Kimble v. Marvel Enterprises: Can Royalties be Required After a Patent has Expired?

In Kimble v. Marvel Enterprises, No. 13-720 (2015), the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether to overrule Brulotte v. Thys Co., 379 U.S. 29 (1964) in which the Court held that patentees may not collect royalties for use of a patent occurring after the patent’s expiration. In Brulotte, the Supreme...
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