5 Patent Cases That Could See High Court Action

By Ryan Davis (October 14, 2015, 6:29 PM EDT) -- After issuing numerous patent rulings over the last few years, the U.S. Supreme Court has not yet taken any patent cases in its new term. However, attorneys say that cases involving America Invents Act reviews, patent exhaustion and patent-eligible subject matter could be prime candidates for high court review in the coming months.

So far, the current term is shaping up as a bit of an anomaly after the justices decided three patent cases in the spring and a record six cases in 2014.

"We've gotten so used to the Supreme Court taking cases every year, so it's strange to be...

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