Fed. Circ. Agrees Pro Se IP Suit Against Huawei Is Duplicative

Law360 (October 9, 2019, 7:46 PM EDT) -- The Eastern District of Texas rightfully ended a pro se litigant's patent infringement suit against Huawei, given that he largely copied an earlier suit that was also thrown out, the Federal Circuit said Wednesday.

The three-judge panel wasn't willing to give another chance to Xiaohua Huang, a plaintiff whom it chided in earlier litigation for trying to exploit the legal system in the hopes of bringing home a settlement. Here they found that U.S. District Judge J. Rodney Gilstrap rightly granted Huawei summary judgment, as Huang's claims over the semiconductor chip patents were precluded by the previous suit.

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