Yahoo!Finance | Federal Circuit Overturns GM’s Patent Win Against Auto-Parts Provider LKQ

LKQ Corp. (NASDAQ:LKQ) achieved a significant legal victory as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit overturned a prior decision favoring General Motors Co. (NYSE:GM) in their dispute over fender design patents. The court’s full-court decision discarded a long-standing validity test for design patents, remanding the case to the U.S. Patent Office.

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