Presidio Bid To Escape IP Suit Waste Of Time, Judge Says

Law360, San Francisco (February 8, 2013, 4:02 PM EST) -- Presidio Bank on Friday lost its bid to escape a patent suit on the argument that plaintiff Pi-Net International Inc. had failed to show willful infringement, which the judge rejected on the grounds Pi-Net would simply amend its claims and waste time and attorney dollars.

Presidio had argued that U.S. Magistrate Judge Joseph Spero should toss the India-based software company's suit because it hadn't adequately argued that the bank knew about the patents at issue or intended to infringe them. But Judge Spero said he felt...
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