Fed. Circ. Orders Sanctions For 'Frivolous' Raylon IP Suit

Law360, New York (December 7, 2012, 6:44 PM EST) -- Patent-holding company Raylon LLC must be sanctioned for filing a "frivolous" patent suit against Complus Data Innovations Inc. and others, the Federal Circuit held Friday in an unusual reversal of a lower court's decision that sanctions were not warranted.

The appeals court concluded that the claim construction offered by Raylon in the case, over patents for devices used to issue traffic tickets, was contrary to all evidence and proper legal standards.

"This is a clear instance where no objectively reasonable litigant ... would believe its claim...
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