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Carter Ledyard Amicus Brief Helps Obtain Grant of Certiorari by U.S. Supreme Court in Patent Infringement Case Raising Significant Concerns for U.S. Manufacturers
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Life Technologies Corp. v. Promega Corp., and will review whether the Federal Circuit erred in holding that supplying a single, commodity component of a multi-component invention from the United States exposes the supplier to U.S. patent liability for the full selling price of all worldwide sales of the entire multi-component product.
Carter Ledyard client Agilent Technologies had filed an amicus brief in support of the appeal, explaining the practicalities of the complex global manufacturing operations and sophisticated supply chain management systems that are the norm today, and the severe implications for U.S. manufacturers from the Federal Circuit’s expansive reading of the law. In May, the U.S. Solicitor General joined in the request for an appeal on this point, noting many of the same concerns raised by Agilent. The case will be scheduled for the October 2016 term.
Carter Ledyard partner John M. Griem, Jr. is counsel of record for Agilent and counsel Judith Wallace assisted on the brief.
At the 2018 Commitment to Justice Awards, Legal Assistant Bill Borenstein was honored with the Deborah E. Smith Award. The award acknowledged Mr. Borenstein for his years of outstanding service.
Managing Partner Christine Fazio and Ethan Strell, assistant general counsel of the National Audubon Society, co-wrote an article featured in the New York Law Journal on the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), one of the oldest…
Carter Ledyard Counsel Valentino Vasi was quoted in an article published by the Bank Insurance & Securities Association (BISA) regarding best practices and suggestions for improving cybersecurity polices for financial…
Carter Ledyard & Milburn is proud to participate in this year’s Justice Served campaign, an effort by the legal community to end hunger in New York City.
On January 22, 2018, the New York Law Journal published a recent decision by the New York County Surrogate's Court granting a motion to dismiss in favor of a Carter Ledyard client.
Carter Ledyard is pleased to announce that Melissa Erwin and Karen Meara will become counsel to the firm effective January 1, 2018
Carter Ledyard Partner Pang Zhang-Whitaker is presenting a series of 8 weekly talks on “Chinese cross border investments in the US – law and practice" for the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade…
Carter Ledyard represented the East River Fifties Alliance (“ERFA”) in its successful though controversial application to amend the New York City Zoning Resolution to prevent the development of ultra-tall towers…
On November 1, Carter Ledyard client CooperSurgical, Inc. completed its previously announced purchase of the assets and global rights and business of the PARAGARD® Intrauterine Device (IUD) product from Teva…
On behalf of its client, Suffolk County, Carter Ledyard successfully defeated an application by certain oceanfront property owners on Fire Island to preliminarily enjoin the County from acquiring easements on their…
On January 16, 2016, after years of intense negotiations and numerous interim agreements, the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Russia and China (the five permanent members of the United Nations Security…
Carter Ledyard helped one of its merchant cash advance clients prevail in a litigation in which a merchant sought to vacate a judgment entered against it by our client based on an affidavit of confession of judgment.