Supreme Court Invites Government To Weigh In On Patent Case

(October 5, 2015, 12:33 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — In the Oct. 5 orders list, the U.S. Supreme Court invited the views of the solicitor general in a dispute that raises questions about third-party induced patent infringement and the multiple-component rule (Life Technologies Corp. v. Promega Corp., No. 14-1538, U.S. Sup.).

Forensic Science

At issue is a December 2014 decision by the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals that vacated a damage award after finding that four of five patents asserted by plaintiff Promega Corp. are invalid. Promega asserted U.S. patent Nos....
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