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...
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