Long-Running Patent Case Stayed Yet Again

Law360, New York (April 25, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A long-running patent case against the Green Bay Packers, OfficeMax Inc. and numerous other companies has been stayed yet again while the U.S. Patent and Trademark office begins a second re-examination of the patent in question.

In an opinion handed down Wednesday, Judge Charles P. Kocoras of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois pointed out that the remaining claim was not in the original patent but was added by amendment during the previous re-examination.

“The previous re-examination thus functioned as an original...
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