Permanent Injunctions in Patent Litigation After eBay: An Empirical Study

Author:Christopher Seaman
Pages:1949-2019
SUMMARY

The Supreme Court's 2006 decision in eBay v. MercExchange is widely regarded as one of the most important patent law rulings of the past decade. Historically, patent holders who won on the merits in litigation nearly always obtained a permanent injunction against infringers. In eBay, the Court unanimously rejected the "general rule" that a prevailing patentee is entitled to an injunction, instead ... (see full summary)


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