Tag Archives: Nicholas Lanzatella

US Patent Law – Discouraging an International Business Model?

In the recent decision of Solvay S.A. v. Honeywell International, Inc. (2009-1161, Fed. Cir. 2010), the Federal Circuit held that despite both being first to possess an invention in the U.S. and practicing reasonable diligence prior to filing, Honeywell did … Continue reading

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Inducement of Patent Infringement: Even Without Knowledge of the Patent?

Under 35 U.S.C. § 271(b) “[w]hoever actively induces infringement of a patent shall be liable as an infringer.”  On October 12th, the Supreme Court has granted certiorari (link below) for the case of Global-Tech v. SEB (S. Ct. No. 10-6) … Continue reading

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