Narrow holding in Monsanto leaves open questions
The Daily Journal
May 24, 2013
On May 13, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Bowman v. Monsanto Co., 569 U.S. ___ (2013), which concerned whether and how patent exhaustion applies to self-replicating patented articles. Intellectual Property Litigation attorneys Erik Olson and Stephanie Skaff review the arguments of the case and the factors leading to the Court's decision.