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Patent Law

571 ABA Journal Patent Law articles.

Patent Rulings Favoring Defendants

Courts are citing a recent U.S. Supreme Court case to justify rulings in favor of companies defending patent infringement claims.

The Supreme Court’s ruling in KSR International Co. v. Teleflex…

IP, Going Once ... Twice

It was standing room only for business-suit types at Ocean Tomo’s Spring 2007 Live Intellectual Property Auction.

Patent Profits Elusive

Patents may pave a path to litigation rather than profits, especially in the information technology industry, according to a study by two researchers.

They found that patent litigation in the…

Big Firms Rise in IP Survey

Big law firms are giving patent-litigation boutiques a run for their money.

IP Law & Business began surveying law firms in 2000 to determine their…

Video Rivals Settle Patent Dispute

Netflix has settled a suit that alleged Blockbuster stole its business method to charge subscribers a monthly fee to rent videos online.

Blockbuster revealed the settlement in a filing with…

Plavix Patent Upheld

A federal judge in Manhattan today upheld a patent on the blood thinner Plavix.

U.S. District Judge Sidney Stein said Plavix’s maker, Sanofi-Aventis, was entitled to an injunction barring a…

Troll Control

The Supreme Court’s eBay Decision Sets Back Pesky ‘Patent Trolls’ or American Innovation, Depending Upon Which Side You’re On

Big Patent Year Pending

This Term the Supreme Court May Make Some Big Changes in Patent Law

Sea Change in Patent Law

Proposed Legislation Would Wean the United States from a ‘First to Invent’ Approval System

Ink and IP

A Battle Over Selling Printer Ink Pushes Patent Rights Up Against Antitrust Law

Wait and See

ABA Urges Congress to Give Advisory Sentencing Guidelines a Chance to Work

Feasting On Festo

A 2002 Ruling Gave Companies a Road Map for Designing Around Patents