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i4i prevails over Microsoft in Supreme Court

Karen Bolipata, New York

The Supreme Court today affirmed the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit’s decision in Microsoft v i4i, upholding the clear and convincing standard of proof in asserting patent invalidity

The justices reached a unanimous decision, with Chief Justice John Roberts taking no part.

Justice Stephen Breyer wrote a concurring opinion, joined by Justices Samuel Alito and Antonin Scalia.

Justice Clarence Thomas also wrote a concurring opinion.

The Court held...

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