Fed. Circ. Revives OCR Patent Claims Against Abbyy

Law360, New York (November 12, 2010, 12:51 PM EST) -- A federal appeals court has roped two foreign Abbyy Software House affiliates back into Nuance Communications Inc.’s optical character recognition software patent infringement suit, ruling that the district court improperly dismissed them for lack of personal jurisdiction and improper service of process.

A three-judge panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Friday reversed the dismissal of the Russia-based Abbyy Production LLC and vacated and remanded the dismissal of the Cyprus-based Abbyy Software Ltd. for further discovery.

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