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The US Supreme Court ruled on three IP cases in June, clarifying the rules on issues such as attorneys’ fees in copyright cases and claim construction in patent disputes. WIPR analyses what the decisions might mean in practice.
Halo v Pulse/Stryker v Zimmer
The first in a series of decisions by the US Supreme Court was the Halo v Pulse and Stryker v Zimmer combined cases.
The decision was announced on June 13 and the court decided to relax the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit’s test for awarding enhanced damages in patent cases.
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