Barco Winnows Acacia's Case In Projector Patent Row

Law360, New York (March 20, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Fighting on long after other defendants resolved Acacia Research Corp.’s infringement allegations, Barco NV has won partial summary judgment on claims related to two patents in a dispute over its projector technology.

Judge Richard A. Posner of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on Wednesday granted partial summary judgment to Barco on two of the patents-in-suit but considered it either premature or incorrect to toss claims related to some seven other patents leveled by a clutch of Acacia subsidiaries and affiliates....
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