Sidley Blames E-Notices For Blown Deadline In IP Appeal

Law360, New York (March 19, 2014, 5:03 PM EDT) -- Sidley Austin LLP told the Federal Circuit on Tuesday that it missed the deadline to appeal a $40 million patent verdict against client AT&T Inc. for its U-Verse television service because of misleading notices by the trial court, and that the patent owner's motion to bar the appeal should be denied.

AT&T is appealing the lower court's February decision not to grant the company an extension of time to appeal the verdict, but plaintiff Two-Way Media LLC has asked the Federal Circuit to throw out the...
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