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TC Heartland: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2017

I have made it a practice not to immediately blog about big Supreme Court cases. While there is a rush to be the first to publish, I have found that


U.S. - The Supreme Court grants purchasers free “use and enjoyment” of patented items mostly.
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • June 12 2017

In Impression Products Inc. v. Lexmark International, Inc. No. 15-1189, May 30, 2017, the Supreme Court found that patent exhaustion is “uniform and


Patents are exhausted by the U.S. Supreme Court
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • USA
  • June 12 2017

“It is so ordered.” With these simple four words, the United States Supreme Court significantly changed the way the U.S. Patent Laws affect American


Patent exhaustion in Canada and the UK
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada, European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 12 2017

The doctrine of “patent exhaustion” provides that once a patentee sells one of its products, it can no longer exercise control over the specific


Supreme Court Clarifies Scope of the Patent Exhaustion Doctrine
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2017

An apparent implication of the Court's holding, among others, is that an owner of a patent cannot assert a patent infringement action to enforce


Supreme Court Expands Scope of Patent Exhaustion
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2017

In Impression Products, Inc. v. Lexmark International, Inc., the U.S. Supreme Court recently held that a patent owner's initial sale of a product, in


U.S. Supreme Court Narrows Patent Rights by Expanding Patent Exhaustion
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • June 7 2017

In another decision against patent owners, the U.S. Supreme Court has decided to expand the scope of the patent exhaustion doctrine


Supreme Court Finds Patent Rights Exhausted Overseas
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2017

In Impression Products, Inc. v. Lexmark International, Inc., the Supreme Court reversed the en banc decision of the Federal Circuit, and held U.S


U.S. Supreme Court Limits Rights of Patent Owners
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • June 5 2017

On May 30, 2017, the Supreme Court limited a patent owner’s ability to control products after an authorized initial sale. In Impression Products, Inc


Potential Implications of Supreme Court’s Patent Exhaustion Decision Leaves Uncertainty for Patent Owners
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2017

In Impression Products v. Lexmark International, No. 15-1189 (S. Ct. May 30, 2017), the Supreme Court reversed the Federal Circuit’s en banc decision