There has been an
epidemic of patent litigation between major players in the mobile technology
market. Some increase in patent litigation was to be expected as various
technologies have converged in the design of smartphones and tablet computers.
Before the Supreme
Court’s decision in Reed Elsevier, Inc. v. Muchnick , 176 L.
Ed. 2d 18 (U.S. 2010) , 17
USCS § 411 (a)’s registration requirement had been widely regarded as
"jurisdictional." In Muchnick ,
the Supreme Court...