Foreign Patent Infringement Claims Meet New Fate

Law360, New York (February 13, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Assume you are a U.S. corporation, possessing a number of U.S. patents and their foreign counterparts. You become aware that a competitor is infringing those patents through actions both within and without the United States.

You can, of course, seek relief from a U.S. court for your competitor’s acts within the U.S. that infringe your U.S. patents. But what if your competitor’s actions outside the borders of the U.S. are more economically damaging to your business than those within the U.S.? Can you seek redress in...
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