Microsoft, GM Back Cisco On Patent Indefiniteness

Law360, New York (August 19, 2010, 12:50 PM EDT) -- Microsoft Corp. and General Motors LLC have thrown their weight behind Cisco Systems Inc.'s request for an en banc review by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on the question of whether judges or juries should decide the common patent invalidity defense of indefiniteness.

The software giant and the carmaker filed an amicus brief Wednesday in support of Cisco's bid for an en banc review of an appellate panel's decision in Telcordia Technologies Inc.'s suit accusing the company of infringing three patents for...
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