Category Archives: Patent Litigation

My New Facebook History Publications Page




Friends: I have just opened a new Facebook page featuring my publications on American History. Please take a look on Facebook at Edward F. Mannino @ManninoHistory. This describes all my books, including the just-released Politics and American Business: The Growth … Continue reading




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Patenting Human Genes: The Supreme Court’s Myriad Genetics Opinion




In its much-anticipated opinion on the patenting of human genes, the Supreme Court decided to split the baby. In Association For Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, Inc., No. 12-398 (June 13, 2013), a unanimous court ruled that a naturally occurring … Continue reading




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Can a Human Gene Be Patented? Some Thoughts on Myriad Genetics




In Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, Inc., No. 12-398 (argued April 15, 2013), the Supreme Court is asked to decide whether human genes which are isolated and extracted at great cost by a for-profit corporation and which are … Continue reading




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Two Lessons for Proving Patent Infringement Damages From Apple v. Samsung




In her March 1, 2013 Order Re: Damages in Apple, Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Case No.: 11-CV-01846-LHK, Judge Lucy Koh of the Northern District of California reduced the billion dollar plus jury verdict against Samsung by some $450,514,650 … Continue reading




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Supreme Court: You Can Sue Your Lawyer for Patent Malpractice in State Court




Assume that you are the owner of a patent and your lawyers sue an alleged infringer on your behalf. In the course of representing you, your lawyers commit malpractice, you lose the case, and your patent is declared invalid. Since … Continue reading




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