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Intellectual Property Litigation: Will SCOTUS Copyright Precedent Influence Upcoming Patent Decisions?

March 9, 2017 download PDF

Litigation partners Lewis Clayton and Eric Stone’s latest intellectual property litigation column appeared in the March 8 issue of the New York Law Journal. The article, “Will SCOTUS Copyright Precedent Influence Upcoming Patent Decisions?” discusses the differing statutory framework and policy concerns of patent and copyright law, the Supreme Court’s recent clarification of the doctrines of laches and exhaustion under the Copyright Act, and the court’s upcoming cases involving those doctrines under the Patent Act. Litigation associate Michael Milea assisted in the preparation of this article.

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