Impression Asks High Court To Review Ruling On Foreign Sales’ Impact On Patents
(April 14, 2016, 1:57 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court should review the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals’ ruling that foreign sales do not exhaust a patent owner’s right to sue and that patent owners can impose restrictions on the use of patented items to prevent an exhaustion of their rights to the intellectual property, Impression Products Inc. argues in a petition filed March 21 (Impression Products Inc. v. Lexmark International Inc., No. 15-1189, U.S. Sup.).
(Petition for writ of certiorari available. Document #78-160418-004B.)