How They Won It: Finnegan Beats $260M IP Suit For ABBYY
By Jonathan Randles
Law360, New York (September 19, 2013, 9:33 PM EDT) -- To defeat Nuance Communications Inc.'s $260 million patent and trade dress infringement lawsuit against Russia-based ABBYY Production LLC and Lexmark International Inc., Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner LLP attorneys likened the creation of ABBYY's optical character recognition software to Silicon Valley tech innovation.
On Aug. 26, a California jury determined ABBYY and Lexmark do not infringe three patents covering Nuance's rival OCR software. The panel also rejected related trade dress infringement claims alleging packaging for ABBYY's FineReader software ripped off the look of Nuance's OmniPage...