice Mitchell Innovations LP's patent because the patent was invalid.

“The mere mention of a complicated integrated circuit, comprised of hundreds if not thousands of circuits, is much too broad to sufficiently indicate the precise 'means...
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