Federal Circuit Vacates Inequitable Conduct Decision

Law360, New York (May 22, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An appeals court handed TAL Apparel Ltd. a partial victory Thursday, vacating a trial court's decision that the company had committed inequitable conduct in the prosecution of a patent but upholding the lower court's findings that one claim of the patent was invalid and three other claims were not infringed.

The 11-page ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit remanded the case to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, overturning its decision that appellant-plaintiff TAL had committed inequitable...
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