Golden Hour EMS Patent Unenforceable: Judge

Law360, New York (March 31, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a boost for emsCharts Inc., a federal judge has ruled that Golden Hour Data Systems Inc. engaged in inequitable conduct before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, rendering unenforceable the company's patent covering software used in emergency medical services.

The March 23 ruling by Judge John T. John Ward of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas paves the way for emsCharts to seek an award of its attorneys' fees and costs from Golden Hour in the patent infringement suit and comes...
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