Induced Infringement Outside ITC's Reach, Fed. Circ. Told

Law360, New York (March 26, 2014, 5:37 PM EDT) -- Suprema Inc. urged the Federal Circuit Tuesday not to hold an en banc rehearing of a ruling that effectively barred the U.S. International Trade Commission from hearing induced patent infringement cases, arguing that overturning the ruling would "impermissibly expand" the ITC's authority.

Suprema's brief came in response to petitions by both the ITC and Cross Match Technologies Inc. asking the full Federal Circuit to review a December panel decision that vacated an exclusion order barring imports of Suprema's fingerprint scanners based on the ITC's finding that...
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