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Supreme Court Takes Up Patent Inventorship Dispute

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) Four months after inviting the views of the U.S. solicitor general, the U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 1 agreed to hear a case that could better define the rights of federal contractor universities in patent disputes arising from federally funded research ( Board of Trustees...

Federal Circuit Poised to Clarify Rules on Joint Infringement

By Kevin Littman ( klittman@foley.com ) The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit's recent decisions in the area of joint infringement have generated disagreements about whether those decisions are consistent. The court recently signaled its intent to clarify the law of joint infringement...