Federal Circuit Affirms: Dismissal Of Patent Claims Was Proper

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A District of Columbia federal judge did not err in dismissing a pro se plaintiff's patent infringement complaint for failure to state a claim or in barring that same plaintiff from filing future patent infringement actions against Johnson & Johnson without first obtaining leave of the district court, the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Jan. 14 (Allegra Hemphill v. Johnson & Johnson, No. 13-1503, Fed. Cir.).

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