Patent Firm Can Amend Complaint, Delaware Federal Judge Says

Patent Firm Can Amend Complaint, Delaware Federal Judge Says

WILMINGTON, Del. - Efforts by patent infringement defendant Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) to block an amended complaint were rejected March 28 by a Delaware federal judge, who agreed with a plaintiff that the proposed filing adequately alleges the elements of a willful infringement claim (St. Clair Intellectual Property Consultants Inc. v. Hewlett-Packard Company, No. 10-425, D. Del.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 42749).

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