Inventors Can Warn Infringing Buyers: Fed. Circ.

Law360, New York (April 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has affirmed a lower court’s denial of a preliminary injunction request in a patent infringement suit, ruling that patent owners have the right to warn customers that products they buy may be infringing.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit said Tuesday that the district court did not err in denying HT Window Fashion Corp.’s request for a preliminary injunction, which would have barred patent holder Ren Judkins from sending notices to HT’s current and prospective customers about their possible...
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