How To Wield A Patent After A Settlement Axes Invalidity
By Ryan Davis (January 5, 2016, 10:52 PM EST) -- A judge's order vacating decisions that invalidated Good Technology Corp.'s data security patents because the litigants reached a settlement illustrates how such deals can aid patent owners, since even though the arrangements may put patents under a cloud, the patents remain alive and can continue to be asserted through creative arguments, attorneys say.
Magistrate Judge Paul Grewal of the Northern District of California said last month that he was reluctant to throw out the invalidity decisions he and a jury had reached, but recognized that the parties had agreed to resolve their differences only if the findings were vacated. He concluded...
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