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SUPREME COURT REJECTS HARD LINE ON EQUIVALENTS IN PATENTS Festo Corp. v. Shoketzu Kinzoku Kogyo Kabushiki Co.

9 No. 2 ANIPLR 3Andrews Intellectual Property Litigation Reporter (Approx. 4 pages)

SUPREME COURT REJECTS HARD LINE ON EQUIVALENTS IN PATENTS Festo Corp. v. Shoketzu Kinzoku Kogyo Kabushiki Co.

9 No. 2 ANIPLR 3Andrews Intellectual Property Litigation Reporter (Approx. 4 pages)

9 No. 2 Andrews Intell. Prop. Litig. Rep. 3
Andrews Intellectual Property Litigation Reporter
June 11, 2002
Doctrine of Equivalents:
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SUPREME COURT REJECTS HARD LINE ON EQUIVALENTS IN PATENTS

Festo Corp. v. Shoketzu Kinzoku Kogyo Kabushiki Co.

The U.S. Supreme Court has issued a unanimous decision clearing up uncertainty in the area of patent law caused by the Federal Circuit's hard-line position on the application of the doctrine of equivalents. The appeals court had held that any...
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