Key Patent Decisions of 2017
In another noteworthy year for patent law, the U.S. Supreme Court and Federal Circuit issued a number of decisions that altered the patent landscape, including four Supreme Court decisions. The topics of the key cases included venue, patent exhaustion, patent eligible subject matter, and several decisions interpreting provisions of the America Invents Act.
This White Paper summarizes and explains some of the most significant patent law cases decided in 2017. Each of these decisions has meaningful implications for patentees and patent practitioners alike.