By Matthew Bultman (January 2, 2017, 1:03 PM EST) -- Looking ahead, 2017 is shaping up to be a busy a year on the patent front, with important court decisions looming that will touch on issues ranging from patent venue laws to long-standing rules about patent exhaustion. Here are seven cases attorneys should keep an eye on.
TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Food Brands Group LLC
The U.S. Supreme Court stepped into the debate over patent venue laws in mid-December, when it agreed to hear an appeal from TC Heartland. The court will decide whether to impose new limits on where patent lawsuits can be filed.
The Federal Circuit has taken...
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