Rembrandt Urges Fed. Circ. To Broaden Patent Scope In MDL

Law360, Washington (July 9, 2012, 7:09 PM EDT) -- Patent-holding company Rembrandt Technologies LP told the Federal Circuit on Monday that a lower court erred by limiting the scope of a data-over-cable patent at the heart of a multidistrict litigation between it and several cable companies, including Time Warner Cable LLC and Sharp Corp.

A Delaware federal court determined in September that one of Rembrandt's eight patents-in-suit, U.S. Patent Number 5,243,627, applied only to two-dimensional signal points — or coded values representing signals in the process — although the patent language used broader terms to...
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