7 Recent Fed. Circ. Rulings IP Attys Need To Know

By Ryan Davis (October 19, 2015, 12:41 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit has handed down a flood of important patent decisions in recent months, including three en banc rulings dealing with the standard for proving direct infringement, the U.S. International Trade Commission's patent authority and the use of laches in patent cases. Here's a roundup of the top rulings by the Federal Circuit since July and their potential implications for intellectual property law.

Suprema Inc. v. U.S. International Trade Commission

The Federal Circuit's unusually prolific run of en banc decisions kicked off in August, when the full court overturned a panel decision that the ITC cannot hear patent cases involving...

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