Fed. Circ. Mostly Affirms HP, Canon Dial-Up IP Win

Law360, New York (April 18, 2011, 4:30 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Monday affirmed the dismissal of most of patent-holding company Rembrandt Data Technologies LP's infringement claims over Internet dial-up technology against Hewlett-Packard Co. and Canon USA Inc., but remanded a few claims for reconsideration.

A three-judge panel for the Federal Circuit ruled that because Conexant Systems Inc. can trace its patent rights to a license originally issued to Rockwell International Corp., Conexant was licensed and so Rembrandt’s right to enforce the patents-in-suit against Conexant’s modem chip customers Canon and HP was “extinguished by...
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