SanDisk Tells Fed. Circ. Patent Suit Will 'Open Floodgates'

Law360, Washington (October 5, 2012, 8:10 PM EDT) -- Allowing parties that have no risk of being targeted for patent infringement to raise patent fraud claims under antitrust law will “open the floodgates” to a host of unwarranted actions, SanDisk Corp. told the Federal Circuit on Friday, seeking dismissal of Ritz Camera & Image LLC's proposed class action.

In oral arguments before the appellate court, SanDisk counsel Raoul D. Kennedy of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP argued for a reversal of a California federal court's ruling denying the data storage device company's bid...
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