Conflicts, Splash Zones and a 'Wild Ride': A Look Back on the Quirkiest Patent Battles of 2016

, The National Law Journal


2016 was a big year for patent law. Five patent cases were argued at the U.S. Supreme Court. Gilead Sciences Inc. got hit with a $200 million infringement verdict in March, and though it was quickly overturned, the figure turned out to be small potatoes compared to the $2.5 billion verdict Gilead sustained just this month.

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