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The Biggest Patent Cases of 2017

December 7, 2017 Media Coverage

Law360
December 7, 2017
"The Biggest Patent Cases of 2017"

Farella IP litigation partner Jim Day comments on the biggest patent cases of 2017. 

In the article, Mr. Day commented that TC Heartland is the “obvious choice” as the most important patent ruling of the year. “It changed 30 years of patent law and shuffled where you can sue," he said. “It changed 30 years of patent law and shuffled where you can sue," he said.

Commenting on In re: Aqua Products, Mr. Day said that altering the burden of proof may seem like a minor change, but it could fundamentally alter AIA review proceedings. "It's very possible that a year from now, amendments will be the normal course of how things go," he said. "I can imagine that one having a huge impact."

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