Bloomberg Law
June 3, 2021, 4:22 PM

Amazon, Macy’s, Dell, Others Free From Patent Infringement Suit

Perry Cooper
Perry Cooper
Legal Reporter

Several major online retailers are off the hook for infringement claims after the Federal Circuit upheld a trial court’s interpretation of a computer filing system patent.

SpeedTrack Inc. agreed to dismiss its suit against Inc., Dell Inc., Macy’s Inc., and others so that it could appeal the claim construction. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld the lower court’s ruling in a precedential opinion.

The lower court properly relied on the original applicant’s statements during prosecution limiting the scope of certain patent claims, the Federal Circuit said.

The doctrine of prosecution disclaimer ...

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