Gaming Co. Patent Suit Tossed For Lack Of Standing

Law360, New York (October 15, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit reversed a district court's refusal to dismiss a patent suit against the New York lottery's contractor on Monday, saying that as a licensee of only part of the patent, the gaming company that brought it didn't have standing to sue.

The patent at issue in the suit, U.S Patent Number 5,324,0235, was assigned in 2001 by owner Oasis Technologies Inc. to International Gamco Inc. Gamco in turn in 2003 inked a deal that assigned the patent to International Game Technology but kept for...
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