USPTO Again Affirms Convolve Disk Drive Patent

Law360, New York (July 27, 2010, 3:20 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has for the second time affirmed the validity of a Convolve Inc. patent asserted in a long-running $800 million infringement dispute against Seagate Technology LLC and Compaq Computer Corp. over disk drive technology.

The USPTO issued a re-examination certificate to Convolve on July 20 following its second review of U.S. Patent Number 6,314,473, one of two patents involved in the suit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the company announced in a news release...
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