CORRECTED: Some Claims Nixed In TecSec Encryption IP Suit

Law360, New York (January 12, 2011, 8:12 PM EST) -- A federal judge has rejected IBM Corp.’s bid to hold six TecSec Inc. data encryption patents invalid and unenforceable, nixing its affirmative defenses in relation to two patents while allowing invalidity claims regarding four patents to proceed to trial. (Corrects an article published Wednesday.)

Judge Leonie M. Brinkema of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia denied IBM’s motion for summary judgment of inequitable conduct and invalidity on all of the asserted patents, while denying TecSec’s cross-motion for summary judgment on IBM’s claims...
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