Fed. Circ. Upholds Dismissal Of Golf GPS Patent Suit

Law360, New York (June 8, 2011, 5:53 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Wednesday affirmed the dismissal of now-bankrupt GPS Industries Inc.'s golf distance sighting patent infringement suit against Skyhawke Technologies LLC and other defendants, affirming a Dallas federal judge's 2009 ruling that the plaintiff didn't control the patent.

The appellate panel's decision came without an attached opinion and marked a victory for Skyhawke and other defendants including Altex Corp. and GPS Golf Pro LLC. They face a related patent suit brought by GPS Industries' Optimal Golf Solutions unit, but with GPS Industries in bankruptcy,...
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