Apple Must Face IPhone Touch Screen IP Suit, Fed. Circ. Says

Law360 (June 1, 2018, 4:03 PM EDT) -- In a precedential opinion, the Federal Circuit on Friday revived an infringement suit alleging that Apple used another company's intellectual property for its iPhone touch screen, finding that a California federal judge erred by invalidating two patents because he hadn't done the proper analysis to find they were indefinite.

Apple had provided "no evidentiary support" for its allegation that the patents failed to show how the touch screen functions would be performed, the panel said. (AP) U.S. Patent Nos. 7,818,691 and 8,549,443, asserted by Zeroclick LLC, cover technology that enables touch screen interfaces for mobile devices and computers. During claim construction...

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