'Raging Bull' Will Be A Fight In The Patent Ring

Law360, New York (May 29, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT) -- Following the U.S. Supreme Court's "Raging Bull" ruling last week that the doctrine of laches doesn't trump the Copyright Act's statute of limitations, one company is already pushing to apply the same logic to patent law. Experts say it might be the first of many.

That company is Vringo Inc., which won a jury verdict back in 2012 against Google Inc. and others over the infringement of an old Lycos search engine advertising patent. The win, though, was a bit hollow for Vringo: The company had...
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