ATEN INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD. v. UNICLASS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.

ATEN INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD. v. UNICLASS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., Appeal No. 2018-1606 (Fed. Cir. August 6, 2019).  Before Moore, Wallach, and Taranto.  Appealed from C.D. Cal. (Judge Guilford). (Prior Art and Expert Testimony)

Background:

Aten owned two patents directed to KVM switches, which allow multiple computers to be used with the same keyboard, mouse, and monitor.  Aten sued Uniclass and other defendants for patent infringement.  The Jury found that the patents were invalid and not infringed.  Aten moved for a Judgment as a Matter of Law (JMOL), arguing that no reasonable jury could have found the patents invalid and not infringed.  The District Court denied the JMOL motion, and Aten appealed.

Issues/Holdings:

Did the District Court err in denying a JMOL of validity and non-infringement?  (continue reading)

Summary by:  Brian Repper

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