Only Rivals Can Lodge False Ad Claims, Lexmark Argues

Law360, New York (January 25, 2013, 3:22 PM EST) -- Lexmark International Inc. recently urged the U.S. Supreme Court to consider if Static Control Components Inc. had standing to make false advertising claims in response to a Lexmark patent and copyright suit, saying only direct competitors should be allowed to bring those claims.

In a Jan. 14 petition for writ of certiorari, Lexmark told the high court it should take another look at a Sixth Circuit decision from August, in which a three-judge appellate panel determined that Static Control had standing to bring false advertising counterclaims...
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