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Nintendo's Alice Win Endangers Many Patents, Fed. Circ. Told

Law360, New York (June 14, 2017, 6:23 PM EDT) -- A coalition of about 20 inventors groups on Wednesday urged the Federal Circuit to conduct a rehearing before the full court of a decision invalidating an image processing patent that RecogniCorp asserted against Nintendo, arguing that the ruling threatens to invalidate swaths of patents for technologies ranging from MP3 players to TV displays.

Claiming to represent tens of thousands of members, the inventors groups, which included the National Innovation Association, argued in an amicus brief supporting an en banc rehearing that the Federal Circuit’s April decision is inconsistent with the U.S. Supreme Court's Alice ruling and endangers every patent ever issued under...

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Appellate - Federal Circuit

Nature of Suit

830 Patent Infringement (Fed. Question)

Date Filed

January 20, 2016

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