No. 97-1547.

148 F.3d 1368 (1998)

WOODLAND TRUST, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. FLOWERTREE NURSERY, INC. and Ivy J. Winslett, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit.

Rehearing Denied; Suggestion for Rehearing Declined September 1, 1998.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Stephen D. Milbrath, Allen, Byer, Doppelt, Milbrath, and Gilchrist, Orlando, Florida, argued for plaintiff-appellant.

David J. Gaskey, Howard & Howard Attorneys, P.C., Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, argued for plaintiff-appellees. With him on the brief was William H. Honaker.

Before NEWMAN, MICHEL, and CLEVENGER, Circuit Judges.

Rehearing Denied; Suggestion for Rehearing In Banc Declined September 1, 1998.

PAULINE NEWMAN, Circuit Judge.

Woodland Trust appeals the judgment1 of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, holding United States Patent 4,763,440 (the '440 patent) invalid based on prior knowledge and use by others. Because uncorroborated oral testimony, particularly that of interested persons recalling long-past events...

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