Inventor Can't Assert 2,000 Patent Claims: Fed. Circ.

Law360, New York (February 18, 2011, 6:04 PM EST) -- The Federal Circuit on Friday upheld an order limiting the number of claims inventor Ronald A. Katz can assert in multidistrict patent infringement litigation against American Airlines Inc., FedEx Corp., U.S. Bancorp and others over interactive call processing systems.

In an opinion penned by Judge William C. Bryson, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held that a district court's decision not to sever and stay those claims which were not selected to move forward as part of a procedure aimed at making the...
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