Judge Denies Reynolds Motions In Patent Suit

Law360, New York (June 29, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has cleared the way for Star Scientific’s lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., denying Reynolds’ motion for summary judgment in a case over a patent that Star Scientific hopes could yield billions of dollars in licensing revenue.

Judge Alexander Williams Jr. of U.S. District Court in Maryland issued an order Thursday denying the last summary-judgment motion filed by Reynolds.

The judge's order follows the recommendations of a Special Master who was appointed to review Reynolds' motions.

In March, the judge dismissed four other...
To view the full article, register now.

Law360 UK

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Legal News & Analysis

Financial Services Law360 UK and Insurance Law360 UK provide breaking news and in-depth analysis on U.K. and European Union regulation, enforcement, legislation, and litigation involving banks, investment firms, insurers, and more.