Joyous Lawyers Bid Adieu To False Patent Marking Suits

Law360, New York (September 14, 2011, 5:40 PM EDT) -- The era of false patent marking lawsuits has come to an end with the passage of the America Invents Act, which restricts claims to such a degree that most pending cases are expected to be dismissed by the courts and few suits, if any, will ever be filed again, attorneys say.

"The changes in false marking will be well-received by virtually everyone except the leeches that are preying on the system," said Michael Murray of Winston & Strawn LLP, who called false marking suits "a plague."...
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