Patent Holders Can Be Sued Out-Of-State: Fed. Circ.

Law360, New York (September 19, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Patent holders beware: you may be subject to lawsuits in more states than you imagine. Until recently, a California-based holder of a patent for folding stretchers to transport injured animals thought it was off the hook in a noninfringement and invalidity lawsuit, but the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has put it back in the hot seat in a federal trial court in Washington.

On Thursday, a three-judge panel of the appeals court said that defendant Ty-Lift Enterprises had engaged in significant activities...
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