Justices Weigh Different Tests For False Ad Standing

Law360, New York (December 3, 2013, 7:08 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court grilled attorneys for Static Control Components Inc. and Lexmark International Inc. on Tuesday over allegations that Lexmark falsely told customers that Static Control's products were patent infringing, pressing them to explain which test should be used to determine who is allowed to sue under federal false advertising law.

The high court is weighing a Sixth Circuit ruling that said Static Control had the right to bring false advertising claims under the federal Lanham Act. The case likely made it to the justices...
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