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Famous Cases

Cuno Engineering v. Automatic Devices Corp

Cuno Engineering v. Automatic Devices Corp was brought before the Supreme Court in 1941 after conflicting decisions from the District and Circuit Courts. The District Court ruled the defendant, Mead,
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Electric Storage Battery v. Shimadzu

In the Electric Storage Battery v. Shimadzu case from 1934, the plaintiff Shimadzu was granted patent protection after the Circuit Court had taken protection away. The decision to remand back
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Rogers v. Koons

    Rogers v. Koons
Rogers v. Koons (960 F.2d 301) was a United States court case which focused on the copyright infringement of a black and white photograph used in greeting cards and other types of
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UMG v. MP3.com

Copyright infringement cases were a highly noted result of music copyright law in the early 2000s.  One of the copyright infringement cases that marked a pivotal moment in music copyright
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Universal City Studios, Inc. v. Reimerdes

The Universal City Studios, Inc. v. Reimerdes copyright case was filed on the basis of a device, technology, or service
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Blonder Tongue v. University of Illinois

  In Blonder-Tongue v. University of Illinois from 1971, the court ruled that a plaintiff who loses a civil trial
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State Street Bank v. Signature Financial

State Street Bank v. Signature Financial was an intensely argued case that determined if business methods and the process used
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Quick Guide to Famous Patent Cases

Patent cases from the past have implications on future patent infringement cases. The arguments presented in past cases allow for
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Florida Prepaid Post Secondary Education Expense Board v. College Savings Bank

The issue of sovereign immunity was raised in the Florida Prepaid Post-Secondary Education Expense Board v. College Savings Bank case
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Grant v. Raymond

Grant v. Raymond from 1832, heard by the Southern District Court of New York, involved an issue of renewing a patent that had not yet expired. The court originally ruled
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