Date: September 13, 2005
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm (ET)
10:00 - 11:00 am (PT)
Register here by September 12, 2005
While globalization may be eroding the significance of national borders from a business perspective, their significance from the perspective of U.S. patent law remains considerable. Several recent decisions, such as the Federal Circuit's rulings in NTP, Inc. v. Research in Motion, Ltd.; AT&T Corp. v. Microsoft Corporation; and Eolas Technologies, Inc. v. Microsoft Corporation, highlight important issues for patent owners and their competitors - ranging from whether one infringes a method claim if it is practiced across borders, to what triggers 35 U.S.C. § 271(f) liability in the software context for "supply[ing]" from the U.S. to others abroad a "component" of a patented invention. In this teleconference, the speakers will discuss developments in this evolving body of U.S. law, and their potential significance for global businesses.