STLR Link Roundup – Nov. 10, 2015

Laches still a valid defense in patent infringement cases In 2014, in Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., the Supreme Court held that laches was no longer a defense to copyright infringement, causing concern as to whether laches could still be used in the patent context. Recently, the Federal Circuit met en banc and held that Petrella does not extend to patent infringement; laches is still a valid defense in the patent context. To arrive at this conclusion, the Continue Reading →