Jason S. Jackson

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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.

Client Alert
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.

Client Alert
September 1, 2016

On August 31, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit sided with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in its view that if a firearms dealer is aware that a potential purchaser has a card authorizing possession and use of use of marijuana under state law, then the dealer has “reasonable cause to believe” that such person is an unlawful user of a controlled substance and the dealer may not transfer firearms or ammunition to the person.

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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