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Chisum Patent Academy – Commentary on Impression Products v Lexmark International

This is a repost of commentary by Donald Chisum and Janice Muller of Chisum Patent Academy. In Impression Products, Inc. v. Lexmark International, Inc., No. 15-1189, — S. Ct. —-, 2017 WL 2322830 (May 30, 2017), the Court, in an opinion … Continue reading

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“TC Heartland” Supreme Court Limits Venue in Patent Suits

Monday, in a unanimous opinion (Goresuch did not participate), the Supreme Court interpreted the patent venue statute (28 USC s. 1400(b)) to require that the phrase “where the defendant resides” be limited to the defendant’s state of incorporation, not to … Continue reading

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