TV Equipment Co. Urges High Court To Pick Its Eligibility Case

By Andrew Karpan (October 1, 2021, 6:32 PM EDT) -- A company selling broadcast television equipment has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a Federal Circuit ruling that threw out its patent on automated captioning technology, arguing that its case is "a better candidate" than American Axle's widely watched high court bid on patent eligibility.

The petition from ENCO Systems Inc. came after the Michigan company lost its efforts earlier this year to convince a panel of Federal Circuit judges to overturn a lower court ruling that wiped out a patent ENCO Systems asserted against a rival called DaVincia LLC, which does business as Link Electronics. The decision turned on...

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