Dow Urges High Court To Not Take $62M Nova Chemicals Case

Law360, New York (September 27, 2012, 6:31 PM EDT) -- Dow Chemical Co. on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to reject an appeal by Nova Chemicals Corp. of a $62 million plastics patent verdict in favor of Dow, arguing that Nova is wrong to claim that the case raises critical issues about the legal standards for proving standing and patent indefiniteness.

In its cert petition, filed in August, Nova argued that the Federal Circuit required Nova to disprove that Dow had standing to bring the case, improperly shifting the burden of proof from the plaintiff...
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