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Supreme Court Clarifies Venue in Patent Cases

USA - May 23 2017 In TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC, the Supreme Court limited venue in patent suits against domestic corporations to: (1) the…

Jonathan Herstoff

Samsung v. Apple: The Supreme Court Changes the Standard for Design Patent Damages

USA - December 9 2016 Section 289 provides that a design patent owner can recover an infringer's "total profit" as damages for the sale of "any article of manufacture to…

Texas Court of Appeals Refuses to Recognize Patent Agent Privilege

USA - August 17 2016 In In re Silver, the Court of Appeals for the Fifth District of Texas at Dallas refused to recognize an attorney-client privilege for communications…

USPTO Amends AIA Rules

USA - May 3 2016 On April 1, 2016 the PTO announced that it will enact amendments to the rules governing post-issuance review proceedings (such as inter partes…

Accorda and TC Heartland: The Federal Circuit Addresses Jurisdiction In Hatch-Waxman Suits and Venue in Patent Infringement Suits

USA - May 2 2016 The Federal Circuit recently granted district courts broad personal jurisdiction over Hatch-Waxman Act defendants in Accorda Therapeutics, Inc. v…