Fun with Patents

From a posting on the Patently Obvious blog about an Appeal Court ruling over some Lemelson patents:

In an infringement suit against Symbol, the district court found that the patents were unenforceable under the doctrine of prosecution laches — holding that the “18 to 39 year delay in filing and prosecuting the asserted claims . . . was unreasonable and unjustified.” [Emphasis added]

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