Monthly Archives: December 2010

Presumption of Validity of Issued Patent at U.S. Supreme Court in 2011

On November 29, 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court (USSC) granted certiorari in Microsoft Corporation v. i4i Limited Partnership based on Microsoft’s Petition (PDF). The request is based on Microsoft’s desire to reduce the power of the presumption of validity enjoyed by an issued patent. Microsoft would prefer a rule that prior art not considered by […]

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