Change To De Novo Rule Should Be Limited, Fed. Circ. Told

Law360, New York (May 23, 2013, 3:48 PM EDT) -- With the full Federal Circuit weighing whether to scrap its controversial position that claims construction rulings must be reviewed anew on appeal, a possible beneficiary of the policy urged the court in a Monday brief not to go too far in changing its approach to the issue.

Universal Lighting Technologies Inc. — which won the reversal of a patent infringement verdict in the current case after the Federal Circuit ruled in January that the lower court had incorrectly construed a patent held by Lighting Ballast Control...
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