DuPont Responds to Heraeus' Claims in Patent Infringement Case
"Contrary to Heraeus' Public Statements, the Court's Denial of Heraeus' Motion Did Not Narrow DuPont's Case at All," According to Darren Haar, Global Business Director, DuPont Microcircuit Materials.
Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 "DuPont today responded to the most recent misleading claims issued by Heraeus in connection with the ongoing patent litigation related to photovoltaic pastes used in solar cells. Contrary to Heraeus' public statements, the Court's denial of Heraeus' motion did not narrow DuPont's case at all," said Darren Haar, global business director, DuPont Microcircuit Materials.
In the summer of 2012, DuPont filed a second patent infringement lawsuit (Oregon District Court, Case Number 3:2012cv01104) against Heraeus relating to the organic medium used in Heraeus' front side photovoltaic paste products. In April 2013, Heraeus sought to end the litigation without a trial by asking the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon for summary judgment.
According to Court documents, the Court rejected every part of Heraeus' argument, finding that Heraeus' position "is overly simplistic and ignores recent Federal Circuit case law." That Court also ruled that DuPont is entitled to a jury trial as to infringement, saying that "[i]t is apparent to the court from the record already