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Fed. Circ. Revives Malware Patent Suit Against Google

November 18, 2015 by in Articles

The Federal Circuit revived a patent infringement lawsuit an inventor brought against Google over computer malware protection software on Tuesday, ruling the Texas federal judge that tossed the case misread two key phrases in the patents.

Three judges on a Federal Circuit panel said U.S. District Court Judge Rodney Gilstrap, the country’s single busiest patent judge, erred in construing the phrases, thus improperly saving Google Inc.’s flagship Chrome application from the infringement claims. Read more