Patent Litigation Trends To Watch In 2017

By Ryan Davis (January 2, 2017, 1:03 PM EST) -- A pending U.S. Supreme Court case on venue could mark a sea change in patent law and may shift litigation strategies even before it is decided, and patent owners are expected to have better luck defending against eligibility challenges because of recent rulings. Here are trends in patent litigation that attorneys will be tracking in 2017.

Jockeying for Position as Justices Weigh Venue

The Supreme Court's December decision to hear a challenge by TC Heartland LLC to venue rules for patent cases has the potential to upend patent litigation as we know it, and the impact of the case will be...

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