Implementing The Rules For Administrative Patent Trials

Law360, New York (September 17, 2012, 12:13 PM EDT) -- The stakes are often high in patent litigation as the protection of intellectual property has become ever more important to technology companies. Patent litigation, however, can be extremely costly with endless motion practice, broad discovery obligations, and serious consequences riding on the outcome. Apple’s $1.05 billion judgment against Samsung for violating patents relating to the iPhone is just one recent example. Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.’s stock price fell 7 percent in the first full day of trading after it lost the lawsuit, which reportedly amounted to...
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