“The justices ruled 8-0 that patent suits can be filed only in courts located in the jurisdiction where the targeted company is incorporated.
The ruling is likely to lessen the steady flow of patent litigation filed in a single federal court district in rural East Texas because of its reputation for having rules and juries that favor plaintiffs bringing infringement suits.”
It’s cool that despite having a ‘split’ court, they decided *8 to 0* that suits should only be filed in the target jurisdiction. So it appears if someone wants to bring a patent suit, they need to come to where the targeted company is incorporated.
We asked a friendly lawyer what they thought of this decision, they say “This is good.”
In the video above, Ladyada asked for patent reform in a video with the President of the USA at the time “Ladyada Talks To President Obama About Patent Reform.“
Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.
Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!
Learn resistor values with Mho’s Resistance or get the best electronics calculator for engineers “Circuit Playground” – Adafruit’s Apps!
Maker Business — How Authority and Decision-Making Differ Across Cultures
Wearables — Template commitment
Electronics — Desolder with… more solder!
Biohacking — The TRI-Analyzer Turns Smartphones into a Mobile Lab
No comments yet.
Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.