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Supreme Court Agrees to Consider Reach of Patent-Venue Statute

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court granted cert in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Food Brands LLC, No. 16-341, agreeing to consider the reach of the patent-venue statute, 28 U.S.C. § 1400(b). That statute provides that "[a]ny civil action for patent infringement may be brought in the judicial district where the defendant resides, or where the defendant has committed acts of infringement and has a regular and established place of business."

Supreme Court Chimes in to Limit Damages to Single Components of Design Patents

Yesterday's SCOTUS decision in the ongoing Apple-Samsung patent infringement dispute redefines how lower courts interpret "articles of manufacture." The decision left much to be desired regarding standard rules of law and future application of certain patent statutes, passing the torch to the Federal Circuit to determine tests and standards for future cases.

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