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Lessons From This Year’s High Court Patent Rulings

Law360 (July 2, 2018, 10:34 PM EDT) -- It was another busy term for patent law at the U.S. Supreme Court, as the justices upheld the constitutionality of the America Invents Act review system for challenging the validity of patents but mandated a key change in how it operates, while also expanding the availability of lost profits damages. Here’s a look at the key takeaways from each of the three patent cases the high court heard this term.

Oil States Energy Services LLC v. Greene’s Energy Group LLC

In a case that had the potential to completely upend the current patent system, the Supreme Court decided to maintain the...

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