Fed. Circ. Tosses IP Row Judge Called 'Pain In The Ass'

Law360, New York (May 9, 2017, 6:03 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Tuesday affirmed an Illinois federal court’s tossing of an infringement case involving a wireless communications patent that an appellate judge had deemed a “pain in the ass,” punting on a related question of whether attorneys’ fees are warranted in the suit.

The appellate court panel used only one sentence to rule on the merits of the case, writing that it affirmed the Northern District of Illinois’ dismissal of the suit “after careful consideration.” The Federal Circuit also determined that because the lower...
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Atlas IP, LLC v. Commonwealth Edison Co.


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16-2203

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Appellate - Federal Circuit

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830 Patent Infringement (Fed. Question)

Date Filed

June 10, 2016

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