9th Circ. Tosses LSI Appeal Over Import Ban Injunction

Law360, New York (March 21, 2014, 5:56 PM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit on Thursday threw out LSI Corp.'s appeal of a judge's order barring the company from enforcing a possible import ban against Realtek Semiconductor Corp. in a dispute over standard-essential Wi-Fi patents, ruling a recent decision that Realtek didn't infringe made the issue moot.

Because the U.S. International Trade Commission ruled this month that Realtek did not infringe LSI's patent for Internet-connected home entertainment products, there is no need to consider the appeal of a preliminary injunction barring LSI from enforcing any ITC import...
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