Fed. Circ. Says Sprint Patents Wrongly Axed Under Nautilus

Law360, New York (September 23, 2016, 8:48 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Friday reversed a district judge’s ruling that six Sprint patents on Voice over internet Protocol technology asserted against Cox Communications are invalid as indefinite under the U.S. Supreme Court’s Nautilus ruling, finding that they provide sufficient clarity.

The appeals court found that Judge Sue L. Robinson of the District of Delaware was wrong to hold last year that the patents fail to inform a skilled artisan of the scope of the invention with reasonable certainty, as required by Nautilus.

The case over technology for transmitting phone calls over the internet began when Cox Communications Inc. sued seeking...

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