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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Fish & Richardson PC.

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  • Judge: Chicago courts wrong place to try patent dispute over medical billing software

    Invoking a recent Supreme Court decision addressing some of the litigation behaviors of so-called “patent trolls,” a federal judge in Chicago has dismissed a patent infringement lawsuit, saying plaintiffs’ assertions some people employed by a company accused of infringing a patent work from home in Illinois isn’t enough for him to allow the case to be tried in Chicago.

  • SCOTUS rules patent owners exhaust rights with sale, leaving questions for manufacturers, innovators

    The U.S. Supreme Court has affirmed a lower court’s decision finding consumers and even small businesses have the right to resell products without it being considered an infringement on the rights of the original manufacturer. And the 7-1 decision could leave manufacturers and others to explore precisely what this decision may mean for their businesses and their products.