In this non-precedential case, the Federal Circuit invalidates a claim for failure to disclose a best mode. However, the Federal Circuit does not find inequitable conduct for failure to disclose a prior art reference, finding it to be potentially cumulative, and declines to make the case exceptional.
Results for non-infringement
The credibility of witness testimony may present a genuine issue of material fact to preclude summary judgment of patent invalidity. It is not sufficient to merely contradict witness testimony. Rather, evidence must be adduced that is contrary to the conclusion put forth by the witness.