Seiko Win Upheld In Ink Cartridge Patent Spat

Law360, New York (January 14, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal appeals court has rejected Ninestar Technology Co. Ltd., Town Sky Inc. and Dataproducts USA LLC's challenge to a ruling by the U.S. International Trade Commission that the companies infringed Seiko Epson Corp.'s ink cartridge patents.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued a judgment Tuesday affirming the ITC ruling in Seiko's favor.

“We were quite confident, and we're nonetheless delighted,” said Harold Barza, who argued for intervenors Epson Portland Inc., Epson America Inc. and Seiko before the Federal Circuit.

Seiko filed...
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