Supreme Court Grants Petition In Patent Dispute Over Worldwide Sales

(June 27, 2016, 10:40 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Following the recommendation of the U.S. government, the U.S. Supreme Court on June 27 granted certiorari in a patent dispute but limited its grant to the second question presented in the petition by Life Technologies Corp. (LifeTech) (Life Technologies Corp. v. Promega Corp., No. 14-1538, U.S. Sup.).

Left unanswered is the first question presented LifeTech — whether the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals erred in holding that a single entity can “actively induce” itself to infringe a patent under 35 U.S. Code...
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