Federal Circuit Affirms SmartDisk Win In Patent Dispute

Law360, New York (May 30, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has affirmed a lower court’s decision favoring portable storage maker SmartDisk in a patent lawsuit filed by a smaller rival.

The lawsuit, filed in June 2000, alleged that SmartDisk's Smarty and FlashPath products infringed a U.S. patent asserted by PC Connector Solutions.

"We are pleased that the Court has agreed with SmartDisk that there was no infringement by our products. The Court of Appeals decision, upholding the District Court's Summary Judgment ruling of December 2003, finally resolves...
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