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IP Litigators Address How PREP Act May Fight Coronavirus-Related Patent Infringement Claims

Practices: Intellectual Property, Patent Litigation, Patent Strategy, Intellectual Property Litigation, Administrative Litigation, Life Sciences, Health Care

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IP litigation partners Kevin Post (New York), Matt Rizzolo (Washington, D.C.) and associate Brian Lebow (Boston) co-authored an article published by Bloomberg Law that examines the PREP Act’s might help defend against COVID-related patent infringement claims. The authors explain that the little-known Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act is a U.S. law that protects manufacturers from tort liability lawsuits in public health emergencies, and could be interpreted to include immunity from patent actions as well.

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