Government Supports Supreme Court Review Of Patent Exhaustion Dispute

by David Swetnam Burland
For some, patent exhaustion is the feeling you get when you try to read the text of a patent and just can’t keep your eyes open. In the law, patent exhaustion is a legal doctrine that limits the scope of a patent–holder’s rights. The first valid sale of a patented product exhausts those rights, so that downstream purchasers cannot be accused of infringement.Read the full article