Jury Should Decide Emulex Chip Infringement, Fed. Circ. Told

Law360, Washington (December 3, 2012, 2:24 PM EST) -- Emulex Corp. told a Federal Circuit panel on Monday that a federal judge abused his discretion when he determined the company had infringed a Broadcom Corp. high-speed broadband technology patent, arguing that the case presented questions of fact that should instead have been examined by a jury.

While a California federal judge issued judgment as a matter of law in Broadcom's favor last year over two of the six technology patents-in-suit, Emulex alleges that a jury rather than the judge should have decided the infringement issue,...
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