Hopenfeld authors article on eBay in National Law Journal
When the U.S. Supreme Court in May 2006 issued its long-awaited ruling in eBay v. MercExchange
, patent practitioners promptly sought to assess its impact – particularly on the ability to obtain an injunction in a patent infringement case. Now, after several district courts have applied the new eBay standard to jury findings of infringement, the early verdict is in. Writing for The National Law Journal
, James E. Hopenfeld of the Fish & Neave IP Group of Ropes & Gray surveyed the patent landscape and found that in the wake of eBay
, it is generally more difficult to obtain an injunction after a jury finds infringement. Please click "Download PDF" to read the December 2006 article.