Fed. Circ. Revives Quick-Drying Cement Patent Spat

Law360, New York (December 3, 2009, 6:59 PM EST) -- In a dispute over three patents for fast-drying cement, a federal appeals court overturned several rulings Thursday holding Ultimax Cement Manufacturing Corp.'s patents invalid or not infringed but declined to reverse the trial court's refusal to disqualify Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP from representing the defendant.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit also rejected Ultimax's trade secrets claims against CTS Cement Manufacturing Corp. and its allegations that the trial court erred in refusing to let it file a third...
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