Fed. Circ.'s Indefiniteness Reversal Won't Save ATM Suit

Law360 (March 7, 2018, 9:14 PM EST) -- The Federal Circuit revived parts of three Capital Security Systems Inc. patents covering ATM machines on Wednesday, finding they were not invalid as indefinite, but left intact a ruling the company has said dooms its claims that NCR Corp. infringes.

The appeals court said Capital Security's patent claims were not indefinite because someone familiar with the technology would understand the scope of the invention. It said a judge in the Northern District of Georgia was wrong to find otherwise.

"Capital Security did not muddle the scope of [a disputed term in the patent claims] during prosecution or otherwise," the court wrote....

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