Dell, Sony Can't Escape Microprocessor IP Suit

Law360, New York (July 8, 2013, 2:00 PM EDT) -- An Illinois federal judge on Friday denied motions by Dell Inc., Sony Mobile Communications Inc. and other companies to dismiss an infringement suit over a patented system for translating binary code, rejecting their argument that the plaintiff lacked standing to sue because it didn't own the patent in dispute.

U.S. District Judge Matthew Kennelly said Cascades Computer Innovation LLC, licensee of the the patent at issue, had proven that its January 2011 licensing agreement with the patent holder, Elbrus International Ltd., gave the company all substantial...
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