Teleflex Ruling Doesn't Win Vonage New Trial

Law360, New York (May 3, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has rejected Vonage Holdings Corp.’s claim that a patent infringement victory for rival Verizon Communications Inc. should be vacated because of a recent landmark ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court.

In an order issued Wednesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit said Vonage could instead use the High Court decision as part of its ongoing appeal, which seeks to dodge a $58 million damage award to Verizon.

Vonage argued that the Supreme Court’s ground-breaking decision in KSR v. Teleflex...
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