Toyota Asks High Court To Review Hybrid Patent Case

Law360, New York (April 16, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Toyota Motor Corp. has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on a case in which both a district court jury and an appeals court found that Toyota's hybrid cars infringe a patent held by patent-holding company Paice LLC.

In a petition for writ of certiorari, Toyota argues that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit created a new standard for patent cases “out of thin air” in October, when it upheld a 2005 jury verdict finding that the Toyota Prius infringes two...
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