We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

High Court Continues To Weaken Patents

Law360, New York (May 30, 2017, 11:37 AM EDT) -- Innovation of small companies and startups (“SC/SUs”) could be at risk due to three U.S. Supreme Court patent rulings, each having a detrimental effect on patent enforcement efforts by SC/SUs. The following three rulings disfavor patent owners and could combine to slow innovation in the United States: (1) The Supreme Court’s recent narrowed venue decision in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC[1]; (2) The court’s In re Cuozzo Speed Tech.[2] ruling that affirmed the use of broadest reasonable interpretation (BRI) rule under the 2013 America Invents Act — has led to more frequent post-grant invalidation of patents; and...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS