McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC: Changes in Patent Marking Provisions

By Shawn Leppo This article is the second in a series of mini-articles considering a section of the new patent statute and how it may affect your business. Among the earliest provisions of the recently signed Leahy-Smith Patent Reform Act to go into effect are changes related to patent marking...

Troutman Sanders LLP: Judge Turk Breathes New Life Into False Marking Claims

By Dabney Carr If you thought passage of the America Invents Act would end the flood of false patent marking claims, think again. In December, Judge Turk in the Western District of Virginia ruled that a false marking plaintiff could proceed under state consumer protection laws and that such...