Judge Allows WIAV Router Patent Suit Against D-Link

Law360, New York (December 16, 2009, 1:48 PM EST) -- A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed by WIAV Networks LLC against D-Link LLC for selling wireless routers that allegedly infringe two WIAV patents, rejecting D-Link's argument that the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Ashcroft v. Iqbal changed the pleading standard for patent suits.

Judge David Folsom of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas ruled Tuesday that, even after Iqbal, WIAV need not “specifically describe how [D-Link's] products practice the claimed methods or systems” to avoid dismissal.

D-Link had...
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