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Supreme Court Upholds Patent Review Process Favored by High-Tech

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday gave its stamp of approval to a government review process prized by high technology companies as an easy and cheap way to combat “patent trolls” and others that bring patent infringement lawsuits. The justices …

Supreme Court Conservative Justices Raise Doubts About U.S. Patent Review Process

U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday appeared divided over whether a federal agency’s in-house process for challenging patents violates the constitutional rights of patent owners, leaving the fate of a system that has led to a high rate of patent …

Supreme Court Weighs Where Patents Lawsuits Can Be Filed

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struggled over whether to upend nearly 30 years of law governing patent lawsuits that critics say allows often-baseless litigants to sue in friendly courts, giving them the upper hand over high-technology companies such as …

Supreme Court Will Hear Case on Patent Litigants’ ‘Friendly Court’ Shopping

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to decide whether to limit where patent lawsuits may be filed, potentially threatening a years-long trend that critics say allows frequent and often-baseless litigants to sue in courts friendly to them. The justices …

Supreme Court Upholds Quick Patent Cancellation Process in Speedometer Case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled against Cuozzo Speed Technologies Corp. in its challenge to a federal agency’s procedures for canceling patents in a case involving a vehicle speedometer that tells drivers when they are speeding. The justices’ 8-0 …

Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Challenge to U.S. Patent Review Process

The U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether a federal agency’s procedures have made it too easy to successfully cancel patents after agreeing last Friday to decide a case involving a vehicle speedometer that alerts drivers if they are speeding. The …