• Federal Circuit En Banc Decision Limits Patent Misuse Defense
  • September 14, 2010 | Authors: William D. Coston; Peter Curtin; Julie A. Petruzzelli; Michael A. Sartori
  • Law Firm: Venable LLP - Washington Office
  • The Federal Circuit, sitting en banc, issued an opinion on August 30, 2010 in which a majority held that the equitable doctrine of patent misuse should be only narrowly applied as a defense to infringement charges.