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On March 21, 2017, the Supreme Court addressed patent exhaustion in Impression Products, Inc. v. Lexmark Int’l, Inc. (137 S. Ct. 1523 (2017)).  In the decision the Supreme Court determined that: “The Patent Act grants patentees the right to exclude others from making, using, offering for sale, or selling their… read more

Tension in the Patent Exhaustion Doctrine?

Mark DeBoy, November 28, 2017

On March 21, 2017, the Supreme Court addressed patent exhaustion in Impression Products, Inc. v. Lexmark Int’l, Inc. (137 S. Ct. 1523 (2017)).  In the decision the Supreme Court determined that: “The Patent Act grants patentees the right to exclude others from making, using, offering for sale, or selling their… read more

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