Q&A With Nixon Peabody's Richard D. Rochford

Law360, New York (October 17, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Claim construction decisions by the Federal Circuit continue to promote uncertainty. Some deference to district court claim interpretations should be considered, says Nixon Peabody's Richard D. Rochford in our series of chats with high-profile IP lawyers.

Q. What’s the most challenging IP case you’ve worked on, and why?

A. My trial teams have handled some very interesting and rewarding cases. I’ve also had the opportunity to serve as an arbitrator several times, which offers the different challenge of being the decision maker.

Several years ago, I...
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