Law360, New York (December 18, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- The Supreme Court, the Federal Circuit and the district courts are gearing up to weigh in on a number of intellectual property disputes in 2008, including cases that could redefine patent-holder rights on licensing and change how accused infringers defend against willfulness claims.
Here’s a look at five of those cases.
1. Quanta Computer Inc. et al. v. LG Electronics Inc.
The Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments in mid-January in this long-running patent dispute over the scope of the patent-exhaustion doctrine and...