Fed. Circ. Upholds E-Voting Cos.' Victory Over IP Claims
Law360, New York (November 5, 2012, 4:57 PM EST) -- Hours before Election Day, the Federal Circuit affirmed a Florida federal court's ruling that two voting machine manufacturers didn't infringe a Voter Verified Inc. patent covering a method of verifying ballot accuracy.
A three-judge panel on Monday agreed with the lower court that voting machines sold by Premier Election Solutions Inc. and Election Systems & Software Inc. don't infringe U.S. Patent Number RE40,449. The decision, in effect, ends the four-year old litigation, as all claims of the '449 patent have been found invalid, not infringed, or both, said attorney Robert M. Evans Jr. of Senniger Powers LLP, who represents Premier and...
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