Fed. Cir. Reversal May Mean SRI Patent Suit Back On

Law360, New York (January 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal appeals court has overturned and remanded a lower court's decision dismissing SRI International Inc.'s patent infringement lawsuit related to its network intrusion technology, saying the prior online accessibility of SRI's paper is disputable.

In a decision Tuesday, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled that the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware was wrong to rule for defendants Internet Security Systems Inc. and Symantec Corporation by finding that SRI's patents were invalid.

The district court...
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