With Richard Bauer, Robert Breisblatt, Eric Cohen, Timothy Vezeau
The Supreme Court has handed down three opinions that relate to patent issues. In "Global-Tech v. SEB", ____ U.S. ____ (2011), the Court issued a new standard for establishing inducement of infringement; in "Stanford v. Roche", ___ U.S. ___ (2011), the Court addressed ownership issues surrounding federally funded patents; and in "Microsoft v. i4i", ___ U.S. ___ (2011), the Court considered a challenge to the burden of proof needed for rebutting the statutory presumption of validity.