Certiorari Granted In Dispute Over Laches In Patent Litigation

(May 2, 2016, 12:17 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A September 2014 holding by the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals that the presumption of laches applies when a patent infringement action is filed more than six years after a patentee learns of allegedly infringing products will be reviewed, the U.S. Supreme Court announced May 2 (SCA Hygiene Products Aktiebolag and SCA Personal Care, Inc. v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC, et al., No. 15-927, U.S. Sup.).

In granting a January 2016 petition for certiorari by SCA Hygiene Products Aktiebolag and SCA...
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