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MOFO IP Newsletter July 2017

Germany, USA - July 20 2017 In the recent TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC decision, the Supreme Court reversed nearly thirty years of patent venue law and held…

Joshua A. Hartman, Paul Goldstein, Hector G. Gallegos, Paul E. Jahn, Holger Andreas Kastler, Sabrina Larson, Joyce Liou, Wolfgang Schönig, William I. Schwartz, Jennifer Lee Taylor

Supreme Court Holds that Sale by Patentee Exhausts Patent Rights Regardless of Restrictions or Location of Sale

USA - May 30 2017 In Impression Products, Inc. v. Lexmark International, Inc., the Supreme Court held today that a patentee’s decision to sell a product exhausts all of…

Hector G. Gallegos, Paul E. Jahn, William I. Schwartz

Federal Circuit Holds that Restricted Sales and Foreign Sales Do Not Exhaust Patent Rights: Lexmark International, Inc. v. Impression Products, Inc.

USA - February 22 2016 In Lexmark International, Inc. v. Impression Products, Inc., the en banc Federal Circuit held that (1) the sale of an article under clearly…

Paul E. Jahn, Rufus Pichler