Smith & Nephew Urges Fed. Circ. To Rethink Jury IP Findings

Law360, New York (October 18, 2012, 7:04 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit's undue emphasis on the findings of a trial court jury in a patent infringement dispute between Wake Forest University Health Sciences and Smith & Nephew Inc. gives too much weight to such lay juries, Smith & Nephew argued last week in a bid for a rehearing of the case.

In a petition for en banc rehearing of a Federal Circuit ruling reinstating a jury's determination that Smith & Nephew infringed Wake Forest's patented wound-healing technology, the medical device company on Oct. 12 said...
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