Reining In U.S. Patent Law For Software

Law360, New York (May 7, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In the recently decided Microsoft Corp. v. AT&T Corp, the Supreme Court was confronted by difficult interpretative issues both as to the extraterritorial reach of the U.S. Patent Laws and their application in an increasingly digital world.

In a decision that should remove any cloud, insofar as infringement of U.S. Patents are concerned, from the typical manner in which computer software is exported, the Court interpreted the Patent Act in a restrictive manner so as to limit its extraterritorial reach as to foreign-made copies of computer...
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