Ex-Engineer's Erratic IP Claims Persist in Appeal, GE Says

Law360, San Francisco (July 29, 2013, 5:37 PM EDT) -- General Electric Co. urged the Federal Circuit on Friday to uphold a California federal court ruling that the company — not a former GE engineer — had full ownership of a wind turbine patent, arguing that the inconsistent testimony that doomed his lower-court trial remains problematic in his appeal.

Thomas Wilkins appealed the lower court's December verdict, which found a lack of convincing evidence that the former GE engineer had contributed to U.S. Patent No, 6,921,985, arguing that his 2002 design and cost analysis of the...
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