Monthly Archives: April 2014

Formal Non-Infringement Opinions from Patent Counsel are Still Valuable

Often, opinions of counsel are a first line of defense against claims of willful patent infringement of a patent that was known by a defendant. Although the In re Seagate opinion (Fed. Cir. 2007) seems to downplay the importance of non-infringement opinions, the Federal Circuit’s more recent rulings give more significance to these documents. For […]

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