The best way to determine the validity and so the value of patents are in play. In 2012, the AIA changed the rules of the game, and the value of patents changed abruptly. An upcoming Supreme Court decision may roll back the changes that have followed from the AIA. In the meantime, certain Native American tribes have profited more; patent trolls less.Read Full Article >
On May 22, 2017, the Supreme Court issued a pivotal decision for purposes of venue in patent litigation, holding that the residence of a domestic corporation refers only to its State of incorporation. As such, legislative amendments which broadened the definition of corporate residence under the general venue statute, 28 U.S.C. §1391, do not modify the meaning of corporate residence under the patent venue statute, 28 U.S.C. §1400(b), as interpreted by Fourco Glass Co. v. Transmirra Products Corp., 353 U.S. 222 (1957). As a result, patent owners can no...Read Full Article >
Roy Futterman adds insight to PCWorld article as Apple and Samsung head back to court.
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