With Alex Chartove
The requirements for establishing liabilty for infringement of a U.S. patent are stated in § 271 of the U.S. Patent Statute. Section 271(a) establishes liability for unauthorized making, using, offering or selling a patented invention inside the U.S. In contrast, § 271(f) establishes liability for making component parts of a patented invention in the U.S. and then assembling the invention outside the U.S. Section 271(f)(1) states: