Court OKs Attack on DataTern Patents by SAP, Microsoft

After DataTern accused dozens of SAP and Microsoft customers of patent infringement, the two companies sprang into action and used declaratory judgment actions to knock out DataTern's patents in 2012. The Federal Circuit blessed that tactic on Friday, but with some reservations.

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