‘New’ Joinder of Accused Infringers: Implications for NPEs?

Thursday, September 15, 2011, one day before the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (H.R. 1249) became a law, was a historic date in its own right. At least 54 new patent cases were filed across the district courts – accusing over 800 corporate entities of patent infringement. These numbers represent an all-time-high for a single day filing and are directly linked to the new Joinder of Accused Infringers law. Here is the Section 299 of H.R. 1249 verbatim: ‘(a) Joinder of Accused Infringers- Read more [...]
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Hari Nair

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Rahul Vijh
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There is nothing permanent except change. And it’s that change that Rahul enjoys blogging about. Whether it is the latest change to patent law, or the biggest, newest, latest device on the market, Rahul is sure to be up to date with the story, the background and the future.


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