Supreme Court Rules on Induced Infringement Standard and Upholds Clear and Convincing Evidence Standard for Invalidity

By Justin E. Gray ( jegray@foley.com ) The U.S. Supreme Court resolved two important patent law issues that were before it this term. On May 31, 2011, the Court issued its decision in Global-Tech Appliances, Inc. v. SEB S.A. , U.S., 10-6, -- U.S. - (2011); 179 L.Ed.2d 1167 (US 2011); 2011 US LEXIS...