Fed. Circ. Tosses Microsoft's $8M Award In Patent Suit

Law360, New York (August 1, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has reversed summary judgment in a patent infringement suit against Microsoft Corp. over gray-scale image technology, ejected the district judge from the case and vacated the $8.6 million in attorneys' fees that Research Corporation Technologies Inc. had been ordered to pay Microsoft.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit handed down the ruling and remanded the case to the district court Friday, taking the unusual step of reversing the lower court's summary grants of patent noninfringement and validity and a...
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