Fed. Circ. Won't Revive E-Lynxx's $50M Software Patent Suit

Law360, New York (February 9, 2015, 6:15 PM EST) -- The Federal Circuit on Monday rejected software company E-Lynxx Corp.'s bid to revive claims in a $50 million lawsuit accusing InnerWorkings Inc., Cirqit.com Inc. and others of infringing patents for products that help choose the lowest bidder from a variety of vendors.

E-Lynxx had appealed a 2013 ruling in which a Pennsylvania federal judge held that neither InnerWorkings' PPM4 system nor Cirqit's Order-It system infringed on two e-Lynxx patents, citing the patent’s claim construction. In a one-line order that did not delve into the reasoning behind it, the three-judge panel affirmed the decision.

E-Lynxx sued InnerWorkings in August 2010 in Texas state court,...

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