ITC Asks Fed. Circ. To Back Patent Ruling Against Griffin
By Dan Prochilo
Law360, New York (August 28, 2013, 3:29 PM ET) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission on Monday urged the Federal Circuit to affirm its finding that Griffin Technology Inc. protective cases for several Apple Inc. devices infringed an Otter Products LLC patent, saying Griffin wrongly wanted the court to reject an interpretation of the claims the company had previously advocated for.
Griffin, which in February appealed the ITC's determination that its cases for the iPod Touch, iPad and iPhone infringed, challenged how the commission had construed the term "groove" in Otter's patent, but the commission said...