US Brief Buoys Inequitable Conduct Challenge, Sony Says

Law360, New York (September 10, 2013, 8:09 PM EDT) -- A recent brief by U.S. government urging the U.S. Supreme Court not to hear a challenge to the Federal Circuit's inequitable conduct standard in patent cases actually supports Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC's position that the test is too rigid, Sony told the justices Tuesday.

In a supplemental brief, Sony said that although U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli told the high court Thursday to reject Sony's appeal involving the "Rock Band" video game, his amicus brief "candidly admits" that the Federal Circuit should have given the...
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