Fed. Circ. Vacates Nintendo's Noninfringement Ruling

Law360, New York (June 3, 2013, 3:49 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Monday vacated a district court ruling that Nintendo of America Inc. did not infringe a Creative Integrated Systems Inc. patent regarding read-only memory, saying the lower court misconstrued part of the patent.

The circuit court found that the district court's noninfringement judgment for U.S. Patent Number 5,241,497 incorrectly construed language in two claims to require that metallization lines in the ROM connect to contacts at the end of memory blocks in the chips, saying the court wrongly relied on the patent's specification...
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