Category Archives: Patent Exhaustion

Helferich Patent Licensing, LLC v. The New York Times Company, et al.

Docket No. 2014-1196, -1197, -1198, -1199, -1200 NEWMAN(D), CLEVENGER, DYK February 10, 2015 Brief Summary: DC decision of patent exhaustion against patentee with respect to content providers using equipment licensed to handset providers reversed as the patent rights because “infringement … Continue reading

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Bowman v. Monsanto et al.

U.S. Supreme Court No. 11-796 May 13, 2013 Unanimous opinion delivered by J. Kagan Brief summary: The doctrine of patent exhaustion did not exempt farmer who reproduced patented seeds through planting and harvesting from infringement of Monsanto’s patents. Summary: The … Continue reading

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