Bryan P. Stanley

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Bryan.Stanley@KutakRock.com
June 9, 2017

A recent Supreme Court decision limits how patent holders may restrict the use of their patented products after there has been an authorized sale.

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June 9, 2017

On May 22, 2017 the Supreme Court unanimously and unambiguously rejected VE Holding’s standard and held that the patent venue statute exclusively controls where venue lies for purposes of patent infringement litigation.

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May 18, 2016
President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) into law as an amendment to the Economic Espionage Act. The DTSA allows owners of trade secrets to bring civil causes of action in federal court for theft of trade secrets related to a product or service that is used in, or intended to be used in, interstate or foreign commerce. For additional information, please read our client alert.
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May 16, 2016
The recent Enfish decision chips away at some of the uncertainty created by the 2014 Supreme Court case, Alice Corp. Party Ltd. v. CLS Bank International, 134 S. Ct. 2347 (2014) (Alice), which significantly increased the difficulty of obtaining and enforcing software-related patents and has been used to invalidate a large number of previously granted patents. Please read our client alert for additional information.
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