High Court Won't Revive Software Co.'s Facebook IP Suit

Law360, New York (January 7, 2013, 5:02 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday denied Leader Technologies Inc.'s bid to resurrect its patent claim against Facebook Inc., refusing to hear an appeal in which Leader accused the Federal Circuit of losing track of the distinction between the roles of trial and appellate courts.

The nation's highest court denied a Nov. 14 petition for writ of certiorari in which Leader said that the Federal Circuit strayed beyond the boundaries of its appellate role with alarming frequency, and took aim at the appeals court's May ruling...
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