Belden Patent Suit V. Superior Essex To Go Ahead

Law360, New York (September 7, 2010, 1:45 PM EDT) -- A federal judge refused to stay a trial concerning the validity of several data transmission cable patents held by Belden Technologies Inc., rejecting a request from defendant Superior Essex Inc. to pause matters while the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office looks into the patents.

A trial expected to last two weeks began Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, after Judge Sue L. Robinson on Thursday rejected Superior's oral request to halt the proceedings while the USPTO reexamines the patents.

Superior requested...
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