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Aug 1, 2011

How to avoid false patent marking litigation, and the fines that accompany it | Smart Business

Last year, companies were hit by a flood of lawsuits claiming they falsely marked patent numbers on their products. This flurry of litigation has spurred intense interest in “false marking,” in part due to the threat of excessive penalties being imposed on offending companies. Now, the way the law is enforced is changing. “The scare is over,” says Philip Moy, a partner with Fay Sharpe...