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Kean DeCarlo: Supreme Court to Examine 35 U.S.C. § 271(f) Issues

Apr 19 2018
The Court will consider whether the text of 35 U.S.C. § 271(f) imposes liability on those supplying from the United States components of a patented invention “in such a manner as to actively induce the combination of such components outside of the United States in a manner that would infringe the patent if such combination occurred within the United States,” and whether that liability also relates to the issuance of full compensatory damages where such infringement is found.