Hanging Up The Empty Suits
False marking cases were virtually unheard of four or five years ago, but there are now hundreds pending. These cases have become commonplace because of senseless court rulings and shameless opportunists and their attorneys willing to plead pure nonsense.
Two provisions long a part of the U.S. patent statutes address “patent marking.”
The notice provision, 35 U.S.C. § 287(a), permits...
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