September 20, 2017 / 11:50 PM / in a month

Appeals court revives patent owned by French government firm

A federal appeals court on Wednesday reinstated a patent that had been at issue in an infringement lawsuit brought by French state-sponsored patent licensing firm France Brevets against smartphone maker HTC Corp.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed a ruling by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board that invalidated a U.S. patent relating to wireless communications technology owned by France Brevets subsidiary NFC Technology.

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