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Inventive Asia: Latest Developments in U.S. Intellectual Property Law

In the Fall 2019 issue, we discuss the effort now underway in the U.S. Congress to reform subject matter eligibility for patent protection; U.S. Supreme Court review of PTAB appeal practices; a planned increase in USPTO fees; and a growing use of the International Trade Commission that may threaten imports from Asia.

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Rogers, McCabe outline strategies for defending against assertion of willful infringement

Time to Read: 1 minutes Practices: Intellectual Property

In the two-year period of 1999 - 2000, 92 percent of all plaintiffs suing for patent infringement sought damages for willful infringement. With that daunting statistic in mind, strategies for defending against willful infringement are an essential element in virtually any patent litigation. Larry Rogers, partner in the Fish & Neave IP Group of Ropes & Gray, outlined an essential strategy for such a defense in a recent presentation to in-house counsel and other patent practitioners. 

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