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Federal Circuit: sale of products abroad does not exhaust patent rights

16-02-2016

Federal Circuit: sale of products abroad does not exhaust patent rights

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A US patent owner’s rights are not exhausted when a protected product is sold outside the country’s borders, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has ruled.


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