Judge Cracks Down On Bar Scanning Patents
U.S. District Judge Philip M. Pro ruled that 14 patent claims by the Lemelson Medical, Education & Research Foundation were unenforceable, because the technology had been developed by others as well.
Judge Pro's ruling follows a 27-day bench trial under way from November 2002 to January 2003 in Las Vegas.
The ruling could affect 400 companies involved in seven lawsuits in...
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