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Duane Morris LLP: ITC Administrative Law Judge Rules That Ongoing Royalty Precludes Exclusion Order

In a recent decision that continues the U.S. International Trade Commission's (ITC) evolving jurisprudence on licensing, Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Theodore R. Essex held that a running royalty awarded in a prior district court case foreclosed relief at the ITC. 1 The complainant at the ITC...

Supreme Court Will Hear Dispute Over Patent Royalty Agreements

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) The U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari Dec. 12 in a case that could decide the continued viability of a longstanding precedent that licensing agreements that extend beyond the expiration date of a patent are unenforceable ( Stephen Kimble, et al. v. Marvel...