June 13, 2008

SCOTUS: No Double-Dipping on Patent Royalties

June 13th 2008

In a sizable decision for Quanta Computer Inc. in Quanta v. LG Electronics, Inc., the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled to uphold the doctrine of patent exhaustion, which states that once an entity licenses its patent rights to another, it no longer has control over how the purchaser uses it. The case involved LG Electronics […]