Saint-Gobain Not Owed Higher Infringement Bar, SG Says

Law360, New York (April 26, 2012, 7:29 PM EDT) -- The solicitor general told the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday that a lower court correctly declined the more rigorous standard of proof requested by a Saint-Gobain unit facing allegations of infringing a Siemens Medical Solutions USA medical imaging patent, opposing the company's appeal.

The solicitor general said in an amicus brief filed on behalf of the U.S. government that the Federal Circuit correctly determined Saint-Gobain Ceramics & Plastics Inc. was not entitled to a heightened standard of proof in determining whether its imaging devices were protected...
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