BRIEF-Rudolph Technologies announces ruling in patent reexamination appeal by Camtek
Dec 22 Rudolph Technologies Inc :
* Ruling by court of appeals reversed PTO's rejection of 3 of 18 patent claims and affirmed PTO's rejection of nine patent claims
* Patent is subject of Rudolph's patent infringement lawsuit against Camtek's inspection systems
* Rudolph announces ruling in patent reexamination appeal by Camtek
* Appeal of remaining six patent claims was dismissed by court of appeals for procedural reasons Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 806 749 1136)
UPDATE 1-UK competition watchdog gives tentative approval to Mastercard VocaLink deal
LONDON, Jan 18 Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday that Mastercard has proposed a series of measures that should alleviate its concerns about the credit card giant's takeover of payments processing company VocaLink.
German stocks - Factors to watch on January 18
The DAX top-30 index looked set to open 0.4 percent higher on Wednesday, according to premarket data from brokerage Lang & Schwarz at 0736 GMT.