Divided Infringement: The Times They Are A-Changin'

Law360, New York (July 11, 2013, 12:05 PM EDT) -- This article is a continuation of our April 18, 2013, article, "Divided Infringement Of System Claims After Centillion." That article was narrowly focused on what is sometimes referred to as divided infringement in the context of system claims and, in particular, on the Federal Circuit’s Centillion decision.[1] Looking more broadly, however, the divided infringement defense remains a powerful tool for defending against patent infringement allegations in both direct and indirect infringement situations.

Beginning in 2007 with the BMC Resources case, the Federal Circuit issued a series...
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