Fed. Circ. Affirms FedEx Win In Barcode Patent Suit

Law360, New York (February 22, 2011, 9:48 PM EST) -- The Federal Circuit on Tuesday upheld a lower court ruling that said FedEx Corp. had not infringed BarTex Research LLC's barcode technology patent because the claims BarTex asserted were invalid.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed the decision by U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas in a two-page order without providing an explanation.

In the suit, BarTex claimed that FedEx and its affiliates, including FedEx Express Corp., FedEx Ground Package System Inc. and FedEx Kinko's Office and Print Services...
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